Brothers in Valor: The Battlefield Stories of the 89 African Americans Awarded the Medal of Honor

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From the horrors of the Civil War to the harrowing days of the Vietnam War, African Americans engaged in acts of heroism on the battlefield in ways that ultimately transformed the nation. As a result, they reshaped the country’s understanding of the concept of courage and this was demonstrated in awarding of the nation’s highest medal for gallantry. By fighting for equality, they were fighting for the very soul of the nation itself.


African American Military

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Robert F. Jefferson Jr.

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