Harry S. Truman Quote

It is hereby declared to be the policy of the President that there shall be equality of treatment and opportunity for all persons in the armed services without regard to race, color, religion or national origin. This policy shall be put into effect as rapidly as possible, having due regard to the time required to effectuate any necessary changes without impairing efficiency or morale.


Executive Order 9981 (1948)

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It is hereby declared to be the policy of the President that there shall be equality of treatment and opportunity for all persons in the armed...

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It is hereby declared to be the policy of the President that there shall be equality of treatment and opportunity for all persons in the armed...

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It is hereby declared to be the policy of the President that there shall be equality of treatment and opportunity for all persons in the armed...

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It is hereby declared to be the policy of the President that there shall be equality of treatment and opportunity for all persons in the armed...