Binkin, Martin and others. Blacks and the Military. Studies in Defense Policy Series.
Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution, 1982.
"The Brookings Institution is an independent organization devoted to nonpartisan research,
education, and publication in economics, government, foreign policy, and the social sciences
generally. Its principal purposes are to aid in the development of sound public policies and
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So states the preface of Blacks and the Military. The work provides a historical overview of
African-American service in America's wars and offers a wealth of statistical information,
including Department of the Army statistics on the number of African-American Army deaths in