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Private John Kinloch in his U.S. Army uniform, circa 1943, Los Angeles

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Title:Private John Kinloch in his U.S. Army uniform, circa 1943, Los Angeles
Date:1943
Description:

Photograph of Pvt. John Kinloch in his U.S. Army uniform. Kinloch, the nephew of Charlotta Bass, was inducted into the U.S. Army in 1943. He was sent to Europe, where he was a correspondent for several military publications and American newspapers. In 1945, he volunteered to serve in the infantry and was among the first African-American soldiers to engage in a desegregated U.S. Army battle on the German front. Kinloch was killed while fighting in an attack against the Germans on April 3, 1945.

Local identification number: scl-m0020

Local identification number: scl-mss064-0020~1; scl-mss064-0020~2

Types:Photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Kinloch, John Spears, 1922(?)-1945 | Bass, Charlotta A., 1879-1969 | World War, 1939-1945 | African American soldiers | United States, California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, 34.0522342, -118.2436849
Collection:Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection
Institution:University of Southern California Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern California. Library | Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research
Original Material:

scl-m0000

Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection, 1880-1986

University of Southern California. Libraries

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