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Montford Point Marines 1942-1949  

From 1942-1949, appx. 20,000 African-American men enlisted in the Marine Corps. This guide highlights select archival resources concerning the Montford Point Marines & their contribution to Marine Corps history.
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Oral History Overview

SgtMaj Edgar Richard Huff

Interview with SgtMaj Edgar R. Huff. Huff talks about his prior service background, enlistment in Marine Corps, and experiences at boot camp at Montford Point in 1942. He also describes recruit training, his experience as a drill instructor, and services as Field Sergeant Major of recruit training, 1943-1944. (Catalog number 14045).


Interview Excerpt

This audio clip is an excerpt from an interview conducted by the Marine Corps History Division.

In this excerpt, Huff describes how during 1942-1943, he went from serving as a gun commander of the 155mm gun battery of the 51st Composite Defense Battalion, to training Marines as one of the first black drill instructors at Montford Point.


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