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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
ISBN:978-0-375-50279-8
Publication Date:May 2001
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

American Patriotsis one of the great untold stories in American history. There have been books on individual black soldiers, but this is the first to tell the full story of the black American military experience, starting with the Revolution and culminating with Desert Storm. The best histories are about more than facts and events — they capture the spirit that drives men to better their lives and to demand of themselves the highest form of sacrifice. That spirit permeates Gail...
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Book Details
Pages:560
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations
History / Military / United States
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.39 x 9.52 x 1.47 Inches
Book Weight:1.956 Pounds
Author Biography
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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