Buffalo Soldiers 1892-1918 by Ron FieldBuffalo Soldiers 1892-1918 by Ron Field

Buffalo Soldiers 1892-1918

byRon FieldIllustratorRichard Hook

Paperback | October 10, 2005

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The Buffalo Soldier played an important part in the US Army's operations during the "age of American Imperialism", between 1898 and 1916. These men campaigned against the Spanish in Cuba (San Juan Hill, 1898), Filipino insurrectionists on Mindanao and Mexican border raiders. They went on to distinguish themselves in the trenches of World War I (1914-1918), and the sum of two divisions of these Doughboys fought with the French Army and the American Expeditionary Force. This book offers a succinct history of these units and the campaigns in which they fought, and it highlights the African-American US soldier, his uniforms and his gear throughout this era in rare photographs and carefully reconstructed color illustrations.
Ron Field is Head of History at the Cotswold School in Bourton-on-the-Water. He was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship in 1982 and taught history at Piedmont High School in California from 1982-83. He was associate editor of the Confederate Historical Society of Great Britain, from 1983-1992. He is an internationally acknowledged expert o...
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Title:Buffalo Soldiers 1892-1918Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.86 × 7.25 × 0.18 inPublished:October 10, 2005Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1841768987

ISBN - 13:9781841768984

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Table of Contents

Introduction · Chronology · Campaigns: Cuba 1898 - Philippines 1898-1902 - Mexican Border 1916 - World War I 1917-18 · Uniforms · Weapons · Colors