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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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245 14|aThe double V :|bhow wars, protest, and Harry Truman desegregated America's military /|cRawn James.
250 |a1st U.S. ed.
260 |aNew York :|bBloomsbury Press,|c2013.
300 |aviii, 290 pages, [8] pages of plates :|billustrations ;|c25 cm
336 |atext|btxt|2rdacontent
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504 |aIncludes bibliographical references (pages 245-274) and index.
505 0 |aThe cause of liberty -- The first to come and the last to leave -- The only real neutral -- Report to God the reason why -- Tragedy and triumph : Houston and Des Moines -- The travels of Emmett J. Scott and the travails of Colonel Charles Young -- France by way of Carolina -- The lost children -- Disillusioned by Armistice -- Old draft in a new day -- Politics unusual -- Follow the gleam -- Some minor county office -- Thundering resentment in the voice of God -- The U.S.S. Miller -- The double v -- Harvest of disorder : the Army -- The Army Air Corps -- "Entitled to a showdown" : the Navy under Secretary Frank Knox and the Truman committee -- The Navy and Marine Corps under Secretary Forrestal -- From senator to vice-president to president in 100 days -- V-day deferred -- The Noah's ark committee -- The blinding of Isaac Woodard and the signing of Executive Order 9981 -- Freedom to serve -- The museum and the mirror.
520 |aTraces 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.
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