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<div style="display:none;font-size:1px;color:#fff;line-height:1px;max-height:0;max-width:0;opacity:0;overflow:hidden">Descendants say the soldiers carried the scars of brutal combat and remained second class citizens in the U.S.</div><div><table width="100%" align="left" border="0" style="margin:0" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><tbody><tr><td id="m_-360572969315984200EMAIL_CONTAINER" align="left" width="100%"><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr style="width:100%"><td style="padding:15px 0 5px;border-bottom:1px solid #dcdcdc;text-align:center;width:100%"><div style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12px;text-align:center;width:100%;padding-bottom:10px"><a href="https://nl.nytimes.com/f/a/BXeGyKoz2yoFCHvZcYOqSA~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRjA2HmP4QoAWh0dHBzOi8vbWVzc2FnaW5nLWN1c3RvbS1uZXdzbGV0dGVycy5ueXRpbWVzLmNvbS90ZW1wbGF0ZS9vYWt2Mj9jYW1wYWlnbl9pZD0zNyZlbWM9ZWRpdF9ycl8yMDIxMDgyMSZpbnN0YW5jZV9pZD0zODQ2OSZubD1yYWNlJTJGcmVsYXRlZCZwcm9kdWN0Q29kZT1SUiZyZWdpX2lkPTQyNzQwODk3JnNlZ21lbnRfaWQ9NjY4OTYmdGU9MSZ1cmk9bnl0JTNBJTJGJTJGbmV3c2xldHRlciUyRjIwZDVhNDM0LWFjZGMtNTFiNy1iN2RkLTdlNGRhNDk1YjY4OSZ1c2VyX2lkPTM5MzhmMTdkODE4MmEyMmZkZTE0NjdmZjlkMGJiNWM1VwNueXRCCmEf5twgYdIloV1SEGxpbWFAZ2VuZXNlby5lZHVYBAAAAAA~" alt="View in browser" style="color:#666;text-decoration:none;line-height:18px" target="_blank">View in browser</a><span style="color:#dcdcdc;margin:0 10px">|</span><a href="https://nl.nytimes.com/f/a/dQIL9X-D83tebJvemTP4sQ~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRjA2HmP0SwaHR0cHM6Ly93d3cubnl0aW1lcy5jb20vP2NhbXBhaWduX2lkPTM3JmVtYz1lZGl0X3JyXzIwMjEwODIxJmluc3RhbmNlX2lkPTM4NDY5Jm5sPXJhY2UlMkZyZWxhdGVkJnJlZ2lfaWQ9NDI3NDA4OTcmc2VnbWVudF9pZD02Njg5NiZ0ZT0xJnVzZXJfaWQ9MzkzOGYxN2Q4MTgyYTIyZmRlMTQ2N2ZmOWQwYmI1YzVXA255dEIKYR_m3CBh0iWhXVIQbGltYUBnZW5lc2VvLmVkdVgEAAAAAA~~" alt="The New York Times" style="color:#666;text-decoration:none;line-height:18px" target="_blank">nytimes.com</a></div><a href="#m_-360572969315984200_a11y-skip-ad-marquee" style="display:block;width:1px;height:1px;max-height:1px;overflow:hidden;color:transparent">Continue reading the main story</a><span style="width:100%;text-align:center"><table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"><tbody><tr><td colspan="2" align="center"></td></tr><tr><td height="10px"></td></tr></tbody></table></span></td></tr><tr style="width:100%" id="m_-360572969315984200_a11y-skip-ad-marquee"><td class="m_-360572969315984200css-kd0pk" style="border-bottom:1px solid #dcdcdc;padding:25px 0 20px;width:100%;text-align:center" width="100%" align="center"><div class="m_-360572969315984200css-1nu1ipb" style="margin-bottom:15px"><a href="https://nl.nytimes.com/f/a/zRnEqdXcAoqoi4WFZQd6Vw~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRjA2HmP0S-aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cubnl0aW1lcy5jb20vc3BvdGxpZ2h0L3JhY2U_Y2FtcGFpZ25faWQ9MzcmZW1jPWVkaXRfcnJfMjAyMTA4MjEmaW5zdGFuY2VfaWQ9Mzg0Njkmbmw9cmFjZSUyRnJlbGF0ZWQmcmVnaV9pZD00Mjc0MDg5NyZzZWdtZW50X2lkPTY2ODk2JnRlPTEmdXNlcl9pZD0zOTM4ZjE3ZDgxODJhMjJmZGUxNDY3ZmY5ZDBiYjVjNVcDbnl0QgphH-bcIGHSJaFdUhBsaW1hQGdlbmVzZW8uZWR1WAQAAAAA" alt="More Race/Related" target="_blank"><img src="https://static.nytimes.com/email-images/newsletters/racerelated/rrheader.png" alt="More Race/Related" style="width:300px" width="300"></a></div><p style="width:100%;margin-bottom:0;font:12px/12px georgia,serif">August 21, 2021</p></td></tr><tr><td height="20" width="100%" style="font-size:0;line-height:0"></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><table