Killing of Charlie Cleveland Kimble in Texas in 1945
Charlie Cleveland Kimble (1927-1945), a U.S. Army soldier, was killed by a white guard stationed at Sheppard Field (now Sheppard Air Force Base) in Wichita County, Texas. The guard fatally shot Kimble. A letter to the NAACP indicates that the guard was court martialed but may have been retried.
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