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The Port Chicago Mutiny

Robert L. Allen

The Port Chicago Mutiny

The Story of the Largest Mass Mutiny Trial in U.S. Naval History

by Robert L. Allen

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Published by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English

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    FormatHardcover
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    Open LibraryOL7674896M
    ISBN 100517074443
    ISBN 109780517074442

      Steve Sheinkin The Port Chicago Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights (Roaring Brook Press/ Macmillan Publishers) Was held on Tuesday, November 18 at P.M. THE NEW SCHOOL, The. Mutiny is a television drama film based on the story of the Port Chicago disaster during World War II where 50 African-American sailors were accused of mutiny because they declined to continue loading munitions after an explosion caused by failures in training and ed by: Kevin Hooks.


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When they refused, fifty men were singled out and charged—and convicted—of mutiny. It was the largest mutiny trial in U.S. naval history. First published inThe Port Chicago Mutiny is a thorough and riveting work of civil rights literature, and with a new preface and epilogue by the author emphasize the event’s relevance today/5(21).

A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year. On Ja massive explosion rocked the segregated Navy base at Port Chicago, California, killing more than sailors who were at the docks, critically injuring off-duty men in their bunks, and shattering windows up to a mile by: 1.

The Port Chicago Mutiny was an incredibly important event in the history of the United States, the US Navy, and in racial relations.

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In this epic tale, African American sailors at Port Chicago naval base in California were assigned the dangerous task of loading explosives onto cargo ships. The men had had no training and were subjected to brutal work schedules under prejudiced commanders.

In Julymunitions exploded, killing more than people, /5(86). When they refused, fifty men were singled out and charged-and convicted-of mutiny.

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Navy who refused to return to loading ammunition after a disastrous explosion at Port Chicago, California on J that destroyed the Liberty ship SS E.A. Bryan. Sailors and dock workers were pressured by time and their superiors and were also using unsafe unloading methods.

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A haunting if sometimes discursive reprise of a sorry chapter in the history of the US Navy. On Ja tremendous explosion wracked Port Chicago, an ammunition depot near San Francisco Bay.

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Later when the workers. The Port Chicago Mutiny: The Story of the Largest Mass Mutiny Trial in U.S. Naval History (Heyday Books,republished ). Political and public pressure resulted in the men’s release after fifteen months, but the mutiny convictions were never overturned. Sheinkin’s compelling narrative, written from a social justice perspective, draws on the full transcripts of interviews done with members of the Port Chicago 50 in the s as well as on the trial transcript.

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In the worst Home Front disaster of World War II, an explosion at the Naval Magazine in Port Chicago, California on J killed men, of whom were black.

The tragedy was followed by a work stoppage and a controversial mutiny trial. This sent ripples of change through the segregated armed forces.

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Naval History by Allen, Robert L. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year On Ja massive explosion rocked the segregated Navy base at Port Chicago, California, killing more than sailors who were at the docks, critically injuring off-duty men in their bunks, and shattering windows up to a mile away/5(12).

Junior Library Guild Topics: The U.S. Navy, Participation of African Americans in World War II (), Port Chicago Mutiny, Port Chicago, California,Port Chicago Mutiny Trial, San Francisco, California,African American sailors, Civil rights, Twentieth-century U.S. history. Port Chicago Disaster | Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Most of the detail in this book deals with the significant events of the Port Chicago disaster which was a deadly munitions explosion that occurred on Jat the Port Chicago Naval Magazine in Port Chicago, California, United States.

Robert Allen, retired adjunct professor of African American studies at UC Berkeley and author of “The Port Chicago Mutiny,” will moderate the symposium along with Lawrence. Patriotism and a desire to help the war effort drove black men to enlist in the armed services, said Robert Allen, author of the definitive book about the disaster, “The Port Chicago Mutiny.

The discussion about the disaster at Port Chicago continues with historian Robert Allen, author of the book The Port Chicago Mutiny: The Story of the Largest Mass Mutiny .