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Old 01-13-2018, 03:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Myers View Post

Translation: It's guesswork without much of a foundation.
Yes, it's guesswork.

Foundation? I can look at what went on before, and after.

There had been attempts to integrate troops or elevate blacks in the military prior to that (the Buffalo Soldiers, for example)

They ended up being allowed to fail.

Truman broke with the FDR admin thinking and did something.

And yes, as I've said this is My opinion. Truman seems to be an afterthought, sandwiched in between FDR and Ike. The man made a lot of hard choices.
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