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Four American soldiers, World War I

1914/1918

National WWI Museum and Memorial

National WWI Museum and Memorial

Black and white photograph of four unidentified African American soldiers during World War I.

During World War I, thousands of African American men answered their country's call and joined the armed services. Though segregation policies at the time forced 80% of African American servicemen into labor or support roles, the 92nd and 93rd Infantry Divisions saw fierce combat in Europe.

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  • Title: Four American soldiers, World War I
  • Date Created: 1914/1918
  • Subject Keywords: World War I, African American
  • Type: Photograph

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