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By Robert V. Morris

This commemoration of African-Americans within the U.S. army contains contributions from W. Stephen Morris and Luther H. Smith, one of many most-celebrated Tuskegee Airmen. different black army heroes featured within the booklet comprise Crispus Attucks, the 1st guy to die within the innovative conflict; Lt. James Reese Europe, who introduced jazz track to Europe in 1918; Lt. Charity Adams, commander of the single all-black Women's military Corps unit in the course of international conflict II; and Gen. Colin Powell, who served with contrast in Vietnam, turned the 1st African-American Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of employees in the course of the Gulf struggle, and retired a four-star basic sooner than changing into the 1st African-American Secretary of State.


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