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Mollie Weinstein Schaffer

Born: 1916
Died: 2012

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Schaffer lived in Chicago, Wheeling and Vernon Hills.

Biography: Mollie Weinstein Schaffer enlisted in the Womens 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.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

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Mollie Weinstein Schaffer on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Mollie's war :
ISBN: 9780786460267 OCLC: 891464619

McFarland & Co., Jefferson, N.C. : ©2010.

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.