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Men of the 24th Inf. Regt. move up to the firing line in Korea.
July 18, 1950.
[Public Domain]


Korean War

Black Soldier, White Army the 24th Infantry in Korea

Bowers, William T., Hammond, William M., and MacGarrigle, George L. 1996. Black Soldier, White Army the 24th Infantry in Korea.
Center of Military History United States Army, Washington, D.C.

Fact Sheet – The Beginnings of a New Era for African-Americans
in the Armed Forces

Lanning, Michael Lee. 2004. The African-American Soldier: From Crispus Attucks to Colin Powell. New York, N.Y.: Kensington Publishing Corp.

Last, Alex. “An Ethiopian hero of the Korean War,” BBC Magazine,
September 25, 2012

Lee, Steven Hugh. 2001. The Korean War. Harlow, England: Longman.

Edwards, Paul M. 2010. Historical Dictionary of the Korean War.
Lanham, Md: Scarecrow Press



Canwell, Diane, and Jonathan Sutherland. 2005. African Americans in the Vietnam War. Milwaukee, WI: World Almanac Library.

Hampton, Isaac. 2013. The Black officer corps: a history of Black military advancement from integration through Vietnam. New York: Routledge.

Westheider, James E. 2007. The African American Experience in Vietnam: Brothers in Arms. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Westheider, James E. 1997. Fighting on two fronts: African Americans and the Vietnam War. New York: New York university press.

“Volunteering For Vietnam: African-American Servicewomen,” History & Colections Women in Military Service for American Memorial Foundation, Inc.


Vietnam Babies

Hyslop, Leah. “The Vietnamese War Baby Who Is Finally Going Home,”
The Telegraph
Nov 26, 2010

Lamb, David. “Children of the Vietnam War Born overseas to Vietnamese mothers and U.S. servicemen, Amerasians brought hard-won resilience to their lives in America,” Smithsonian Magazine, June 2009

Winn, Patrick. “Vietnam War Babies: Grown Up And Low On Luck,” Globel Post, September 2, 2011


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