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As we launch the documentary film, Pershing's Plaths of Glory and its associated educational resources, we'll post articles, commentary, and essays written by staff, researchers, historians, and students. If you have something you'd like us to consider publishing, please contact us.

Amalgamation of African American Soldiers

By David Poe November 4, 2018

Throughout World War I, President Wilson and General Pershing resisted allied efforts to amalgamate U.S. forces into French and British units, except in the case of the Harlem Hellfighters.