The third paragraph of this letter deals with an issue that afflicted the Armed Forces until 1948: racial segregation. Happily, in this case an agreeable solution was found. On July 26, 1948, President Truman issued Executive Order 9981 establishing equality of treatment and opportunity in the Armed Services. A copy of the order follows this letter.

Back to World War II Letters

Back to Chuck Anesi's Home Page

©Copyright 2008, 2018 Chuck Anesi all rights reserved