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Buffalo Soldiers 1892-1918

Buffalo Soldiers 1892-1918
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Buffalo Soldiers 1892-1918
by Osprey
Product Line: Elite - 19th Century
Author: Ron Field
Publish Year: 2005
Pages: 64
Dimensions: 8x10x.25"
Restockable: Yes
NKG part #: 2148562156
Mfg. part #: OSPELI134
Type: Softcover

Description

The Buffalo Soldier played an important part in the US Army's operations during the “age of American Imperialism”, between 1898 and 1916. These men campaigned against the Spanish in Cuba, Filipino insurrectionists on Mindanao and Mexican border raiders. They went on to distinguish themselves in the trenches of World War I, and the sum of two divisions of these Doughboys fought with the French Army and the American Expeditionary Force. This book offers a succinct history of these units and the campaigns in which they fought, and it highlights the African-American US soldier, his uniforms and his gear throughout this era in rare photographs and carefully reconstructed color illustrations.