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The Resource The 758th Tank Battalion in World War II : the U.S. Army's first all African American tank unit, Joe Wilson, Jr. ; foreword by William Holley ; foreword by Matt Hewitt ; afterword by Joseph E. Wilson, Sr

The 758th Tank Battalion in World War II : the U.S. Army's first all African American tank unit, Joe Wilson, Jr. ; foreword by William Holley ; foreword by Matt Hewitt ; afterword by Joseph E. Wilson, Sr

Label
The 758th Tank Battalion in World War II : the U.S. Army's first all African American tank unit
Title
The 758th Tank Battalion in World War II
Title remainder
the U.S. Army's first all African American tank unit
Statement of responsibility
Joe Wilson, Jr. ; foreword by William Holley ; foreword by Matt Hewitt ; afterword by Joseph E. Wilson, Sr
Title variation
U.S. Army's first all African American tank unit
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In 1941, the U.S. Army activated the 758th Tank Battalion, the first all-black armored unit. After the war the 758th was deactivated but was reformed as the 64th Tank Battalion. Victorious over two fascist (and racist) regimes, black servicemen returned home to find segregation still the law. Disappointment became determination to fight discrimination with the same resolve"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilson, Joe
Dewey number
940.54/1273
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D769.306 758th
LC item number
.W55 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Armed Forces
  • Military campaigns
  • Tank warfare
  • Italy
Label
The 758th Tank Battalion in World War II : the U.S. Army's first all African American tank unit, Joe Wilson, Jr. ; foreword by William Holley ; foreword by Matt Hewitt ; afterword by Joseph E. Wilson, Sr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The shadow of coming war -- The Double V Campaign -- The Lee Street Riot -- Camp Claiborne -- Camp Hood -- Fort Huachuca -- Return to Camp Hood -- Camp Patrick Henry -- Destination Mediterranean Theater of Operations -- Battle indoctrination at the Gothic Line -- Probing the Gothic Line -- February offensive -- Reorganization of the 92nd Infantry Division -- Spring offensive -- Back to the home front -- Whatever happened to the 761st Tank Battalion? -- Whatever happened to the 784th Tank Battalion? -- Legacy -- Afterword / by First Sergeant Joseph E. Wilson, Sr., USA (Ret.) -- Appendix: tank specifications / by Matt Hewett
Control code
1011553668
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
viii, 206 pages
Isbn
9781476669991
Lccn
2017054088
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1011553668
Label
The 758th Tank Battalion in World War II : the U.S. Army's first all African American tank unit, Joe Wilson, Jr. ; foreword by William Holley ; foreword by Matt Hewitt ; afterword by Joseph E. Wilson, Sr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The shadow of coming war -- The Double V Campaign -- The Lee Street Riot -- Camp Claiborne -- Camp Hood -- Fort Huachuca -- Return to Camp Hood -- Camp Patrick Henry -- Destination Mediterranean Theater of Operations -- Battle indoctrination at the Gothic Line -- Probing the Gothic Line -- February offensive -- Reorganization of the 92nd Infantry Division -- Spring offensive -- Back to the home front -- Whatever happened to the 761st Tank Battalion? -- Whatever happened to the 784th Tank Battalion? -- Legacy -- Afterword / by First Sergeant Joseph E. Wilson, Sr., USA (Ret.) -- Appendix: tank specifications / by Matt Hewett
Control code
1011553668
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
viii, 206 pages
Isbn
9781476669991
Lccn
2017054088
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1011553668

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