The employment of Negro troops / by Ulysses Lee.

; United States. Department of the Army. Office of Military History
Washington, D.C. : Office of the Chief of Military History, U.S. Army : 1966.

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Other Authors United States. Department of the Army. Office of Military History.
Subjects African Americans.
Armed Forces -- African Americans.
Etats-Unis. Défense. 1919-1939.
Etats-Unis. Noirs.
Guerre mondiale 1939-1945. Unités. Etats-Unis. Negro troops.
Military participation -- African American.
United States -- Armed Forces -- African Americans.
United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- African Americans.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American.
Series United States Army in World War II. Special studies.
Description xix, 740 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates : illustrations, maps (1 color), portraits ; 26 cm.
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Copyright Date 1966.
1966.
Notes Two color maps on 2 folded leaves in pocket.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Describes the black soldier's experience during World War II, including a detailed account of the effect of segregated service on the morale and performance of black units. The study concludes with an analysis of the partially integrated service of black infantry platoons on the European front in the last months of the war.
Contents After World War I -- Peacetime practices and plans -- The Negro position defined -- Expanding Negro strength -- Units: the quota phase -- Proposals and counterproposals -- Officers for Negro troops -- The quest for leadership continues -- Units: men and training -- Physical fitness -- Morale -- Harvest of disorder -- Toward an objective -- Manpower and readjustments -- Overseas deployment and the nature of units -- Introduction to combat: air phase and aftermath -- Conversions and commitments -- Ground, air, and the asset side -- Mountain and plain -- Service units around the world -- Artillery and armored units in the ETO -- Volunteer infantry replacements.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)22126862
(OCoLC)ocm22126862
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WorldCat Identities Lee, Ulysses.
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