History Happy Hour Episode 163: Six-Triple-Eight Postal Battalion
Guest: Edna Cummings
Sunday, September 17, 2023
This week on History Happy Hour: The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion. They were the only the only predominantly all-black US Women's Army unit sent overseas during World War II. Their mission: raise soldiers morale by improving the disastrously backed up mail.
To tell their story Chris and Rick welcome Col. Edna Cummings, U.S. Army (Ret) who has produced a documentary about the unit, and leads the Stephen Ambrose 6888 tour.
The Six-Triple-Eight, Sunday at 4PM ET on History Happy Hour, where history is always on tap.