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"Members of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion take part in a parade ceremony in honor
of Joan d'Arc at the marketplace where she was burned at the stake." May 27, 1945.
Pfc. Stedman. 111-SC-426441. [National Archives]

“Brief History of Black Women in the Military,” by Kathryn Sheldon, former
Curator Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation, Inc.

Harper, Judith E. 2004. Women During The Civil War: An
. New York: Routledge.

Nursing the Wounded – U.S. National Library of Medicine

Stiehm, Judith. 1996. It's Our Military, Too!: Women And The
U.S. Military
. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Sutherland, Jonathan D. 2003. African Americans at War: An
Encyclopedia Vol. 1


Caribbean Women in World War II

Bousquet, Ben, and Colin Douglas. 1991. West Indian Women at War:
British Racism in World War II
. London: Lawrence & Wishart.

Caribbean Women in WW2 Britain -
The Black Presence in Britain - Black British History Website

Black and Minority Ethnic Women and the Sea in World War 2
- by Whnadmin October 26, 2012

Lilian Bader willLilian Bader  - Served: 1941-1944
Women's Auxiliary Air Force in England

Connie Mark (née Macdonald), Auxiliary Territorial Service (Jamaica)



Glasrud, Bruce A., and Michael N. Searles. 2007. Buffalo Soldiers In The West
A Black Soldiers Anthology
. College Station, Tex: Texas A&M University Press.

Johnson, Hazel W. (1927-2011)

----Shoshana Johnson----

African American History | U.S. Army Spc. Shoshana Johnson | 1st African American Female POW

Shoshana Nyree Johnson – [Wikipedia]

"Then & Now: Shoshana Johnson,”, US, June 19, 2005



Black Female Battalion of WW2 – [Min: 1:13]

--Female Buffalo Soldier --

African American History Month Cathay Williams - [Min: 0:25]

Cathay Williams - [Min: 1:24]


Joan Craigwell, San Diego Women's Hall of Fame Trailblazer 2009 – [Min: 3:47]

President Obama nominates the first ever female 4-star Navy admiral – [Min: 1:08]

Sista Soldier: A Showcase of African American Women in the Military – [Min: 1:54]

World War II- Major Charity Adams- 6888 Postal Battalion – [Min: 2:38]

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