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Jackie Robinson - Court Martial Charges

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This document depicts the actual charges which were filed against Lt. Jack Robinson.  He was prosecuted for:

  • Disrespecting a superior officer; and
  • Failure to follow that officer's direct order. 

He was not prosecuted for refusing to give-up his seat and move to the back of a bus.

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Media Credits

Image of original document online, courtesy U.S. National Archives.

 

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