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The Short and Long-Term Impacts of World War II on the Lives of Black GIs

by Douglas Bristol When I was conducting research at LSU-Alexandria last summer, I had the good fortune to interview Dr. Haywood Joiner, Jr., Chair of the Department of Allied Health Programs, about his father’s military service during World War II. … Continue reading

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