Black female WWII soldiers inspire generations of Black women in military
Cpl. Lena Derriecott King, a 98-year-old World War II veteran, traveled to Fort Leavenworth Army Base in 2018 for the dedication of a monument honoring the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, comprised of all Black women. The "Six-Triple Eight" set records sorting mail for delivery to U.S. soldiers on the battlefield during WWII.
Posted at 12:34 PM, Feb 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-02 17:47:17-05
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