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The First Women in a Combat Zone Donut Dolly: An American Red Cross Girl's War

Event Type: Adult Program
Date: 8/25/2018
Start Time: 1:00 PM
Description:
 Join us for a presentation from Vietnam Donut Dolly Joann Puffer Kotcher! Kotcher, one of the first women allowed in a combat zone, will discuss the riveting story of her service as an American Red Cross Donut Dolly. These brave young women set up recreation centers and brought books, snacks and a welcome reminder of home to soldiers in the field. A highly dangerous mission, Kotcher, and other Donut Dollies, assigned to combat and combat support duty often found themselves in fox holes nose to nose with the enemy. She spent a year in Vietnam during the height of the war and, upon her return, was awarded the Civilian Service Citation for merit and bravery.
Library: Commerce Township Community Library    Map to the Library
Location: White Pine Room
Registration Ends: 8/25/2018 at 12:00 AM
Presenter: Joann Puffer Kotcher
Status: Closed
Please Note
  • Attendee must be 13 Years or older.

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