This category covers African-American achievement in military history. African-Americans in military service, their units, and officers of those units should be featured here.
African Americans in the US Army
This section of the official US Army site highlights African-American service. It discusses notable African-American officers and units and key events. It also includes several photo galleries.
African-Americans in Military History
Extensive bibliography on black soldiers in the American forces from the Revolution to WWII, by the US Airforce University.
African-Americans in the U.S. Merchant Marine and U.S. Maritime Service
US Merchant Marines offer a small tribute to the African-Americans who served in WWII. View photographs of some of the soldiers.
Over 100 Years Later, Black Cadet Gets his Due
Johnson Whittaker, one of the first black cadets at West Point, was unjustly court-martialed at the time. In 1995 President Clinton posthumously gave him a commission.
Teaching With Documents: Photographs of the 369th Infantry and African Americans during World War I
The National Archives Digital Classroom tells the story of the "Harlem Hellfighters".
Wikipedia: African-American Medal of Honor recipients
Lists Medal of Honor recipients by time period. Includes places, dates, ranks, citations and, in many cases, pictures.
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