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Executive Order 9981: Desegregation of the Armed Forces (1948)

See the 1948 executive order signed by President Truman that committed the government to integrating the segregated military.

Source: OurDocuments.gov, a cooperative effort of National History Day, The National Archives and Records Administration, and USA Freedom Corps

http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?doc=84



 


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