Army & Navy: Black Division

For the first time in World War II. Negro soldiers will have a division of their own. At Fort Huachuca, near Phoenix, Ariz., where 6,500 black troops of the 25th and 368th infantry regiments are stationed, plans are being made to accommodate an extra 11,300 soldiers. The new division, which will be six months in formation, will be set up along triangular lines, include three infantry regiments, quartermaster, medical and engineering battalions, artillery and service units. It will probably be staffed by white officers, as most Negro outfits are today. Since there is no Negro officer* with the major general's...

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