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THE GOLDEN THIRTEEN: RECOLLECTIONS OF AMERICA'S FIRST BLACK NAVAL OFFICERS. Tales of an exceptional group of men whose examples of integrity and tenacity prompted change. . . --CLEARANCE SALE--REDUCED 60%

Click to EnlargeTHE GOLDEN THIRTEEN: RECOLLECTIONS OF THE FIRST BLACK NAVAL OFFICERS. The extraordinary experiences & achievements of the 13 black enlisted men who received their commissions in the segregated U.S. Navy in 1944. A remarkable collection of memories, THE GOLDEN THIRTEEN profiles this courageous group and recalls in their own words how each maintained his dignity, pride--and humor--in the face of prejudice and condescension. And how each in his own way who opened doors that had been closed to them--and then dared to walk on into uncertainty--and fought racial injustice on the homefront while serving his nation to fight injustice abroad. 304 pages. 93 photos.

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Item Details
Group:
Minorities in USA Military
ID:
EH-732
Category:
Naval Warfare
Media:
Softcover book
Type:
Combat Memoirs / Biographies
Price:
8.95
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