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By Clarence E. Willie

approximately 900 African americans fought within the conflict of Iwo Jima, yet debts in their provider have long past mostly unrecorded. This booklet seeks to right that omission for the sake of the courageous american citizens who served and for the sake of a extra inclusive American heritage. 11 veterans give a contribution their stories and reviews, beginning with their formative years within the melancholy, their enlistment, the conflict itself, and their adventure of returning to a country that persevered to regard them as second-class electorate. Appendices contain a background of the Montford element Marines, a historical past of the Army’s 476th Amphibian Truck corporation, a chronology of the conflict of Iwo Jima and a role association chart for the partaking U.S. forces.

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