The Black Eagle

The Black Eagle
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Genre: Biography
The story of Hubert Fauntleroy Julian's life-- his "madcap odyssey"-- touches on almost every world trouble front-- from Harlem in the 1920s to the Congo in the 1960s.
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The story of  Hubert Fauntleroy Julian’s life– his “madcap odyssey”– touches on almost every world trouble front– from Harlem in the 1920s to the Congo in the 1960s. Col. Julian ran the Imperial Air Force for Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, in the twenties; he ran guns into Guatemala in the fifties. He has rubbed elbows– and sometimes clashed– with very important people: Father Divine, Goering, Truman, Robert Kennedy, Tshombe, to name only a few … An American Negro who liberated himself.