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On October 25, 1940, Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. became the first African American general in the U.S. Army.

“Brig. Gen. Benjamin O. Davis watches a Signal Corps crew erecting poles, somewhere in France.”, 08/08/1944

    todaysdocument:

    On October 25, 1940, Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. became the first African American general in the U.S. Army.

    “Brig. Gen. Benjamin O. Davis watches a Signal Corps crew erecting poles, somewhere in France.”, 08/08/1944