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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Mollie Weinstein Schaffer  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1916

Died: 2012

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Illinois Connection

Schaffer lived in Chicago, Wheeling and Vernon Hills.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mollie Weinstein Schaffer enlisted in the Women’s Army Corps just months after it was established in 1943. The book ''Mollie's War'' highlights her letters home and provides a historic reflection of her two years in the service. Mollie and her daughter, [ Cyndee Schaffer], collaborated in publishing the book.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Mollie's war :
ISBN: 9780786460267. OCLC Number: 891464619

McFarland & Co.,. .

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.