French honor D-Day vet from all-black unit

There are 3 comments on the The State story from Jun 6, 2009, titled French honor D-Day vet from all-black unit. In it, The State reports that:

As a soldier in World War II, William Dabney was used to the military's segregated quarters.

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SOJOURNER

Tempe, AZ

#1 Jun 8, 2009
Blacks should be esp. proud. This group is one of many that ultimately conquered WWII Germany and freed surviving Jews from death camps. It's curious, really, that they should be honored in France but ignored here in the U.S. and Israel. Thanks France.

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#2 Jun 8, 2009
SOJOURNER wrote:
Blacks should be esp. proud. This group is one of many that ultimately conquered WWII Germany and freed surviving Jews from death camps. It's curious, really, that they should be honored in France but ignored here in the U.S. and Israel. Thanks France.
You might be interested in this:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/ww2peopleswar/stories/96...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/london/429...
SOJOURNER

Tempe, AZ

#3 Jun 8, 2009
Dr Frankenheimer wrote:
Thanks Brits.

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