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

Author:  Ronald K. Culp
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0786430001
ISBN-13: 9780786430000
Sku: 203934644
Publish Date: 7/1/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 10H x 6.5L x 0.75T
Pages:  264
Age Range:  NA
 
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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"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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Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0264
Product attributePublisher:   McFarland & Company
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