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By John Darrell Sherwood

ISBN-10: 0814740367

ISBN-13: 9780814740361

It is tough to figure out what ruled extra newspaper headlines in the US throughout the Sixties and early ‘70s: the Vietnam struggle or America’s turbulent racial weather. Oddly, notwithstanding, those pivotal moments are hardly ever tested in tandem.

John Darrell Sherwood has mined the information of the U.S. military and performed ratings of interviews with Vietnam veterans — either black and white — and different army team of workers to bare the whole quantity of racial unrest within the army throughout the Vietnam warfare period, in addition to the Navy’s makes an attempt to manage it. through the moment 1/2 the Vietnam conflict, the army witnessed the various worst incidents of racial strife ever skilled by means of the yankee army. Sherwood introduces us to fierce encounters on American warships and bases, starting from sit-down moves to significant race riots.

The Navy’s trip from a kingdom of racial polarization to at least one of relative concord was once no longer a simple one, and Black Sailor, White Navy makes a speciality of the main turbulent aspect during this street: the Vietnam battle era.

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