width="100%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" style="border-spacing:0;font-family:arial,sans-serif;color:#333;padding:0;background:#fff"><tbody><tr><td style="width:100%;padding:0;line-height:1" width="100%"><img src="https://static01.nyt.com/images/2021/08/22/nyregion/21-Race-related-hellfighters01/21-Race-related-hellfighters01-articleLarge-v2.jpg" class="m_-360572969315984200css-zh06no" style="display:block;width:100%;height:auto;padding-top:10px"></td></tr><tr><td class="m_-360572969315984200css-1ukdnh3" style="text-align:left;width:100%;padding-top:8px;padding-bottom:15px;line-height:14px" width="100%" align="left"><span><span class="m_-360572969315984200css-atnqj9" style="margin:0;font:normal 14px georgia,serif;color:#666">The descendants of Sgt. Leander Willett, who fought in World War I: Zakharii Willetts, Debra Willett, Kheli Willetts and Leander Willetts IV.</span><span class="m_-360572969315984200css-hpkdsj" style="margin:0;font:normal 11px georgia,serif;padding-left:5px;color:#888;letter-spacing:.01em">Desiree Rios for The New York Times</span></span></td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><h2 style="color:#000;font:400 25px/32.5px georgia,serif;margin:0 0 10px">An Exceptional Unit of Black Soldiers</h2></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td style="padding:0 0 15px;vertical-align:middle" valign="middle"><p style="font:13px/18px arial,sans-serif;letter-spacing:.2px;color:#000;margin-bottom:0;font:600 13px/18px arial,sans-serif">By Precious Fondren</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p style="color:#333;font:normal 17px/25px georgia,serif;margin:0 0 15px">For most of her life Debra Willett had a vague idea about who her grandfather was. She knew he had fought in France in World War I at some point.</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p style="color:#333;font:normal 17px/25px georgia,serif;margin:0 0 15px">But she didn’t grasp the importance of what her grandfather, who died in 1956, had accomplished until she began doing some genealogy research in 1998.</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p style="color:#333;font:normal 17px/25px georgia,serif;margin:0 0 15px">Sgt. Leander Willett served with the distinguished 369th Infantry Regiment, commonly known as the Harlem Hellfighters, the most celebrated regiment of Black soldiers during World War I. Unlike many Black soldiers who were limited to manual labor and custodial duties, the Harlem Hellfighters made it to the front lines. There were celebrated for their bravery, helping to change the perception of Black soldiers as inferior.</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p style="color:#333;font:normal 17px/25px georgia,serif;margin:0 0 15px">As time passed, however, the Hellfighters, who numbered in the thousands, were largely forgotten. Somehow, they did not maintain the same historical prestige as the <a href="https://nl.nytimes.com/f/a/5jAzu0vFjzZfv0dgrAhnOQ~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRjA2HmP0TTaHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuaGlzdG9yeS5jb20vdG9waWNzL3dvcmxkLXdhci1paS90dXNrZWdlZS1haXJtZW4_Y2FtcGFpZ25faWQ9MzcmZW1jPWVkaXRfcnJfMjAyMTA4MjEmaW5zdGFuY2VfaWQ9Mzg0Njkmbmw9cmFjZSUyRnJlbGF0ZWQmcmVnaV9pZD00Mjc0MDg5NyZzZWdtZW50X2lkPTY2ODk2JnRlPTEmdXNlcl9pZD0zOTM4ZjE3ZDgxODJhMjJmZGUxNDY3ZmY5ZDBiYjVjNVcDbnl0QgphH-bcIGHSJaFdUhBsaW1hQGdlbmVzZW8uZWR1WAQAAAAA" class="m_-360572969315984200css-5nb5nb" style="color:#286ed0;text-decoration:underline;font-family:inherit;font-size:inherit" target="_blank">Tuskegee Airmen</a>, the country’s first Black aviation unit, or the <a