- Author:Stephen L. Harris
- Publisher:Potomac Books Inc.; 1 edition (June 2003)
- Pages:356 pages
- Subcategory:Leaders & Notable People
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When the United States entered World War I in 1917, thousands of African-American men volunteered to fight for a. .Francis Duffy, Wild Bill Donovan, and the Irish Fighting 69th in World War I (Potomac Books, 2006). He lives in Weybridge, Vermont.
When the United States entered World War I in 1917, thousands of African-American men volunteered to fight for a country that granted them only limited civil rights. Many from New York City joined the 15th .
In America’s segregated military, the men of the 369th Infantry had to overcome many hurdles before they proved themselves on the battlefield. Led by mostly inexperienced white and black officers, they not only received little instruction at their training camp in South Carolina but were frequent victims of racial harassment, from both civilians and their white comrades. Named one of the best books on America's participation in the Great War by the World War One Historical Association, Duffy’s War captures the story of brave New Yorkers through letters and diaries, some never seen before. Infantry, a National Guard regiment later designated the 369th . Led by mostly inexperienced white and black officers, these men not only received little instruction at their training camp in South Carolina but were frequent victims of racial harassment from both civilians and their white comrades.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-293) and index
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-293) and index. Strength of the nation - We have the regiment - Pancho Villa rides to the rescue - The color line will not be drawn in this regiment - Man who stood for something - The honor of the state - I will startle the world - Black is not a color of the rainbow -. Color, blood, and suffering have made us one - The man has kicked us right to France - Landed at Brest, right side up! -. - This pick and shovel work - Ragtime in France - God damn, let's go! -. - He can go some! -. - I wish I had a brigade, yes, a division - There.
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The 369th Infantry began as the 15th New York Infantry Regiment, and its original members always preferred this National . Harris tells this story and more in Harlem's Hell Fighters.
The 369th Infantry began as the 15th New York Infantry Regiment, and its original members always preferred this National Guard designation over the one it received after having been mustered into federal service during the First World War and sent to France. By receiving a designation in the 300s, numbers usually reserved for draftees, the unit felt slighted by Washington. His decision to begin and end his book with concerts by the renowned jazz musician James Reese Europe reflects his effort to draw out some of the larger-than-life personalities who played an important role in the unit's history.
The 369th Infantry Regiment, formerly known as the 15th New York National Guard Regiment and commonly referred to as the Harlem Hellfighters, was an infantry regiment of the New York Army National Guard during World War I and World War II. The Regime. The Regiment consisted mainly of African Americans, though it also included several Puerto Rican Americans during World War II. With the 370th Infantry Regiment, it was known for being one of the first African American regiments to serve with the American.
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