Women of WWII: WACs

Conflict: World War II

They served in England, France, Italy, the South Pacific, North Africa, India, and numerous other countries, as well as stateside. They worked with the Army as typists, file clerks, and stenographers, but also in over 200 other types of positions, … Continue reading

Zofia

Conflict: World War II

World War II has its share of heroic stories of “ordinary” people with extraordinary bravery. One of these was teenager Zofia Yamaika, a Hasidic Jew who found her own way to resist the horrors sweeping through Europe. Raised in Warsaw, … Continue reading