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Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., American: An Autobiography (original 1991; edition 1991)

by Benjamin O. Davis (Author)

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Title:Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., American: An Autobiography
Authors:Benjamin O. Davis (Author)
Info:Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, c1991. x, 442 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., American: An Autobiography by DAVIS BO (1991)



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  AAHCSBC | Sep 8, 2018 |
A bit dry, but an insightful review of his life by the first African American to graduate from West Point. General Davis kindly, but firmly silenced his critics as he led the all-black 99th Fighter Squadron in WW II. This book not only tells the story of General Davis and his efforts to ameliorate, if not eradicate, prejudice against African Americans, but also tells the tale of military aviation during WW II and later. ( )
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The first black to graduate from West Point in the twentieth century, Davis led the all-black Tuskeegee Airmen in World War II and retired a three-star general. His autobiography both chronicles the life of a great American and provides an incisive account of race relations in the segregated and desegrated military.

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