Episode 15: Almost Instant Integration

George Hardy

After World War II, the U.S. Armed Forces desegregated. How did that affect George Hardy’s joining back up?

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Ep 15: Jun 23, 2020

In this episode, we continue from George Hardy’s World War II story into the desegregation of the armed forces in 1948, hearing how that affected his service into the Korean war in 1950 and tracking some of the white backlash that followed politically nationwide.

Hear more from George in his Season 1 episodes, For the Mechanically Minded and Airmen Flew High.

Thank you to Joe Faust of Tuskegee Airmen Inc. for connecting us with George for this episode. 50% of listener support from this episode (top of page) will then be donated to their Youth Aerospace and STEM Academy–thank you for contributing, here.

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