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The double V : how wars, protest, and Harry Truman desegregated America's military /

Rawn James.

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Main Author: James, Rawn.
Published: New York : Bloomsbury Press, 2013.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
Topics: Segregation - Law and legislation - United States - History - 20th century. | African American soldiers - History - 20th century. | African Americans - Segregation - History - 20th century. | World War, 1914-1918 - Participation, African American. | World War, 1939-1945 - Participation, African American. | Segregation - Law and legislation - United States - History - 20th century. | African American soldiers - History - 20th century. | African Americans - Segregation - History - 20th century. | World War, 1914-1918 - Participation, African American. | World War, 1939-1945 - Participation, African American. | United States. President's Committee on Equality of Treatment and Opportunity in the Armed Services. | United States. President's Committee on Equality of Treatment and Opportunity in the Armed Services. | Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 - Political and social views. | Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 - Political and social views.
Regions: United States - Armed Forces - African Americans - History - 20th century. | United States. | United States - Armed Forces - African Americans - History - 20th century.
Genres: History.
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Physical Description: viii, 290 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-274) and index.
ISBN: 9781608196081 (hbk. ;
1608196089 (hbk. ;
Summary: Traces the legal, political, and moral campaign for equality that led to Harry Truman's 1948 desegregation of the U.S. military, documenting the contributions of black troops since the Revolutionary War and their efforts to counter racism on the fields and on military bases.
Subject: World War (1914-1918) | World War (1939-1945)
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More Details for: The double V : how wars, protest, and Ha