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The Port Chicago 50

Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights

The Port Chicago 50( )
Author: Sheinkin, Steve
Editor: Barcellona, Christine
ISBN:978-1-250-07349-5
Publication Date:Feb 2017
Publisher:Square Fish
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $19.99
Book Description:

On July 17, 1944, a massive explosion rocked the segregated Navy base at Port Chicago, California, killing more than 300 sailors who were at the docks, critically injuring off-duty men in their bunks, and shattering windows up to a mile away. On August 9th, 244 men refused to go back to work until unsafe and unfair conditions at the docks were addressed. When the dust settled, fifty were charged with mutiny, facing decades in jail and even execution. Winner of the 2014 Boston...
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Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Civil Rights
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.2 x 22.9 x 1.2 cm
Book Weight:0.33 Kilograms



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