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"THE BEST KNOWN AFRICAN AMERICAN UNIT OF WWI”

(WORLD WAR I) LITTLE, Arthur W. From Harlem to the Rhine. New York, 1936.

First edition of Colonel Little's history of the pioneering WWI African American combat unit, famed as the "Harlem Hellfighters," signed by the author, a white officer of the regiment, on the half title with the inscription in an unidentified hand, "This book is presented to Edward Goodell, at the suggestion of 'Trainee' Arthur W. Little, Jr., 5th Co. Plattsburg 1940—with the compliments of the author—September 12th 1940," featuring over 30 photographic illustrations including frontispiece of Henry Johnson and Needham Roberts, the "first American Privates in the Army of France to receive the Croix de Guerre," in scarce original dust jacket. $1250.

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"THE BEST KNOWN AFRICAN AMERICAN UNIT OF WWI”: FIRST EDITION OF FROM HARLEM TO THE RHINE, 1936, THE HISTORY OF THE "HARLEM HELLFIGHTERS"

(WORLD WAR I) LITTLE, Arthur W. From Harlem to the Rhine. New York, 1936.

First edition of Colonel Little's history of the pioneering WWI African American combat unit, famed as the "Harlem Hellfighters," featuring over 30 photographic illustrations including frontispiece of Henry Johnson and Needham Roberts, the "first American Privates in the Army of France to receive the Croix de Guerre," in original dust jacket. $450.

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