TITLE

African-Americans and the Navy

AUTHOR(S)
Oladeinde, Patricia
PUB. DATE
February 1996
SOURCE
All Hands;Feb96, Issue 946, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the history of Afro-Americans' participation in the US Navy. Revolutionary War of 1775-1781; War of 1812; Civil War of 1861-1865; Spanish-American War of 1898; World War I of 1914-1918; World War II of 1941-1945.
ACCESSION #
9603130969

 

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