Armistice signed, ending World War I. Official records listed 370,000 Black soldiers and 1400 Black commissioned officers. A little more than half of these soldiers served in the European Theater. Three Black regiments the 369th, 371st and 372nd received the Croix de Guerre for valor. The 369th was the first American unit to reach the Rhine. Various individual Blacks were decorated for bravery. The first soldiers in the American army to be decorated for bravery in France were Henry Johnson and Needham Roberts of the 369th Infantry Regiment. Blacks were angered by a series of racial incidents.