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Title The 784th Tank Battalion in World War II : history of an African American armored unit in Europe / Joe Wilson, Jr. ; foreword by Bill Smith ; afterword by Joseph E. Wilson, Sr.
Author Wilson, Joe, 1955-
Publication Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2007]
Copyright date ©2007
Description x, 205 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm
Call # 940.5412 W
Summary "Chronicles history of first African Americans serving in armored units, service of 784th Tank Battalion. Observations and comments from veterans of the battalion, it paints a vivid picture of World War II as seen through the eyes of soldiers who had to confront second-class treatment by their army and fellow soldiers while enduring the horrors of war"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-199) and index.
Subject United States. Army. Tank Battalion (Light), 784th.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American.
United States. Army -- African American troops.
African American soldiers -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank warfare.
ISBN 0786427582 (alk. paper) :
9780786427581 (alk. paper)

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 Central 2nd Fl - HBR Non-Fic  940.5412 W    CHECK SHELVES