Monday, December 27, 2004


Las Adelitas 2003: Mexican-American Women in Iraq

Jorge Mariscal: Las Adelitas 2003, Mexican-American Women in Iraq

In the first two years of the U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq, thirty five women serving in the U.S. military lost their lives. Approximately nine of those women were Latinas which means that Latina women died at a rate almost double the percentage of Latinos in the military (approximately 11%-12%).

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