Over 2.5 million African Americans served in all branches of service, and in all Theaters of Operations during World War II. Despite extensive discrimination and segregation, they met the challenge, persevered and served with distinction and honor. Many black infantrymen were involved in the war in Europe and the war in the Pacific. In addition, black support of war efforts from the home front was important to the success of allied forces.
“African Americans in World War II” contains 40 framed photographs and label captions. Included with the exhibit is a text panel, which provides the title and additional comments regarding the efforts of black soldiers and military personnel.
“African Americans in World War II” exhibition consists of 40 16” X 20” framed black and white photographs and one framed unit with interpretive text and exhibit title.
Rental Fee: $1,000 per month
Footage Requirement: 84 linear feet, 800 - 1,000 square feet
Security Level: Moderate
Number of Crates: 2
Available Dates: Please email us for information on available dates for four-week venues.
Estimated Shipping Costs: To Be Determined
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