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  • Wise Son Wise Son Feb 23, 2013 09:36 Flag

    Military Cross for 1st Black Footballer

    Really? Exactly how am I being racist?

    "I cannot see any reason for saying the powers that be overlooked his abilities"

    So, when the researcher says, ‘It would have been very unusual, having joined the army in 1914, getting promoted as he did and surviving until 1918, for Tull not to be recommended for any military decoration...It would have been virtually unheard of if you had survived that long,’ you don't think he was treated unusually? You think that the reasons for his unusual treatment were somthing OTHER than his race?

    "his exploits on the football field had no bearing on the battlefield"

    Did anyone suggest it did?