African American War Heroes

African American War Heroes

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Detailed profiles bring stories of African American heroism in the U.S. armed forces to life, from the American Revolution through the conflict in Afghanistan. a€c Shares 80 detailed biographies of African Americans who earned their nation's highest medals for valor a€c Covers both well-known and more obscure individuals throughout U.S. military history a€c Offers 10 sidebars on important African American segregated units and critical events pertaining to African American participation in the military a€c Includes an introductory essay to provide a conceptual framework for students a€c Features a fact box at the top of each entry to provide at-a-glance information about the recipient and his/her award(s)Hope aamp; Glory: Essays on the Legacy of the Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Regiment. Amherst: ... Reluctantly, he reenrolled in a Shanghai Military School and learned Chinese, Hindi, and German. During the ... In 1938, he was forced to flee Spain and headed for France and then back to the United States. Service: Armyanbsp;...

Title:African American War Heroes
Author:James B. Martin
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2014-05-12


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