We Must Preserve the Untold Stories of BIPOC WWII Veterans

A family photo shows the four brothers (in the back row), their brothers-in-law, and a cousin who served in the U.S. military during WWII. All eight returned home safely. Photo courtesy of author’s in-laws.

Stephen Ambrose, a historian, said in Citizen Soldiers, his book about World War II (WWII), “The world’s greatest democracy fought the world’s greatest racist with a segregated army.”



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