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Published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co. in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • African American soldiers -- Juvenile literature.,
  • African American soldiers.,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- African Americans.

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About the Edition

Traces the role of the black soldier in American history from Boston in 1770 to Vietnam in 1970.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [185]-187.

GenreJuvenile literature.
LC ClassificationsE185.63 .W28
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5217705M
LC Control Number75101480

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