Elizabeth Foxwell , staff editor of The Catholic Historical Review , was interviewed for an Oct. 9 story on WAMU-FM about her book In Their Own Words: American Women in World War I.

From: WAMU-FM Date: Oct. 9, 2015 Author: Rebecca Sheir

In 1922, General John Joseph Pershing said about the global war that would become known as World War I: "No matter how patriotic or brave were the men or how self-sacrificing," he said, "the women always went them one better."

And Alexandria-based author and editor Elizabeth Foxwell thinks not nearly enough people know that.

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