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Dorothy E. Turner Johnson Collection

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Dorothy E. Turner Johnson Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Dorothy E. Turner Johnson
State of Birth:
GA
Home State:
FL
Gender
Female
Race
Black or African American

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
WAC (Women's Army Corps)
Unit of Service
Company D, 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion
Location of Service
Massachusetts; Iowa; Kansas; Georgia; England; France; European Theater
Highest Rank
Private First Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion was the only all African-American female unit to serve overseas in World War II.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Interviewer:
Gwendolyn Coley
Contributor:
Harold Miller
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
VA Medical Center
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/74657
Subjects:
Johnson, Dorothy E. Turner
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps.
Cite as:
Dorothy E. Turner Johnson Collection
(AFC/2001/001/74657), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2014-04-14
 

 

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