The Story Of Black Military Officers, 1861-1948 (Routledge Studies In African American History)
The Story of Black Military Officers, 1861-1948 (Routledge Studies in African American History)
Black members of the military served in every war, conflict and military engagement between 1861 and 1948. Beyond serving only as enlisted soldiers and non-commissioned officers, many also served as commissioned officers in positions of leadership and authority. This book offers the first complete and conclusive work to specifically examine the history of black commissioned officers.
About the Author
Krewasky A. Salter I is a retired United States Army Colonel who commanded a Patriot Missile Battalion and served as senior staff officer in the Pentagon. Salter taught at West Point, the United States Army Command and General Staff College, and Howard University. He currently serves as the President and CEO of 4K Enterprises, LLC.