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first black United States marines

Ronald Culp

first black United States marines

the men of Montford Point, 1942-1946

by Ronald Culp

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Marine Corps,
  • United States. -- Marine Corps -- African Americans,
  • United States. -- Marine Corps -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. -- World War, 1939-1945,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American,
  • Montford Point Camp (Camp Lejeune, N.C.) -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRonald K. Culp.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD769.369 .C85 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17884464M
    ISBN 109780786430000
    LC Control Number2007013623

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