Camp Blanding was a major U.S. Army training facility during the Second World War.
Additional information on the history of Camp Blanding during WWII can be found in a paper here.
Click on the link above to read an article on segregation at McDill Air Force Base during WWII.
Letter on display Merchant Marine Museum JAX
Courtesy of the Beaches Museum. Click on the image above for more information.
Sinking of the SS Gulf America. Courtesy of Jacksonville.com Click on image above to be taken to an article on this subject.