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The Resource The double V : how wars, protest, and Harry Truman desegregated America's military, Rawn James, Jr

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

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The double V : how wars, protest, and Harry Truman desegregated America's military
Title
The double V
Title remainder
how wars, protest, and Harry Truman desegregated America's military
Statement of responsibility
Rawn James, Jr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The double V : how wars, protest, and Harry Truman desegregated America's military, Rawn James, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [245]-274) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
7ocm95174930
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
viii, 290 pages
Isbn
9781608196081
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012030030
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The double V : how wars, protest, and Harry Truman desegregated America's military, Rawn James, Jr
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [245]-274) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
7ocm95174930
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
viii, 290 pages
Isbn
9781608196081
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012030030
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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