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African French P.O.Ws rounded up by German soldiers, June 1940

African French P.O.Ws rounded up by German soldiers, June 1940

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Veteran’s Day 2013

Saga of the Black P.O.W.: the Flip side of military service

Once let the Black man get upon his person the brass letters U.S., let him get an eagle on his button, and a musket on his shoulder, and bullets in his pocket, and there is no power on earth or under the earth which can deny that he has earned the right of citizenship in the United States. —Abolitionist Frederick Douglass, 1863.

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Veteran’s Day 2013

Saga of the Black P.O.W.: the Flip side of military service

Once let the Black man get upon his person the brass letters U.S., let him get an eagle on his button, and a musket on his shoulder, and bullets in his pocket, and there is no power on earth or under the earth which can deny that he has earned the right of citizenship in the United States. —Abolitionist Frederick Douglass, 1863.