- Nov 21, 2017
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American troops should never be put under the command of any other nation..The vast majority of U.S. black soldiers mainly served in supply and logistics under the American flag and commanded by white U.S. Army.American black soldiers were used for support and logistics during WWi
They mainly were used as manual labor, such as unloading cargo off ships, building projects, and driving supply trucks. Only a tiny number, if any, were assigned to combat units. ...
There were 2 divisions that were totally black. They lost 1,647 and 3,547 men in combat, respectively.
And the men serving in manual labor jobs, such as unloading cargo off ships, building projects, and driving supply trucks were still in the US Army and still serving in the war.
Were they serving under French command?
But there were two divisions of black U.S. Army combat soldiers that were given to the French, commanded by French officers, wore French helmets and used French weapons, and fought under the French flag during WWl. ...
As part of our ongoing conversation about the international community and the U. S. role in it, Joerg of Atlantic Review asked that I substantiate some of the claims I’d made. In this post I’ll attempt to do just that and review the U. S. experience in placing its forces under foreign command...