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Black American Military Leaders

A Biographical Dictionary
  • 559 Pages
  • 3.32 MB
  • English
McFarland & Company
Black studies, Dictionaries of biography (Who"s Who), History of specific subjects, Warfare & Defence, Military - General, History - Military / War, History, Biography / Autobiography, History: American, USA, Military - United States, Military, People of Color, History / Military History, Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General, United States - Civil War, African American admirals, African American generals, African American soldiers, Biography, Diction
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8139407M
ISBN 100786424869
ISBN 139780786424863

This book is a revised edition of the African American Generals and Flag Officers: Biographies of Over Blacks in the United States offers detailed, career-oriented summaries for men and women who often overcame societal obstacles to become ranking officers in the U.S.

military.5/5(4). A greatly expanded, newly titled edition of Hawkins' African American Generals and Flag Officers: Biographies of Over Blacks in the United States Military (), this book offers brief, career-oriented biographical sketches of more than African American men and women who became ranking officers in the U.S.

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Contents Acknowledgments vii Preface 1 Black American Military Leaders book American Military Leaders 3 Appendix: Medal of Honor Winners Index Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: African American generals -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

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