The story of the Harlem Hellfighters is not simply one of victory in a war. It is the story of men who acted as men, and who gave a good account of themselves when so many people thought, even hoped, that they would fail.What defines a true heroThe "Harlem Hellfighters," the African American soldiers of the 369th Infantry Regiment of World War I, redefined heroism-for America, and for the world. At a time of widespread bigotry and racism, these soldiers put their lives on the line in the name of democracy.The Harlem Hellfighters: When Pride Met Courage is a portrait of bravery and honor. With compelling narrative and never- before-published photographs, Michael L. Printz Award winner Walter Dean Myers and renowned filmmaker Bill Miles deftly portray the true story of the unsung American heroes.
The Harlem Hellfighters: When Pride Met Courage