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Black women in the U.S. Army during WWII made up the 6888 battalion, whose sole job was to handle the mail for American soldiers. Their story has been largely ignored for decades – until now. This episode of Tracks Through Time interviews Kevin Hymel, a historian for the U.S. Army, who reveals the story of these women and some interesting anecdotes.
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