TITLE

After 50 years, black GI awaits Medal of Honor finally awarded him and fallen WWII comrades

PUB. DATE
October 1996
SOURCE
Jet;10/28/96, Vol. 90 Issue 24, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the honoring of Afro-American World War II soldier Vernon Baker with the United States Medal of Honor in 1996. His fifty year wait for the award of the nation's highest honor; The prejudice against Afro-Americans soldiers and the refusal to recognize them with medals; Details of the story.
ACCESSION #
9611047987

 

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