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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

JENNIE KWIATANOWSKI DIARY

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BIOABSTRACT

Jennie Kwiatanowski joined the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) in 1943 and served as a driver in the motor pool transport at Daytona Beach.


BIOGRAPHY

Jennie Kwiatanowski joined the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) in 1943 and departed by train for Daytona Beach on March 23. There, she completed basic training and served as a driver in the motor pool transport.

The Jennie Kwiatanowski diary contains 73 entries, dating from 23 March 1943 to July 1943. The entries cover the train trip to boot camp at Daytona Beach, Florida, her basic training there, and life in the WAAC. She describes testing, meals, drilling, training and performing her duties as a driver in the motor pool transport, barracks life, and her social life.


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Diary of Jennie Kwiatanowski, 1943
Item # WV0313.3.001
From the Jennie Kwiatanowski Diary

ADDITIONAL CONTENTS:
The Jennie Kwiatanowski diary contains 73 entries, dating from 23 March 1943 to July 1943. The entries cover the train trip to boot camp at Daytona Beach, Florida, her basic training there, and life in the WAAC. She describes testing, meals, drilling, training and performing her duties as a driver in the motor pool transport, barracks life, and her social life.