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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.
Brief History of Black Women In The Military
- The Women in Military Service for American Memorial overviews the service of black women from the Revolutionary War to the present.
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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