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Contents List of Illustrations      ix Acknowledgments      xi PART I. War and Memory 1. The Buffalo Soldiers at the World War II Memorial      3 2. “This Is Your Father”      7 PART II. Becoming a Buffalo Soldier 3. The Road to War      13 4. Training at Fort Huachuca      26 5. Marriage and Bisbee      30 PART III. The Fight to Fight 6. Buffalo Soldiers in the Jim Crow Army      35 7. Maneuvers in Louisiana      49 PART IV. Women Waiting       8. “I’ll Be Seeing You”: The Long Wait      59 PART V. Facing the Gothic Line: War Stories in Black and White 9. Combat in Italy: Sep­ tem­ ber 1944–January 1945      65 10. From Defeat to Victory: February–No­ vem­ ber 1945      89 viii / Contents PART VI. Life after World War II       11. Coming Home      119 PART VII. Afterword 12. My Search for My Father’s War      133 13. Fort Huachuca      135 14. Carlisle and the Battle for Memory      137 15. Notes from Italy      140 16. The Buffalo Soldiers at the Capitol Rotunda      150 Appendix I      161 Appendix II      163 Notes      169 Bibliography      201 Index      213 ...


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