AFRICAN-AMERICANS IN MILITARY HISTORY


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VIDEOS


African Americans in WWII: A Legacy of Patriotism and Valor. Department of Defense 50th Anniversary of World War II Commemorative Committee. Marlborough, MA, ComTel Productions, 1997. 1 videocassette, 70 minutes
Video call no.: 940.5403 A2581

America's Black Warriors: Two Wars to Win . New York, A&E Television Networks, 1996. 1 videocassette, 50 minutes.
Video call no.: 355.008996073 A512

The Buffalo Soldiers. Thousand Oaks, CA. Bill Armstrong Productions : Distributed by Goldhil Video , 1996 . 1 videocassette, 47 minutes.
Video call no.: 355.008996073 B929

Buffalo Soldiers West: Black Soldiers in the Frontier Army. Ft. Collins, CO, Old Army Press, 1996. 1 videocassette, 30 minutes.
Video call no.: 355.008996073 B9291

Colin Powell: A General's General. Atlanta, GA, CNN: distributed by Turner Broadcasting, 1993. 1 videocassette, 40 minutes.
Video call no.: 92 P8822c

Colin Powell: A Soldier's Campaign . New York, A&E Home Video, 1995. 1 videocassette, 50 minutes.
Video call no.: 92 P8822cb

Colin Powell: An American Dream . Newark, NJ, Parade Video: distributed by PPI Entertainment Group, 1995. 1 videocassette, 60 minutes.
Video call no.: 92 P8822ca

Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., American.. Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991. 1 videocassette, 60 minutes.
Gives a brief survey of the life of General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., the first Afro-American to graduate from West Point in the 20th century. The General recounts his days at West Point, his experiences at the Tuskegee Institute, his leadership of the all-black Tuskegee Airmen in aerial combat in World War II, and other highlights of his military career.
Video call no.: 92 D2614b

Flyers in Search of a Dream. [Alexandria, Va.], PBS Video, 1988. 1 videocassette, 58 minutes.
Documents the adventures of early black aviators. Includes Bessie Coleman, the first Black pilot to be licensed ; William J. Powell, Sr., Herbert Julian, and James Herman Banning
Video call no.: 629.130923 F648

From These Beginnings / Wings for this Man . [Palm Springs, CA], Big Picture, Historical Film and Video, 1993. 1 videocassette, 30 minutes.
The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, featuring Charles A. "Chief" Anderson, Benjamin O. Davis, and "Chappie" James. Also includes a short film made during World War II.
Video call no.: 940.544973 F931

Glory. Burbank, CA, Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1990. 1 videocassette, 122 minutes.
Video call no.: 791.45658 G562

Held in Trust : the Story of Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper . [Alexandria, Va.], PBS Video, 1996. 1 videocassette, 60 minutes.
Flipper (1856-1940) was the first black graduate from West Point Military Academy. Following assignments with the 10th Calvary 'Buffalo Soldiers', he fell victim to racial prejudice, was framed on trumped up charges of embezzlement and was dishonorably discharged for 'conduct unbecoming an officer.'
Video call no.: 791.45658 H474

Nightfighters . Santa Monica, CA, Xenon Entertainment Group, 1996. 1 videocassette, 52 minutes.
The true story of the 332nd Fighter Group, the Tuskegee Airmen.
Video call no.: 940.5403 N688

Royal Federal Blues: The Story of the African American Civil War Soldier. [United States], Lou Reda Productions, 1991. 1 videocassette, 30 minutes.
Video call no.: 973.7415 R888

A Tribute to Black Aviation . Maxwell AFB, AL, Air University Television (AUTV), 1997. 1 videocassette, 9 minutes
An overview of the achievments of the Tuskegee Airmen and African Americans in military aviation.
Video call no.: 940.544973 T822

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