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Mollie’s War by Cyndee Schaffer

May 31, 2024

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Friday, May 31st at 1:00 p.m.

Cyndee Schaffer discusses women in the military during WWII and in particular, her mother’s experiences as a WAC (Women’s Army Corps) by taking you on a journey from inspiration to publication.  Using excerpts from her mother’s letters written home, Cyndee provides a romantic yet frightful glimpse into the life of a woman in uniform during this crucial time in history.  She traces the footsteps of her mother and her fellow WACs who followed the soldiers stationed in Europe from London to Normandy to Paris to Versailles and finally to Frankfurt.   She also discusses the writing adventure from working with her mother on her memoir and learning about the WACs to finding a traditional publisher. (9 minute WAC recruiting film from 1944 will also be shown).

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