Black Americans in Defense of Our Nation

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Reprint of a Department of Defense book in which the department honors contributions made by the many African Americans who have served in the US military. Special acknowledgement goes to Benjamin O. Davis Sr., who became the first black brigadier general; James Smith, the first black cadet to attend West Point; and many others. The book starts in the Colonial period with African Americans fighting in early wars, including the American Revolution, and goes through Vietnam. Includes biographies with photos of many African Americans who made their way through the military ranks. 176 pages. No index.

Title: Black Americans in Defense of Our Nation

Location Published: Department of Defense: 1982

Binding: soft cover

Book Condition: new

Size: 8.5x11

lbs: 1.00 lbs

Categories: Military, African American

Seller ID: mcr2106

Keywords: african americans, air force, army, blacks, marines, medal of honor, military, navy