Sidelights on Negro Soldiers. Charles H. Williams.

Sidelights on Negro Soldiers

Boston: B.J. Brimmer Company, 1923. 1st. Cloth. The 1923 stated 1st editon of this important history of the role of the Black soldier in World War I. "To tell something of the achievement of the Negro soldier in the World War and to describe the conditions under which he lived as these were seen by the writer, who for eighteen months investigated conditions in America and France under the auspices of the Phelps-Stokes Fund, with the recommendation of the Secretary of War and the Adjutant-General of the United States Army". A solid, well-preserved copy: VG+ in its olive-green cloth, with bright gilt-lettering at the front panel and lightly-faded gilt-lettering along the spine. Internally, very clean as well, with no writing or markings of any kind. Octavo, 248 pgs. Introduction by Benjamin Brawley. Several contemporary-to-the-period reviews laid-in. Collectible; Very Good. Item #6413

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