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Maria Höhn

Maria Höhn teaches German history at Vassar College and is the author of GIs and Fräuleins: The German-American Encounter in 1950s West Germany.

Martin Klimke is a historian and research fellow at the German Historical Institute, Washington, DC and the Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) at Heidelberg University, Germany and the author of The Other Alliance: Global Protest and Student Unrest in West Germany and the United States in the Global Sixties. Höhn and Klimke are the recipients of the 2009 NAACP Julius E. Williams Distinguished Community Service Award for their research on the connection between the military service of African American GIs abroad and the advancement of civil rights in the U.S.



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A Breath of Freedom
The Civil Rights Struggle, African American GIs, and Germany

Palgrave Macmillan
Based on an award-winning international research project and photo exhibition, this poignant and beautifully illustrated book examines the experiences of...
Maria Höhn

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