Pathbreakers: U.S. Marine African American Officers in Their Own Words (Free PDF Book)
Nonfiction | War/Military | Marine Corps
From the Foreword: This oral history anthology provides insight into the history of the African American officer experience in the U.S. Marine Corps. In the personal accounts of the 21 officers included that cover 60 years of service, the reader comes to understand how these men and women succeeded individually and also gains considerable historical perspective on the progress of integration in the Marine Corps. Covers the period from World War II through the Global War on Terror.
Compiled & Edited by Fred H. Allison and Colonel Curtis P. Wheeler, USMCR
257 pages / Size: 6" x 9"
U.S. Marine Corps History Division, 2013