Reveals many little-known facts about the role and treatment of the Black GIsPublishers Weekly."Dr. Mullen combines in one volume a much needed chronology of Black American participation in American wars from the Revolution to Vietnam and an in-depth examination of Black attitudes toward these wars."[U.S. Air Force] Friday Review of Defense Literature "Mullen offers a quick, readable overview of Afro-American stances in relation to all American wars (making it the only work in print with that range).... The book's many excellent photos, brief bibliography and direct writing may make this a useful educational tool even after more comprehensive studies finally appear."Black Scholar "An excellent historical account of black participation in American wars.... [Mullen's] analysis of the economic and political implications surrounding each war period is unsurpassed ... an excellent reference source.... [Should] be read by all Americans, particularly black Americans...."Journal of Negro History Photos, drawings, notes, index.