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A more unbending battle : the Harlem Hellfighters' struggle for freedom in WWI and equality at home

Author: Peter Nelson
Publisher: New York : Basic Civitas, 2009.
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The untold story of the Harlem Hellfighters, the all-black WWI regiment from Harlem who-against all odds-became one of the most feared and decorated units of the war.
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Nelson, Peter, 1953-
More unbending battle.
New York : Basic Civitas, 2009
(DLC) 2008053113
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Nelson
ISBN: 0786744677 9780786744671 0465003176 9780465003174
OCLC Number: 646810051
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 291 pages)
Contents: Preface; 1 Parades; 2 The Argument; 3 A Resented Presence; 4 Orphans; 5 Baptism; 6 Summer in Hell; 7 The Guns of Autumn; 8 Who Won the War?; 9 The Last Parade; Epilogue; References; Index.
Responsibility: Peter N. Nelson.

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New York Times "In rich detail, Mr. Nelson recalls how the regiment fought valiantly at the front (and through its marching band helped introduce jazz to Europe.) Some of the most moving passages, Read more...

 
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