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Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., American : an autobiography.

Author: Benjamin O Davis, Jr.
Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first Black man to graduate from West Point in this century describes the discrimination he faced in the Armed Forces, his successful command of air combat units in World War II, and his rise to the rank of three-star general.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davis, Benjamin O. (Benjamin Oliver), 1912-2002.
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., American.
Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1991
(OCoLC)638819549
Named Person: Benjamin O Davis, Jr.; Benjamin O Davis, Jr.; Benjamin O Davis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin O Davis, Jr.
ISBN: 0874747422 9780874747423
OCLC Number: 21600852
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 442 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / L. Douglas Wilder. First flight --
Silence --
The real world --
The experiment --
Under fire --
The red tails --
Integration --
Indoctrination --
Respect --
Citizens --
Little America --
Manpower --
Affairs of state --
Courtesy --
Strike command --
Politics --
Transportation --
Mr. --
Free time --
West Point revisited. Index.

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The first Black man to graduate from West Point in this century describes the discrimination he faced in the Armed Forces, his successful command of air combat units in World War II, and his rise to the rank of three-star general.

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