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American Patriots

The Story of Blacks in the Military from the Revolution to Desert Storm

American Patriots( )
Author: Buckley, Gail Lumet
Foreword by: Halberstam, David
ISBN:978-0-375-76009-9
Publication Date:May 2002
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $26.99
Book Description:

A dramatic and moving tribute to the military’s unsung heroes, American Patriots tells the story of the black servicemen and women who defended American ideals on the battlefield, even as they faced racism in the ranks and segregation on the home front. Through hundreds of original interviews with veterans of every war since World War I, historic accounts, and photographs, Gail Buckley brings these heroes and their struggles to life. We meet Henry O. Flipper, who withstood silent...
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Buckley, Gail Lumet (Author)
Gail Buckley is a journalist & the daughter of Lena Horne. Her family history - The Hornes - became an "American Masters" documentary, & she narrated a documentary on black American families for PBS. She has written for the "Los Angeles Times", "Vogue", the "New York Daily News", & "The New York Times". She lives in New York.

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