Black Soldier, White Army

Black Soldier, White Army

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The history of the 24th Infantry regiment in Korea is a difficult one, both for the veterans of the unit a for the Army. This book tells both what happened to the 24th Infantry, a why it happened. The Army must be aware of the corrosive effects of segregation a the racial prejudices that accompanied it. The consequences of the system crippled the trust a mutual confidence so necessary among the soldiers a leaders of combat units a weakened the bonds that held the 24th together, producing profound effects on the battlefield. Tables, maps a illustrations.... might arise but otherwise spent much of its time repairing equipment and conducting a cleanup campaign to emphasize personal hygiene and the replacement of clothing and gear. Post exchange sales of beer, cookies, and other delicacies resumed after a long absence. ... On 14 February the executive officer of the 3d Battalion, Major Newell, took command.21 The 2d and 3d Battalions fulfilled rolesanbsp;...

Title:Black Soldier, White Army
Author:William T. Bowers, William M. Hammond, George L. MacGarrigle
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 1997-05


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