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African American officers in Liberia : a pestiferous rotation, 1910-1942 / Brian G. Shellum.

Author/creator Shellum, Brian author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Lincoln : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2018]
Descriptionpages cm
Contents Chronology -- Liberia : Black colony -- American support : dollar diplomacy -- Davis : mission defined -- Young : rescuing Liberia -- York, Green, Anderson : war and peace -- Young : final post -- Nabors, Staten, Outley : mission transition -- Firestone : privatization -- Afterward : starting over -- Conclusion : accomplishments -- Appendix : biographies of African Americans who served in Liberia 1910-1942.
Abstract "The story of seventeen African American officers who trained, reorganized, and commanded the Liberian Frontier Force to defend Liberia between 1910 and 1942"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2017045435

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