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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.
http://www.womensmemorial.org/Education/BBH1998.html#2


Harper, Judith E. 2004. Women During The Civil War: An
Encyclopedia
. 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
. ABC-CLIO.

 

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)

 

Individuals

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,” CNN.com, US, June 19, 2005

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Videos

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]

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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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