The Marines of Montford Point : America's first Black Marines / Melton A. McLaurin.

With an executive order from President Franklin Roosevelt in 1941, the United States Marine Corps--the last all-white branch of the U.S. military--was forced to begin recruiting and enlisting African Americans. The first black recruits received basic training at the segregated Camp Montford Point, a...

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Main Author: McLaurin, Melton Alonza (Author)
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2007]
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