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The Double V

How Wars, Protest, and Harry Truman Desegregated America's Military
James, Rawn (Book - 2013 )
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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.
Authors: James, Rawn
Statement of Responsibility: Rawn James
Title: The double V
how wars, protest, and Harry Truman desegregated America's military
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Press, 2013
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
Characteristics: viii, 290 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-274) and index
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
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.
Subject Headings: United States. President's Committee on Equality of Treatment and Opportunity in the Armed Services Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 Political and social views World War, 1939-1945 Participation, African American World War, 1914-1918 Participation, African American African Americans Segregation History 20th century African American soldiers History 20th century Segregation Law and legislation United States History 20th century United States Armed Forces African Americans History 20th century
Topical Term: Black author
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1914-1918
African Americans
African American soldiers
Segregation
Local Subject Heading: Black author
LCCN: 2012030030
ISBN: 1608196089
9781608196081
Branch Call Number: 355.0089 J
Research Call Number: Sc E 14-155
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