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Facelift of Harlem Hell Fighters Home wins prestigious New York City
A brand new Art Deco-style federal eagle decorating the entrance to the New York National Guard's Harlem Armory towers over the East River and Harlem River Drive in New York City, as the result of a $2.
29 reasons to celebrate Black History Month: No. 25 The Harlem Hellfighters
But back in America, racism was still prevalent and it can be argued that the period between World War I and World War II saw the country at its worse in terms of racial violence and race relations toward blacks – including the Hellfighters.
#Black History-Harlem Hellfighters-who were they?
So began the three-page spread the New York Tribune ran Feb. 18, 1919, a day after 3,000 veterans of the 369th Infantry (formerly the 15th New York (Colored) Regiment) paraded up from Fifth Avenue at 23rd Street to 145th and Lenox. One of the few black ...
Kinsey Collection: Citation de Croix de Guerre, 1918
One of the Hellfighters was Henry Johnson. After fighting off 30 German soldiers, Johnson was the first soldier – black or white – to be awarded the coveted French Croix de Guerre award.
A History of Unnatural Gas Leaks in Los Angeles
After two attempts, Houston's Boots Hanson and his oil field firefighting "Hellfighters" successfully capped the leak. But the damage was done.

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