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75 Years in Europe

During the past 75 years, through stories, photographs and videos, the Stars and Stripes staff has chronicled the history of America’s military in Europe. Below are some of the moments staff writers have covered, from the mundane to the shocking.
Celebrating 75 years of serving America's military in Europe
During the past 75 years, through stories, photographs and videos, the Stars and Stripes staff has chronicled the history of America’s military in Europe. Below are some of the moments staff writers have covered, from the mundane to the shocking.
Julia Edwards: fierce advocate for female war correspondents
Soon after Julia Edwards landed her first reporting job in 1946 at Stars and Stripes, she learned female journalists were afforded “special treatment.” Male colleagues, she noted, "gossiped outrageously" about them. Military officials, who had often barred them from the front lines during the fighting, remained dismissive.


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Crack negro artillery outfit praised for work in France
Showing utter contempt for "master race" divisions facing them, U.S. Negro artillerymen, firing 155mm. howitzers, are blasting German installations and troop concentrations, pounding to pieces the Nazi theory of "inferior" and "superior" races.

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