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

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

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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
Creator
Subject
Genre
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
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James, Rawn
Dewey number
355.0089/96073
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
UB418.A47
LC item number
J36 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Truman, Harry S
  • United States
  • Truman, Harry S
  • United States
  • World War (1914-1918)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Truman, Harry S
  • United States
  • United States
  • Segregation
  • African American soldiers
  • African Americans
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • African American soldiers
  • African Americans
  • Armed Forces
  • Military participation
  • Political and social views
  • Segregation
  • United States
  • United States
  • Segregation
  • African American soldiers
  • African Americans
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
The double V : how wars, protest, and Harry Truman desegregated America's military, Rawn James
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocn795174930
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
viii, 290 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9781608196081
Lccn
2012030030
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781608196081
  • (OCoLC)795174930
Label
The double V : how wars, protest, and Harry Truman desegregated America's military, Rawn James
Publication
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
ocn795174930
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
viii, 290 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9781608196081
Lccn
2012030030
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781608196081
  • (OCoLC)795174930

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