Welcome to the Duryea, Pennsylvania
Semanchik Winnie the Wac Links Page
Within these pages you will find links to items about Althea Semanchik, known as the model for the Winnie the Wac cartoons..
Winnie the Wac from Duryea, Pennsylvania. Althea Prexeda Semanchik Turlington was born in Duryea, PA on May 21, 1921. She was chosen to be the model for the Winnie the WAC Cartoon Series During WWII. Below are examples and some great Semanchick Photos. Althea served in the service from 1943 to 1946. We used both versions of the spelling of the last name to make it easier for the search engines to pick it up no matter which version someone used!
Nancy Stiroh Davis
and the generous people of Duryea,PA
Preserving the past for the future!
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used for PERSONAL USE ONLY! Under no circumstances are they to be
included in any "FOR PROFIT!" Venture. The owners of the
original photos retain all copyrights to these photos. If you wish
to use them for profit, you need the permission of the original owner. If you see a
photo here that you own the copyright to and want it removed, Email Me with the
details and we will remove it. Since many of these are sent to us, it is hard to verify the information regarding each one. If you have additional information about something on this site, we would love to include it. If you see something that is incorrect, please let us know so we can correct it.
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