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Fighting Without A Gun: Being Black In World War II | HuffPost Personal

Discussion in 'History' started by AndrewvanZyl, Feb 6, 2019.

  1. AndrewvanZyl

    AndrewvanZyl Occasional commenter

    Published on Feb 1, 2019
    When Kenyon Parker served in World War II, the Army was segregated. He and other black soldiers were denied guns, had separate facilities and were often forced into behind-the-line jobs of servitude. Kenyon drove an amphibious DUKW vehicle across Europe and Japan, all without being allowed a machine gunner on board like their white counterparts had.

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