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Violet Caroline Bascik Smolek Collection

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Violet Caroline Bascik Smolek Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Violet Caroline Bascik Smolek
State of Birth:
MI
Home State:
MI
Note
Veteran's biographical form lists race/ethnicity as Polish.
Gender
Female
Race
Other

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1944-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
WAC (Women's Army Corps)
Unit of Service
1st WAC Special Services
Location of Service
European Theater; Paris, France; Berchtesgaden, Germany; El Paso, Texas
Highest Rank
Corporal
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Th veteran served as the first medical artist WAC and worked with plastic surgeons in William Beaumont Hospital, El Paso, Texas.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: MiniDV [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Photograph: Digital print [1 item] -- Photographs
Manuscript: Creative works [81 items] -- Handwritten document
Interviewer:
Nancy Mitchell
Interviewer:
Ellen K. Donnelly
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Library of Congress
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/60717
Subjects:
Smolek, Violet Caroline Bascik
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps.
Cite as:
Violet Caroline Bascik Smolek Collection
(AFC/2001/001/60717), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2016-02-23
 

 

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