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Blacks at D-Day

You never hear about blacks in WW2, other than the Tuskegee Airmen, since all of them were in segregated units. But one canard, that blacks did not land on Omaha Beach, is exploded by the Army, itself. In this cool story about barrage balloons to thwart strafing fighter planes manned by an all-black battalion.