|African-American US Army WAC Pfc Johnnie Mae Welton conducting a lab experiment in the serology lab at Fort Jackson Station Hospital, Fort Jackson, South Carolina, United States, 20 Mar 1944||B-17 bomber of US 447th Bomb Group in flight toward Frankfurt, Germany, 20 Mar 1944|
|Commissioning Ceremony of Mason, Boston Navy Yard, Massachusetts, United States, 20 Mar 1944; note Lt Cmdr Blackford in center, African-American crew, and LST in background||TBF-1C aircraft exploding in water near USS Coral Sea, 20 Mar 1944|
|Three African-American sailors of USS Mason, Boston Navy Yard, Massachusetts, United States, 20 Mar 1944|
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