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Marine Corps Desegregation: WWII Begins to Break Barriers

Marine Corps Desegregation

Michael E. Haskew Although President Harry S. Truman did not sign the legislation that officially ratified Marine Corps Desegregation the U.S. armed forces until July 26, 1948. African-American Marines had trained and served in a segregated Marine Corps since early in World War II. In

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