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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Mollie Weinstein Schaffer  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1916


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.

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