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The employment of Negro troops

Author: Ulysses Lee; United States. Department of the Army. Office of Military History.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Office of the Chief of Military History, U.S. Army : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1966.
Series: United States Army in World War II., Special studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the black soldier's experience during World War II, including a detailed account of the effect of segregated service on the morale and performance of black units. The study concludes with an analysis of the partially integrated service of black infantry platoons on the European front in the last months of the war.
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Lee, Ulysses.
Employment of Negro troops.
Washington, D.C. : Office of the Chief of Military History, U.S. Army : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S.G.P.O., 1966
(OCoLC)570748292
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ulysses Lee; United States. Department of the Army. Office of Military History.
OCLC Number: 22126862
Notes: Two col. maps on 2 folded leaves in pocket.
Description: xix, 740 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates : illustrations, maps (1 color), portraits ; 26 cm.
Contents: After World War I --
Peacetime practices and plans --
The Negro position defined --
Expanding Negro strength --
Units: the quota phase --
Proposals and counterproposals --
Officers for Negro troops --
The quest for leadership continues --
Units: men and training --
Physical fitness --
Morale --
Harvest of disorder --
Toward an objective --
Manpower and readjustments --
Overseas deployment and the nature of units --
Introduction to combat: air phase and aftermath --
Conversions and commitments --
Ground, air, and the asset side --
Mountain and plain --
Service units around the world --
Artillery and armored units in the ETO --
Volunteer infantry replacements.
Series Title: United States Army in World War II., Special studies.
Responsibility: by Ulysses Lee.

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Describes the black soldier's experience during World War II, including a detailed account of the effect of segregated service on the morale and performance of black units. The study concludes with an analysis of the partially integrated service of black infantry platoons on the European front in the last months of the war.

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