Twice forgotten : African Americans and the Korean War, an oral history /

"Journalists began to call the Korean War 'the Forgotten War' even before it ended. Without a doubt, the most neglected story of this already-neglected war is that of African Americans who served just two years after Harry S. Truman ordered the desegregation of the military. Twice For...

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Author / Creator: Cline, David P., 1969- (Author)
Other Corporate Authors / Creators:Project Muse. distributor.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2021]
Online Access:Click here for full text at JSTOR
Table of Contents:
  • Preface: The Fight of Their Lives
  • Introduction: The Segregated Military and the Journey toward Change
  • 1. Crossing Jim Crow: Enlisting and Traveling to Boot Camp
  • 2. Life in the Barracks: Experiences in Segregated and Integrated Training Camps and Schools
  • 3. No Bigots in a Foxhole: War Brings Desegregation
  • 4. African Americans and the US Army in Battle
  • 5. African Americans and the Air Force, Marines, and Navy in Battle
  • 6. African American Prisoners of War
  • 7. From the Service to the Streets: Korean War Veterans and Social Change
  • 8. Fighting the Back of the Bus: Transforming the Home Front
  • Conclusion: Remembering.