Ethnic and Racial Minorities in the U.S. Military: An Encyclopedia

Editor/Author Bielakowski, Alexander M.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $189.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $283.50
ISBN: 978-1-59-884427-6
Category: Social Sciences
Image Count: 51
Book Status: Available
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This encyclopedia details the participation of individual ethnic and racial minority groups throughout U.S. military history.

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  • VOLUME ONE
  • About the Editor
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • A
  • Abizaid, John P.
  • Adams, Alton A., Sr.
  • African American Coast Artillery Battalions
  • African American U.S. Army Chaplains
  • African American U.S. Army Nurses
  • African American Volunteer Infantry Replacements
  • African Americans—1775–1860
  • African Americans—Civil War
  • African Americans—1866–1916
  • African Americans—World War I
  • African Americans—World War II
  • African Americans—Korean War
  • African Americans—Vietnam War
  • African Americans—1976 to Present
  • African Americans and the Medal of Honor
  • African Americans in the Confederate Armed Forces
  • African Americans in the Militia and National Guard
  • Alexander, John H.
  • Allen, Terry de la Mesa, Sr.
  • Allensworth, Allen
  • Almond, Edward M.
  • Armistead-Lafayette, James
  • Attucks, Crispus
  • B
  • Baker, Edward L., Jr.
  • Baker, Vernon J.
  • Barfoot, Van T.
  • Barry, John
  • Basilone, John
  • Bear River Massacre
  • Beaty, Powhatan
  • Beckwourth, James P.
  • Benavidez, Raul P.
  • Benitiz, Rafael C.
  • Benjamin, Judah P.
  • Berg, Morris
  • Bonaparte, Charles J.
  • Bottcher, Herman
  • Boyington, Gregory
  • Branch, Frederick C.
  • Brashear, Carl M.
  • Brewer, Herbert L.
  • Brooke, Edward W.
  • Brown, Jesse
  • Brownsville Affair
  • Buffalo Soldiers
  • Bullard, Eugene J.
  • Bullard, Robert L.
  • C
  • Calugas, Jose
  • Camp Shelby, Mississippi
  • Capodanno, Vincent R.
  • Carney, William H.
  • Carter, Edward A., Jr.
  • Cavazos, Richard E.
  • Childers, Ernest L.
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese-American Composite Wing
  • Civilian Labor Service Forces
  • Cleburne, Patrick R.
  • Corby, William
  • Corcoran, Michael
  • Cordero-Davila, Juan C.
  • Crater, Battle of the
  • D
  • Davila, Rudolph
  • Davis, Benjamin O., Jr.
  • Davis, Benjamin O., Sr.
  • De Castro, Joseph
  • Del Valle, Pedro A.
  • Delany, Martin R.
  • Desegregation of Department of Defense Schools
  • Desegregation of the Veterans Administration
  • Di Cesnola, Louis P.
  • Donovan, William J.
  • Douglass, Frederick
  • Du Bois, W. E. B.
  • Du Portail, Louis L.
  • Duffy, Francis P.
  • E
  • 827th Tank Destroyer Battalion
  • Elliott, Robert B.
  • Emancipation Proclamation
  • Esteves, Luis R.
  • Ethnic Units
  • Europe, James R.
  • Evans, Ernest E.
  • Executive Order 8802
  • Executive Order 9066
  • Executive Order 9981
  • F
  • Factor, Pompey
  • Fagen, David
  • Farragut, David G.
  • 58th New York Infantry Regiment
  • 51st & 52nd Defense Battalions, USMC
  • 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment
  • Filipino Americans
  • 1st Cherokee Mounted Rifles
  • 1st Combat Intelligence Platoon (Provisional)
  • 1st Louisiana Native Guard (CSA)
  • 1st Louisiana Native Guard (USA)
  • 1st Rhode Island Regiment
  • First Special Service Force
  • 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion
  • Fleetwood, Christian A.
  • Flipper, Henry O.
  • Flynn, John P., Jr.
  • Fort Des Moines—Iowa
  • Fort Lawton Riot
  • Fort Pillow Massacre
  • 442nd Regimental Combat Team
  • 477th Composite Group
  • Fox, John R.
  • Freeman Field Mutiny
  • French Americans—American Revolution
  • Fugh, John
  • Fujita, Frank
  • G
  • Gabaldon, Guy L.
  • Gabreski, Francis S.
  • García, Macario
  • German Americans—American Revolution
  • German Americans—1783–1865
  • Golden Thirteen
  • Gravely, Samuel L., Jr.
  • Grierson, Benjamin H.
  • H
  • Haley, Alex
  • Hamilton, Alexander
  • Hawaiian Americans
  • Hayashi, Shizuya
  • Hayes, Ira H.
  • Healy, Michael A.
  • Hernández, Rodolfo P.
  • Herrera, Silvestre S.
  • Hoquiam, USS (PF-5)
  • Houston Riot of 1917
  • Huff, Edgar R.
  • Hungarian Americans
  • Hungarian Revolution of 1956
  • I
  • Inouye, Daniel K.
  • Irish Americans—1775–1860
  • Irish Americans—Civil War
  • Irish Brigade
  • Irish Potato Famine
  • J
  • James, Daniel, Jr.
  • Japanese American Internment
  • Japanese Americans
  • Jewish Americans
  • Joel, Lawrence
  • Johnson, Gilbert
  • Jones, John Paul
  • K
  • Kalb, Johann
  • Kapaun, Emil
  • Kartveli, Alexander
  • Keeble, Woodrow W.
  • Kissinger, Henry A.
