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Truthdig is pleased to present the second excerpt from Gary Phillips’ novel “Freedom’s Fight,” which interweaves real historical figures and situations in a fictive narrative about World War II, focusing not just on the black soldier’s struggle, but also on the debates various civil rights groups had about the war stateside. This second installment from Gary Phillips' historical novel "Freedom's Fight" focuses on black soldiers in World War II.

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Truthdig is pleased to present an excerpt from Gary Phillips' novel "Freedom’s Fight," which interweaves real historical figures and situations in a fictive narrative about World War II, focusing not just on the black soldier’s struggle, but also on the debates various civil rights groups had about the war stateside.The historical novel "Freedom's Fight" focuses on black soldiers in World War II and the debates about the war among civil rights groups stateside.

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