New York : Bloomsbury Children's Books, 2005.
1st U.S. ed.
235 p. ; 21 cm.
Translation of: Quand j'étais soldate.
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Like all young Israelis, Valérie Zenatti enlisted in the national defense service on her 18th birthday, where for the next two years she endured rigorous training and harsh living conditions, ultimately participating in top-secret missions with the secret service.