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By Clarence E. Willie

approximately 900 African american citizens fought within the conflict of Iwo Jima, yet bills in their carrier have long past principally unrecorded. This ebook seeks to right that omission for the sake of the courageous american citizens who served and for the sake of a extra inclusive American background. 11 veterans give a contribution their thoughts and studies, beginning with their adolescence within the melancholy, their enlistment, the conflict itself, and their event of returning to a kingdom that persevered to regard them as second-class voters. Appendices comprise a background of the Montford element Marines, a background of the Army’s 476th Amphibian Truck corporation, a chronology of the conflict of Iwo Jima and a job association chart for the engaging U.S. forces.

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