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by Hyman Samuelson
Editor Gwendolyn Midlo Hall
University of Illinois Press  1995
Hardcover
321 pages
Index, photos
ISBN: 0252021797
Cover Price: $26.95
Language: English

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Love, War and the 96th Engineers (Colored)
The World War II New Guinea Diaries of Captain Hyman Samuelson

Diary of Captain Hyman Samuelson, a white officer who commanded the U.S. Army 96th Engineers (Colored) - Negro soldiers in the US Army. These were the first engineers sent overseas to Port Moresby, New Guinea and undertook road and construction projects, including building the causeway from Tatana Island ot the mainland. In 2008, a paperback version was published.

Review by Justin Taylan

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February 4, 2018


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