The U.S. military was officially integrated after World War II in 1948. This project focuses on the lives and careers of servicemen, particularly their personal experiences during the process of racial desegregation in the military. Some topics discussed is the racial tension in various units, how racist attitudes affected their community, and feelings about African American officers.
Number of Interviews 2
Total Hours 8
racial integration; civil rights movement; Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Brown vs. Board of Education; Korean War; Vietnam War; U.S. military