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The Resource African Americans in the military, Catherine Reef

African Americans in the military, Catherine Reef

Label
African Americans in the military
Title
African Americans in the military
Statement of responsibility
Catherine Reef
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Publisher: African Americans in the Military profiles many of those who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Some African Americans covered include: Crispus Attucks: First Patriot to die in the American struggle for independence; Mary Elizabeth Bowser: Former slave who spied in the home of Jefferson Davis during the Civil War; Vincent K. Brooks: Chief spokesperson for the U.S. military during the 2003 Iraq War; Eugene Jacques Bullard: The only black pilot to serve in World War I; Mary Ann Shadd Cary: Journalist, teacher, lawyer, and Civil War recruiting officer; Henry Ossian Flipper: First African American to graduate from the U.S. Military Academy; William Goyens: Free African American who negotiated with the Indians in the Texas War for Independence; Doris Miller: Ship's cook, third class, and hero of Pearl Harbor; Colin Luther Powell: Army general, first African-American chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and first African-American secretary of state; Suzy Baker King Taylor: Civil War nurse; Augustus Walley: Buffalo Soldier and Medal of Honor recipient; and many others. Offering a wealth of useful information, this book profiles more than 125 military leaders. Each enlightenment biographical entry concentrates on the events in that person's life related to his or her accomplishments in the military and includes a list of further reading on that person. An introduction, bibliography, subject indexes, general index, and 50 photographs round out the resource
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
355.0089/96073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
U52
LC item number
.R42 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • dictionaries
Series statement
  • A to Z of African Americans
  • Facts on File library of American history
Label
African Americans in the military, Catherine Reef
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
List of entries -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- A-to-Z entries -- Bibliography and recommended sources -- Ranks in the U S military -- U S military decorations in order of precedence -- Entries by branch of service -- Entries by year of birth -- Index
Control code
5142913
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
xix, 284 pages
Isbn
9780816078394
Lccn
2009031298
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn290487237
  • (OCoLC)290487237
Label
African Americans in the military, Catherine Reef
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
List of entries -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- A-to-Z entries -- Bibliography and recommended sources -- Ranks in the U S military -- U S military decorations in order of precedence -- Entries by branch of service -- Entries by year of birth -- Index
Control code
5142913
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
xix, 284 pages
Isbn
9780816078394
Lccn
2009031298
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn290487237
  • (OCoLC)290487237

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