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761st

11 Sep 2007

Documenting the 761st battalion - the first African-American armoured unit to enter combat in World War II, facing racism at home (they were known by some as "Eleanor Roosevelt's niggers") and death overseas, and fighting for a freedom that they did not enjoy in the US.

Dir Pete Chatmon, US 2007, 72 mins

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