Inspired by a World War II veteran and friend, the basketball legend recounts the courageous story of the first all-black tank battalion to see ...Show synopsisInspired by a World War II veteran and friend, the basketball legend recounts the courageous story of the first all-black tank battalion to see combat in the war. Interviews with surviving members of the 761st Battalion and their families weave together a page-turning narrative of horror and triumph.Hide synopsis
Description:2004, 1st edition, fine condition, with a fine dust jacket, with...2004, 1st edition, fine condition, with a fine dust jacket, with a priced unclipped dust jacket flap, published by Broadway Books, New York, 302 pages. The extraordinary World War II story of the 761st Tank Battalion, the first all black armored unit to see combat as part of General George Patton's Third Army. Illustrated with photographs, an extensive notes section, and a selected bibliography.
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