Oral History Interview of Lorenzo Bell, tape 1 of 2

In part one of his two-part interview, Lorenzo Bell recalls his experiences as a black soldier in Italy and Austria during World War II. He describes his training and life in an artillery unit, and relates experiences as a black soldier in a segregated army. Lorenzo Bell was a soldier in Italy during World War II. As well as his…

Oral History Interview of Lorenzo Bell, tape 2 of 2

In part two of his two-part interview, Lorenzo Bell describes his experiences as a black soldier in Italy and Austria at the end of World War II. He describes his post-war life and the racism he encountered at home. Lorenzo Bell was a soldier in Italy during World War II and before was a member of the choir group Wings…