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Blacks in America's Wars

Format: Paper

116 Pages

Edition: 1st

Year: 1973

Publisher: Pathfinder Press

ISBN: 978-0-87348-897-6

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Blacks in America's Wars

The Shift in Attitudes from the Revolutionary War to Vietnam

By Robert W. Mullen, 

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Dr. Robert W. Mullen recounts the hidden history of Blacks in America's wars, from the Revolutionary War to Vietnam, tracing their changing attitudes toward service in the military.   For much of the history of Unites States, Blacks hoped that their participation  in the armed forces and their heroism and...

“A much needed chronology of Black American participation in America’s wars from the Revolution to Vietnam and an in-depth examination of Black attitudes toward these wars.” —Friday Review of Defense Literature

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