The Marines of Montford Point: America's First Black Marines

The Marines of Montford Point: America's First Black

With an executive order from President Franklin Roosevelt in 1941, the United States Marine Corps--the last all-white branch of the U.S. military--was forced to begin recruiting and enlisting African Americans. The first black recruits received basic training at the segregated Camp Montford Point, adjacent to Camp Lejeune, near Jacksonville, North Carolina. Between 1942 and 1949 (when the base was closed as a result of President Truman's 1948 order fully desegregating all military forces) more than 20,000 men trained at Montford Point, most of them going on to serve in the Pacific Theatre in World War II as members of support units. This book, in conjunction with the documentary film of the same name, tells the story of these Marines for the first time.Drawing from interviews with 60 veterans, The Marines of Montford Point relates the experiences of these pioneers in their own words. From their stories, we learn about their reasons for enlisting; their arrival at Montford Point and the training they received there; their lives in a segregated military and in the Jim Crow South; their experiences of combat and service in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam; and their legacy. The Marines speak with flashes of anger and humor, sometimes with sorrow, sometimes with great wisdom, and alw...

  • Brand: The University of North Carolina Press
  • ASIN: 0807861766

100pcs Solder Seal Wire Connectors, Sopoby Heat Shrink Butt Connectors, Waterproof Marine Automotive Electrical Terminals Insulated (35Red 30Blue 25White 10Yellow)

100pcs Solder Seal Wire Connectors, Sopoby Heat Shrink

【Dear, You Must Know】   100pcs Solder Seal Heat Shrink Butt Wire Connector Terminals Copper   An easy one step connection of wires. Soldered, insulated and sealed can be ideal. Use in marine and automobile applications. Melt adhesive in inside Solder and seal and with advanced waterproof function. Polyolefin heat shrink butt connectors improved pullout strength.Provide seal, strain relief, cable check and insulation.  Specification : Material : Preformed solder ringsColor : Red, Blue, White, YellowSize : 35 x Red Shrink Connectors : diameter 2.7 mm, cable cross-section 0.5-1.0 mm2(A.W.G:22-18);30 x Blue Shrink Connectors : diameter 4.5mm, cable cross-section 1.5-2.5 mm2(A.W.G:16-14);25 x White Shrink Connectors : diameter 1.7 mm, cable cross-section 0.25-0.35 mm2(A.W.G:26-24);10 x Yellow Shrink Connectors : diameter 6.0 mm, cable cross-section 4.0-6.0 mm2(A.W.G:12-10);  Guarantees Sopoby guarantees all buyers 100% satisfaction, once you find any problem of the Wire Connectors, please feel free to contact us, we will solve it as soon as we can.100% Satisfaction Guarantee for risk-free shopping!  Package included : 1 x 100pcs (Four Sizes / Colors) heat shrink connectors

  • Brand: Sopoby
  • ASIN: B01FI6IKG6
  • UPC: 635902526558

Rothco R/S 8 PT Marine Cap/No Emblem, Camo, Large

Rothco R/S 8 PT Marine Cap/No Emblem, Camo,

Rothco makes quality outdoor and sports gear for all types of situation. Whether you are in a combat intensive environment, or if you are a recreational user, Rothko will fit the lifestyle of many. Quality tested and performance driven, use Rothko.

  • Color: Camo
  • Brand: Rothco
  • ASIN: B000LODO58
  • UPC: 613902563339

Bay Marine BusBar - 12-Point Power Distribution Block - #8 Terminal Screws & 1/4" Stud - Red

Bay Marine BusBar - 12-Point Power Distribution Block

This system allows for up to 12 electrical connections, each running up to 15 amps continuous. With the optional terminal insulators, the assembly complies with USCG, ISO and ABYC standards requirements.

