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Pensacola, Escambia, FL, USA

This amazing photograph is of USO performers for African American servicemen in World War II. The photograph was take...

MPMA Groves

Gilbert Johnson

Buffalo Soldiers On the Eve of War

Buffalo Soldiers On the Eve of War(Click on the image for a full size view) (Note that some of the photos are large f...

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June 1940

France

A German soldier took this photograph of a captured French colonial soldier in France during June 1940. The Germans s...

Uncle in Navy

Sandra Welsh's uncle in Navy

Uncle in Army

Sandra Welsh's uncle in Army.

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November 29, 1943

Australia

"A contingent of 15 nurses,...arrive in the southwest Pacific area, received their first batch of home mail at their...

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December 21, 1944

Northampton, MA, USA

"Lt.(jg.) Harriet Ida Pickens and Ens. Frances Wills, first Negro Waves to be commissioned. They were members of the...

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February 1944

Australia

:"American Negro nurses, commissioned second lieutenants in the U.S. Army Nurses Corps, limber up their muscles in an...

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"Willa Beatrice Brown, a 31-year-old Negro American, serves her country by training pilots for the U.S. Army Air Forc...

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December 8, 1942

Fort Huachuca (FHU), AZ, USA

"Auxiliaries Ruth Wade and Lucille Mayo (left to right) further demonstrate their ability to service trucks as taught...

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1942

Washington D.C., DC, USA

"WAACs at work in Temp. Bldg. `M', 26th Street, Washington, DC, WAAC Headquarters. Left to right: Lts. Harriet West ...

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March 20, 1944

Fort Jackson, 5411 Leesburg Rd, Eastover, SC, USA

"Pfc. Johnnie Mae Welton, Negro WAC, laboratory technician trainee, conducts an experiment in the serology laborator...

african-americans...

June 22, 1944

Milne Bay

"Surgical ward treatment at the 268th Station Hospital, Base A, Milne Bay, New Guinea. Left to right: Sgt. Lawrence ...

african-americans...

August 15, 1944

Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland

"U.S. Army nurses, newly arrived, line the rail of their vessel as it pulls into port of Greenock, Scotland, in Europ...

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February 8, 1943

England, UK

"Captain and crew of a new Liberty Ship [SS Booker T. Washington] just after it completed its maiden voyage to Engla...

african-americans...

November 1945

"The first Negro to be commissioned in the Marine Corps has his second lieutenant's bars pinned on by his wife. He i...

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September 1942

Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, NC, USA

"Breaking a tradition of 167 years, the U.S. Marine Corps started enlisting Negroes on June 1, 1942. The first class ...

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1945

"A gun crew of six Negroes who were given the Navy Cross for standing by their gun when their ship was damaged by ene...

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March 20, 1944

MA, USA

"Negro sailors of the U.S.S. Mason (DE 529) commissioned at Boston Navy Yard on 20 Mar. 1944 proudly look over their ...

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December 1944

Tuskegee, AL, USA

"Howard A. Wooten." Graduated December 1944 from Air Corps School, Tuskegee, AL. Ca. December 1944. 18-T-44-K-17.

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November 5, 1944

Nancy, Lorraine, France

"Cpl. Carlton Chapman...is a machine-gunner in an M-4 tank, attached to a Motor Transport unit near Nancy, France." 7...

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Black Marine in the South Pacific?

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November 23, 1944

Jamaica

Jamaica Infantry Volunteers and the Jamaica Constabulary; 4 Jamaican female soldiers in Washington, DC.

People: Kenneth Welsh

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