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Panel to Share Challenges of African Americans in WWII

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Add to Calendar 28-05-2013 28-05-2013 15 Panel to Share Challenges of African Americans in WWII THIS PANEL HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FROM MAY 1 TO MAY 28. Award-winning news anchor David Ushery will lead a discussion between Tuskegee Airman Roscoe Brown, USS Mason crewmember Lorenzo DuFau, and Pearl Harbor survivor Clark Simmons about their experiences as African Americans serving in our nation's segregated armed forces during WWII. The battles of World War II were fought on two separate fronts in the European and Pacific Theatres. For the 125,000 African American soldiers who fought overseas, there was a 3rd front with which they had to contend - the prejudice back home. Despite large odds and against common reasoning of the times, black servicemen were able to distinguish themselves in the air, at sea and on land. The Intrepid Museum is proud to honor a few of these men as they share their personal stories in an evening dedicated to African Americans in WWII. Doors open at 5:30pm; discussion begins at 6pm. Free and open to the public but advance reservations are required. RSVP at educationevents@intrepidmuseum.org. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=135484 Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum true DD/MM/YYYY

May 28, 2013
6-7:30pm
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
New York Harbor
Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
Description: THIS PANEL HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FROM MAY 1 TO MAY 28.

Award-winning news anchor David Ushery will lead a discussion between Tuskegee Airman Roscoe Brown, USS Mason crewmember Lorenzo DuFau, and Pearl Harbor survivor Clark Simmons about their experiences as African Americans serving in our nation's segregated armed forces during WWII.

The battles of World War II were fought on two separate fronts in the European and Pacific Theatres. For the 125,000 African American soldiers who fought overseas, there was a 3rd front with which they had to contend - the prejudice back home. Despite large odds and against common reasoning of the times, black servicemen were able to distinguish themselves in the air, at sea and on land. The Intrepid Museum is proud to honor a few of these men as they share their personal stories in an evening dedicated to African Americans in WWII.

Doors open at 5:30pm; discussion begins at 6pm. Free and open to the public but advance reservations are required. RSVP at educationevents@intrepidmuseum.org.

Address: Pier 86, 46th Street and 12th Avenue
New York Harbor, NY 10036
Phone: 212-245-0072
Website: intrepidmuseum.org

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