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Soldiers and slaves

American POWs trapped by the Nazis" final gamble

by Roger Cohen

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Berga (Concentration camp),
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany -- Berga,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscript labor -- Germany -- Berga,
  • Death marches -- Germany,
  • Prisoners of war -- United States -- Biography,
  • Prisoners of war -- Germany -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRoger Cohen.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD805.5.B46 C63 2005
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Pagination303 p., [16] p. of plates
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23274056M
    ISBN 10037541410X
    ISBN 109780375414107
    LC Control Number2004057691

    Many of these soldiers were escaped slaves from the South. Regiments of black soldiers were called US Colored Troops, or USCT for short. However, these soldiers did not receive equal treatment in the Union army. Black soldiers were paid less than white soldiers, and were not allowed to become officers. Roger Cohen, who also wrote Hearts Grown Brutal: Sagas Of Sarajevo and co-wrote In The Eye Of The Storm: The Life Of General Norman Schwarzkopf now brings us Soldiers And Slaves. This is the story of American POWs who were captured early in the Battle of the Bulge and transported in cattle cars to Berga, a concentration camp in East Germany.   After the men of the1st Rhode Island and other black Soldiers served bravely at Yorktown alongside southern militiamen whose jobs it had been to round up .


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