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ABOVE Lt. James Reese Europe, left, arrives in New York with the 369th Infantry, commonly known as the “Harlem Hellfighters,” following the conclusion of ...

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On this day in Alabama History: James Reese Europe led the 'Harlem Hellfighters' Photograph shows African-American musicians in the 369th Infantry Regiment ...

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James Reese Europe lead the 369th Infantry Regiment, also known as the Harlem Hellfighters,

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Members of the 369th Infantry band perform under the direction of Lt. James Reese Europe in France, 1918. (Underwood Archives/Getty Images)

Officers of the 369th and 370th return home bearing the Cross of War medal, 1919

Lt. US Army, 369th. Infantry Regiment's Marching Band Director. Born in 1880 and died in 1919. Lt. James Reese Europe was an American ragtime and early jazz ...

After graduating from high school in 1903, James Reese Europe headed to New York, determined to pursue a career in music.

Lt. James Reese Europe, famous leader of the 369th Infantry "Hell Fighters" Band. Photo courtesy of Reid Badger.

ABOVE A New York crowd eagerly awaits the passing of the famous 369th Infantry.

Lt. James Reese Europe leads the 369th band in their victory parade in New York. Feb. 17, 1919. (Bettmann/Corbis)

What the 369th had that set it apart was strong leadership by black officers as well as white— and the best damned band in the American Army.

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James Reese Europe: American Jazz King lead his Harlem Hellfighter's Band throughout France.

Performed by the Infantry Regiment “Harlem Hellfighters” Band, directed by Lt. Jim Europe, World War I.

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After graduating from high school in 1903, James Reese Europe headed to New York, determined to pursue a career in music.

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369th Infantry Regiment (United States) The 369th Infantry Regiment, formerly known as the 15th New York National Guard Regiment, was …

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James Reese Europe Funeral On February 17, 1919, the 369th Infantry Regiment " ...

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After enlisting, the freshly minted recruits had to undergo basic training in Spartanburg, South Carolina—not exactly a hotbed of acceptance at the time.

Hogan is doffing his hat, center, with Europe standing just below on Hogan's left. Fletcher's biography (see Sources) refers to this group as the Nashville ...

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369th Sustainment Brigade parade in New York City Veterans Day

Reginald Sanders, former commander of the 369th Sustainment Brigade, and The Harlem

[Photograph of Captain Hamilton Fish III (Center), with members of Company K, 369th Infantry, 1917. Courtesy of the Orange County Post]

The 369th spent 191 consecutive days on the front lines. Which means they saw more action than any other American regiment. They were also the first Allied ...

In August 1940, the 369th Infantry was reorganized and redesignated as the 369th Coast Artillery (Antiaircraft) Regiment. In the photograph, noncommissioned ...

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James Reese Europe (22 February 1880 – 9 May 1919) was an American ragtime and early jazz bandleader, arranger, and composer. He was the leading figure on ...

Sgt. Henry Johnson of the 369th Infantry Regiment was awarded the French Croix de Guerre

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The Harlem Hellfighters, a new graphic novel by Max Brooks, retells the story of the first African-American unit to fight in World War I.

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Noble Sissle. "Memoirs of 'Jim' Europe," ca. 1942. Typescript manuscript. NAACP Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (191.00.00) Enlarge ...

... sharp Army unit lead by well-educated black officers and from Harlem, the center of the 1930's black American cultural renaissance. James Reese Europe ...

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James Reese Europe (22 February 1880 – 9 May 1919) was an American ragtime and early jazz bandleader, arranger, and composer. He was the leading figure on ...

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James Reese Europe and the Clef Club Orchestra at the Manhattan Casino, May, 1911 by special permission of the Maryland Historical Society

Soldier-Musicians of the African American 369th Infantry Regimental Band conduct a performance in France

ABOVE Just three months after the bandleader's triumphant return from World War I, Lt. James Reese Europe's funeral procession wound through the streets of ...

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The 369th Regiment, or the “Harlem Hellfighters,” was the first African American regiment to fight in World War I. Their bravery in France won them that ...

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Colonel William Hayward; commanding officer of the 369th infantry on the left. Major Arthur Little, who wrote the 369th's regimental history From Harlem to ...

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The band became the 369th New York Regimental Band, known as the “Hellfighters”.On New Year's Day 1918, Europe stepped off a troop ship onto French soil at ...

James Reese Europe (22 February 1880 – 9 May 1919) was an American ragtime and early jazz bandleader, arranger, and composer. He was the leading figure on ...

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Not yet settled into AA camps, newly arrived 369th troops

Nathaniel James, president of the 369th Regiment Museum (Photo via

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James Reese Europe (22 February 1880 – 9 May 1919) was an American ragtime and early jazz bandleader, arranger, and composer. He was the leading figure on ...

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Summer 2014 marks the Centenary of the start of World War I. When the 369th Harlem Infantry (originally the 15th Regiment) was dispatched to France they ...

Wartime poster of the 369th fighting German soldiers, with the figure of Abraham Lincoln above

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The 369th Infantry Regiment, known as the "Harlem Hellfighters," return home to

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