History Courses For

Dr. Christopher C. Lovett

African Americans in WWII

African Americans in World War II

  • Karrem Abdul-Jabbar. Brothers in Arms: The Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, World War II's Forgotten Heroes. New York: Broadway, 2004.
  • Robert Allen. The Port Chicago Mutiny: The Story of the Largest Mass Mutiny Trial in the U.S. Naval History. New York: Amistad, 1993.
  • Jack Hamann. On American Soil: Murder, the Military, and How Justice Became a Casualty in World War II. Chapel Hill: Algonquin, 2005.
  • Alice Kaplan. The Interpreter. New York: The Free Press, 2005.
  • Philip Maguire, ed. Taps for a Jim Crow Army: Letters from Black Soldiers in World War II. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentuck, 1993.
  • Sherie Mershon and Steven Schlossman. Foxholes and Color Lines: Desegregating the U.S. Armed Forces. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1998.
  • Christopher Paul Moore. Fighting for America: Black Soldiers -- Unsung Heroes of World War II. New York: Ballantine, 2004.
  • Maggie Morehouse. Fighting in the Jim Crow Army: Black Men and Women Remember World War II. New York: Rowan and Littlefield, 2000.
  • Stanley Sandler. Segregated Skies: All-Black Combat Squadrons of World War II. Washington, DC: Smithsonian, 1992.