A Brief Look at African American Soldiers in the Great War

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Black men line up to enlist for active service in the 8th Illinois Infantry Regiment (colored), Chicago, IL 1917. The 8th Illinois became part of the 93rd Provisional Division, and the Army re-designated it as the 370th Infantry Regiment. Local Identifier, 165-WW-127-122.

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