My Mother Was a Coast Guard Spar

The SPARs (Semper Paratus Always Ready) were Coast Guard women reservists recruited during WWII so that “men could go to war.” Based on the memories of one of the initial 12 recruits, this documentary gives some historical insights about the discriminatory policies of the time.

8 minutes

Shown at

  1. 19th Toronto Jewish Film Festival - 2011
  2. 22nd Washington Jewish Film Festival - 2011

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