With One Tied Hand - The Buffalo Soldiers of World War II

di Joe and Dayle Hartnett, Director & Producer of With One Tied Hand

Though veterans of the United States of America liberated others worldwide at immense sacrifice, a little told American story is the unique liberation of the Tuscan people by the Buffalo Soldiers of WWII. After the War ended, these courageous men were sent home to a 'Jim Crow' America. Italian history is strikingly different. The impoverished, starving Tuscans feel as if they owe their lives to the Buffalo Soldiers, whom they... Leggi dettagli

Episodi del podcast

  • Stagione 1

  • S01 E04 - Ivan Reads Flavio's Letter - Q&A

    S01 E04 - Ivan Reads Flavio's Letter - Q&A

    Ivan reads Flavio's Letter and the audience learns of the great love and respect held by the Italian people, especially the Tuscans for these Black Warriors who liberated their villages, towns, and cities in 1944 and 1945. A Ques...

    10:17
  • S01 E03 - From Barga to Sommocolonia to the Florence-American Cemetery

    S01 E03 - From Barga to Sommocolonia to the Florence-American Cemetery

    Ivan J. Houston tells the tragic story of Lt. John Fox, who sacrificed his life for his country and the villagers of Sommocolonia. Ivan visits the Florence-American Cemetery to honor his fallen comrades, some of whom he played car...

    07:40
  • S01 E02 - Crossing the Arno, Fighting Fascists and Nazis, and Liberating Italian Villages

    S01 E02 - Crossing the Arno, Fighting Fascists and Nazis, and Liberating Italian Villages

    Ivan J. Houston and the 92nd Infantry "Buffalo Division" march North freeing thousands of starving Tuscan villagers. Ivan meets Mattea at the 500-year-old Villa La Dogana, where he also experiences first-hand the lasting gratitude...

    09:57
  • S01 E01 - From Ft. McArthur, California to Rome, Italy

    S01 E01 - From Ft. McArthur, California to Rome, Italy

    Ivan J. Houston joins the Army in 1944, and from the moment of his arrival at Ft. MacArthur, San Pedro, California he is Segregated into the Negro (or Colored) sections of the U.S. Army. On his way East for training and deployment...

    10:26