  • Korean Americans
  • Korean Augmentation to the United States Army (KATUSA)
  • Kościuszko, Thaddeus
  • Krzyżanowski, Wladimir
  • Kuroki, Ben
  • L
  • La Fayette, Marquis de
  • Lawrence, Robert H., Jr.
  • L'Enfant, Pierre C.
  • Levitow, John L.
  • Levy, Uriah P.
  • Lim, Vicente
  • Little Bighorn, Battle of the (Custer's Last Stand)
  • Lodge-Philbin Act
  • Lopez, Jose M.
  • Louis, Joe
  • Lufbery, Gervais R.
  • Lynch, John R.
  • VOLUME TWO
  • M
  • Marcus, David D.
  • Mason, USS (DE-529)
  • McHenry, James
  • Meagher, Thomas F.
  • Medal of Honor Reexamination Boards
  • Mercer, Hugh
  • Mexican Americans—World War I
  • Mexican Americans—World War II
  • Mexican Americans—Korean War
  • Mexican Americans—Vietnam War to Present
  • Military Intelligence Service
  • Miller, Doris
  • Montford Point Camp, South Carolina
  • Moro Campaigns
  • Munemori, Sadao
  • Murphy, Audie L.
  • N
  • Native Scouts
  • Navajo Code Talkers
  • 99th Fighter Squadron
  • 92nd Division—World War I
  • 92nd Infantry Division—World War II
  • 96th Air Service Group
  • 93rd Division (Provisional)—World War I
  • 93rd Infantry Division—World War II
  • 9th Cavalry Regiment
  • North American Indians—American Revolution
  • North American Indians—1783–1812
  • North American Indians—War of 1812
  • North American Indians—1815–1860
  • North American Indians—American Civil War
  • North American Indians—1866–1916
  • North American Indians—World War I
  • North American Indians—World War II
  • Novosel, Michael
  • O
  • O'Callahan, Joseph T.
  • Okubo, James
  • Ortiz, Pierre J.
  • O'Callahan, Joseph T.
  • P
  • Parker, Ely S.
  • PC-1264, USS
  • Pershing, John J.
  • Petersen, Frank E., Jr.
  • Philippine Constabulary
  • Pinchback, P. B. S.
  • Plummer, Henry V.
  • Polish Americans
  • Port Chicago Disaster
  • Powell, Colin L.
  • Puerto Ricans to 1917
  • Puerto Ricans—World War I
  • Puerto Ricans—World War II
  • Puerto Ricans—Korean War
  • Puerto Ricans—Vietnam War
  • Pułaski, Casimir
  • Q
  • Quesada, Elwood R.
  • R
  • Randolph, A. Philip
  • Rascon, Alfred
  • Reason, J. Paul
  • Red Ball Express
  • Revels, Hiram R.
  • Revolutions of 1848
  • Rickover, Hyman G.
  • Riefkohl, Frederick L.
  • Rivers, Ruben
  • Robinson, Jack R.
  • Rocco, Louis R.
  • Rodriguez, Cleto L.
  • Rodriguez, Joseph C.
  • Rose, Maurice
  • Rubin, Tibor
  • S
  • Sakakida, Richard M.
  • Sakato, George T.
  • Salem, Peter
  • Salomon, Benjamin L.
  • San Patricio Battalion
  • Sand Creek Massacre
  • Sasser, Clarence E.
  • Scandinavian Americans
  • Schurz, Carl
  • Sea Cloud, USS (IX-80)
  • 2nd Cavalry Division
  • 2nd Cherokee Mounted Rifles
  • 2nd Ranger Infantry Company
  • 784th Tank Battalion
  • 758th Tank Battalion
  • 761st Tank Battalion
  • 79th New York Infantry Regiment
  • Seversky, Alexander P. de
  • Shalikashvili, John
  • Shaw, Robert G.
  • Shinseki, Eric K.
  • Sigel, Franz
  • Sikorsky, Igor I.
  • Sinking of the USAT Dorchester
  • 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion
  • 65th Infantry Regiment
  • 69th New York Infantry Regiment
  • Smalls, Robert
  • Smith, Andrew J.
  • Smith, John E.
  • Stance, Emanuel
  • Steuben, Friedrich von
  • Stowers, Freddie
  • T
  • 10th Cavalry Regiment
  • Thind, Bhagat S.
  • 3rd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment
  • 1399th Engineer Construction Battalion
  • 34th Naval Construction Battalion
  • 39th New York Infantry Regiment
  • 332nd Fighter Group
  • 320th Anti-Aircraft Balloon Battalion
  • Travis Air Force Base Race Riot
  • Turchin, John B.
  • Tuskegee Airmen
  • 25th Infantry Regiment
  • 24th Infantry Regiment
  • 295th & 296th Infantry Regiments (Puerto Rico National Guard)
  • U
  • United States Colored Troops
  • Urban, Matt L.
  • U.S. Army Medical Sanitary Companies
  • USMC Depot and Ammunition Companies
  • USS Kitty Hawk and USS Constellation Race Riots
  • V
  • Vargas, Jay
  • Versace, Humbert R.
  • Vietnamese Americans
  • W
  • Wai, Francis B.
  • Washita Massacre
  • Watie, Stand
  • Watson, George
  • West, Togo D., Jr.
  • Whittaker, Johnson C.
  • Williams, Cathay
  • Williams, Theodore S.
  • Woodard, Isaac, Jr.
  • Wounded Knee Massacre
  • Y
  • Young, Charles
  • Z
  • Zemke, Hubert
  • Chronology
  • Bibliography
  • List of Editor and Contributors