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An Army in Skirts: The World War II Letters of Frances Debra

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Over 150,000 women served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in World War II. Although the majority of WACs were assigned to duties in the United States, several thousand received overseas assignments. More than 7,600 WACs served in the European theater of operations (ETO), mostly as communications workers, stenographers, typists, and clerks. Only 8 percent worked in jobs ...more
Hardcover, 264 pages
Published April 1st 2008 by Indiana Historical Society
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booklady
Aug 21, 2008 booklady marked it as possible-purchase
Recommended to booklady by: Evelyn
Recommended by my dear sister-in-law, this book was written by her maternal aunt who was in London during WWII and then Paris after we retook it. She was in the WACs and this memoir is framed around the letters she wrote home which were saved by her mother. It sounds good! That's Evelyn!
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Feb 25, 2009 Kristen rated it really liked it
It's fun to read other people's mail. This book is good; if they put it out in paperback, I'd consider using it for my modern US class.
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Mar 07, 2011 Ginnie rated it it was amazing
The letters of Frances DeBra.
This is a very interesting book about a girl who joined the WAACs. She write detailed letters to her family and friends about her life in the military.
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