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Mollie's war : the letters of a World War II WAC in Europe

Author: Mollie Weinstein Schaffer; Cyndee Schaffer; Jennifer G Mathers
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This memoir describes the life of a WAC enlistee who would serve in England when it came under attack, France immediately after the invasion, and Germany after VE Day. From her experience in basic training to her return home, this text provides a glimpse into the life of a woman in uniform during this time in American history"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Erlebnisbericht
Personal narratives
Personal correspondence
Biographies
Correspondence
Biography
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schaffer, Mollie Weinstein, 1916-
Mollie's war.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010
(OCoLC)768104122
Named Person: Mollie Weinstein Schaffer; Mollie Weinstein Schaffer
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mollie Weinstein Schaffer; Cyndee Schaffer; Jennifer G Mathers
ISBN: 9780786447916 0786447915
OCLC Number: 609716010
Description: x, 281 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1 : Mollie's war begins --
Basic training : Daytona Beach, Florida, Oct.-Dec. 1943 --
First assignment : Wilmington, California, Dec. 1943-Mar. 1944 --
Preparing for duty overseas : Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, Mar.-Apr. 1944 --
pt. 2 : England --
"Somewhere in England" : London, Apr.-Jun. 1944 --
Dodging the Doddlebugs : London, June-Aug. 1944 --
pt. 3 : France --
Camping in the fields of northern France : Normandy, Aug.-Sep. 1944 --
After the Liberation : Paris, Sep.-Oct. 1944 --
From visiting refugees to sophisticated nightlife : Paris, Oct.-Dec. 1944 --
Keeping an eye on family and friends overseas : Paris, Jan.-Mar. 1945 --
Tour guide for soldiers on leave : Paris, Mar.-May 1945 --
VE Day and after : Paris, May-Jul. 1945 --
In the palace stables : Versailles, Jul.-Aug. 1945 --
pt. 4 : Germany --
With the Army of Occupation : Frankfurt, Aug.-Sep. 1945 --
Saying goodbye : Frankfurt, Sep.-Oct. 1945 --
pt. 5 : Going home --
The journey home, Oct.-Nov. 1945 --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Mollie Weinstein Schaffer and Cyndee Schaffer ; contributing editor Jennifer G. Mathers ; introduction by Leisa D. Meyer.
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