A searchable database of Black Sailors in the Civil War.
The database was compiled as a part of a Howard University
research project and is maintained at the National Park
Service Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (CWSS) website.
World War II, 1942-1943, the Canadian Wilderness.
10,607 U.S. soldiers built a road 1,522 miles long in 8 months.
3,695 of these soldiers were Black soldiers from the
93rd, 94th, 95th, 97th, and 388th Engineer General
Throughout America’s history, from the Battle of Lexington to the Battle for Fallujah, black Soldiers have honorably answered the call to duty, serving with great valor and distinction in America’s armed forces.
The Triple Nickles
The 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion (1944-1947) -
The first black paratroopers, trained to fight the enemy.
Instead, they put out fires.
The CAF Red Tail Squadron A volunteer-driven 501c3 non-profit organization that operates as part of the
Commemorative Air Force. Their mission is to preserve and share the history and
legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, America’s first black military pilots and their crews.