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African-Americans in the Military

Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society. Jean Sampson Scott Greater New York Chapter.

African-Americans in the Military

World War I & World War II, selected biographies.

by Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society. Jean Sampson Scott Greater New York Chapter.

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Published by AAHGS-NY Writers Group in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adamson, John Elwood, -- 1919-1998,
  • Allyene, Robert Chesterfield, -- 1919-,
  • Burbridge, William Leslie, -- 1906-2000,
  • Green, Christopher, -- 1920-,
  • Green, George, -- 1877-1933,
  • Johnson, Floyd, Sr., -- 1920-,
  • Parker, John Albert, Jr., -- 1905-1976,
  • Parker, Leonard, -- 1900-1949,
  • Parker, Phillip, -- 1913-1999,
  • Parker, Russell, -- 1922-,
  • Prout, Rigaude Placide, -- 1893-1972,
  • Scott, Clarence, -- 1923-,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- African Americans,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- African Americans,
  • African American soldiers -- Biography,
  • African-Americans -- New Jersey -- Atlantic City,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- African-American troops

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBurbridge, Doris Auerille De Vonish., Burbridge, Richard Bernard., Johnson, Floyd Adisa Ajene., Ramsey, Andrea Butler., Redman, Sandra Gruby., Smith, Alene Jackson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD639.N4 A36 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination113 p. :
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23681817M
    ISBN 100972726527
    ISBN 109780972726528
    LC Control Number2009437224

    By the beginning of World War II, African Americans were putting increased pressure on the government to make conditions more equal for blacks in the armed forces. Still reluctant to integrate the military, the government took a step forward in by creating the first all-black military aviation program, at the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Discover librarian-selected research resources on African-American Soldiers in the Civil War from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and .

    African Americans played a significant role in the United States' armed forces during World War II, serving all branches of the military. Some , were in the Army, with a peak of , serving at one time in Jan 01,  · Reading Recommendations · African Americans in the Civil War By the end of the Civil War, nearly , African-American men (mostly former slaves) had made a critical contribution to the victory of the Union by serving in the Army and Navy of the United States.

    African Americans in the Civil War: Children's Books To accompany the exhibit " African American Military Portraits From the American Civil War ", LAPL created this children's book list for young readers interested in learning more about African Americans and their role in the American Civil War. Jan 15,  · African Americans have a long heritage of service, first with state and continental navies, and then with the Department of the Navy since its establishment in They continue to distinguish themselves ashore, on ships, in aircraft, and on submarines through times of peace and conflict.


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