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The Marines of Montford Point
- America’s First Black Marines
- By: Melton A. McLaurin
- Narrated by: Adam Lazzare White, JD Jackson, Karole Foreman, and others
- Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
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.
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- By Amazon Customer on 09-17-18
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