(Anderson County, 1919-1944) Anna Mac Clarke was one of the first black Kentucky women to enlist during World War II in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WMC). When promoted to a Platoon Leader in 1943, Clarke became the first African American WMC to command a white platoon and was instrumental in the desegregation of the Douglas Army Airfield in Douglas, Arizona. Anna died at 24 and is buried in Lawrenceburg.