Discusses the contributions of black soldiers in the United States, from the American Revolution to the battlefields of today, presenting individual and group stories, details of battles, and descriptions of army life.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 156) and index.
The American Revolution, slavery, and the antebellum South
The Civil War, western expansion, and Buffalo Soldiers
World War I : Black officers and the new Negroes
World War II : Black women at war
World War II : Tuskegee Airmen soaring above, 758th tankers rumbling below
World War II : song of the South Pacific
Korea and Vietnam : combat integration and Black power
The modern era and the evolution of Black leadership.
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