E–book [To Serve My Country, to Serve My Race: The Story of the Only African–American WACS Stationed Overseas During World War II] ↠ Brenda L. Moore

This work falls into many categories During WW II minorities essentially had to fight to be able to serve their country For African American women it was doubly hard because 1 they were African American and 2 they were female Several of the women who were interviewed for this book had never re. The story of the historic 6888th the first United States Women's Army Corps unit of African American women to serve overseasWhile African American men and white women were invited if belatedly to serve their country abroad African American women were excluded for overseas duty throughout most of WWII However under political pressure from legislators like Adam Clayton Powell Jr the NAACP the Black press and even President Roosevelt the US War Department was forced to deploy African American women to the European theater in 1945African American women answered women to the European theater in 1945African American women answered call to serve from all over the country. ,


To Serve My Country, to Serve My Race: The Story of the Only African-American WACS Stationed Overseas During World War IIof Cleveland and to improve her ninth rade education and Margaret Cleveland and to improve her ninth A Grant County Collection: Indelible, Faithless and Skin Privilege grade education and Margaret Jones the unit's public relations officer whorew up in a comfortable household with a politically active mother who encouraged her to challenge the systemDespite the social political and economic restrictions imposed upon these women in their own country they were eager to serve not only out of patriotism but out. ,