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Postby David » Mon October 22, 2012, 5:14 pm

Jim Smith suggested this so let's see what happens. Sounds like it might be interesting.

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Postby gradyormsby » Sat October 27, 2012, 10:45 pm

Who was Frederick C. Branch?

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Postby Malcolm McLellan » Sat October 27, 2012, 11:33 pm

Frederick Clinton Branch (1922-2005) was the first
African American officer to be commissioned in the
US Marine Corp. in 1945.

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Postby gradyormsby » Sat October 27, 2012, 11:53 pm

Correct.

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Postby Jody Meacham » Sun October 28, 2012, 1:46 am

Here's Branch's obituary from the Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A48243-2005Apr12.html.
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