The Jewish Veteran

June 4, 2011

Please read the latest review of “Mollie’s War” in the Spring 2011 edition of The Jewish Veteran.  http://www.jwv.org/images/uploads/JWV-Spring_2011-pdf.pdf  It’s on page 21.
It was written by staff at the National Museum of American Jewish Military History (NMAJMH) in Washington DC

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Midwest Book Review

March 5, 2011

Karyn from Midwest Book Review has a write up on their webpage about Mollie’s War. Find it here!

Review in JUF News

February 19, 2011

Mollie’s War was reviewed in the February edition of the JUF News Chicago:

http://www.juf.org/news/arts.aspx?id=70372

Humanities & Social Sciences Online reviewed Mollie’s War. They give a somewhat detailed analysis of the book and the context in which Mollie’s letters were written.

http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=31485

The Blog “Travel Smart with Jodie” posted a nice review of the book:

“The picture that emerges is of a young, spirited, intelligent woman who has numerous choices to make that include abiding by her Jewish upbringing amidst the turmoil of a beleaguered England, France right after the Allied invasion and Germany after VE Day.”

The full review is here: http://travelsmartwithjodie.com/2010/12/13/letters-home-in-new-book-shed-light-on-life-as-a-wac/

There’s a nice review written in “The Arty Semite” blog from the Forward about Mollie’s book

Whether jokingly asking her mother to send kreplach via the army mail or expressing concern for wounded relatives in the armed forces, Schaffer, now living in Illinois, has given us a document of inestimable value.

Read the full review here: http://blogs.forward.com/the-arty-semite/133455/