TITLE

'As Good as Anybody Else.'

AUTHOR(S)
Nordland, Rod
PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);07/24/2000 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 136 Issue 4, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the United States Army's 92nd Infantry Division, also known as the Buffalo Soldiers, who were a group of black soldiers during World War II. How they were welcomed back by the villagers of Sommacolonia, Italy where they fought against the Nazis in 1944; The treatment of the black soldiers by their white officers; Description of the Fortress of Peace, a memorial park in Sommacolonia dedicated to the fallen heroes of the 92nd Infantry Division.
ACCESSION #
3372653

 

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