Black Soldier, White Army: The 24th Infantry Regiment in Korea

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Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 1996 - History - 294 pages
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CMH 70-65.   By William T. Bowers, et al. Analyzes the operations of the all black 24th Infantry during the Korean War to determine how well the unit and its associated engineers and artillery performed.     Asks whether deficiencies occurred. Seeks their military causes.  Looks at how those influences and events intersected with the racial prejudices prevalent in that day. Gives a brief history of the service of black soldiers in the Civil War and World War 1. L.C. card 93-14052.

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William T. Bowers is a former U.S. Army officer and is currently a researcher and historical analyst. He is the coauthor of "Black Soldier, White Army: The 24th Infantry Regiment in Korea."

Hammond is a senior historian with the U.S. Army's Center of Military history and Lecturer in University Honors at the University of Maryland.

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