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African Americans @ War, World War II

Surrounded by recruits, Marva Louis, wife of champion Joe [Louis], takes time out from a tour of nightclubs to entertain men in the Negro regiments at the U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, IL. Some 2,000 bluejackets gathered in a regimental drill hall to hear her songs.

 

In Commemoration of the African American men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Memorial Day 2008.

 

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Uploaded on May 27, 2008