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"And the victories of the war permitted other victories, such as that of African Americans in the civil rights movement. They were able to show all the great things they did during the war -- sometimes the finest pilots for example."

Nein, die weißen Amerikaner haben den Schwarzen nicht einfach so mehr Rechte gegeben, weil letztere im 2.Wkg ihren Wert bewiesen haben. Die Schwarzen Soldaten haben in Europa gemerkt, dass die Einheimischen sie besser behandelten als ihre weißen Vorgesetzten. Und sie haben in der Armee gelernt sich zu organisieren. Das hat letztlich zu der Bürgerrechtsbewegung geführt.

Sie sollten sich ein wenig besser über die afro-amerikanische Geschichte informieren.

"I like this goddamn country, you know that? That's right You know what the hell I learned? That a nigger ain't no different from nobody else. I had to come over here to learn that . . . They don't teach that stuff back in the land of the free.

Maybe I'll write a book about all this I'll write a book and tell how the Germans listen attentively to speeches on democracy and then look around at the segregated camps and race riots over white women and listen to the slurs on Negro soldiers on the streets, and then how Germans in the coffee houses along the Hauptstrasse . . . gather and laugh at the Americans who preach a sermon on what they, themselves, do not yet know."
--William Gardner Smith, Last of the Conquerors, 19481