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761st Tank Battalion: The Original Black Panthers

The 761st Tank Battalion — better known as the Black Panthers — was the only Black tank unit to see combat, and they played a significant role in military operations against Nazi Germany. However, as they fought for their nation overseas, they were simultaneously fighting against racism, segregation and inequality back home in the very country they were risking their lives to protect. Despite facing unprecedented adversity, these brave men lived up to their tenacious motto, 'Come Out Fighting,' and their unit became one of the most accomplished tank battalions in U.S. military history. The documentary is executive produced by Academy Award®-winning actor and military veteran Morgan Freeman