A Greater Town : US : NY : New York : Arts & Entertainment : Movies, Videos, & Dvds — Films

761st - Documentary About Black Panthers - First African-American Armored Unit to Enter Combat [video]

Films

Updated on Oct 18, 2019

Edit post | View more like this | Visit New York, NY | Contact Mayor
www.761st-movie.com

Double 7 Film and Maroma Productions




Please join us in spreading the word about this film that sheds invaluable light on the experience and contribution of the Black soldier during WWII.

The 761st Tank Battalion was activated on April 1, 1942, at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana and deployed to Europe, landing at Omaha Beach in France on October 10, 1944. Over the course of 183 days of continuous fighting (including action in the Battle of the Bulge) the "Black Panthers" became the first African-American armored unit to enter combat. With the motto "Come Out Fighting!" they faced racism at home and death overseas in a war for many freedoms they did not enjoy in America. This is their story.



www.maromaproductions.com

goodideazs, LLC is not affiliated with the authors of this post nor is it responsible for its content, the accuracy and authenticity of which should be independently verified.

About | Advertise | Terms | Privacy | Contact A Greater Town

Top Business Listings | Banner Art Gallery | Blog | Seo Site Crawler

Copyright © 2007-2019 goodideazs, LLC. All rights reserved.