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Stephen Decatur, gallant boy

Bradford Smith

Stephen Decatur, gallant boy

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Published by Bobs-Merrill Co. in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Decatur, Stephen, 1779-1820.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementillustrated by Raymond Burns.
    SeriesThe Childhood of famous Americans series [90]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.S6433 St
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6175558M
    LC Control Number55006829
    OCLC/WorldCa1275492

    Golden Thirteen – the thirteen African-American enlisted men who became the first African-American commissioned officers in the United States Navy. The Port Chicago 50 – group of 50 African-American Sailors who refused to return to work until changes were made at .


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