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Quartermaster African-American History Resources

Quartermaster Articles Links to Other Sites

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An index of pages on the Quartermaster Museum/Foundation websites related to African-American history.

Private George Watson Medal of Honor, World War II  Quartermaster Pvt. George Watson, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during World War II

Mettle Without Medals, The Story of the 4009th Quartermaster Truck Company  Short World War II unit history from landing at Normandy to the end of the war

Flying Quartermasters, Bundles For Burma Boys  Quartermaster truck drivers trained as parachute riggers in  India during World War II

Service Units in the Combat Zone  An overview of African-American Quartermaster, Transportation, Air Defense, Medical, Chemical and Engineer units that were involved in combat during World War Two

Major General Fred C. Sheffey first African-American officer to command Fort Lee

Links to Other Military/Government Sites

National African American History Month, 2002
Presidential Proclamation – White House

Special Reports
African-American History Month Page
Department of Defense

African-Americans in the U.S. Army
U.S. Army Center of Military History

50th Anniversary Commemoration of the Integration of the Armed Forces
Redstone Arsenal Historical Information Page

The African-American Mosaic
Library of Congress