'Donut Dollies' at the DMZ

Collins, Elizabeth M.
December 2008
Soldiers;Dec2008, Vol. 63 Issue 12, p14
The article features the Donut Dollies, who were young American women from the Red Cross who served hot coffee and fresh donuts for the Soldiers on the Korean Peninsula on the Christmas Eve of 1969. It states that the Red Cross' Supplemental and Recreation Activities Overseas program was designed to boost troop morale with refreshments and entertainment programs, including quizzes, skits and music. The author's mother, who was one of the Donut Dollies, states that the Red Cross has classified them as recreation workers.


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