  • Color: Red
  • Brand: Bay Marine Supply
  • ASIN: B075X49RCJ

Mercruiser Ignition Coil Mercury Marine with Points V6 V8 3.0 4.3 5.0 5.7 350 305 2.5

Mercruiser Ignition Coil Mercury Marine with Points V6

Fits : 4, 6 and 8 cylinder marine engines with breaker point ignition, uses external resistor

  • ASIN: B01N7SENB6
  • UPC: 701649134124

United States Marine Corps Heavy Metal Red Ball Point Pen and Gift Box

United States Marine Corps Heavy Metal Red Ball

Semper Fi. This US Marine Corps Ball Point Pen Gift Set is a truly unique and moving gift for the Marine Service member that you know and love. This heavy weight metal red pen is crafted from the finest metal materials and features an easy glide ball point writing setting. The pen comes inside a commemorative box that is emblazoned with the symbol of the United States Marine Corps. USMC Pen measures 5 1/2" Long, 1/2" Wide and 1/4" Deep, weighing about 8 ounces. The US Marine Red Pen and Box ships brand new in manufacturer's packaging with our 100% Customer Satisfaction Guarantee.

  • Color: Red
  • Brand: TreasureGurus, LLC
  • ASIN: B01LWNUWRI
  • UPC: 019962977770

#6 Stainless Steel Square Drive Bugle Deck Screws, 17 Wood Cutting Point (Select Length & Quantity in Listing) - Marine Bolt Supply (#6 x 1-5/8 Pack of 100pcs)

#6 Stainless Steel Square Drive Bugle Deck Screws,

Type 18-8 stainless steel bugle style deck screws have good chemical resistance and are commonly used with treated (arsenic-free) lumber. The bugle style offers a curved neck that sit flush into the material providing a nice finished appearance. These screws have a type 17 auger point that penetrates softwood and plastic-wood composite decking material. They may be mildly magnetic and length is measured from the top to bottom.

  • Brand: Marine Bolt Supply
  • ASIN: B074KW37FY

Over The Side: Black Marines of WWII

Over The Side: Black Marines of

Over The Side: Black Marines of WWII is a story of men who not only overcame the challenge of the Marine Corps and war, but perils of racism as well. Their saga began at Montford Point in North Carolina, where combat units were forged that served in the Marines’ gallant amphibious assault campaigns of World War II’s Pacific Theater. From bloody beaches and treacherous jungles of battlegrounds at Saipan, Tinian, Guam, Peleliu, Iwo Jima and Okinawa they earned the valor of United States Marines.

  • ASIN: 1977078524

American Marine PINPOINT pH Monitor + Calibration Fluids

American Marine PINPOINT pH Monitor + Calibration

Monitor the pH level of your aquarium with ease using the American Marine Pinpoint pH Monitor from www. petstore. com. This is a highly reputable product manufactured by a company that is known world wide. So, you can be assured that the pH monitor is a top notch device and will surely last a long usage. Moreover, this product by American Marine is made from durable materials, so it will not easily be easily broken. Granted that it will be well taken care of, this device will have a long life time. Aside from that, it also has the amazing feature of being the only one of its kind that has a . 01 resolution. Even better, the product is complete in itself as it includes calibration fluids and probe. However, it only works when a 9 volt battery is placed in it. Going further, the American Marine Pinpoint pH Monitor's electrode has available replacements and can fit any computer controller, monitor, or meter. Its package also includes a BNC connector and a suppression cable measuring about 10 foot high. Plus, you may also take its optional AC adaptor kit. Hence, this is the best pH monitor in the market today because of its great features and the practicality it offers.

  • Brand: American Marine
  • ASIN: B000255MH4
  • UPC: 019022445010

Victory Point: Operations Red Wings and Whalers - the Marine Corps' Battle for Freedom in Afghanistan

Victory Point: Operations Red Wings and Whalers -

In late June 2005, media sources recounted the tragic story of nineteen U.S. special operations personnel who died at the hands of insurgent / terrorist leader Ahmad Shah- and the lone survivor of Shah's ambush-deep in the Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan. The harrowing events of Operation Red Wings marked an important-yet widely misreported-chapter in the Global War on Terror, the full details of which the public burned to learn.Victory Point reveals the complete, as-yet untold, story of Operation Red Wings (often mis-referenced as "Operation Redwing"), and the follow-on mission, Operation Whalers. Together, these two U.S. Marine Corps operations (that in the case of Red Wings utilized Navy SEALs for its opening phase) unfurl not as a mission gone terribly wrong, but of a complex and difficult campaign that ultimately saw the demise of Ahmad Shan and his small army of barbarous fighters.Due to the valor, courage, and commitment of the 2nd Battalion of the 3rd Marine Regiment in the summer of 2005, Afghanistan was able to hold free elections that Fall. Here is the inspiring true account of heroism, duty, and brotherhood between Marines fighting the War on Terror.

