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Title:
The messman chronicles : African Americans in the U.S. Navy, 1932-1943
Author:
Miller, Richard E., 1946-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
x, 390 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
I: Units K-West and B-East: the black sailor returns, 1932-1941 -- Captain Claude's initiative -- Unit K-West -- Service in the fleet -- Shore duty: Annapolis and the lost battalion -- Unit B-East -- Seeing the world and dealing with race -- The Philadelphia fifteen -- II: The Messman branch goes to war, 1941-1943 -- Short of war -- The attack on Pearl Harbor -- Around the world and under the sea -- Coral Sea and midway -- Guadalcanal: green dragons, black stingers, and other South Pacific tales -- Guadalcanal: the pitcher's duel -- The end of the beginning -- III: The four freedoms, white supremacy, and Doris "Dorie" Miller -- The four freedoms, white supremacy, and Doris "Dorie" Miller -- Messman killed and missing at Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941.
Electronic Access:
Table of contents
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip047/2003017842.html
ISBN:
9781557505392
Format :
Book

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