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United States Armed Forces [Eugene W. Williams' Death Certificate]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09587.171 Author/Creator: United States Armed Forces Place Written: s.l. Type: Document signed Date: 14 September 1949 Pagination: 1 p. ; 22.9 x 27.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Document from the United States Armed Forces certifying that Eugene W. Williams died serving his country on September 14, 1949. It says "this certificate is awarded as a testimonial of Honest and Faithful Service." It is signed by the secretary of the Air Force.

People: Williams, Eugene W. (1925 - 1949)

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryMilitary PersonnelMilitary ServiceAir ForceChildren and FamilyDeath

Sub Era: Postwar Politics and the Cold War

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