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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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The 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.

Table of Contents for: The double V : how wars, protest, and Ha