Selma is a city in Alabama located on the banks of the Alabama River. Selma was a Confederate industrial base during the American Civil War, and was sacked by Union forces in 1865. In 1965, the Selma Voting Rights Movement and three civil rights marches to Montgomery began in the city.

Selma in Southern VictoryEdit

After Huntsville and Birmingham fell to U.S. troops, the U.S. began aerial bombing of Selma. General Irving Morrell anticipated that Selma would fall in short order by the middle of 1944.