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Freedom struggles : African Americans and World War I

Author: Adriane Lentz-Smith
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harvard University Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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For many of the 200,000 African American soldiers sent to Europe with the American Expeditionary Forces in WWI, encounters with French civilians and colonial African troops led them to imagine a world beyond Jim Crow. This work explores how WWI mobilized a generation.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adriane Lentz-Smith
ISBN: 0674062051 9780674062054
OCLC Number: 734009896
Awards: Honor Book Winner, The Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Awards
Description: 318 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : studying war --
World on fire --
Fighting the southern huns --
Men in the making --
At war in the terrestrial heaven --
The world's experience --
Saving Sergeant Caldwell --
Forewarned is forearmed --
Epilogue : the fruit of conquest.
Responsibility: Adriane Lentz-Smith.

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