Members of the 369th African-American Infantry, formerly the 15th New York Guard Regiment, comes home to New York City. The 369th Infantry is the first African-American regiment to serve with the American Expeditionary Force during World War I. The regiment has been known as the Famous 369th, the Harlem Hellfighters and the Black Rattlers.
The 369th Infantry Arrives in New York, 1919
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