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

ISBN-10: 0375760091

ISBN-13: 9780375760099

Edition: 2002

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Fourteen years in the making and based on hundreds of interviews with veterans of every war since World War 1, this is the dramatic and intriguing story of America's forgotten heroes.
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/14/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

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.

David Halberstam was born on April 10, 1934 in New York City and later attended Harvard University. After graduating in 1955, Halberstam worked at a small daily newspaper until he attained a position at the Nashville Tennessean. Halberstam has written over 20 books including The Children, a written account of his coverage of the Civil Rights Movement; The Best and Brightest, which was a bestseller; and The Game and October, 1964, both detailing his fascination of sports. Halberstam also won a Pulitzer Prize for his reports on the Vietnam War while working for the New York Times. He was killed in a car crash on April 23, 2007 at the age of 73.

Foreword
Introduction
The Revolution
The War of 1812
The Civil War
Buffalo Soldiers I
Buffalo Soldiers II
The World War
The "New Negro" and the Spanish Civil War
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
Desert Storm
Epilogue
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index
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