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Author Houston, Ivan J.

Title Black warriors : the buffalo soldiers of World War II : memories of the only Negro infantry division to fight in Europe during World War II / by Ivan J. Houston ; with Gordon Cohn.

Imprint New York : iUniverse, Inc., c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    940.5403 HOU    Available
Description xviii, 212 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Note "iUniverse editor's choice"--Jacket.
"Ours was the only Negro division to fight as a unit in Europe during World War II"--Author's note (p. xi)
Summary "No member of Combat Team 370 of the 92nd ("Buffalo") Division has ever forgotten the night of August 23, 1944, when the team prepared to enter combat for the first time. This adventure along the banks of the Arno River was no training exercise: it was war. The regimental combat team consisted of 4,000 men, mostly southern Negroes of modest education and a small complement of college men, including author Ivan J. Houston, who was nineteen years old"--Jacket flap.
Copy/Version Marcus O. Tucker Collection: Black Men of Courage.
Subject Houston, Ivan J.
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 92nd.
United States. Army -- African American troops.
United States. Army -- African American troops -- History -- 20th century.
United States. Army -- Biography.
African American soldiers -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- African Americans.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.
Added Author Cohn, Gordon.
Added Title Buffalo soldiers of World War II
ISBN 9781440127816
9781440127823 (pbk.)
1440127824 (pbk.)

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