Buffalo Soldiers in Italy

Buffalo Soldiers in Italy

Black Americans in World War II

Book - 1985
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The 92nd Infantry (Buffalo) Division was the last segregated (all-black) U.S. Army division and the only black division to fight in World War II in Europe. The few media references to the division have reflected generally unfavorable contemporary evaluations by white commanders. The present work reflects an analysis of numerous records and interviews that refute the negative impressions and demonstrate that these 13,500 soldiers gained their share of victories under hardships no others were expected to meet. The photographs are on 16 pages of special, high-quality, glossy plates.
Publisher: Jefferson, NC : McFarland, c1985
ISBN: 9780899501161
0899501168
Characteristics: viii, 199 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm

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