Tribute to pioneering black female soldiers of World War II

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During World War II, as segregation in the United States continued, millions of black Americans entered the draft or volunteered out of patriotism to hope for better opportunities. TODAY’s Al Roker meets women who served in the army unit that would go down in history, called the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, who were selected to go overseas during the war.


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