The black soldier
Traces the history of the black American's participation in the armed forces of the United States, from the Revolutionary War to the war in Vietnam. Reveals little known facts about blacks such as segregation in the military prior to 1947, the first soldier to fall in the Revolutionary War was black, black soldiers were the first to receive the Croix de Guerre in World War I, and over 1,000,000 Negroes served in World War II. Points out that black soldiers have served in the American wars, whether they were accepted socially or not.
Film Associates; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Educational; Military; Historical
Sociology ; United States -- History ; African American Studies ; Diversity ; United States -- Armed Forces -- African Americans ; African American soldiers.
National Educational Television
IUL Moving Image Archive
- Physical Description
1 Film (0:27:00); 16mm
Copyright Date: 1968
- Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003404748; Other: GR00429306; MDPI Barcode: 40000003404748
This item is accessible by: the public.