The African-American Soldier: From Crispus Attucks to Colin Powell

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Citadel Press, 2004 - Počet stran: 319
In this moving and revealing account, Michael Lee Lanning brings to life the battles in which African Americans fought so courageously to become full citizens by risking their lives for their country. This updated edition includes analyses of African-American soldiers' involvement in recent U.S. conflicts, including the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
 

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THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN SOLDIER: From Crispus Attucks to Colin Powell

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A survey of the attempts by African-Americans to serve their country in an often reluctant military Lt. Col. (Ret.) Lanning (Vietnam at the Movies, 1995, etc.) traces the major contributions of black ... Přečíst celou recenzi

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Colonial Days and the Revolutionary War
The War of 1812 and Beyond
12
The American Civil War
24
Reconstruction and the Indian Wars
56
The SpanishAmerican War Cuba and the Philippines
76
The Battles of Peace Brownsville and the Great White Fleet
95
Prelude to World War Mexico and Houston
110
The Great War World War I
123
World War II Navy and Marine Corps
192
Executive Order 9981 Before and After
208
The Korean War Integration Under Fire
219
The Fifties An Integrated Military in a Segregated America
235
Vietnam The Only War We Had
244
After Vietnam Unrest and the Advance of Equality
264
United Defenders Today and Tomorrow
275
TwentyFirst Century The War On Terrorism
287

Between the Wars The Struggle Continues
143
World War I Army
154
World War II Army Air Force
182
Bibliography
297
Index
305
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