We Were There: Voices of African American Veterans, from World War II to the War in Iraq

We Were There Voices of African American Veterans from World War II to the War in Iraq The Greatest Generation meets Bloods in this revealing oral history of the unrecognized contributions of African American veterans Award winning journalist Yvonne Latty never bothered to find out the

  • Title: We Were There: Voices of African American Veterans, from World War II to the War in Iraq
  • Author: Yvonne Latty Ron Tarver
  • ISBN: 9780060751593
  • Page: 429
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Greatest Generation meets Bloods in this revealing oral history of the unrecognized contributions of African American veterans.Award winning journalist Yvonne Latty never bothered to find out the extent of her father s service until it was almost too late Inspired by his moving story and eager to uncover the little known stories of other black veterans, from thoseThe Greatest Generation meets Bloods in this revealing oral history of the unrecognized contributions of African American veterans.Award winning journalist Yvonne Latty never bothered to find out the extent of her father s service until it was almost too late Inspired by his moving story and eager to uncover the little known stories of other black veterans, from those who served in the Second World War to the War in Iraq Latty set about interviewing veterans of every stripe men and women army, navy, and air force personnel prisoners of war and brigadier generals.In a book that has sparked discussions in homes, schools, and churches across America, Latty, along with acclaimed photographer Ron Tarver, captures not only what was unique about the experiences of than two dozen veterans but also why it is important for these stories to be recorded Whether it s the story of a black medic on Omaha Beach or a nurse who ferried wounded soldiers by heli copter to medical centers throughout Asia during the Vietnam War, We Were There is a must have for every black home, military enthusiast, and American patriot.

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    2 thoughts on “We Were There: Voices of African American Veterans, from World War II to the War in Iraq

    1. Yvonne Latty Ron Tarver Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the We Were There: Voices of African American Veterans, from World War II to the War in Iraq book, this is one of the most wanted Yvonne Latty Ron Tarver author readers around the world.

    2. The Black BraveOutstanding literature on the trials and tribulations of men who fought the enemy for this country but we're treated like dirt. Men such as my father who have their best only to come home and be treated as second class citizens.

    3. This was a fairly fascinating, albeit short, book. Black veterans of every conflict from World War Two up to the more current wars in Afghanistan and Iraq share their experiences. They recount painful details of discrimination, in addition to the usual horrors that one finds attendant to war. Indeed, the book deserves a ton of credit for the balanced way it shows how black Americans were ostracized from sharing in equal citizenship with their white cohorts, and yet, despite this, how they persev [...]

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