During World War II, it was an unwritten order in the US military to avoid recommending African-American soldiers for the highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, no matter how worthy they were of it. Decades later, the Clinton administration ordered this old injustice systematically assessed and corrected. This film profiles the stories of African-Americans who displayed extraordinary valor above and beyond the call of duty who were finally given their proper due. Written by
Kenneth Chisholm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
They fought and died for a country that refused to honor them.
Did You Know?
The footage of the tanks firing their cannons was filmed in Hubbard, Ohio at the World War II Vehicle Museum and Learning Center. See more