Donald Van Blake was born in Plainfield, New Jersey, and during the Second World War served in the "Red Ball Express" as a truck driver. After the war, he was active in the Civil Rights Movement and went on to have a career in transportation.
Van Blake, Donald
- Links to Oral History Sessions:
Van Blake, Donald Part 1 (December 19, 2007)
Van Blake, Donald Part 2 (January 15, 2008)
- Conflict(s): World War II
- Military Branch & Unit: Army
- Theater(s): European