href="https://nl.nytimes.com/f/a/t1fa1jtn2rJn8ASayq35kQ~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRjA2HmP0S5aHR0cHM6Ly9tb250Zm9yZHBvaW50bWFyaW5lcy5vcmcvP2NhbXBhaWduX2lkPTM3JmVtYz1lZGl0X3JyXzIwMjEwODIxJmluc3RhbmNlX2lkPTM4NDY5Jm5sPXJhY2UlMkZyZWxhdGVkJnJlZ2lfaWQ9NDI3NDA4OTcmc2VnbWVudF9pZD02Njg5NiZ0ZT0xJnVzZXJfaWQ9MzkzOGYxN2Q4MTgyYTIyZmRlMTQ2N2ZmOWQwYmI1YzVXA255dEIKYR_m3CBh0iWhXVIQbGltYUBnZW5lc2VvLmVkdVgEAAAAAA~~" class="m_-360572969315984200css-5nb5nb" style="color:#286ed0;text-decoration:underline;font-family:inherit;font-size:inherit" target="_blank">Montford Point Marines</a>, the first Black marines, though the Harlem Hellfighters preceded both groups.</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p style="color:#333;font:normal 17px/25px georgia,serif;margin:0 0 15px">Although they returned home to cheers after the war, the Hellfighters, their descendants say, carried the scars of brutal combat and, once the cheering had stopped, the disappointment of remaining second class citizens, subjected to racism and discrimination, in the very country they had served and defended.</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p style="color:#333;font:normal 17px/25px georgia,serif;margin:0 0 15px">“As I understand from my aunt and my father he never ever spoke about World War I,” said Ms. Willett, 63, who lives in Oyster Bay on Long Island. “My father thinks that the reason he didn’t speak about it was the fact that he was bayoneted and gassed and it left such a horrible impression upon him.”</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p style="color:#333;font:normal 17px/25px georgia,serif;margin:0 0 15px">She added that “because he was African American this was really nothing spoken about or celebrated.”</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><table width="100%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" style="border-spacing:0;font-family:arial,sans-serif;color:#333;padding:0;background:#fff"><tbody><tr><td style="width:100%;padding:0;line-height:1" width="100%"><img src="https://static01.nyt.com/images/2021/08/22/nyregion/21-racerelated-harlem-3-hellfighters/21-racerelated-harlem-3-hellfighters-articleLarge-v2.jpg" class="m_-360572969315984200css-zh06no" style="display:block;width:100%;height:auto;padding-top:10px"></td></tr><tr><td class="m_-360572969315984200css-1ukdnh3" style="text-align:left;width:100%;padding-top:8px;padding-bottom:15px;line-height:14px" width="100%" align="left"><span><span class="m_-360572969315984200css-atnqj9" style="margin:0;font:normal 14px georgia,serif;color:#666">The Harlem Hellfighters were the most celebrated Black regiment in World War I but were largely forgotten after returning to the United States, where they faced racism and discrimination.</span><span class="m_-360572969315984200css-hpkdsj" style="margin:0;font:normal 11px georgia,serif;padding-left:5px;color:#888;letter-spacing:.01em">via National Archives</span></span></td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p style="color:#333;font:normal 17px/25px georgia,serif;margin:0 0 15px">Until now. The Harlem Hellfighters, largely overlooked for more than a century, will be awarded a Congressional Gold Medal. The U.S. Senate recently passed legislation to give them the award, and President Biden is expected to sign the bill as early as this month.