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Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War
Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War
by Helen Thorpe
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From an award-winning, “meticulously observant” (The New Yorker), and “masterful” (Booklist) writer comes a groundbreaking account of three women deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, and how their military service affected their... (read more)

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Band of Sisters: American Women at War in Iraq
Band of Sisters: American Women at War in Iraq
by Kirsten Holmstedt
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This overdue account of the combat actions of the women who wore our country's uniform in recent wars reads as swiftly as a thriller, but the thrills here come from the real sacrifices and valor of America's fighting women.--Ralph Peters, author of... (read more)

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Port Chicago Mutiny
Port Chicago Mutiny
by Robert L. Allen
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Cultural Writing. History. During World War II, Port Chicago was a segregated naval munitions base on the outer shores of San Francisco Bay. Black seamen were required to load ammunition onto ships bound for the South Pacific under the watch of their... (read more)

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The Double V: How Wars, Protest, and Harry Truman Desegregated America's Military
The Double V: How Wars, Protest, and Harry Truman Desegregated America's Military
by Rawn James, Jr.
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Executive Order 9981, issued by President Harry Truman on July 26, 1948, desegregated all branches of the United States military by decree. EO 9981 is often portrayed as a heroic and unexpected move by Truman. But in reality, Truman's history-making... (read more)

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Honoring Sergeant Carter Redeeming a Black World War II Heros Legacy
Honoring Sergeant Carter Redeeming a Black World War II Heros Legacy
by Allene Carter
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In the early months of 1945, the long and bitter struggle against Nazi Germany reached a decisive stage. Allied forces launched a massive assault on the Rhineland as they prepared to push into the heart of the Third Reich. With the heavy casualties... (read more)

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Exclusion
Exclusion
by Melissa Wells Petry
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Highly readable, precise and meticulously documented, Exclusion is the most comprehensive study ever published on the question of homosexuals in the armed forces.... (read more)

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My American Journey
My American Journey
by Colin Powell
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"A GREAT AMERICAN SUCCESS STORY . . . AN ENDEARING AND WELL-WRITTEN BOOK." --The New York Times Book Review Colin Powell is the embodiment of the American dream. He was born in Harlem to immigrant parents from Jamaica. He knew the rough life of... (read more)

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Women in the Military: Flirting With Disaster
Women in the Military: Flirting With Disaster
by Brian Mitchell
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Army veteran Brian Mitchell shatters stock Pentagon assurances to reveal that women have had a profoundly negative effect on U.S. fighting capabilities. A few of the grim facts: When the going gets tough, the tough get "stress passes" The truth about... (read more)

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Nothing But Praise: A History of the 1321st Engineer General Service Regiment: A History of the 1321st Engineer General Service Regiment
Nothing But Praise: A History of the 1321st Engineer General Service Regiment: A History of the 1321st Engineer General Service Regiment
by Aldo H Bagnulo
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EP-870-1-69. By Aldo H. Bagnulo. Edited by Michael J. Brodhead. Provides a history of the 1321st regiment, an African American regiment which served in Europe during World War Ii. Includes many black and white photographs. Item 0338-B.... (read more)

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The Ghosts of Hero Street: How One Small Mexican-American Community Gave So Much in World War II and Korea
The Ghosts of Hero Street: How One Small Mexican-American Community Gave So Much in World War II and Korea
by Carlos Harrison
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They came from one street, but death found them in many places . . . . . .in a distant jungle, a frozen forest, and trapped in the flaming wreckage of a bomber blown from the sky. One died going over a fence during the greatest paratrooper assault in... (read more)

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The Colored Cadet at West Point: Autobiography of Lieut. Henry Ossian Flipper, U.S.A. (Blacks in the American West)
The Colored Cadet at West Point: Autobiography of Lieut. Henry Ossian Flipper, U.S.A. (Blacks in the American West)
by Henry Ossia Flipper
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Henry Ossian Flipper was one of the 19th-century West's most remarkable individuals and the first African American graduate of West Point. Although Flipper's record of accomplishment was significant, he was court-martialed and dismissed from the service... (read more)

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First Class: Women Join the Ranks at the Naval Academy (Bluejacket Books)
First Class: Women Join the Ranks at the Naval Academy (Bluejacket Books)
by Sharon Hanle Disher
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One of the trailblazing women in the Class of 1980 presents a dramatic and some-times disturbing novel about female midshipmen.... (read more)

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Trailblazer: The U.S. Navy's First Black Admiral
Trailblazer: The U.S. Navy's First Black Admiral
by Samuel L. Gravely
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A Navy pioneer, Vice Adm. Samuel Gravely was the first African American to be commissioned an officer in the U.S. Navy, the first to command a Navy ship, the first to command a fleet, and the first to become an admiral. In this memoir, co-written by the... (read more)

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The Double V: How Wars, Protest, and Harry Truman Desegregated America's Military
The Double V: How Wars, Protest, and Harry Truman Desegregated America's Military
by Rawn Jr James
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Executive Order 9981, issued by President Harry Truman on July 26, 1948, desegregated all branches of the United States military by decree. Truman's historic order is often portrayed as a heroic and unexpected move--but in reality, it was the culmination... (read more)

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Disposable Heroes: The Betrayal of African-American Veterans
Disposable Heroes: The Betrayal of African-American Veterans
by Benjamin Fleury Steiner
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"The US military has traditionally been seen as an avenue of economic advancement for African-Americans, especially low-income men seeking to escape poverty. Fleury-Steiner, a Gulf War veteran and a University of Delaware assistant professor of sociology... (read more)

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Warriors: Navajo Code Talkers
Warriors: Navajo Code Talkers
by Kanji Kawano
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The American offensive in the Pacific during World War II (was) hampered by the Japanese ability to crack the most secret U.S. Codes. Navajo was virtually unknown outside the reservations, ... and (their) code proved uncrackable. Kenji Kawano's striking... (read more)

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Black Valor: Buffalo Soldiers and the Medal of Honor
Black Valor: Buffalo Soldiers and the Medal of Honor
by Frank Schubert
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They were U.S. Army soldiers. Just a few years earlier, some had been slaves. Several thousand African Americans served as soldiers in the Indian Wars and in the Cuban campaign of the Spanish-American War in the latter part of the 19th century. They were... (read more)

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The Interpreter
The Interpreter
by Alice Kaplan
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No story of World War II is more triumphant than the liberation of France, made famous in countless photos of Parisians waving American flags and kissing GIs, as columns of troops paraded down the Champs... (read more)

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The Buffalo Soldiers: A Narrative of the Black Cavalry in the West
The Buffalo Soldiers: A Narrative of the Black Cavalry in the West
by William Leckie
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Written in accessible prose that includes a synthesis of recent scholarship, this revised edition delves into the social impact of being an African-American soldier in the 19th century.... (read more)

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World War II and the American Indian
World War II and the American Indian
by Kenneth Wi Townsend
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World War II marked a crossroads for Native Americans. Twenty-five thousand served in America's armed forces and forty thousand--including many Native American women employed in defense industries--secured jobs on the home front. The war years divided... (read more)

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