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Air Force Integrates, 1945-1964, Second Edition

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ISBN-10: 1935623559

ISBN-13: 9781935623557

Edition: N/A

Authors: Alan L. Gropman

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On April 5, 1945, more than sixty black officers of the U.S. Army Air Forces were arrested for entering a whites-only club at Freeman Field, Indiana, to protest the rigid segregation and unequal policies under which they and all African American airmen were forced to serve. Termed a mutiny by the white commanders at the base, the incident was one of several racial conflicts during the next four years that helped convince senior officers in the newly independent Air Force that segregation was an inefficient personnel policy. Documenting the racial integration of the Air Force from the end of World War II to the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Alan L. Gropman contends that the…    
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Book details

List price: $35.95
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
Publication date: 5/12/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 259
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English