17 Jul 2019

United States
  • 75 years after the Port Chicago explosion of 17 Jul 1944, by act of Congress, all 50 African-American sailors charged with mutiny following their refusal to resume loading munitions (all of whom had passed away) were fully exonerated of all charges and their records restored. ww2dbase [Port Chicago Naval Munitions Explosion | Washington DC | DS]

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