Armed Forces Bibliography

Book Chapter

1. White, William B. "The American Military and the Melting Pot in World War I." The Military in America : From the Colonial Era to the Present. ed. Peter Karsten. New York: Free Press, 1986, 317-328.


1. Appy, Christian G. Working-Class War : American Combat Soldiers and Vietnam. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1993.

2. Baskir, Lawrence M. and William A. Strauss. Chance and Circumstance : the Draft, the War, and the Vietnam Generation. New York: Knopf, 1978.

3. Berlin, Ira. Slaves No More : Three Essays on Emancipation and the Civil War. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1992.

4. Bernstein, Alison R. American Indians and World War II : Toward a New Era in Indian Affairs. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1991.

5. Berryman, Sue E. Who Serves? : the Persistent Myth of the Under Class Army. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1988.

6. Bixler, Margaret T. Winds of Freedom : the Story of the Navajo Code Talkers of World War II. Darien, Conn.: Two Bytes Pub. Co., 1992.

7. Dorn, Edwin and Les Aspin. Who Defends America? : Race, Sex, and Class in the Armed Forces. Washington, D.C.: Joint Center for Political Studies Press, 1989.

8. Evans, Rhonda. A History of the Service of Ethnic Minorities in the U.S. Armed Forces. Santa Barbara, CA: The Center for the Study of Sexual Minorities in the Military, 2003.

9. Fernandez, Richard L. Social Representation in the U.S. Military. CBO Study. Washington, D.C.: Congress of the United States, Congressional Budget Office, 1989.

10. Fletcher, Marvin. America's First Black General : Benjamin O. Davis, Sr., 1880-1970. Lawrence, Kan.: University Press of Kansas, 1989.

11. Fletcher, Marvin. The Black Soldier and Officer in the United States Army, 1891-1917. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1974.

12. Foner, Jack D. Blacks and the Military in American History : a New Perspective. New Perspectives in American History. New York: Praeger, 1974.

13. Franco, Jere Bishop. Crossing the Pond : the Native American Effort in World War II. Denton, Tex.: University of North Texas Press, 1999.

14. Glass, Edward L. N. The History of the Tenth Cavalry, 1866-1921. Tucson, Ariz.: Acme Printing Company, 1921.

15. James, C. L. R. Fighting Racism in World War II. New York: Monad Press, 1980.

16. Karsten, Peter. The Military in America : From the Colonial Era to the Present. New York: Free Press, 1980.

17. Kreidberg, Marvin A. and Merton G. Henry. History of Military Mobilization in the United States Army, 1775-1945. United States. Dept. of the Army. Washington, D.C.: Dept. of the Army, 1955.

18. Kryder, Daniel. Divided Arsenal : Race and the American State During World War II. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

19. Moskos, Charles C. The American Enlisted Man : the Rank and File in Today's Military. Publications of Russell Sage. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1970.

20. -----. The Emergent Military: Civilianized, Traditional, or Pluralistic? Chicago, Ill.: American Political Science Association, 1971.

21. -----. Racial Integration in the Armed Forces. A Warner Modular Publication; Reprint. Andover, Mass.: Warner Modular Publications, 1973.

22. -----. Soldiers and Sociology. Alexandria, Va.: United States Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, 1988.

23. Moskos, Charles C. and John S. Butler. All That We Can Be : Black Leadership and Racial Integration the Army Way. New York: Basic Books, 1996.

24. Motley, Mary Penick. The Invisible Soldier : the Experience of the Black Soldier, World War II. Detroit, Mich.: Wayne State University Press, 1975.

25. Mullen, Robert W. Blacks in America's Wars : the Shift in Attitudes From the Revolutionary War to Vietnam. New York: Monad Press, 1973.

26. Nash, Gary B. Race, Class, and Politics : Essays on American Colonial and Revolutionary Society. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1986.

27. Neimeyer, Charles Patrick. America Goes to War : a Social History of the Continental Army. The American Social Experience Series. New York: New York University Press, 1996.

28. Perret, Geoffrey. A Country Made by War : From the Revolution to Vietnam : the Story of America's Rise to Power. New York: Random House, 1989.

