President Harry Truman signed Executive Order No. 9981 on July 26, 1948, which ordered the integration of the U.S. military.
President Harry Truman signed Executive Order No. 9981 on July 26, 1948, which ordered the integration of the U.S. military. FM AP
President Harry Truman signed Executive Order No. 9981 on July 26, 1948, which ordered the integration of the U.S. military. FM AP

Truman ended military racial segregation exactly 69 years before Trump's transgender ban

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