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Theodore Britton: "They're afraid of us?"

Theodore Britton describes institutional racism in the U.S. Military during World War II.

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Theodore Britton: Queen Elizabeth II

Theodore Britton describes a meeting with Queen Elizabeth II when he was the US Ambassador to Barbados and Grenada.

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Theodore Britton: Military Training

Theodore Britton describes the rigors of military training at Montford Point in Camp Lejeune.

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Theodore Britton: The First Black Marines

Theodore Britton describes the Marine Corps' impact on young African American men.

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Theodore Britton: A Military Education

Theodore Britton explains how his curiosity in a wide range of subjects was nurtured in the military.

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Theodore Britton: FDR's Death

Theodore Britton describes the impact of Franklin Roosevelt's death on him and his fellow soldiers.

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Theodore Britton: The Muster Roll

Theodore Britton describes his duties as clerk in charge of the monthly muster roll, a list of officers and enlisted men.

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Theodore Britton: The 51st Defense Battalion

Theodore Britton discusses the origins of the name for the Marine Corps' 51st Defense Battalion.

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Theodore Britton: The Drill Instructor

Theodore Britton describes a reunion with his drill instructor from basic training.

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Theodore Britton: The Marine Corps

Theodore Britton describes his reasons for joining the Marine Corps.

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Theodore Britton: "It's gaining on us!"

Theodore Britton describes how a flood destroyed the temporary latrine in his camp on guadalcanal. ADULT LANGUAGE WARNING.

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Theodore Britton: "In the chips"

Theodore Britton describes the jobs he had as a teenager.

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Theodore Britton: Depot Companies

Theodore Britton describes how highly qualified black soldiers were relegated to depot or supply companies.

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