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Patton's Panthers: The African-American 761st Tank&hellip by Charles W. Sasser
5.0 out of 5 stars Gratifying, March 1 2013
Patton's Panthers: The African-American 761st Tank Battalion In World War II by Sasser is an inspiring story about a group of African American soldiers in World War II, who despite their disadvantaged positions fought bravely for their country which at the time hardly recognized or appreciated their services. In battle, these dedicated soldiers had to confront the Nazi and Fascist armies as well as the racist attitudes of some white officers who were sometimes responsible for the battalion going into combat without all the necessary equipment or training.

This belated tribute and public recognition comes as a soothing acknowledgement of the sacrifices made by the Tank Battalion… Read more