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"The Color Line: +200 000 African-American soldiers ... WW1" Topic


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Morand14 Dec 2017 11:03 p.m. PST

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Amicalement
Morand

T Corret Supporting Member of TMP15 Dec 2017 6:18 a.m. PST

My grandfather was an artillery officer supporting the 371 and 372 USIR. He was highly decorated. He never told his family he commanded black troops. The family believed he served in the French army because he spoke French!

Cacique Caribe15 Dec 2017 9:42 a.m. PST

Fantastic information. Thanks for posting this.

Dan

Golgoloth15 Dec 2017 10:27 a.m. PST

Very, very interesting.

Morand17 Dec 2017 7:50 a.m. PST

Thanks for yours feedback.
I knew my great-grand-parents. They lived in Picardy during the First World War. I also found remains of American soldiers in the north of the Seine and Marne.
Amicalement
Morand

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