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This edition: Linda Hervieux on the Forgotten Black Heroes of D-Day

Episode Details

Original tape date: October 28, 2015.

First aired: November 9, 2015.

Most of us know about D-Day, the dramatic launch of the allied invasion of Europe in June of 1944. But history has largely overlooked the important and fascinating role played by African-American soldiers who were part of that heroic invasion. Guest Linda Hervieux, author of the new book, “Forgotten: The Untold Story of D-Day’s Black Heroes, at Home and at War,” shares some of these soldiers' captivating efforts with Bob Herbert.

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Linda Hervieux Author, “Forgotten: The Untold Story of D-Day's Black Heroes, at Home and at War”