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The Marines of Montford Point: America's First Black Marines (edition 2009)
The Marines of Montford Point : America's first Black Marines by Melton Alonza McLaurin
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0807830976, Hardcover)With an executive order from President Franklin Roosevelt in 1941, the United States Marine Corps--the last all-white branch of the U.S. military--was forced to begin recruiting and enlisting African Americans. The first black recruits received basic training at the segregated Camp Montford Point, adjacent to Camp Lejeune, near Jacksonville, North Carolina.
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