January 18, 2023

Primary Source Spotlight: Harlem Hellfighters

Last Updated on September 1, 2022

Harlem Hellfighters The New York Times February 23, 1919

The Harlem Hellfighters was a German nickname for the African-American 369th Infantry Regiment, which ended up lauded for its valor. The regiment was also famous for its musicians, led by Lieutenant James Reese Europe. Discover more with this collection of secondary and primary sources.

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