By Mark Bando
A minute-by-minute and daily account of the elite a hundred and first Airborne’s bold parachute touchdown in the back of enemy strains at Normandy is observed via firsthand money owed from Airborne veterans and 40 tremendous, formerly unknown (let on my own released) colour pictures of the “Screaming Eagles” at Normandy and in nice Britain sooner than the invasion. Accompanying those extraordinary D-Day colour Kodachromes—which have been unearthed within the attic of a military doctor’s daughter—are greater than hundred black-and-white photos from a hundred and first survivors and the author’s personal inner most assortment. this can be an unparalleled examine an elite scuffling with strength in the course of one of many final century’s most important moments.
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1057/9780230100664 - Enslaved Women and the Art of Resistance in Antebellum America, Renee K. com - licensed to University of South Florida - PalgraveConnect - 2011-04-30 24 25 African women, men, and children were branded with “burning irons” that had the names or insignia of various European families or companies embossed on them. ”26 After branding, the enslaved were taken to slave pens within the dungeons and given bread and water. Once the dungeons accumulated a sufficient number, the enslaved were transported to ships anchored along the coast.
Traders come dere in a big boat and dey had all sorts of purty gew-gaws—red handkerchiefs, dress goods, beads, bells, and trinkets in bright colors. Dey would pull up at de shore and entice de colored folks onto de boat to see de purty things. Befo’ de darkies realized it dey would out from the shore. 16 In another staged attraction, a former enslaved man recalls the story of his grandparents: I hear dem tell dat my grandparents come from Africa. Dey fooled dem to come or I calls it foolin dem.
So narratives of sugarplums and red cloths that are passed along warn future generations about the cost of blindness and material enticements and the price of not naming and owning what one sees. African peoples’ ignorance became the seducer’s bliss. Latent within these cautionary-deception accounts is the wisdom of subversion; to see, name, and heed these warnings, in African epistemology, is to know, and to know is to critically act. 9 Although every act of seduction has an intended aim in mind, all seduction does not lead to attack.
101st Airborne: The Screaming Eagles at Normandy by Mark Bando