The African American Experience in World War One

History, world war and the aftermath in the US and France  

Many African Americans felt that the war they fought in 1918/1919 was not with the Germans but with fellow Americans - white men and women, officers, nurses, the police and the public who did not want to see a them in uniform. These eight books will help you understand > 

  1. The Unknown Soldiers : Black American Troops in World War One >
  2. Rayford W.Logan and the Dilemma of the African American Intellectual by Kenneth R. Janken (1993) > 
  3. Paris Noir : African Americans in the City of Light by Tyler Stovall >
  4. Scotts Official History of the American Negro in the World War [1] by Mr Emmett J Scott (1919) >
  5. Torchbearers of Democracy. African American Soldiers in the World War I Era by Chad L.Williams > 
  6. Too Black, Too White by Ely Green > 
  7. Freedom Strugles, African Americans and World War One by Adriane Lentz-Smith  > 
  8. Two Colored Women with the American Expeditionary Forces by Addie W Hunton and Kathryn M Johnson (1997) Introduction by Adele Logan Alexander > 

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