Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965

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Government Printing Office, 1981 - History - 647 pages

CMH Pub 50-1-1. Defense Studies Series. Discusses the evolution of

the services' racial policies and practices between World War II and

1965 during the period when black servicemen and women were

integrated into the Nation's military units.

 

Contents

Chapter Page
3
THE MARINE CORPS AND THE COAST GUARD
99
A POSTWAR SEARCH
123
NEW DIRECTIONS
152
A PROBLEM OF QUOTAS
176
SEGREGATIONS CONSEQUENCES
206
THE POSTWAR NAVY
234
Public Image and the Problem of Numbers
248
LIMITED RESPONSE TO DISCRIMINATION
501
President John F Kennedy and President Jorge Allessandri
509
Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara
516
EQUAL TREATMENT AND OPPORTUNITY REDEFINED
530
Adam Yarmolinsky
532
The Gesell Committee Meets With the President
541
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN THE MILITARY COMMUNITY
556
Arriving in Vietnam
560

THE POSTWAR MARINE CORPS
267
THE POSTWAR AIR FORCE
277
THE PRESIDENT INTERVENES
291
SERVICE INTERESTS VERSUS PRESIDENTIAL INTENT
315
A Different Approach
326
Adjustments in the Marine Corps
334
THE FAHY COMMITTEE VERSUS THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
343
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378
INTEGRATION IN THE AIR FORCE AND THE NAVY
397
THE ARMY INTEGRATES
428
Performance of Segregated Units
436
Integration of the Eighth Army
442
INTEGRATION OF THE MARINE CORPS
460
A NEW ERA BEGINS
473
Listening to the Squad Leader
567
Supplying the Seventh Fleet
576
FROM VOLUNTARY COMPLIANCE TO SANCTIONS
581
Fighter Pilots on the Line
583
Medical Examination
589
Submarine Tender Duty
600
First Aid
606
CONCLUSION
609
Marine Engineers in Vietnam
613
Booby Trap Victim from Company B 47th Infantry
619
NOTE ON SOURCES
625
Archives and Records Service with the exception of the pictures on pages 6 and
630
INDEX
635
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