Fighting in the Jim Crow Army by Maggie Morehouse
Black Men and Women Remember World War II (Voices & Visions)

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Told in their own words, the stories of 50 men and women from two segregated, black infantry divisions will change the way we think about World War II.
 

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Published December 15, 2000 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. 256 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Travel, War, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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When the war ended, most black servicemen found that little had changed in segregated American society, but the cohesion and confidence they had formed (and the educational benefits offered by the GI Bill) enabled them to become the foundation of “the modern black freedom movement.” Morehouse en...

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In 1942, the U.S. Army activated two infantry divisions--the 93rd (""Blue Helmets"") and 92nd (""Buffalo Soldiers"")--of African-American enlisted men and junior officers.

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