...Illustrations in Chapter VIII


 54. This is how the Western Front in France looked most of the time. Tne Germans kept down in their trenches and the Allies in theirs, with barbed wire entanglements of No Man's Land between them. Negro soldiers with machine guns.


 55. Another corner of the Fighting Front: American Negro Soldiers and French Colonials firing rifle gremades.


 56. Dancing; a Favorite Diversion of Colored Soldiers When Off Duty


 57. Young Women's Christian Association Camp, Louisville, Ky.


 58. After the capture of Cantigny. Colored troops won glory in taking this city from the Germans. Photograph shows American Negro soldiers cleaning up the ruins with flame throwers and grenades.


 59. American Negro soldiers throwing hand grenades from a French trench into No Man's Land.


 60. Some of Philadelphia's Negro Soldiers. Photo of colored troops who were wounded or gassed in the fighting in France. They are all from Philadelphia.


 61. One of the most important parts of war is keeping up communication with the front. Telephone lines must be maintained no matter how heavy the enemy's fire. This French Official Photograph shows Senegalese troops carrying telephone lines forward to observation posts.


 62. American Negro Soldiers and French tanks. This is the way the colored infantrymen advanced on the Somme.


 63. One of General Pershing's colored veterans enjoying a bit of cake baked at the American Red Cross Canteen at la-Surtile.


 64. He Captured the Kaiser. Corporal Fred McIntyre of the 369th Infantry with the photograph of the Kaiser which he captured from a German officer in his dugout.


 65. Some of the Chicago Girls Welcoming Home one of the boys of the 370th (Old 8th Illinois National Guard).


 66. The Salvation Army Draws No Color Line. Soldiers of the 351st Field Artillery are receiving candy from Salvation Army lassies on their return to New York.


 67. Negro Troops in Camp in France. This temporary shelter was not far from the front line. The men are wearing their trench boots and the top of shelter is covered with branches of trees, a form of camouflage intended to prevent detection by enemy aeroplanes.


 68. Routing the enemy with cold steel.---From Photo and Painting.

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