Members of the American 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, part of the Women’s Army Corps (WAC), United States Army, take part in a parade in the liberated city of Rouen to honor of Joan of Arc at the marketplace where she was burned at the stake. The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion was made up of 855 enlisted African-American women and officers. The segregated battalion was commanded by Major Charity Adams Earley, the highest ranking African-American woman in the military by the end of the war. The 6888th was the only all African-American, all female battalion. Rouen, Upper Normandy, Normandy, France. 27 May 1945.