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Fort Knox Officers Training

In 1947 the first desegregated class of army officers was trained at Fort Knox Armory School. In the year 2000, Warren Taylor was the last survivor from that class.

For more see M. Woolhouse, "Fort Knox pioneered integrated military," The Courier-Journal, 7/4/2000.


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NKAA Source: Courier-Journal [Louisville] (newspaper)

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