African American Soldiers in World Wars I and II

Three historians discussed the struggle by black troops in two World Wars to overcome racism and earn the right to fight as combat soldiers.… read more

Three historians discussed the struggle by black troops in two World Wars to overcome racism and earn the right to fight as combat soldiers. Speakers included John Morrow Jr. and Jeffrey Sammons, co-authors of Harlem’s Rattlers and the Great War, and Robert Jefferson, author of Fighting for Hope. The National World War II Museum in New Orleans hosted this discussion and provided the video. close

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African American Soldiers in World Wars I and II

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Program ID:
477002-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Oct 24, 2020 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Oct 24, 2020 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3