The First Black United States Marines : The Men of Montford Point, 1942-1946 (Hardcover)

Author: Culp, Ronald K.

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Compiled from personal interviews, this volume takes an in-depth look at the men who braved the color barrier and became the first black Marines in 1942. Additional topics include internal Marine perspectives on the admittance of blacks, initially enforced quotas, and the difficulties of segregation.

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Publisher McFarland & Co Inc Pub
Mfg Part# 9780786430000
SKU 203934644
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0786430001
Release Date 7/1/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 10H x 6.5L x 0.75T
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Editors Note "The focus is the Marine Corps. Additional topics include internal Marine perspectives on the admittance of blacks, initially enforced quotas, and the difficulties of segregation. Appendices provide information regarding monthly inductions into the Marine Corps; rank and pay structure; depot and ammunition companies from 1943 to 1946; and Pacific Ocean area units of fire for ground weapons"--Provided by publisher. Corps; rank and pay structure; depot and ammunition companies from 1943 to 1946; and Pacific Ocean area units of fire for ground weapons"--Provided by publisher.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0264
Publisher McFarland & Company
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