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Black Sailor, White Navy: Racial Unrest in the Fleet During the Vietnam War Era

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November 2007

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

It is hard to determine what dominated more newspaper headlines in America during the 1960s and early 70s: the Vietnam War or America's racial climate. This book aims to reveal the racial unrest in the Navy during the Vietnam War era, as well as the Navy's attempts to control it.

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JOHN DARRELL SHERWOOD is an official historian with the U.S. Naval Historical Center. He is the author of Officers in Flight Suits: The Story of American Air Force Fighter Pilots in Korea and Afterburner: Naval Aviators and the Vietnam War, both published by NYU Press.

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"This riveting account of racial turmoil in the U.S. Navy will be of immense interest to any student of the Navy, the Vietnam War, the All-Volunteer Force, or race relations in the United States." EUGENIA C. KIESLING, United States Military Academy, West Point"
EAN: 9780814740361
ISBN: 0814740367
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: NEW YORK UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2007
Seitenanzahl: 344 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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