by Max Brooks and Caanan White
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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.
April 17, 2014 Critic Maureen Corrigan recommends two graphic novels — one about a Yiddish advice column in the early 1900s and another about a regiment of African-American soldiers who fought during World War I.
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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.
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April 1, 2014 The Harlem Hellfighters broke barriers as the first African-American infantry unit to fight in World War I. Their story is retold in a new graphic novel written by Max Brooks, author of World War Z.
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