African Americans on Postage Stamps

Military: Benjamin O. Davis, Sr.

32-cent Benjamin O. Davis Sr. stamp
The Brig. Gen. Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. stamp was issued January 28, 1997.

Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. distinguished himself in a long military career that saw him become the nation's first African-American brigadier general. He was a driving force in the eventual integration of the U.S. armed forces.

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