A Soldier's Story

Number 15661
Subject Military
Source U.S. News & World Report
State
Year 1999
Publication Date May 31, 1999
Summary U.S. News & World Report takes a look at the life of Eddie Carter, a black soldier who's military career was discounted in the 1940s because of his alleged involvement with the Communist Party. The Army recently bestowed the highest Medal of Honor on Carter, who died in 1963, but his family is still outraged by the treatment Carter received in his peak years.
Category General
Pages 8
Keywords Racism;Army;Communism hysteria;the House Un-American Activities Committee;Spanish Civil War
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