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The Resource The Golden Thirteen : Recollections of the First Black Naval Officers

The Golden Thirteen : Recollections of the First Black Naval Officers

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The Golden Thirteen : Recollections of the First Black Naval Officers
Title
The Golden Thirteen
Title remainder
Recollections of the First Black Naval Officers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Foreword by Colin L. Powell. In January 1944 sixteen black enlisted men gathered at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station in Illinois to begin a cram course that would turn them into the U.S. Navy's first African-American officers on active duty. The men believed they could set back the course of racial justice if they failed and banded together so all would succeed. Despite the demanding pace, all sixteen passed the course. Twelve were commissioned as ensigns and a thirteenth was made a warrant officer. Years later these pioneers came to be known as the Golden Thirteen, but at the outse
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Stillwell, Paul L
Dewey number
359.00899607
Index
no index present
LC call number
VB324.A47
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • Armed Forces
  • Armed Forces
Label
The Golden Thirteen : Recollections of the First Black Naval Officers
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Importance of Inspiration; 2. Training the Golden Thirteen; 3. Living a Respectable Life; 4. Producing Something the World Wants to Buy; 5. The Golden Thirteen Plus One; 6. A Naval Officer Instead of a Flier; 7. Live and Let Live; 8. Run My Mouth and Boss Like Hell; 9. James Hair and the USS Mason; 10. Son of a Slave; 11. A More Democratic Navy Than the Nation It Serves; 12. Legacy of the Thirteen; Appendix A: Memorandum from Adlai Stevenson to Frank Knox; Appendix B: Life Magazine, April 24, 1944
  • Appendix C: Black Personnel in Today's NavyIndex; Photo Credits; About the Editor
Control code
854968997
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (484 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612511627
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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d39fcd51-f807-4e25-9e9c-9bcd42773007
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854968997
Label
The Golden Thirteen : Recollections of the First Black Naval Officers
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Importance of Inspiration; 2. Training the Golden Thirteen; 3. Living a Respectable Life; 4. Producing Something the World Wants to Buy; 5. The Golden Thirteen Plus One; 6. A Naval Officer Instead of a Flier; 7. Live and Let Live; 8. Run My Mouth and Boss Like Hell; 9. James Hair and the USS Mason; 10. Son of a Slave; 11. A More Democratic Navy Than the Nation It Serves; 12. Legacy of the Thirteen; Appendix A: Memorandum from Adlai Stevenson to Frank Knox; Appendix B: Life Magazine, April 24, 1944
  • Appendix C: Black Personnel in Today's NavyIndex; Photo Credits; About the Editor
Control code
854968997
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (484 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612511627
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d39fcd51-f807-4e25-9e9c-9bcd42773007
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854968997

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