Jackie Robinson served as a second lieutenant in the United States Army between 1942-1944.
Jackie Robinson did not Join the army he was drafted in 1942.
YES. From 1942 to 1944, Robinson served as a second lieutenant in the United States Army. The ended before he saw combat.
No. Jackie Robinson served on active duty after having been drafted. The component where draftees are assigned to is known as the Army of the United States - the National Guard is an entirely separate component.
Jackie robinson went into the Army before baseball.
After being arrested and court-martialed during boot camp after he refused to move to the back of a segregated bus during training, Jackie Robinson was later acquitted of the charges and received an honorable discharge in 1944 from the United States Army.
Jackie Robinson served the U.S. Army from 1942-1945.
Well It Was Jackie Robinson Goals Were To Play Baseball & To Help EveryOne Be Equal. Jackie robinson Served the U.S army From 1942-1945 .
He got in fights
He was in the army first
He was assigned to an Armor unit.
1919 -Jackie Robinson was born in Cairo, Georgia on January 31. 1920 -Robinson's family moved to Pasadena, California. 1937 -Jackie enrolled at Pasadena Junior College. 1939 -Jackie enrolled at UCLA! 1942 -He was inducted into the United States Army. 1943 - Private Robinson was commissioned as a second lieutenant. 1944 -Second Lieutenant Robinson was court-martialed for insubordination and was honorably discharged from the Army. 1945 -He joined the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro Baseball Leagues. While playing there, he met with Branch Rickey and signed a contract to play for the Montreal Royals, a major league baseball team. 1946 -Jackie married Rachel Isum and soon after they had a son, Jackie Jr. He also played his first game for the Montreal Royals. During 1946 to 1970, Jackie played lots of games. 1971 -Jackie Robinson Jr. died in a car accident. 1972 -Jackie Robinson, Sr. died in Stamford, CT on October 24. 1986 -Jackie was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. 1990 - Jackie Robinson was named man of the year!