Harlem Hellfighters: The extraordinary story of the legendary black regiment of World War I (Paperback)
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Harlem Hellfighters: The extraordinary story of the legendary black regiment of World War I (Paperback)

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Paperback 304 Pages / Published: 29/01/2015
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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In 1919, the 369th infantry regiment - the Harlem Hellfighters as the Germans called them - marched home triumphantly from World War I. They had spent more time in combat than any other American unit, never losing a foot of ground to the enemy and winning countless decorations. Though they returned home from the trenches of France as heroes, this overlooked that the African American unit faced tremendous discrimination, even from their own government. Based on true events and featuring artwork from acclaimed illustrator Caanan White, The Harlem Hellfighters delivers an action-packed and powerful story of how a group of exceptional individuals showed extraordinary courage, honour and heart in the face of terrible prejudice and in the midst of the unprecedented horrors of the Great War.

Publisher: Duckworth Books
ISBN: 9780715643990
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 375 g
Dimensions: 234 x 157 mm


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The Harlem Hellfighters brings to life a long forgotten piece of American history. Bravo, Max Brooks, bravo

-- Spike Lee

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“Stunning, shocking, a must read!”

A strong new edition to the graphic novel front. As mentioned in Brooks forward this is a regiment that have seen little to no recognition in terms of history. And that's what make it so interesting!

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