29. Polenberg, Richard. One Nation Divisible : Class, Race, and Ethnicity in the United States Since 1938. New York: Viking Press, 1980.

30. Scowcroft, Brent. Military Service in the United States. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1982.

31. Steward, T. G. The Colored Regulars in the United States Army With a Sketch of the History of the Colored American, and an Account of His Services in the Wars of the Country, From the Period of the Revolutionary War to 1899. Variation: Library of. Philadelphia: A.M.E. Book Concern, 1904.

32. Takaki, Ronald T. Double Victory : a Multicultural History of America in World War II. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 2000.

33. United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Subcommittee on Education, Training and Employment. The Effect of the Military on Minorities and Low-Income Individuals : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Education, Training, and Employment of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session, October 17, 1991. Washington, D.C.: U.S. G.P.O., 1992.

34. Young, Warren L. Minorities and the Military : a Cross-National Study in World Perspective. Contributions in Ethnic Studies,; No. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1982.

Journal Articles

1. Barnett, Arnold, Timothy Stanley, and Michael Shore. "America's Vietnam Casualties : Victims of a Class War?" Operations Research v. 40, no. 5 (Sept./Oct. 1992): 856-866.

2. Buckley, William F. "Who's Fighting The War?" National Review v. 55, no. 8 (May 5, 2003): 55.

3. Clausen, Christopher. "An Army of One." The American Scholar v. 72, no. 4 (Autumn 2003): 51-61.

4. Fallows, James. "Low-Class Conclusions." The Atlantic v. 271, no. 4 (Apr. 1999): 3944.

5. -----. "What Did You Do in the Class War, Daddy?" Washington Monthly v. 7, no. 8 (1975): 5-20.

6. Gartner, Scott Sigmund and Gary M. Segura. "Race, Casualties, and Opinion in the Vietnam War." The Journal Of Politics v. 62, no. 1 (2000): 115-146.

7. Gimbel, Cynthia and Alan Booth. "Who Fought in Vietnam?" Social Forces v. 74, no. 4 (1996): 1137.

8. Gropman, Alan L. "Blacks in the Military : the Equal Opportunity Imperative." National Interest no. 48 (Summer 1997): 77-81.

9. Jeffers, Glenn. "Blacks Are Finding Success in the Military." Black Enterprise v. 27, no. 2 (Sept. 1996): 26.

10. Mazur, Allan. "Was Vietnam a Class War?" Armed Forces And Society v. 21, no. 3 (1995): 455.

11. Peterson, Felix. "Vietnam Battle Deaths : Is There a Race or Class Issue?" Focus v. 15, no. 7 (July 1987).

12. Weigley, Russell. "Putting the Poor in Uniform." New York Times Book Review (Apr. 11, 1993): 712.


1. Your Tour in Vietnam. International Historic Films, 1985.

2. In the Land of Jim Crow Vietnam : the Dream Shot Down. Prod. Jovida Hall and Irv Levine, Dir. Mykola Kulish. Coronet/MTI Film & Video, 1993.

3. Black America's War. Prod. Thomas Lennon, Dir. Michael Kirk. Frontline. PBS Video, 1991.

4. Vietnam, a Television History. Prod. Judith Vecchione, et al., Sony Corp. of America, 1987.

5. No Vietnamese Ever Called Me Nigger. Prod. David Loeb Weiss, Dir. David Loeb Weiss. Cinema Guild, 1968.

Web Pages

1. McBride, Bill. Vietnam Veterans Home Page. 2004. Web Page. URL: Accessed 27 July 2004.

2. McRae Jr., Bennie J. Military Records and Veterans Reference Desk. 2004. Web Page. URL: Accessed 27 July 2004.

3. -----. Vietnam War : Lest We Forget. 2002. Web Page. URL: Accessed 27 July 2004.

4. United States. Dept. of the Army. U.S. Army Center for Military History. 2004. Web Page. URL: Accessed 27 July 2004.

5. United States. Dept. of the Navy. Naval Historical Center. 2004. Web Page. URL: Accessed 27 July 2004.

Compiled by Mike Friery
Library Liaison for Political Science