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Blood for Dignity The Story of the First Integrated Combat Unit in the U.S. Army by David P. Colley

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Published by St. Martin"s Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • Military - United States,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / Military / General,
  • Military - General,
  • African Americans,
  • Army,
  • Campaigns,
  • Company K,
  • Germany,
  • Infantry Regiment, 394th,
  • Platoon, 5th,
  • Regimental histories,
  • United States,
  • World War, 1939-1945

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9663143M
ISBN 100312300352
ISBN 109780312300357

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  Meticulously researched and wonderfully suspenseful, Blood for Dignity is the tale of a fascinating and little-known piece of World War II American history, seen through the eyes of 5th Platoon, K Company, th Regiment, 99th Division—the first black unit integrated with a white infantry company since the Revolutionary : BLOOD FOR DIGNITY. The Story of the First Integrated Combat Unit in the U.S. Army. by David P. Colley. BUY NOW FROM The reader will doubtless guess there would be no book if the 5th had not acquitted itself with honor; one officer reported its ranks showed “courage to the point of foolishness.” In a worthwhile digression, the author.   Blood for Dignity tells the story of these soldiers through the eyes of 5th platoon, K Company, th Regiment, 99th Division--the first integrated combat unit since the Reviews: 1.   Meticulously researched and wonderfully suspenseful, Blood for Dignity is the tale of a fascinating and little-known piece of World War II American history, .

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  Blood for dignity: the story of the first integrated combat unit in the U.S. Army Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index Access-restricted-item true Internet Archive : Blood for dignity: the story of the first integrated combat unit in the U.S. Army. [David P Colley] -- Recounts the history of the first black unit integrated with a white infantry company since the Revolutionary War, exploring how the integration came about and its implications on American society.   Blood for Dignity The Story of the First Integrated Combat Unit in the U.S. Army by David P. Colley Published February 4, by St. Martin's : Blood for Dignity: The Story of the First Integrated Combat Unit in the U.S. Army by Colley, David P. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at