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A Deadly World War II Explosion Sparked Black Soldiers to Fight for Equal Treatment | History |  Smithsonian Magazine

A Deadly World War II Explosion Sparked Black Soldiers to Fight for Equal Treatment | History | Smithsonian Magazine

Author, Half American: The Epic Story of African Americans Fighting World War II at Home and Abroad Many African Americans were eager to serve in the U.S. military during World War II, hoping their patriotism and courage would prove them worthy of the nation’s...
The night a fatal gun battle broke out between black GIs and racist US soldiers in Bamber Bridge | Daily Mail Online

The night a fatal gun battle broke out between black GIs and racist US soldiers in Bamber Bridge | Daily Mail Online

The deadly firefight lasted more than five hours and was one of the most extraordinary to take place during the Second World War, for the simple reason that it happened not just outside Potsdam or Palermo or Paris — but Preston. By the time the shooting stopped, late...