Army & Navy - OPERATIONS: Tan Yanks

In the Bougainville jungles white and colored troops live together in soldierly understanding, TIME Correspondent Robert Martin reported last week. Units of the 93rd Division, first all-Negro infantry division to be sent overseas in this war, had fought and acquitted themselves with honor.

For the Negro troops, acceptance by their white comrades-in-arms was some thing to shout about. There had been gibes when units of the 93rd landed on Bougainville, on the heels of the Americal Division. The Americal knew by then what jungle fighting was like. They doubted that the "Tan...

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