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‘A Great Shadow Over Our “Civil Rights” ’: Fighting for the Government

Desmond King

in Separate and Unequal: Black Americans and the US Federal Government

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292494
eISBN:
9780191599682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829249X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Explores segregation in the military and resistance to its abolition ever since the founding of the country and the War of Independence to President Truman's 1947 Committee on Civil Rights and well ... More


Advance to Maturity, 1919–1935

Wray R. Johnson and Wray R. Johnson

in Biplanes at War: US Marine Corps Aviation in the Small Wars Era, 1915-1934

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177045
eISBN:
9780813177076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177045.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter serves as a bridge between the occupation of Haiti and the intervention in Nicaragua. During this period, the evolution of Marine Corps aviation was highlighted by organizational change, ... More


Origins of Marine Corps Aviation

Wray R. Johnson and Wray R. Johnson

in Biplanes at War: US Marine Corps Aviation in the Small Wars Era, 1915-1934

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177045
eISBN:
9780813177076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177045.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter explores the advent of aviation in the US Marine Corps, beginning with the determination of Alfred A. Cunningham to excite the Corps’ interest in the possibilities of heavier-than-air ... More


Marine Corps Aviation Comes of Age: Nicaragua, 1926–1933

Wray R. Johnson and Wray R. Johnson

in Biplanes at War: US Marine Corps Aviation in the Small Wars Era, 1915-1934

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177045
eISBN:
9780813177076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177045.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter brings US Marine Corps aviation into the modern age, using the intervention in Nicaragua in 1927 as a backdrop. The chapter provides background to the intervention, followed by a ... More


Proving Ground: Haiti, 1915–1934

Wray R. Johnson and Wray R. Johnson

in Biplanes at War: US Marine Corps Aviation in the Small Wars Era, 1915-1934

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177045
eISBN:
9780813177076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177045.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the US Marine Corps’ experience during the occupation of Haiti from 1915 to 1934. The chapter provides background to the intervention and a discussion of initial military ... More


Introduction

Wray R. Johnson

in Biplanes at War: US Marine Corps Aviation in the Small Wars Era, 1915-1934

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177045
eISBN:
9780813177076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177045.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The introduction provides a brief history of the US Marine Corps up to World War I. This is followed by an exploration of the nature and character of small wars. With the concept established, the ... More


Biplanes at War: US Marine Corps Aviation in the Small Wars Era, 1915-1934

Wray R. Johnson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177045
eISBN:
9780813177076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177045.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book is an in-depth exploration of the experience of the US Marine Corps during the so-called small wars era, 1915–1934, with an emphasis on the marines’ employment of aviation. The introduction ... More


Conclusion

Wray R. Johnson

in Biplanes at War: US Marine Corps Aviation in the Small Wars Era, 1915-1934

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177045
eISBN:
9780813177076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177045.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

The conclusion brings the narrative to an end by discussing why the experience of the US Marine Corps in the small wars era matters and how that experience can be applied to the employment of ... More


Allied Civilian Enablers and the Helmand Surge

Leslie Adrienne Payne

in Social Science Goes to War: The Human Terrain System in Iraq and Afghanistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190216726
eISBN:
9780190492137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190216726.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The 2009 US military surge in Helmand Province, Afghanistan — a southern province wracked by Taliban violence—involved not only the withdrawal of British forces and the insertion of 33,000 US troops, ... More


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