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Author Ottley, Roi, 1906-1960.

Title Roi Ottley's World War II : the lost diary of an African American journalist / edited with an introduction by Mark A. Huddle.

Imprint Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  940.5308996 Ot8r 2011    ---  Available
 FSCC Non-Fiction  940.5308996 Ot8r, 2011    ---  Available
Description viii, 199 p. : 1 ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-188) and index.
Contents Introduction: Roi Ottley?s War : Black internationalism and the long freedom struggle -- The diary. Notes, observations, and memoranda concerning travels in Scotland, Ireland, Wales, England, France, Belgium, Italy, and North Africa / by Roi Ottley, PM-Liberty war correspondent : period: June to December 1944 -- Selected journalism, 1942-1946. "A white folks' war?" ; "Roi Ottley sees Negro troops in action in Normandy" ; "Progressive trend seen in British colonial policy" ; "Cripps gives official view on India issue" ; "Belgium to rule Congo without major changes" ; "Dixie invades Britain" ; "Famed French writer took Nazis for a ride" ; "France plans sweeping reforms for colonies" ; "French system of justice works despite confusion" ; "There's no race problem in the foxholes" ; "Facists used Jim Crow against Allies" ; "Eyewitness report on reign of terror in Greece : men and women anti-fascists jailed, tortured by the thousands" ; "Nurenberg Trials mold pattern of "collective guilt" principle.
Summary The memoir of Roi Ottley, an African American soldier in World War II.
Subject Ottley, Roi, 1906-1960 -- Diaries.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- African Americans.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Journalists.
African American journalists -- United States -- Diaries.
Journalists -- United States -- Diaries.
War correspondents -- United States -- Diaries.
War correspondents -- Europe -- Diaries.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
Added Author Huddle, Mark A.
ISBN 9780700617692 (cloth : alk. paper)
0700617698 (cloth : alk. paper)

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