The U. S. Navy B-1 Band was the first all-African American band in the U. S. Navy during World War II. See also U. S. Navy B-1 Band Group Interviews OH #213.1-213.4; Interview with John Gilmer, OH #214; and Interview with Abe Thurman OH #216.
Musician; U. S. Navy B-1 Band member
The U.S. Navy B-1 Band was the first all-African-American band in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
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