This is the beginning of the Detroit Jewish News tracking Mollie as she serves our country as a WAC, December 10, 1943.
Mollie relaxing and holding a kitten on steps of the barracks, Wilmington, California, January 1944.
When Mollie came home on furlough, the Detroit Jewish News mentioned it on March 17, 1944.
Mollie on furlough at home in Detroit with her sister Beck and mother, March 1944
The Detroit News ran a picture on July 18, 1944 of Mollie and other Wacs marching in streets of Britain.
The Fort Dodge Messenger (Fort Dodge, Iowa) ran a picture on July 29, 1944 of Mollie and other Wacs in their new field uniforms in Britain.
The Detroit Jewish News continued to track Mollie with an article on August 11, 1944 about her experiences in London with the Doodlebugs (buzz bombs).
Mollie with her friend Bats (Maria Batistello) in Valagnes, Normandy, August 1944.
Mollie with her friends Johnnie (Goldie Johnson) and Bats (Maria Batistello) in Valagnes, Normandy, August 1944.
This is a note that Mollie put on her desk when the Allies liberated Paris and Mollie began working in Paris. It is written on stationery from Nazi Red Cross, September 1944, Paris, France.
Yellow Star worn by Jews in France
The Detroit Free Press ran an article on Sept 30, 1944 about Mollie being among the first WACs to enter Paris after it was liberated.
Mollie on Blod Haussman in Paris, France, November 16, 1944.
Mollie in front of the Eiffel Tower, Paris, France, November 1944
Mollie with Coleman Bricker in front of the Opera House in Paris, France in November 1944.
Mollie with Smitty (Faye Lyne) and Loddo (Mary Grace Loddo Kirby) at La Madelaine (church), Paris, France, November 1944.
Mollie in front of statue of Joan of Arc, Paris, France, November 16, 1944.
Mollie with the Sarge (Alex Korody) in front of their office in Paris, France in December 1944.
Mollie with her cousin, Sammy Weinstein in front of the Arc de Triumphe in Paris, France in February 1945.
Mollie with her cousin Norman Weinstein and Coleman Bricker in Paris, France in March 1945.
Mollie (shorty) with Charles Knotts (slim) in Paris, France on March 6, 1945.
The Detroit Jewish News (March 22, 1945), Sept 7, 1962—reprint in Danny Raskin’s Listening Post column from March 22, 1945 about Mollie’s reunion with other Detroiters
Mollie marching with Wacs in Paris, France on May 14, 1945 at third anniversary of the formation of the WACs. Mollie is in the first row.
Mollie with the women of room 220—Mollie’s hotel room—Top Row: Mollie, Johnnie (Goldie Johnson), Helen Lushok. Bottom Row: Smitty (Faye Lyne) and Loddo (Mary Grace Loddo Kirby) taken in Paris, France, May 14, 1945.
Mollie continues to be featured in the Detroit Jewish News. This is an article on June 1, 1945 about Mollie sending news from Paris after the end of the war in Europe.
Mollie with Coleman Bricker at the Paris zoo in June 1945.
Mollie off duty at Butte Rouge, France in August 1945.
Mollie relaxing near the Red Cross building in Weisbaden, Germany in September 1945
Mollie with Ruby Maurer, Helen Fister and Helen Lushok heading home at LeHavre, France in November 1945.
Mollie with Jack Schaffer on their first date—New Year’s Eve 1945 in Detroit, Michigan