Firefight at Yechon: Courage and Racism in the Korean War

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Firefight at Yechon is the harrowing story of Charles M. Bussey, a former Tuskegee airman and one of the first American combatants in the Korean War. He led the Seventy-seventh Engineer Combat Company for 205 days filled with almost continual fighting, during which he and his fellow American soldiers served with distinction. They also felt the effects of racism in the U.S. Army and wartime media, which singled out African American units for blame in the early days of the war. Firefight at Yechon sets the record straight ...

Firefight at Yechon: Courage and Racism in the Korean War 2002, Bison, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803262010

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