The Black Eagle
"The story of [Hubert Fauntleroy Julian's] life-- his "madcap odyssey"--Touches on almost every world trouble front-- from Harlem in the 1920s to the Congo in the 1960s. Col. Julian ran the Imperial Air Force for Haile Selassie, Emporer of Ethiopia, in the twenties; he ran guns into Guatemala in the fifties. He has rubbed elbows-- and sometimes clashed-- with very important people: Father Divine, Goering, Truman, Ch?, Robert Kennedy, Tshombe, to name only a few ... An American Negro who liberated himself"--Jacket.
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