Segments in this Video

Burial of the "Maine" Victims (00:33)

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View a funeral procession of African-American soldiers in 1898.

Buffalo Soldiers Heading to War (00:51)

View footage of the African-American regiment marching along a road in 1898.

"Fleet Steaming Up North River" (00:34)

View military steam ships with African-American personnel in 1898.

U.S. Cruiser "Olympia" (00:48)

View a naval parade and African-American troops disembarking from a steam ship in 1899.

African-American World War I Enlistment (01:33)

View footage of African-American men enlisting in the army during World War I and playing in a receiving band.

African-American World War I Training (03:13)

View footage of African-American recruits marching in formation and learning field maneuvers.

African-Americans in World War I (05:39)

View a company brigade, a colonel sending a message by carrier pigeon; a mule drawn railway car, and a squadron parade.

African-American World War I Combat Training (02:23)

View African-American soldiers respond to an attack warning, evacuate dugouts, and practice trench warfare.

World War I Logistics and Transport (03:47)

African-American soldiers receive shipments and eat lunch at a port.

African-American Troops in France (02:51)

View footage of an African-American troops marching along a road and advancing across a field in World War I.

World War I Field Camp (02:39)

African-American soldiers receive instructions, eat a meal and get a haircut.

"Old Fifteenth" Arrives at Hoboken (02:58)

The World War I African-American 269th Infantry, 93rd Division, is welcomed home to New York City with a parade.

African-American World War II Training (01:59)

African-American troops march in formation at a training camp.

Building a Military Camp (02:03)

African-American soldiers perform construction and transport tasks during World War II.

African-American Parachute Mission (03:35)

African-American soldiers prepare parachutes, jump from a plane, land in a forest and put out a fire during World War II.

World War II 92nd Division (02:57)

The African-American regiment arrives in Italy by ship in 1944.

African-American Troops in Italy (01:53)

The 92nd division fights in Lucca during World War II.

African-American D-Day Division (01:46)

African-American soldiers approach Normandy from the sea.

Commemorating D-Day Fallen (01:37)

White and African-American soldiers gather for a prayer on a Normandy beach.

African-American War Heroes (00:49)

African-American soldiers are decorated during World War II.

African-American Troops in the Pacific (04:05)

African-American soldiers march, cut down trees, build camps and engage in combat on Pacific islands during World War II.

Building Military Infrastructure (02:34)

View footage of African-American soldiers engineering air fields, building camps, repairing engines, attending church service and playing cards in the Pacific during World War II.

Funeral for U.S. Air Force (01:28)

African-American soldiers prepare markers and dig graves at Espiritu Santo Cemetery.

Tuskegee Airmen Parade (03:42)

African-American Air Force personnel march in formation at a base during World War II.

Tuskegee Airmen Receive Orders (02:24)

African-American pilots are debriefed on a mission in Italy during World War II.

Tuskegee Airmen in Action (02:39)

View footage of an African-American squadron flying in formation.

African-American Pilots in Combat (03:18)

View World War II footage filmed from the pilot's vantage point showing bombing and shooting land targets.

Honoring Tuskegee Airmen (04:34)

An African-American pilot demonstrates his strategy to white officers in World War II. General Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. decorates African-American pilots; the squadron marches in formation.

African-American Military Women (02:39)

A female unit marches in formation in England during World War II.

African-American Military Convoys (03:03)

Soldiers load supplies at a military base and make delivery runs during World War II.

African-American Artillery in Europe (05:03)

View footage of soldiers in combat during World War II, including shelling enemy troops in France. A group is taken prisoner by Germans.

African-American Troops in Italy (04:03)

Soldiers ride tanks, move through the Italian countryside, and discuss strategies with officers during World War II.

World War II Swing Party (02:32)

African-American sailors and their partners dance to a big band.

Black American Patriots (01:24)

View illustrations of slavery, George Washington's army and African-Americans fighting in the Revolutionary War.

African-Americans in the Civil War (03:52)

View Civil War era photographs of African-American men and soldiers.

Harper's Weekly Images (01:49)

View illustrations of African-American soldiers and veterans in the Civil War.

"Make Way for Liberty" (02:10)

View Civil War posters recruiting African-American men and Emancipation Proclamation images.

Buffalo Soldiers (02:40)

View illustrations and photographs of the African-American regiment from the turn of the century.

African-Americans in the Great War (03:26)

View illustrations and photographs of soldiers in World War I.

Tuskegee Airmen Photographs (03:25)

View images of the African-American World War II pilot squadron.

World War II Recruitment (00:48)

View posters urging African-American men to enlist.

World War II Training (03:11)

View photographs of African-American recruits training.

World War II Combat (06:04)

View photographs of African-American soldiers fighting overseas, and of victory headlines.

"Sisters in Arms" (01:41)

View photographs of female African-American soldiers during World War II.

"Anchors Aweigh" (02:06)

View photographs of African-American sailors during World War II:

Honoring African-American Soldiers (00:55)

View photographs of decorated military personnel from World War II.

"Freedom is not Free" (01:44)

View photographs of African-American soldiers in combat during World War II.

African-American Military and Civil Rights (03:12)

View photographs of African-American soldiers and nurses participating in the struggle for racial equality in the U.S.

"The Only Color is Green" (03:05)

View photographs of African-American military personnel in recent wars.

Credits: Supplemental Material: For Love of Liberty, the Story of America’s Black Patriots (University Edition) (02:01)

Credits: Supplemental Material: For Love of Liberty, the Story of America’s Black Patriots (University Edition)

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Supplemental Material: For Love of Liberty, the Story of America’s Black Patriots (University Edition)

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Description

This program—part six of For Love of Liberty: The Story of America’s Black Patriots (University Edition)—consists of more than two hours of raw footage and photographs that offer additional insights into the experiences of black military personnel during America’s wars. (131 minutes)

Length: 131 minutes

Item#: BVL54919

Copyright date: ©2010

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