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Re: Race Relations and Korea
At 08:22 PM 4/12/2000 -0700, A.M.J. Bielakowski wrote:
>I don't believe the debate was ever whether or not there were blacks in
>the USMC during the Korean War, but rather how many and when.
Actually, the discussion is whether there were 10% of the Army, or Marine,
or Navy, or Air Force combat forces who were black. The Army and Marines
both had their quota of black truck drivers, stevedores, laundry dudes, and
But no service, in 1950, had an appropriate number of black combat troops.
Please! Prove me wrong, someone!
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