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Title:
Black submariners in the United States Navy, 1940-1975
Author:
Knoblock, Glenn A.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Jefferson, N.C. ; a London : McFarland, [2005]

©2005
Physical Description:
ix, 484 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Summary:
"This exploration of African American submariners chronicles their service from World War II through the Cold War era. An historical overview of black sailors and the evolution of the Steward's Branch, to which black sailors were eventually restricted, precede descriptions of becoming a steward and a submariner, and of life as a submariner during World War II"--Provided by publisher.
Language:
English
Contents:
Black sailors and the evolution of the steward's branch in the United States Navy from 1775 to 1939 -- Overview of the steward's branch of the United States Navy during World War II -- Becoming a steward -- Becoming a submariner -- Life as a wartime submariner -- The submarine navy during the postwar years -- Histories of Black submariners.
Electronic Access:
Table of contents
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip056/2005000888.html
ISBN:
9780786419937
Format :
Book