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How the 'Buffalo Soldiers' helped turn the tide in Italy during World War II

Nurses in World War II

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Tuskegee Airmen At Mission Briefing

320th men posing on base which was the last stop for the battalion

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Participants in the Double V campaign, 1942.

Some of the African American troops manning an anti-aircraft gun on an airfield under

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Photograph of an African American woman working on a battleship.

Women shipfitters

Caribbean Soldiers from WW2

Hispanic Americans in World War II. Puller and Del Valle.jpg

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Pilots of a P-51 Mustang fighter group at a base in Italy, 1944. (National Archives and Records Administration.) Countless African American ...

At War . Fighting for Democracy . African Americans | PBS

Paul Bland poses with his camera in front of a military tent

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Officers of the 92nd Infantry Division, Company F, 370th Combat Team, look at maps and orders at a farmhouse one-fourth of a mile from the Arno River, ...

Black Inventors - The Complete List of Genius Black American (African American) Inventors, Scientists, and Engineers with Their Revolutionary Inventions ...

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14 Black Inventors You Probably Didn't Know About

WAC recruting poster

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Buffalo Soldier

American Sports During World War II

Women at War--World War II in the San Francisco Bay Area: A National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary

American volunteers in World War I

At Benton Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri, circa 1865. (Library of Congress/Liljenquist Family Collection.)

Photograph of four white women pilots from the Women's Airforce Service Pilots division.

Important work: A group of British and American fliers pictured at White Waltham Airfield,

Poster showing women ambulance workers in Stoke Newington, London.

Those who survived either of the World Wars thanks to a gas mask have Garrett Morgan to thank. Morgan first created the “safety hood” to help firefighters ...

First Lieutenant Vernon J. Baker

The Tuskegee Airmen: 5 Fascinating Facts

Knowing the Past Opens the Door to the Future The Continuing Importance of Black History Month

February marks Black History Month, a tribute to African-American men and women who have made significant contributions to America and the rest of the world ...

The Home Front | Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in World War II: Exhibit at The National WWII Museum in New Orleans

World War I in Photos: Soldiers and Civilians

... 1941 Image of Franklin Delano Roosevelt signing the declaration of war

“Skirted Soldiers”: The Women's Army Corps and Gender Integration of the U.S. Army during World War II

Women in World War I

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All of these changes led Americans to rethink their ideas about gender, about how women and men should behave and look, what qualities they should exhibit, ...

From slavery to colonialism and school rules, navigating the history of myths about black hair

Juanita E. Gray, a former domestic worker, learns to operate a lathe at the National Youth Administration training center in Washington, DC.

African American Fighter Pilots WW2

The Persian Gulf Command and the Lend-Lease Mission to the Soviet Union during World War II

The Avenue, which connects Madingley village with the A14, will be partially closed beginning.

Watch Terrified Men Learn to Deal With Women in the Workforce During WWII - HISTORY

Image of Tuskegee Airmen studying a map

Holding the distinction of being the first major league regular to be drafted in World War II, Hugh "Losing Pitcher" Mulcahy - a veteran with the ...

Poster from World War II

In the largest call up of women since World War II, over 24,000 women served

Buckley Field in World War II: Part II

Black Wall Street: The African American Haven That Burned and Then Rose From the Ashes

At the beginning of the war, U.S. shipyards employed only 36 female production workers. By VJ Day, Bay Area shipyards such as Richmond's Kaiser yards had ...

She was the first African-American woman to earn a doctorate in nuclear physics ...

Home Front Women Workers/Assembly Line

Men trying on clothes from the utility scheme designs, trouser turn-ups had disappeared

During a march past of Indian troops, a woman pins flowers on to the tunic

Two Marines walk in Harlem.

American and Filipino prisoners of war during the Bataan Death march when the Japanese force-

Wilson Monk (third from left) and other fellow GI's

African Americans in World War II

Top Gun: First Lieutenant Maureen Dunlop sits at the controls of her Spitfire fighter plane

The Monuments Men (2014)

Pictures of African Americans During World War II

Changing lives: gender expectations and roles during and after World War One

How World War II Empowered Women


Singapore Straits Settlements, 19 September 1945: members of 2/18th Australian Infantry Battalion, prisoners of war of the Japanese, in Changi prison.

Troops captured during the Battle of the Bulge, December 1944. (Creative Commons-Share Alike 3.0 Germany.) White mobs lynched black World War ...

Captain Clark Gable speaks to Sergeant Phil Hulse and Sergeant Kenneth Huls of the 351st Bomb

Captain Charles L. Thomas

Pictures of African Americans During World War II

Night Witches


How World War II Changed Walt Disney

Women in the World Wars


Women Bus drivers at Fulwell station in Twickenham in 1947

African American workers assemble aircraft cockpits soon after completing a war industry training course. National Archives, 208-NP-2VV-2.

Often regarded as one of the most famous black inventors ever, McCoy was credited for 50 inventions over the span of his career.

A Brief Guide to the Iconic Military Watches of World War II

Black Chaplin shown wearing campaign hat talking to colored troops. On way to fighting zone

Nixon official: real reason for the drug war was to criminalize black people and hippies

Australian troops in the Lone Pine trenches