Cover of Fighting for Freedom, featuring a photograph of a WWI solder with the word HERO inscribed.
Gen. Charles F. Bolden Jr. and Gail Lumet Buckley
Laura Coyle and Michèle Gates Moresi
D. Giles Limited
Double Exposure

Fighting for Freedom looks at African Americans in uniform, from the Civil War to the War in Iraq. This selection of photographs illustrates stories of patriotism, courage, and dignity, and explores the lives and challenges of African Americans in the United States military.

Essays include: Foreword by Lonnie Bunch; Pride in Service by Major General Charles F. Bolden Jr, USMC Retired; and Heroes and Trailblazers by Gail Lumet Buckley.

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