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Corporal Fagen27 Sep 2017 10:45 p.m. PST

I've been wanting to see this since I was in the fourth grade. I was just about to ask if anyone has actually watched it when I found these:

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I especially like the second clip because it reminds me of plate C of Osprey's Buffalo Soldiers book (even though that was against the Comanches). I've been wanting to start a 28mm Buffalo Soldiers vs Apaches project and now I want to even more. I know that Monday Knight's Buffalo Soldiers are lacking the proper arms. How about Dixon's? I suppose I could always get some Old Glory and use the appropriate paint . . .

Corporal Fagen27 Sep 2017 11:04 p.m. PST

Darn it, this was from Soul Soldier(1970). I still like it though. So, then I must ask, has anyone seen Buffalo Soldiers(1979)?

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP28 Sep 2017 12:16 a.m. PST

I haven't, but now I want to!

Dan
PS. By the way, did you ever see Woody Strode in Sergeant Rutledge (1960)?

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Corporal Fagen28 Sep 2017 9:56 a.m. PST

I certainly have! Someone needs to make a Sgt. Skidmore figure. I've also seen an episode of High Chaparral that's pretty darn good. Red, White, and the Black/Soul Soldier looks like it might be pretty entertaining. The Joker plays Col. Grierson and Louise Jefferson is in it as well. The 1979 Buffalo Soldier TV movie remains a bit of a holy grail for me. All of these are mentioned in this article:

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I'd like to know what those Dixon Buffalo Soldiers look like. I'm not too big on Artizan's. They look a bit like something approaching a 1930's cartoon

goragrad29 Sep 2017 10:16 a.m. PST

Read the book, never saw the movie.

Will look it up.

RudyNelson02 Oct 2017 3:14 p.m. PST

I was in the 1/9 Cav and the 3/10 Cav regiments when I was in the army. So I have always did research about the Buffalo soldier. The !st Cavalry museum at Fort Hood in the 1970s had some great displays of the medal winners from Buffalo Solider units.

marco56 Supporting Member of TMP05 Oct 2017 4:48 p.m. PST

Did anyone see 1997's Buffalo Soldiers made for TNT starring Danny Glover.Pretty good movie. link
Mark

RudyNelson09 Oct 2017 2:08 p.m. PST

I regarded the Glover movie as a very good representation of the actions against the Apache.

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