The American 93rd “black” Infantry Division on the training ground

The American 93rd "black" Infantry Division on the training ground

93rd “black” Infantry Division of the US Army on the training ground, fort Huachuca, Arizona, USA. Second Lieutenant Arthur Bates expects hour X, to give the command to attack.

93rd Infantry Division was re-formed in the May 15, 1942 (the first time she appeared in the First World War, in 1917) and was a division, which served only blacks. 93rd “black” Infantry Division participated in battles in the Pacific theater of hostilities in 1944-1945. 93rd “black” Infantry Division returned to the United States February 1, 1946 and disbanded on February 3 of that year.

While in the US Army there was racial segregation, which, though weakened in the forties, but was canceled only after the Second World War on July 26, 1948, by decree of President Truman.

 

Time taken: 1942
Author: Carl Gaston

In : 1942

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