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Joseph Smith - World War II

Joseph Smith served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. He was an African American serviceman who experienced discrimination and segregation during his military service. He served in the Pacific Theater as a truck driver in the Okinawa Campaign.

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Joseph Smith’s Certificate of Gratitude from Massachusetts.

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Certificate of Honorable and Satisfactory Service (back)

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Certificate of Honorable and Satisfactory Service (front)

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Honorable Discharge (front)

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Honorable Discharge (back)

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