This monograph in the Naval Historical Center's series commemorating the Korean War, not only covers the contribution of African American Sailors in that conflict but traces the story of racial integration in the U.S. Navy since the American Revolution. Author Bernard Nalty is a renowned authority on racial integration of the armed services. Chapters: Introduction; The Early Republic; Filling the Ranks; From Slavery to Jim Crow; World War II Experience; Into the Cold War; & Impact of the Korean War. Sidebars: The Impressment of Black Sailors; Robert A. Smalls; The March on Washington; African Americans in the U.S. Coast Guard; President Truman's Executive Order 9981; & Black Sports Heroes of the Korean War. Illus.
Long Passage to Korea
DIANE Publishing Company
Black Sailors and the Integration of the U. S. Navy
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