Into the Tiger's Jaw

Into the Tiger's Jaw

America's First Black Marine Aviator

Book - 1998
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Baker & Taylor
Reflects on a military career that began in 1940 and covered three wars

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Autobiography of the man who was both the first black Marine pilot and the first black Marine general. Covers Petersen's training in the early 1950s, his tours of duty in Korea and Vietnam, and his promotion and duties in his role as a commander and finally general. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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Reflects on a military career that began in 1940 and included combat in both the Korean and Vietnam wars, in an autobiography by a military leader who retired as the only African-American three-star general in the history of the United States Marines. IP.

Publisher: Novato, CA : Presidio, c1998
ISBN: 9780891416753
Branch Call Number: B PET
Characteristics: xiii, 334 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Phelps, J. Alfred


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Nov 03, 2015

Book about Black struggles in a White Military. My expectation not met,I was of the mind it would be another Tuskegee airman story


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