Soldiers of Freedom. An Illustrated History of African Americans in the Armed Forces.
A chronological and heavily-illustrated overview of the role of Black Americans in America’s military since the American Revolution all the way up the Afghanistan. “This comprehensive work vividly depicts key events that have shaped the African American military experience for generations.” With accounts of the military service of formerly enslaved African Americans, Civil War battles, World War I’s “Harlem’s Own” and the Tuskegee Airmen.
Description: Soldiers of Freedom. An Illustrated History of African Americans in the Armed Forces.
New York: Black Dog and Leventhal, 2002. Quarto (10¼ x 9 inches). 294pp. Presumed first edition. Profusely illustrated. Hardcover, illustrated binding. There is a small gauge to the rear cover near the edge of the spine; otherwise a like new copy in dustwrapper.