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Berth Dupre and All-Black WAC Units

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Women & Jeeps

Mark shared a story about the death of Bertha Durpe, one of the few women who served with the 6888th CPD Battalion, an All-Black WAC unit that went overseas to help the war effort. The photo below doesn’t show the former Master-Sergeant Dupree, but it’s still a neat photo.

You can read a little about Ms. Dupree here:


More on the 6888th:

  4. National Archives:

One comment on “Berth Dupre and All-Black WAC Units

  1. Robert Mooler

    bwahahaha !! all black wacs ?!! that rhymes ? my mother was in the waves , ww2 , had mo betta jeeps , pops was at pearl harbor , then rained HELL on the enemy in the south pacific !! — GOD BLESS AMERICA …

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