The Journey of Mollie's War: WACs and WWII (Online)
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Members of the Women’s Army Corps (WACs) were the first women other than nurses to serve overseas in World War II. Presenter Cyndee Schaffer’s mother, Mollie Weinstein Schaffer, was one of them. Drawing upon excerpts from Mollie’s letters written home during the war, this live Zoom presentation provides a glimpse into the life of a woman in uniform during this crucial time in history. Learn about Mollie’s experiences from basic training in Florida in October 1943 to the dramatic moment when the Statue of Liberty came into view upon her return in November 1945. Registration Required.