|Black Military History -
Guides and General Histories
We Forget - African American Military History
- Extensive archive includes articles, personal
histories, and individual biographies. Includes
links to many related sites.
Celebrates African-American History Month
- Read personal reminiscences and retrospectives,
and link to military sites featuring black history
Military History - Site is divided into
WWII and pre-WWII sections, and also includes
bios of historic black military figures.
Americans in Military History - Extensive
bibliography compiled by Maxwell Air Force Base
features listings for books, articles, Internet
resources, videos and print media relating to
African-Americans in the U.S. military.
Warriors - Read profiles of famous black
servicemembers, organized by eras and wars.
Our Country's Service - Features an overview
of key events dating back to the Colonial Period,
and includes a catalog of black units and a list
of Congressional Medal of Honor recipients.
- Blacks in the American Military - Long
article touches on the key events of the African-American's
experience in the Armed Services.
Freedom Fighters - Soldiers for Liberty
- Offers a history of African American participation
in every war from the Revolutionary war to the
Gulf Conflict. Includes profiles of important
figures and an excellent bibliography.
African American Heroes - Provides a complete
list of African American Medal of Honor Winners,
and includes bios on current African American
military leaders and astronauts.
American Photograph Museum and Registry
- Site allows African American veterans and active-duty
personnel to post their photographs. Software
- Military Resources: Blacks in the Military
- Presents a series of articles with advice on
how research African-American military history,
utilizing NARA's extensive database.
| Black History - General
Britannica Guide to Black History -
Explore an archive of the encyclopedia's material
pertaining to the African American experience.
Includes hundreds of BIOS and articles.
Almanac - Offers an extensive collection
of BIOS, a repository of historical documents,
and highlights of important events.
African American Journey - PBS - Links
to dozens of PBS stories relating to African American
history from slavery to the Civil Rights Movement.
African American Mosaic - Library of Congress
exhibit traces the history of blacks in the U.S.
through the nineteenth century. See historical
documents and read personal accounts.
Facts - Searchable database allows users
to look up Black History facts for every day of
History at NARA - The National Archives
and Records Administration presents exhibits on
black history, from slavery through desegregation.
History Month - Thomson Gale - Features
in-depth profiles of both historical and contemporary
African-American figures. Also offers a quiz and
a historical timeline.
American History - World History Archive
- Database offers documents dating back to the
American Revolution. Includes political, economic,
and social history.
Black History - familyeducation.com -
Educational site offers a variety of resources
for exploring black history and genealogy. Includes
quizzes and student activities.
research by Military.com Contributor Sean O'Melveny.
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