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Black Yanks in the Pacific

race in the making of American military empire after World War II

by Michael Cullen Green

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American soldiers -- Japan -- History -- 20th century,
  • African American soldiers -- Korea -- History -- 20th century,
  • Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Participation, African American,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- African Americans -- History -- 20th century,
  • Japan -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1952,
  • United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael Cullen Green.
    SeriesThe United States in the world, United States in the world
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.63 .G725 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24099242M
    ISBN 109780801448966
    LC Control Number2010008556
    OCLC/WorldCa553364973

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