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The Forgotten First: B-1 and the Integration of the U.S. Navy

Alex Albright (see all by), RAF publication (see all by)

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On sale Mar 2 – Mar 8, 2021, especially for Winthrop University students (though you don’t have to be one to take advantage of this sale)


Alex Albright‘s 2013 history of the first African-Americans to serve in the modern Navy at general rating. Most were students at NC A & T College in Greensboro when they mustered in to service in Raleigh on May 27, 1942 as musicians. Duty stations were Norfolk, Chapel Hill, and Pearl Harbor.

Index to The Forgotten First


AuthorAlex Albright, RAF publication
PublisherR.A. Fountain
Publication Date2013
Editionpb. 1st ed.
DistributorR.A. Fountain
No. of Pages196
No. of Illustrations70
Cover Photo CreditU.S. Navy/UNC-CH NC Collection
Designed byEva Roberts
Printing CompanyMorgan Printing, Greenville, NC
Paper TypeTrade paperback with gatefold cover
FeaturesIndex, Sources, Timeline, Afterword, Notes, Works cited

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