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Scope and Contents From the Collection: Over 170 photographs of African American men in military uniform that lacks any distinguishing insignia but some uniforms feature a coiled rattlesnake, the patch adopted by the 369th Infantry Regiment which was stationed in Hawaii during World War II. The men of this regiment called themselves the Black Rattlers, Harlem Hell-fighters, and the Men of Bronze. The 369th Regiment was formerly known as the 15th New York National Guard Regiment, the first African American to serve with the American...