Americans in Wartime Experience

Mary Zingg

World War II

Mary Zingg served her country during World War II as a member of the United States Marine Corps Womens Reserve.  After the war, she became a "regular" Marine as part of the first group of women do ever do so.

Note:  Please excuse the audio and video quality.  Out of necessity, this interview was conducted via Zoom.

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The Americans in Wartime Experience explores the impact of war and conflict on America since WWI. It honors those who served in the military and on the home front and highlights the values they demonstrated in serving – duty, honor, and courage. It examines how periods of conflict have profoundly shaped American society. It educates visitors about the costs of war, both on a personal and social level. It challenges visitors to remember the service and sacrifices made by their fellow citizens to preserve and defend our freedoms. LEARN MORE

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