No. 432 Colored Troops Receive Training on the 50 Cal. Anti-Aircraft Machine-Gun, Fort Bragg, N. C.

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2 images
Published by
W. R. Thompson & Co.
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 3 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. (8.9 x 13.7 cm)
Type
picture postcards
Place depicted
Fort Bragg, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date
1941 - 1944
Description
A photographic postcard of African American servicemen receiving training on how to use a 50 caliber anti-aircraft gun at Fort Bragg, NC. The back of the postcard contains the message [Defend Your Country - / Join the U.S. Army] in the upper left corner. In the middle, printed vertically, is [W.R. Thompson & Company, Publishers, Richmond, Virginia].
Topic
African American
Military
Photography
World War II
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2010.36.5.16
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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