Britain’s mixed-race GI babies want to know why they were given away – CNN

Historian Lucy Bland estimates that around 2,000 mixed-race children were born in the UK to British women and African-American servicemen between 1943 and 1946. The US Army refused permission for black GIs to marry their pregnant white girlfriends and so the babies they gave birth to were branded “illegitimate.”

Source: Britain’s mixed-race GI babies want to know why they were given away – CNN

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