  • ASIN: B001V6P16U

Sunny Days Entertainment Elite Force 1:18 Scale Military M1114 Up-Armored Humvee Vehicle with 14-Point Articulatoin Action Figure, Rotating Gun Turret and Machine Gun Play Set

Sunny Days Entertainment Elite Force 1:18 Scale Military

Flush out the enemy with your Elite force Humvee vehicle. This highly detailed Humvee vehicle features a rotating gun turret and machine gun. Play set includes bgm-71 tow missile and tripod mount.

  • Brand: Sunny Days Entertainment
  • ASIN: B01JCR23BU
  • UPC: 818929018637

#6 x 1-5/8" Deck Screws 316 Marine Grade Stainless Steel, Square Drive, Type 17 Wood Cutting Point, Quantity 100, Size Number 6 x 1-5/8" Long by Fastenere

#6 x 1-5/8" Deck Screws 316 Marine Grade

DECK SCREWS ARE SPECIALIZED FASTENERS DESIGNED TO RESIST CORROSION IN ADVERSE OUTDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS. The deck screw drives easily into deck boards, and once set, the head lays smoothly against the deck surface. Deck screws feature a Robertson Drive, also known as a Square, or Scrulox drive which has a square shaped socket in the screw head for high torque and minimal slippage. Since wood decks have many thin planks and must withstand harsh environmental conditions, deck screws are designed to accommodate the challenges of this application. They must resist corrosion, drive easily, and lay smoothly against the deck surface, called countersinking. For these reasons, many deck screws are self-countersinking, self-drilling, and coated with materials that won't rust. Like other screws, deck screws come in a wide variety of lengths and widths, called shanks. They also use different shapes of driver, the part on the screw head that allows a screwdriver to dig in to the wood and rotate. A popular head shape is a square, because it holds the driver and doesn't strip as easily as Phillips heads. One feature of deck screws that makes them easy to install is the sharpness of their point. They often come to a very sharp, narrow point, to reduce the necessity of drilling pilot holes...

  • Color: Silver
  • Brand: Fastenere
  • ASIN: B018UPHVTY
  • UPC: 842176117102

Rothco 8 Point No Emblem Cap, Black, Large

Rothco 8 Point No Emblem Cap, Black,

Rothco makes quality outdoor and sports gear for all types of situation. Whether you are in a combat intensive environment, or if you are a recreational user, Rothco will fit the lifestyle of many. Quality tested and Performance driven, use Rothco

  • Color: Black
  • Brand: Rothco
  • ASIN: B000LNQ9TC
  • UPC: 613902563230

Fashion Ceramic Coffee Mug Best Looking Coffee Tea Cup For Office Home Perfect Gift Strap Printed with United States Merchant Marine Academy - Kings Point

Fashion Ceramic Coffee Mug Best Looking Coffee Tea

HIGH QUALITY: Made of high quality and durable grade ceramic to ensure your drink does not become too hot or cold. DISHWASHER & MICROWAVE SAFE: Don't worry about cracking or breaking to put in dishwasher and microwave.Easy to clean up. SCRATCH RESISTANT PRINT: the coffee mug is featured printing on both sides. We use the finest ceramic and our images are kiln fired at up to 1350 degrees. This process ensures a mug that will last a long time without scratching or fading. PERFECT GIFT FOR WOMEN OR MEN: unique ceramic Novelty Holiday Christmas Hanukkah gift for men and women who love tea mugs coffee cups, suitable for office and home. Product Description: Material: Ceramic Capacity: 330ML Packing: Foam + Carton Size:17.10*12.10*14.10 cm Notice: If you are not satisfied when you receive the item, please return it within 7 days for a replacement or money back. Please contact us for a return guide before you return it. All returned items MUST BE in the original packaging and you MUST PROVIDE us with the shipping tracking number, specific reason for the return, and your order ID. If the item is defective in 3 months, We will send you a replacement without extra charge, or offer refund after we receive the defective item. If item is defective after 3 months, you can still send it back t...

  • Color: White
  • Brand: RUSLAN
  • ASIN: B07SJRLKY6

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  • ASIN: B01LXB6I1M
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