In 1919 when the Treaty of Versailles ended WWI, two years after the U.S. entered the fight with France and Great Britain against Germany, 44 Black colleges existed reports Black Press USA.
The 369th Infantry Regiment, formerly known as the 15th New York National Guard Regiment, was an infantry regiment of the United States Army that saw action in World War I and World War II.
Five New York Army National Guard Soldiers from the 369th Sustainment Brigade will travel to France to take part in World War I centennial commemorative events Sept. 19-26, 2018.
The inaugural Harlem Hellfighter 5K run was held here on June 2, 2017.
The New York Army National Guard unit known since World War I as the Harlem Hellfighters has begun two weeks of training ahead of its deployment to Kuwait.
Tuesday evening, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and the Dominican Day Parade Committee held a launch party in Washington Heights for the upcoming Dominican Day Parade.
Congressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, released the following statement to commemorate Veterans Day: “As we celebrate Veterans Day, we reflect and recognize the extraordinary dedication, courage and distinction of our nations Veterans.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced today that Col. David Martinez, an Albany resident and veteran of the Iraq War, has been named to command the New York Army National Guard’s historic 369th Sustainment Brigade.
The first female brigade commander in New York National Guard history will lead the legendary Harlem Hellfighters. Col. Stephanie Dawson is to become the commander of the 369th Sustainment Brigade during a ceremony Saturday at the Harlem Armory. The unit was formed during World War I as an all-black regiment and was among the first…
You are cordially invited to a screening of “Men Of Bronze”: The Black American Heroes of World War I – The 369th U.S. Combat Regiment, 15th Infantry presented by Harlem Cultural Archives Historic Society in Harlem, New York.
Dorrance Brooks, born 1918 -, an African American soldier who died in France shortly before the end of World War I.
World War I – known at the time as “The Great War” – officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France.