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ISBN#9780760339176
BIB ID#1573830
Call# 355.0089 M

Black faces of war

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Minneapolis, MN : Zenith Press, 2011.
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Description
160 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Summary
The American Revolution, slavery, and the antebellum South -- The Civil War, western expansion, and Buffalo Soldiers -- World War I : Black officers and the new Negroes -- World War II : Black women at war -- World War II : Tuskegee Airmen soaring above, 758th tankers rumbling below -- World War II : song of the South Pacific -- Korea and Vietnam : combat integration and Black power -- The modern era and the evolution of Black leadership.

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Summary/Annotation ->  This commemoration of African-Americans in the U.S. military includes contributions from W. Stephen Morris and Luther H. Smith, one of the most-celebrated Tuskegee Airmen. Other black military heroes featured in the book include Crispus Attucks, the first man to die in the Revolutionary War; Lt. James Reese Europe, who brought jazz music to Europe in 1918; Lt. Charity Adams, commander of the only all-black Women's Army Corps unit during World War II; and Gen. Colin Powell, who served with distinction in Vietnam, became the first African-American Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the Gulf War, and retired a four-star general before becoming the first African-American Secretary of State.

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