Untold History of Black US Soldiers in Australia WW2 1/6

An untold documentary of African American soldiers stationed in Queensland during World War 2S talks about how they were treated with prejudice by the white American military police and white American soldiers and recalls the contrasting friendliness of the Australians. Townsville resident Ray Smith recalls being shocked to witness African American servicemen stepping into the gutter to let white Americans pass. Professor Kay Saunders comments that the American military police were violent towards African Americans. This led to a violent confrontation in Brisbane

Source:
“Black Soldier Blues”.

https://aso.gov.au/titles/documentaries/black-soldier-blues/

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