</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="center" style="padding:0"><a href="#m_-360572969315984200_a11y-skip-0" style="display:block;width:1px;height:1px;max-height:1px;overflow:hidden;color:transparent">Continue reading the main story</a></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td height="10px" width="100%" style="font-size:0;line-height:0"></td></tr><tr><td style="padding:15px 0;border-top:1px solid #dcdcdc;border-bottom:1px solid #dcdcdc;text-align:center;background-color:#fff"><h3 color="#666666" class="m_-360572969315984200css-1q4lnbl" style="font:10px/13px arial,sans-serif;color:#666;letter-spacing:.7px;margin-bottom:5px;margin-top:0;text-align:center">ADVERTISEMENT</h3><span style="width:100%;text-align:center"><table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="margin:0 auto"><tbody><tr><td colspan="2"></td></tr></tbody></table></span></td></tr><tr><td height="20px" width="100%" style="font-size:0;line-height:0"></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div id="m_-360572969315984200_a11y-skip-0" style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p style="color:#333;font:normal 17px/25px georgia,serif;margin:0 0 15px">“My vision is that the people in America should know about the Harlem Hellfighters as well as they know about the Tuskegee Airmen,” said Representative Thomas Suozzi, Democrat of New York, who sponsored the medal legislation along with Representative Adriano Espaillat, Democrat of New York. (The Tuskegee Airmen received the medal in 2007, followed by the Montford Point Marines in 2011.)</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p style="color:#333;font:normal 17px/25px georgia,serif;margin:0 0 15px">“I think that these are examples of great Americans who served their country and who never received the proper recognition,” Mr. Suozzi said. “And it’s never too late to do the right thing.”</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p style="color:#333;font:normal 17px/25px georgia,serif;margin:0 0 15px">Recently, the descendants of the Harlem Hellfighters, military veterans and elected officials gathered at the 369th Regiment Armory in Harlem to celebrate the passing of the bill. Mr. Suozzi, Mr. Espaillat, Senator Chuck Schumer of New York, and more made endearing speeches about the resilience of the Hellfighters.</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p style="color:#333;font:normal 17px/25px georgia,serif;margin:0 0 15px">In 1959, <a href="https://nl.nytimes.com/f/newsletter/CCettdxzZ4R9xI4Vc2g3TA~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRjA2HmP4QAAWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3Lm55dGltZXMuY29tLzIwMTQvMTAvMDMvbnlyZWdpb24vYW4tb3ZlcnNpZ2h0LW9mLW1pbGl0YXJ5LWhpc3RvcnktaXMtYWRkcmVzc2VkLWluLWhhcmxlbS5odG1sP2NhbXBhaWduX2lkPTM3JmVtYz1lZGl0X3JyXzIwMjEwODIxJmluc3RhbmNlX2lkPTM4NDY5Jm5sPXJhY2UlMkZyZWxhdGVkJnJlZ2lfaWQ9NDI3NDA4OTcmc2VnbWVudF9pZD02Njg5NiZ0ZT0xJnVzZXJfaWQ9MzkzOGYxN2Q4MTgyYTIyZmRlMTQ2N2ZmOWQwYmI1YzVXA255dEIKYR_m3CBh0iWhXVIQbGltYUBnZW5lc2VvLmVkdVgEAAAAAA~~" class="m_-3605729693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ck soldiers would not fare well on the battlefield, but could be useful abroad in other ways, so the unit was sent to South Carolina to train.</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p style="color:#333;font:normal 17px/25px georgia,serif;margin:0 0 15px">While stationed there, the soldiers — many of them strangers to the overt racism of the South — were barraged with racial slurs from their white peers and local citizens. Their commander told them to <a href="https://nl.nytimes.com/f/a/3Po8BvR70Luv0ItsoH33Hg~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRjA2HmP4QGAWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LnNtaXRoc29uaWFubWFnLmNvbS9oaXN0b3J5L29uZS1odW5kcmVkLXllYXJzLWFnby1oYXJsZW0taGVsbGZpZ2h0ZXJzLWJyYXZlbHktbGVkLXVzLXd3aS0xODA5Njg5NzcvP2NhbXBhaWduX2lkPTM3JmVtYz1lZGl0X3JyXzIwMjEwODIxJmluc3RhbmNlX2lkPTM4NDY5Jm5sPXJhY2UlMkZyZWxhdGVkJnJlZ2lfaWQ9NDI3NDA4OTcmc2VnbWVudF9pZD02Njg5NiZ0ZT0xJnVzZXJfaWQ9MzkzOGYxN2Q4MTgyYTIyZmRlMTQ2N2ZmOWQwYmI1YzVXA255dEIKYR_m3CBh0iWhXVIQbGltYUBnZW5lc2VvLmVkdVgEAAAAAA~~" class="m_-360572969315984200css-5nb5nb" style="color:#286ed0;text-decoration:underline;font-family:inherit;font-size:inherit" target="_blank">respond</a> to threats with “fortitude and without retaliation.”