Kelly Miller's history of the world war for human rights; an intensely human and brilliant account of the world war; why America entered the conflict; what the allies fought for; and a thrilling account of the important part taken by the Negro in the tragic defeat of Germany; the downfall of autocracy, and complete victory for the cause of righteousness and freedom. Including a wonderful array of striking pictures made from recent official photographs, illustrating and describing the new and awful devices used in the horrible methods of modern warfare, together with remarkable pictures of the Negro in action in both army and navy. Also important contributions by John J. Pershing, the famous general, Frederick Drinker, the noted war correspondent, and E. A. Allen, author of 'The History of Civilization'
N. pl. A. Jenkins and O. Keller, 1919. xiii, 495p. + 8p. chapter on the Illinois 8th Regiment, p. appendices, profusely illus. with photos on Blacks and the War, a very good copy of the African American scholar's history of the Black contribution to the Allied victory. This version is the original subscription version.