Documentary focusing on the contributions to the American war effort of African-American soldiers.
Their sacrifice and heroism on the battlefield... will not be forgotten.
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Did You Know?
In 2011, the film was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry with the following statement: "'The Negro Soldier' showcased the contributions of blacks to American society and their heroism in the nation's wars, portraying them in a dignified, realistic, and far less stereotypical manner than they had been depicted in previous Hollywood films." See more
According to government documents, a two-reel shortened version of the film was released in July 1944. See more
My Country, 'Tis of Thee
Adapted from the music to "God Save the Queen", Lyrics by Samuel Francis Smith See more