Six black soldiers of the US Army who risked their lives to save the drowning Marine

black soldiers of the US Army

Six black soldiers of the US Army, risking their lives to save the drowning marine.

In the photo in the second row from left to right: T/5 L. C. Carter, Jr., John Bonner, Jr., Staff Sergeant Charles R. Johnson; stand from left to right: T/5 A. B. Randle, technician of the 5th class Homer H. Gaines, and private Willie Tellie.

 

Source: National Archives of the United States.

 

 

Location: Iwo Jima, Japan
Date: 11 March 1945

In : 1945

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