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The 92nd Infantry Division and the Italian Campaign in World War II

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This work focuses on the all black 92nd Infantry Division in the Italian Campaign in World War II and the poor combat performance of the division in Italy. An introduction provides an overall view of the Italian Campaign and the role of the 92nd Infantry Division. The author then examines the reasons for the divisions troubles on and off the battlefield, such as the low morale among the soldiers because of racial segregation, the limited facilities provided for them, and their lack of trust in their leadership. All of these issues are explored at length. Information on the early life and military training and experience of General Ned Almond is provided, along with the stories of Vernon Baker and John Fox, who emerged as leaders but endured a long struggle for recognition. The author concludes this work on a personal note by telling of his involvement as principal investigator of Acting Secretary of the

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786410095
Author:
Gibran, Daniel K.
Publisher:
McFarland & Company
Location:
Jefferson, N.C.
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
World War, 19
Subject:
United States History.
Subject:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories.
Subject:
Military-World War II General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
20010431
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.99x5.99x.47 in. .60 lbs.

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