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Brothers in arms : [the epic story of the 761st tank battalion, WWII's forgotten heroes]

Author: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; Anthony Walton; Richard Allen
Publisher: Santa Ana, CA : Books on Tape, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : Library edView all editions and formats
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A world famous basketball player writing about the history of World War II may seem incongruous. But there is an order to these things: Abdul-Jabbar's high school mentor, Leonard Smith, was in the 761st Battalion, the first all-black tank battalion to see combat in World War II. Together, Abdul-Jabbar and Smith interviewed the unit's 70 survivors and gleaned from them the story of this amazing band of brothers.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: Leonard Smith; William McBurney; Preston McNeil
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; Anthony Walton; Richard Allen
ISBN: 141590023X 9781415900239
OCLC Number: 55497841
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Unabridged.
Compact disc.
Performer(s): Read by Richard Allen.
Description: 8 sound discs (72 min. each) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anthony Walton.

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A world famous basketball player writing about the history of World War II may seem incongruous. But there is an order to these things: Abdul-Jabbar's high school mentor, Leonard Smith, was in the 761st Battalion, the first all-black tank battalion to see combat in World War II. Together, Abdul-Jabbar and Smith interviewed the unit's 70 survivors and gleaned from them the story of this amazing band of brothers.

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