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The Resource Blood for dignity : the story of the first integrated combat unit in the U.S. Army, David Colley

Blood for dignity : the story of the first integrated combat unit in the U.S. Army, David Colley

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Blood for dignity : the story of the first integrated combat unit in the U.S. Army
Title
Blood for dignity
Title remainder
the story of the first integrated combat unit in the U.S. Army
Statement of responsibility
David Colley
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the history of the first black unit integrated with a white infantry company since the Revolutionary War, exploring how the integration came about and its implications on American society during and after World War II
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Colley, David
Dewey number
940.54/1273
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D769.31 394th
LC item number
.C65 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World war, 1939-1945
  • Soldat
  • Weltkrieg (1939-1945)
  • Erlebnisbericht
  • USA
  • Schwarze
  • Weiße
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • African Americans
  • Military campaigns
  • Military participation
  • Regimental histories
  • Germany
  • United States
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Blood for dignity : the story of the first integrated combat unit in the U.S. Army, David Colley
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-218) and index
Contents
  • You've Got Your Transfer
  • Lt. Richard Ralston
  • Men from the Killing Floor
  • Compiegne, France
  • On Their Way
  • The Germans Are That Close!
  • No Color Line--Just the Front Line
  • 5th Platoon, E Company
  • You, You, and You--on Patrol
  • Waiting Out the Night
  • Healing Old Wounds
  • Promise of Salvation
  • Honningen
  • Consolidating the Bridgehead
  • Division Reserve
  • Across the Wied and Breakout
  • Giessen
  • Mutual Support
  • Into the Flak Hills
  • Iserlohn--Strange Twists of War
  • One Helluva Walk--with Patton
  • I Thought I Was Going Blind
  • The War is Over
  • We Are Combat Veterans
  • The Best Troops in the Eto
  • Recognition--Finally
  • World War II Changed America
  • I'm Your Daughter
  • Finally--Integration in the Military
  • We Started Something
  • Blacks in World War II
  • Training in the United States
  • Show Me Your Tail
  • France
  • A Special Appeal from Ike
Control code
ocm51022954
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 224 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780312300357
Lccn
2002036884
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)51022954
Label
Blood for dignity : the story of the first integrated combat unit in the U.S. Army, David Colley
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-218) and index
Contents
  • You've Got Your Transfer
  • Lt. Richard Ralston
  • Men from the Killing Floor
  • Compiegne, France
  • On Their Way
  • The Germans Are That Close!
  • No Color Line--Just the Front Line
  • 5th Platoon, E Company
  • You, You, and You--on Patrol
  • Waiting Out the Night
  • Healing Old Wounds
  • Promise of Salvation
  • Honningen
  • Consolidating the Bridgehead
  • Division Reserve
  • Across the Wied and Breakout
  • Giessen
  • Mutual Support
  • Into the Flak Hills
  • Iserlohn--Strange Twists of War
  • One Helluva Walk--with Patton
  • I Thought I Was Going Blind
  • The War is Over
  • We Are Combat Veterans
  • The Best Troops in the Eto
  • Recognition--Finally
  • World War II Changed America
  • I'm Your Daughter
  • Finally--Integration in the Military
  • We Started Something
  • Blacks in World War II
  • Training in the United States
  • Show Me Your Tail
  • France
  • A Special Appeal from Ike
Control code
ocm51022954
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 224 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780312300357
Lccn
2002036884
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)51022954

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