Your web-browser is very outdated, and as such, this website may not display properly. Please consider upgrading to a modern, faster and more secure browser. Click here to do so.

Marooned in Akron

A writer's contemplation on poetry, the heart, and gangsterism.
Nov 11 '13

The Harlem Hellfighters

1, Men of the 369th Infantry who won the Croix de Guerre (highest French military honor). In front row from left to right are: Privates Ed. Williams, Herbert Taylor, Leon Fraitor and Ralph Hawkins. In rear row are Private H. D. Prunes, Sgt. D. Stormes, Private Joe Williams. Private Arthur Menly and Corp. Taylor.  - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/369th_Infantry_Regiment_(United_States)

2. Movie poster advertises ‘Our Colored Fighters,’ a WW1 recruiting documentary on the all-black 369th Regiment nicknamed the ‘Harlem Hellfighters,- http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/blacks-military-uphold-u-s-ideals-battling-rights-article-1.1256674

3. In the trenches, war photography, - http://www.albany.edu/history/HIS530/HarlemProject/Documents_Fish.html

4. The Hellfighters during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, U.S. Army - http://www.history.army.mil/html/topics/afam/aa-art-2.html

  1. chemman9 reblogged this from maroonedinakron
  2. michaelescapes reblogged this from maroonedinakron
  3. curieincali reblogged this from npr
  4. pieforthedog reblogged this from grcedchin
  5. troye reblogged this from npr
  6. anti-norm reblogged this from daydreamer-music-va
  7. daydreamer-music-va reblogged this from starcrossedanddeathmarked
  8. starcrossedanddeathmarked reblogged this from thequeermisfit
  9. thequeermisfit reblogged this from dynastylnoire
  10. fun-ta-mental reblogged this from kyleandmaxinesdaughter
  11. whereisemma reblogged this from kyleandmaxinesdaughter
  12. kyleandmaxinesdaughter reblogged this from ladyknuckles
  13. ladyknuckles reblogged this from radicalmuscle
  14. visigoths reblogged this from emptylighters
  15. emptylighters reblogged this from heroics
  16. snottbaby reblogged this from npr
  17. palmwaves reblogged this from maroonedinakron
  18. liamlegbutt reblogged this from tsarbucks
  19. merinnan reblogged this from lyraeon
  20. fupajones reblogged this from amomentoftime
  21. adamnfiasco reblogged this from teachingliteracy
  22. shy-magpie reblogged this from npr
  23. n0proxy reblogged this from lyraeon
Blog comments powered by Disqus