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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English


  • United States. -- Navy -- African Americans.,
  • United States. -- Navy -- Officers.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Paul Stillwell ; foreword by Colin L. Powell.
SeriesBluejacket books
ContributionsStillwell, Paul, 1944-
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 304 p. :
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18684632M
ISBN 101591148405

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