US Armed Forces All-female African American WWII Unit Honored with Monument at Fort Leavenworth

by Kaylah Jackson via radio.com | Source: Good Black News

The contributions of over 800 African American women who sorted mail in a segregated unit during WWII were recognized last month in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, with a monument erected in their honor.

“No mail, no morale,” was the motto of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, the U.S. Army’s only all-African American and all-female unit during the Second World War.

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