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Harlem Hellfighters Black Soldiers World Wars I and II T-Shirt

Harlem Hellfighters Black Soldiers World Wars I and II T-Shirt

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Regular price $29.00 USD
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  LENGTH (inches) WIDTH (inches) CHEST (inches)
S 28 18 34-37
M 29 20 38-41
L 30 22 42-45
XL 31 24 46-49
2XL 32 26 50-53
3XL 33 28 54-57
4XL 34 30 58-61
5XL 35 31 62-65

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The Harlem Hellfighters Black Soldiers of World Wars I and II T-Shirt is a must-have for any Black history lovers wardrobe. This unisex t-shirt celebrates the all-Black 369th infantry regiment, known for their bravery and sacrifice in World War I and II. The arched design adds a unique touch to this lightweight and breathable cotton tee, perfect for any casual or laid-back occasion. Upgrade your everyday look with this essential piece of Black history.

• 100% combed and ring-spun cotton
• Pre-shrunk fabric
• Side-seamed construction
• Shoulder-to-shoulder taping
• Designed, printed and shipped in the USA
• Black Owned & Operated Business

Product Features

• 100% combed and ring-spun cotton (Heather colors contain polyester)
• Fabric weight: 4.2 oz/yd² (142 g/m²)
• Pre-shrunk fabric
• Side-seamed construction
• Shoulder-to-shoulder taping
• Blank product sourced from Guatemala, Nicaragua, Mexico, Honduras, or the US
• Designed, printed and shipped in the USA
• Black Owned & Operated Business


* This product is made especially for you as soon as you place an order, which is why it takes us a bit longer to deliver it to you. Making products on demand instead of in bulk helps reduce overproduction and waste, so thank you for making thoughtful purchasing decisions!

The Incredable History!

The Harlem Hellfighters were an all-Black infantry regiment that served in World War I & II. Despite facing discrimination and segregation in the military, they became one of the most decorated units in the war. The Hellfighters spent more time in combat than any other American unit and never lost a trench to the enemy. Their bravery and sacrifice paved the way for future generations of African American soldiers and helped to challenge racial prejudices both in the military and in American society as a whole.

The Harlem Hellfighters, officially known as the 369th Infantry Regiment, was formed in 1916 in New York City. It was made up of black soldiers, many of whom were from Harlem, and was commanded by white officers. The regiment was initially designated for non-combat duties but was later sent to France in 1918 to fight on the front lines.

Upon their arrival in France, the Hellfighters were assigned to the French Army because the U.S. military did not want to integrate black soldiers into their forces. The French recognized the value of the Hellfighters and gave them their famous nickname, the "Men of Bronze," after their bravery in battle. The nickname "Hell-fighters" come from their German foes.

The Hellfighters fought in some of the bloodiest battles of the war, including the Meuse-Argonne Offensive and the Battle of Belleau Wood. They spent a total of 191 days on the front lines, longer than any other American unit in World War I. The regiment also never lost a trench to the enemy and received numerous awards and honors, including the Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honor from the French government.

Despite their heroic service, the Hellfighters faced racism and discrimination both in the military and upon their return home. However, their bravery and sacrifice helped to challenge racial prejudices in America and paved the way for future generations of African American soldiers.

Today, the Harlem Hellfighters are remembered as a symbol of black pride and military excellence. Their legacy continues to inspire and educate people about the contributions of African Americans to American history and the fight for equality.

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peteroe77

It would be nice if it was dri-fit.

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Colorado

I love this T-shirt, and what it states. Not many people know about the Harlem hellfighters. That's great. Looks good and every time I go in the VA wearing it, another vet asked me about my shirt.

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Derrick D.

Good quality and fit.

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