Clarence E. Willie's African American Voices from Iwo Jima: Personal Accounts of PDF

By Clarence E. Willie

approximately 900 African american citizens fought within the conflict of Iwo Jima, yet bills in their provider have long gone principally unrecorded. This e-book seeks to right that omission for the sake of the courageous americans who served and for the sake of a extra inclusive American historical past. 11 veterans give a contribution their thoughts and reviews, beginning with their adolescence within the melancholy, their enlistment, the conflict itself, and their event of returning to a country that endured to regard them as second-class electorate. Appendices contain a background of the Montford element Marines, a background of the Army’s 476th Amphibian Truck corporation, a chronology of the conflict of Iwo Jima and a job association chart for the engaging U.S. forces.

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