From America's birth by fire in the Revolution to the sands of Iraq, black warriors have fought and died for our nation. Long before they were recognized as citizens, much less equals, African-Americans sacrificed their lives for a society from which they were largely excluded. This eye-opening and vitally important THE HISTORY CHANEL® DVD collection brings together five masterful documentaries. This history reflects as positively on the countless valiant fighters.
This DVD set includes: Black Aviators: Flying Free: Explore the fascinating stories of these overlooked pioneers, from WWI pilots to the legendary Tuskegee Airmen. A Distant Shore: African Americans of D-Day (Time Machine): This fitting, long-deserved tribute to the 2,000 black soldiers who risked everything in the most important campaign of WWII. Honor Deferred: More than half a century after the fact, the U.S. Military finally awarded seven African-American soldiers the Medal of Honor for their actions in WWII. America's Black Warriors: Two Wars to Win: They battled not just the enemy, but against entrenched racism in the U.S. Armed Forces Colin Powell and others tell the true story of AMERICA'S BLACK WARRIORS. First to Fight: The Black Tankers of WWII: Veterans of the first black tank unit to see combat recall the struggles they faced during WWII. A&E Home Video, English, DVD, Rated: NR (Not Rated), Run Time: 250 minutes.