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The Harlem Hellfighters

by Max Brooks and Caanan White

Paperback, 160 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $16.95 |

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The story of the Harlem Hellfighters — the barrier-breaking, African-American infantry regiment — and their journey to the trenches of France during World War I is retold as a graphic novel by World War Z author Max Brooks.

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'Bintel Brief' And 'Hellfighters': American Stories, Powerfully Illustrated

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The Harlem Hellfighters, a new graphic novel by Max Brooks, retells the story of the first African-American unit to fight in World War I. Caanan White/Courtesy of Broadway Books hide caption

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The Harlem Hellfighters: Fighting Racism In The Trenches Of WWI

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