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Buffalo Soldiers in Italy: Black Americans in World War II

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The 92nd Infantry ("Buffalo") Division was the last segregated (all-black) U.S. Army division and the only black division to fight in World War II in Europe. The few media references to the division have reflected generally unfavorable contemporary evaluations by white commanders.

The present work reflects an analysis of numerous records and interviews that refute some his
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Paperback, 199 pages
Published September 22nd 2003 by McFarland & Company (first published February 1985)
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This book, written by a scholar and veteran of the 92nd Infantry Division, offers a fine, well-balanced account of the combat experiences of this unit in Italy during 1944 and 1945.

Reading this book gave me a better appreciation of the hazards (in battle) and the gross indignities Jim Crow racism heaped upon the Black soldier in the Second World War. (My uncle was a decorated junior officer in the 370th Regimental Combat Team of the 92nd Infantry Division, which was the first element of the uni
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