Black Faces of War: A Legacy of Honor from the American Revolution to Today

by Julius W. Becton Jr., Robert V. Morris

MBI Publishing Company | January 28, 2011 | Kobo Edition (eBook)

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This commemoration of African-Americans in the U.S. military includes contributions from W. Stephen Morris and Luther H. Smith, one of the most-celebrated Tuskegee Airmen. Other black military heroes featured in the book include Crispus Attucks, the first man to die in the Revolutionary War; Lt. James Reese Europe, who brought jazz music to Europe in 1918; Lt. Charity Adams, commander of the only all-black Women's Army Corps unit during World War II; and Gen. Colin Powell, who served with distinction in Vietnam, became the first African-American Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the Gulf War, and retired a four-star general before becoming the first African-American Secretary of State.

 

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Published: January 28, 2011

Publisher: MBI Publishing Company

Language: English

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ISBN - 10: 1610601041

ISBN - 13: 9781610601047

Found in: Social and Cultural Studies

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Black Faces of War: A Legacy of Honor from the American Revolution to Today

by Julius W. Becton Jr., Robert V. Morris

Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)

Published: January 28, 2011

Publisher: MBI Publishing Company

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1610601041

ISBN - 13: 9781610601047

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This commemoration of African-Americans in the U.S. military includes contributions from W. Stephen Morris and Luther H. Smith, one of the most-celebrated Tuskegee Airmen. Other black military heroes featured in the book include Crispus Attucks, the first man to die in the Revolutionary War; Lt. James Reese Europe, who brought jazz music to Europe in 1918; Lt. Charity Adams, commander of the only all-black Women's Army Corps unit during World War II; and Gen. Colin Powell, who served with distinction in Vietnam, became the first African-American Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the Gulf War, and retired a four-star general before becoming the first African-American Secretary of State.