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Employment of Negro Troops

Ulysses Lee

The work started in the 1940s is written in the vernacular of the period. From the volume - As in the case of some other titles in the United States Army in World War II series, Ulysses Lee's The Employment of Negro Troops has been long and widely recognized as a standard work on its subject. Although revised and consolidated before publication, th...
Publish Date
December 24
Jul 23, 2009
The most profound thing I’ve ever read on both the war and racist America of the 1940s, commissioned by the U.S. Army to examine the effectiveness of their employment of black soldiers. Lee came up with such damning information about the military that it was withheld from public view until 1966. Powerful.      source