</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p style="color:#333;font:normal 17px/25px georgia,serif;margin:0 0 15px">“In the North things were somewhat better than they were in the South,” said Dr. Krewasky Salter, a historian and museum director who worked with Mr. Suozzi’s team to make sure the bill was historically accurate. “So when they came down South they weren’t necessarily willing to accept what they were receiving.”</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p style="color:#333;font:normal 17px/25px georgia,serif;margin:0 0 15px">When the soldiers arrived in Europe, they were relegated to building forts, roads, digging ditches, and other menial jobs. Their leader, Commander William Hayward, repeatedly requested that they serve on the battlefield instead.</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p style="color:#333;font:normal 17px/25px georgia,serif;margin:0 0 15px">Since American white soldiers were unwilling to fight alongside the Hellfighters, the Black soldiers were eventually assigned to the 16th Division of the French Army.</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p style="color:#333;font:normal 17px/25px georgia,serif;margin:0 0 15px">The Hellfighters spent 191 days in combat, which is believed to be longer than any other American unit in the war, according to multiple <a href="https://nl.nytimes.com/f/a/9tfrr5uPMK3hMlGyEpt8tw~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRjA2HmP0TgaHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuaGlzdG9yeS5jb20vdG9waWNzL3dvcmxkLXdhci1pL3RoZS1oYXJsZW0taGVsbGZpZ2h0ZXJzLXZpZGVvP2NhbXBhaWduX2lkPTM3JmVtYz1lZGl0X3JyXzIwMjEwODIxJmluc3RhbmNlX2lkPTM4NDY5Jm5sPXJhY2UlMkZyZWxhdGVkJnJlZ2lfaWQ9NDI3NDA4OTcmc2VnbWVudF9pZD02Njg5NiZ0ZT0xJnVzZXJfaWQ9MzkzOGYxN2Q4MTgyYTIyZmRlMTQ2N2ZmOWQwYmI1YzVXA255dEIKYR_m3CBh0iWhXVIQbGltYUBnZW5lc2VvLmVkdVgEAAAAAA~~" class="m_-360572969315984200css-5nb5nb" style="color:#286ed0;text-decoration:underline;font-family:inherit;font-size:inherit" target="_blank">accounts</a>. Henry Johnson and Needham Roberts were the first Americans, Black or white, to receive the Croix de Guerre, a French award given to those who show immense acts of heroism in battle.</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p style="color:#333;font:normal 17px/25px georgia,serif;margin:0 0 15px">James Reese Europe, a musician who joined the regiment as bandleader, introduced jazz to the French. His band played for soldiers at relief stations and in hospitals.</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p style="color:#333;font:normal 17px/25px georgia,serif;margin:0 0 15px">“My father used to tell me how famous my grandfather was and I was too young to appreciate it,” said James Reese Europe III, 65, at the armory. “Before the 100th commemoration of World War I came about, people were looking me up because of my name. And only then was when I started really looking into it.”</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div style="margin:0 auto;max-width:600px;width:100%"><table width="100%" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p style="color:#333;font:normal 17px/25px georgia,serif;margin:0 0 15px"><span style="font-style:italic;font-size:inh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