Two Minute Brief: African American Units of WWII

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A quick, combat-filled look at the heroics of African American units during WWII.

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  1. 28144334
    28144334 Feb 21, 2015

    Wow, that was some good info. I should have known blacks were segregated back then, what a shame. My best troops and friends were black at Parris Island and afterwards. These Black Soldiers and their families should be proud of them. And yes I'm a White, Proud, former Marine. Semper Fidelis,HooRah

  2. 3328990
    3328990 Feb 23, 2015

    One unit was left out. The Red Ball Express. They transported fuel to the rolling III Infantry Division, supplying General Patton`s troops chasing the Germans, and rescuing the 101st Airborne in Battle of The Bulge. This movie with Jeff Chandler in it, has been aced out of t.v. Great Story. The Japanese-Americans were also, segregated. 442d Infantry was one of their divisions. God Bless America! Go US ARMY!

  3. kawika49
    kawika49 Feb 24, 2015

    Add the 555, the Red tails, although I'm not black. I'm a Pineapple; and respect their effort.

  4. 27563208
    27563208 Feb 24, 2015

    My how times change. and during Vietnam time, we just considered ourselves as all GREEN MARINES.

  5. Welchie
    Welchie Feb 24, 2015

    Very Good Article. Good for all Americans to know.

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