A Brief Look at African American Soldiers in the Great War

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Henry Johnson and Neadham Roberts, both of the 369th,  routed a numerically superior German raiding party in France.  The two men earned the French Croix de Guerre for their actions, and Johnson, nicknamed "Black Death," posthumously earned the Medal of Honor in 2015.  Local Identifier, 165-WW-127-38.

Henry Johnson and Neadham Roberts, both of the 369th, routed a numerically superior German raiding party in France. The two men earned the French Croix de Guerre for their actions, and Johnson, nicknamed “Black Death,” posthumously earned the Medal of Honor in 2015. Local Identifier, 165-WW-127-38.

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