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The Double V : How Wars, Protest, and Harry Truman Desegregated America's Military.

Author: Rawn Jr James
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The century-long struggle to achieve equality for America's black soldiers and sailors, in a stirring narrative history by the author of Root and Branch.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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James, Rawn, Jr.
Double V : How Wars, Protest, and Harry Truman Desegregated America's Military.
New York : Bloomsbury Publishing USA, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rawn Jr James
ISBN: 9781608196173 1608196178
OCLC Number: 1021806584
Description: 1 online resource (213 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; 1 The Cause of Liberty; 2 The First to Come and the Last to Leave; 3 The Only Real Neutral; 4 Report to God The Reason Why; 5 Tragedy and Triumph: Houston and Des Moines; 6 The Travels of Emmett J. Scott and the Travails of Colonel Charles Youn; 7 France By Way of Carolina; 8 The Lost Children; 9 Disillusioned By Armistice; 10 Old Draft in a New Day; 11 Politics Unusual; 12 Follow the Gleam; 13 Some Minor County Office; 14 Thundering Resentment in The Voice Of God; 15 The USS Miller; 16 The Double V; 17 Harvest of Disorder: The Army. 18 The Army Air Corps19 â#x80;#x9C;Entitled to A Showdownâ#x80;#x9D;: The Navy Under Secretary Knox And The Truman Committee; 20 The Navy and Marine Corps Under Secretary Forrestal; 21 From Senator To Vice President To President In One Hundred Days; 22 V-Day Deferred; 23 The Noahâ#x80;#x99;s Ark Committee; 24 The Blinding Of Isaac Woodard And The Signing Of Executive Order 9981; 25 Freedom To Serve; 26 The Museum And The Mirror; Plate Section; Notes; Footnotes; A Note on the Author; By the Same Author; eCopyright.

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The century-long struggle to achieve equality for America's black soldiers and sailors, in a stirring narrative history by the author of Root and Branch.

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