Marvin Sanders at war
During World War II, Fireman First Class Marvin Sanders of the U.S. Coast Guard served in the Pacific on an Army repair ship. He was one of more than 5,000 African Americans who served in the Coast Guard during the war.
National Archives, Records of the Office of War Information
- The Lions' History: Researching World War II Images of African Americans
- ARC Gallery: African Americans
- ARC Gallery: World War II