Army Life: Celebs With Military Backgrounds

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Sammy Davis, Jr.

The iconic entertainer experienced his first brush with racism during a stint with the US Army in World War II. "Overnight, the world looked different," he explained. "It wasn't one color anymore."  

(Photo: Gilles Petard/Redferns)

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