Black Veterans Archives

Spare a special moment for black veterans

November 10, 2022

A recurring theme of movies made during World War II is servicemen risking their lives for their platoon buddies, invariably a New Yorker (sometimes Jewish), a Southerner, a Midwesterner, a Californian, someone of Eastern European background, an Italian American and an Irish American. In the movie’s standard setup, we learn their motivation: a brother/ friend… [Read More]

Spare a special moment for Black veterans

November 12, 2020

A recurring theme of movies made during World War II is servicemen risking their lives for their platoon buddies, invariably a New Yorker (sometimes Jewish), a Southerner, a Midwesterner, a Californian, someone of Eastern European background, an Italian-American and an Irish-American. In the movie’s standard setup, we learn their motivation: a brother/ friend lost at… [Read More]