Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Queen and Country: Same Sex Desire in the British Armed Forces, 1939–1945” as Want to Read:
Queen and Country: Same Sex Desire in the British Armed Forces, 1939–1945
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Queen and Country: Same Sex Desire in the British Armed Forces, 1939–1945

4.20  ·  Rating details ·  5 ratings  ·  1 review
The first study of its kind in the UK, Queen and Country examines the complex intersection between same-sex desire and the British Armed Forces during the Second World War. It illuminates how men and women lived, loved and survived in an institution which, at least publicly, was unequivocally hostile towards same-sex activity within its ranks. Queen and Country also tells ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published October 22nd 2013 by Manchester University Press
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Queen and Country, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Queen and Country

Community Reviews

Showing 1-17
4.20  · 
Rating details
 ·  5 ratings  ·  1 review


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Katia M. Davis
Nov 19, 2018 rated it really liked it
This was well researched with an excellent bibliography but I was still a little disappointed. One of the main draws of this for me was the testimony from veterans. Unfortunately, the author was only able to secure interviews with 10 or 11 people despite a blanket call out to the public including newspapers and radio. It made me quite sad to think that veterans either did not want to speak up even if they could remain anonymous, or that the living memory is dwindling. Still, this book offered a ...more
David Terry
rated it really liked it
Aug 28, 2019
Carrie
rated it really liked it
Feb 26, 2017
Ailish
rated it it was amazing
Feb 19, 2019
Lewis Kimberley
rated it really liked it
Dec 09, 2018
Laura Melissa
marked it as to-read
Nov 10, 2014
Anna
marked it as to-read
Jan 15, 2016
Sophie
marked it as to-read
Jan 17, 2016
Becky
marked it as to-read
Apr 17, 2016
AM Dial
marked it as to-read
Oct 06, 2016
Rowan MacBean
marked it as to-read
Oct 07, 2016
Caleb
marked it as to-read
Mar 24, 2018
Seanna
marked it as to-read
Apr 20, 2018
The Ninja Squirrel
marked it as to-read
Dec 20, 2018
Mac
marked it as to-read
Feb 02, 2019
Sadie
marked it as to-read
Mar 01, 2019
Roy
marked it as to-read
Apr 14, 2019
topics  posts  views  last activity   
Does it meet it's title? 1 2 May 02, 2014 11:47PM