Harlem Hellfighters

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Max Brooks, Caanan White (Illustrator)
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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.

ABH - beauty and grooming ... The Harlem Hellfighters did, however, return to New York as the heroes they were, marching in formation in a parade down Fifth Avenue and unifying New Yorkers regardless of color or creed. That said, when the parade reached Harlem, the locals took the celebration to a whole 'nother level.

Henry Johnson of Albany, N.Y., who, though riding in a car for the wounded, was so moved by the... The Harlem Hellfighters were an all-Black military regiment that fought in World War I, during which the armed forces were segregated. The Hellfighters saw more continuous combat and suffered more casualties than any other U.S.