The Tuskegee Of The United States Military

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The Tuskegee Airmen played a major part in the desegregation of the United States military along with President Truman. The United States military followed the norms of society with segregation and prejudice attitudes. The African American men that were in the Army Air Corp faced much hardships. These men of color were fighting for their right to serve their country with dignity and with pride. All men of color wanted to serve this country in battle but were relegated to menial jobs like cooks, latrine duty and grave-digging. These men were subjected to Jim Crow laws of the south. The Tuskegee men fought for their right to be looked upon as equals within the Air Corp, therefore because of these fights the United States military became a desegregated military.

The Tuskegee airmen came about because of Japan attack on Pearl Harbor and the formal introduction of the United States into WWII. As with pretty much every war the United States has ever been a part of African American men were either drafted or volunteered to help fight for the cause. For the most part these men had to fight in a segregated military with the exception of the Revolutionary war. The Revolution war the colonist had their African American slaves fighting alongside with them even while those that were free may have been drafted or enlisted at their choice also fought with the like of General George Washington on the battle field. The Civil War is when the United States started the segregation of its armed

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