B1 Navy Jazz Band for the cover of Military Officer.  Being a WWII AND Jazz enthusiast made this an amazing job to work on.  These history-making musicians were the 45 members of the all-black B-1 Band, organized in Greensboro, N.C. They were the first African- Americans to achieve a rank higher than messman in the modern Navy.  The highest rank achieved by any member of the B-1 Band was musician first class.  They helped desegregate the Navy during WWII.
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