Valkea kuin lumi yMore graphic novelsoung adult accessible books should have this degree of verisimilitude and dedication to important causes Max Brooks has done something incredible have this degree of verisimilitude and dedication to important causes Max Brooks has done something incredible this book The man who wrote the Zombie Survival Guide has now written something genuinely important I had never heard of the Hellfighters That s a shame This is an incredible story about an incredible group of heroes who have been all but erased from history I m glad it got made and hope that as many people as possible get the chance to read itIts social importance aside it s well told elouent emotionally powerful and well paced Check this book out and maybe consider buying a copy to read and to share after How To Think Like A Manager for the CISSP Exam you re done Harlem hell fighters was a powerful book about racial pride and discrimination What a fantastic bit of history Hard to believe 100ears feels almost like stepping into another world a familiar one be it that Towards the end while the author did not specifically connect PTSD issues with returning troops from France the. When the United States entered World War I in 1917 thousands of African American men volunteered to fight "for a country that granted them only limited civil rights Many from New York City joined the 15th NY Infantry a "a country that granted them only limited civil rights Many from New York City joined the 15th NY Infantry a Guard regiment later designated the 369th US Infantry Led by mostly inexperienced white and black officers these men
only received little instruction at their training camp in South Carolina but were freuent victims of racial harassmen. .
not only received little instruction at their training camp in South Carolina but were freuent victims of racial harassmen.
one of the few US units that American commanding general John J Pershing agreed to letof the few US units that American commanding general John J Pershing agreed to let under French command Donning French uniforms and taking up French rifles the men of the 369th fought valiantly alongside French Moroccans and held one of the widest sectors .
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G its deployment are familiar With Anyone Who Has An anyone who has an of African American History In The US History in the US I would have also liked to have seen information regarding the heroic deeds of the soldiers One of the things I found disconcerting was the author s apparent dislike of General Pershing Most other histories talk about respect that Pershing had for the African Americans that he served with in the West and during the Spanish American War It appears that the author with little understanding blamed Pershing for the shortcoming of politicians and racist officers I think the book provides a good history of the founding of the 15th369th Infant This book is a really good look into the American part of WWI It s a great untold story that doesn t get enough publicity for the heroic actions of the men who fought in this group A bit tribute than objective history perhaps but it s warranted It s absolutely astonishing what those men had to go through for the privilege of fighting and dying for their countr. N the Western Front The entire regiment was awarded the Croix de Guerre the French government’s highest military honor Stephen L Harris’s accounts of the valor of
A Number Of Individualnumber of individual make for exciting reading especially that of Henry Johnson who defended himself against an entire German suad with a large knife After reading this book ou will know why the Germans feared the black men of the 369th and why the French called them “hell fighters”.