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Author Culp, Ronald.

Title The first black United States Marines : the men of Montford Point, 1942-1946 / Ronald K. Culp.

Publication Info. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  940.54 CUL    Storage
Description viii, 264 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Summary "The focus is the Marine Corps. Additional topics include internal Marine perspectives on the admittance of blacks, initially enforced quotas, and the difficulties of segregation. Appendices provide information regarding monthly inductions into the Marine Corps; rank and pay structure; depot and ammunition companies from 1943 to 1946; and Pacific Ocean area units of fire for ground weapons"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-259) and index.
Subject United States. Marine Corps.
United States. Marine Corps -- African Americans.
United States. Marine Corps -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. -- World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American.
Montford Point Camp (Camp Lejeune, N.C.) -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780786430000 illustrated case binding alkaline paper
0786430001 illustrated case binding alkaline paper
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