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   Violet Hill Askins Gordon
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War: World War, 1939-1945
Branch: WAC (Women's Army Corps)
Unit: 32nd Company; 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion
Service Location: Fort Des Moines, Iowa; Fort Huachuca, Arizona; England; France; European Theater
Rank: Captain
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Executive officer of the first detachment of black women. (10:23) Discipline problems in the barracks. (04:19) Preparing to return home. (02:56)
How life in the service led her to social work. (04:21) At the dedication of the Women's Memorial in Washington. (02:33) 

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