Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in WWII

Offered by: National WWII Museum
Program Description:
Special Program - February 22, 2018 at 9:00 am or 12:00 pm Discover fascinating stories of struggle, setbacks, triumphs, and heroism of individuals who changed history. Travel to California to learn about injustices in a segregated military at Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial, the site of the deadliest munitions disaster during the war, and explore Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park to understand transitions and tensions in American defense factories.