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*Author: Reef, Catherine *Series Title: A to Z of African Americans *Publication Date: 2010/06/01 *Number of Pages: 284 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Language: English *Depth: 1.00 *Width: 7.75 *Height: 9.50
Praise for the previous edition:"...well written, well researched, and useful..."—Booklist"...will find an important role in most general reference collections."—American Reference Books AnnualAfrican Americans in the Military, Revised Edition brings to life the inspiring stories of those who have served in the U.S. armed forces. This volume gives readers important biographical essentials, including year and place of birth, rank, and family background, and examines the major accomplishments of each individual.Each entry includes a further reading list, a general bibliography, appendixes (ranks in the U.S. military and U.S. military decorations), subject indexes, and a general index.New and revised profiles include:Crispus AttucksPowhatan BeatyCarl Maxie Brashear Eugene Jacques Bullard Gene Doughty William Goyens Benjamin T. Hacker Shoshana Nyree Johnson Doris Miller Colin Powell Hugh Granville RobinsonWilliam Henry Thompson Augustus WalleyWilliam Edward Wardand more.