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Willing Patriots - Men of Color in the First World War

Dalessandro, Robert J. and Gerald Torrence

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ISBN 10: 0764332333 / ISBN 13: 9780764332333
Published by Schiffer Military Books
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BRAND NEW Oversized Hardcover in Dust Jacket - 256pp - the story of Black Americans who served in the U.S. Army in the First World War. The book provides the reader deeply researched treatment of the organization, combat history/battle participation of all black troops including the two infantry divisions, supporting organizations of the Services Of Supply, and the special troops. Additionally, the work contains an exhaustive bibliography of primary and secondary references for each unit informing the reader of sources for further study; lavishly illustrated with nearly 300 detailed color and war-era photographs of these valorous men. These rare and previously unpublished photographs are drawn from public and private collections nationwide providing a lens into this long forgotten aspect of World War I - Overseas Shipping on this via Airmail Only! A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Veteran Owned Bookshop in business since 1992!. Bookseller Inventory # 1244578

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Title: Willing Patriots - Men of Color in the First...

Publisher: Schiffer Military Books

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:BRAND NEW

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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Willing Patriots tells the story of Black Americans who served in the
U.S. Army in the First World War. The book provides the reader deeply
researched treatment of the organization, combat history/battle
participation of all black troops including the two infantry divisions,
supporting organizations of the Services Of Supply, and the special
troops. Additionally, the work contains an exhaustive bibliography of
primary and secondary references for each unit informing the reader
of sources for further study; lavishly illustrated with nearly 300 detailed
color and war-era photographs of these valorous men. These
rare and previously unpublished photographs are drawn from public
and private collections nationwide providing a lens into this long
forgotten aspect of World War I.

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