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Davis, Benjamin O. Jr 1912-2002

Overview
Works: 67 works in 84 publications in 1 language and 4,130 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Autobiographies  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  History  Documentary films  Propaganda films  Historical films  War films  Nonfiction films  Educational films 
Roles: Interviewee, Speaker, Author
Classifications: UG626.2.D37, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Benjamin O Davis
The Black Eagles( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patriot generals( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A-train : memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman by Charles W Dryden( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How does a black American prepare for a career in a profession traditionally closed to blacks? And how does he or she cope with the frustrations and dangers that subsequent experiences generate? A-Train is the story of one of the black Americans who, during World War II, graduated from Tuskegee Army Flying School and served as a pilot in the 99th Pursuit Squadron. Charles W. Dryden has prepared an honest, fast-paced, balanced, vividly written, and very personal account 520 How does a black American prepare for a career in a profession traditionally closed to blacks? And how does he or she cope with the frustrations and dangers that subsequent experiences generate? A-Train is the story of one of the black Americans who, during World War II, graduated from Tuskegee Army Flying School and served as a pilot in the 99th Pursuit Squadron. Charles W. Dryden has prepared an honest, fast-paced, balanced, vividly written, and very personal account country overseas while being denied civil liberties at home, Dryden presents an eloquent memoir of the experiences he has shared and the changes he has witnessed
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., American : the video( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using archival film footage and photos, gives a brief survey of the life of General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., the first Afro-American to graduate from West Point in the 20th century. Shows General Davis' lecture at the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum on Feb. 5, 1991. The General recounts his days at West Point, his experiences at the Tuskegee Institute, his leadership of the all-black Tuskegee Airmen in aerial combat in World War II, and other highlights of his military career
Gen. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., a life of service A conversation with Peter Schneider( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

#129. In this convervation based on his biography, General Benjamin O. Davis describes the pain of massive racial discrimination during his West Point years and the special triumph of the all-black squadrons he led in World War II. He also discusses current social problems and the nature of leadership. #394. Author Peter Schneider conducted a survey of current attitudes of German youth toward the Holocaust. He found that questions of guilt and responsibility are complex but essential and that there is a universal value in understanding the Holocaust as human evil
Preliminary geologic map of the Live Oak County area, Texas by D. Hoye Eargle( )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Negro soldier by Frank Capra( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the role of the Negro soldier in American history from 1776 to 1944, and shows the accomplishments of Negro troops
Report to the Secretary of Transportation on compliance with the 55 mph speed limit( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers by Carl Stokes( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes, and newspaper clippings pertaining to the political career of Carl B. Stokes, including his terms in the Ohio State legislature, his mayoral campaigns, and particularly his tenure as mayor of Cleveland, Ohio. The collection details the organization of the mayor's office, and illustrates the problems that Blacks in the vanguard of social and political progress faced, as well as the challenges faced by any urban leader in the turbulent 1960s and early 1970s. Key events in Stokes' administration are illustrated, including the Glenville Shootout, the hiring and resignation of Safety Director Gen. Ben Davis, the activities of the Mayor's Council on Youth Opportunities, and Cleveland: NOW! The work of then City Council President James Stanton is represented, along with material relating to Stokes' brother Louis. Notable correspondents include Hubert Humphrey, Walter Mondale, Robert F. Kennedy, Spiro Agnew, Cyrus Eaton, Edward Kennedy, George Forbes, Jesse Jackson, and Howard Metzenbaum
Positively black( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. was the first African American to graduate from West Point in the 20th century. In this interview conducted by Gus Henniburg on the television program "Positively Black" Davis discusses his recently published autobiography "Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., American" and reflects on his personal experience with racial discrimination in the Armed Forces, his successful command of air combat units in World War II, and his rise to the rank of three-star general
From the library of black history : America's black eagles( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

America's Black Eagles. the enemy within( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Big eagle( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Missing pages, a moment in Black history( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Cites the dedicated service of Afro-Americans in the military--from foot soldiers in the American Revolution to five-star generals in today's armed services
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., American : an autobiography by Benjamin O Davis( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in Undetermined and English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The first Black man to graduate from West Point in this century describes the discrimination he faced in the Armed Forces, his successful command of air combat units in World War II, and his rise to the rank of three-star general
[Interview of General Benjamin Oliver Davis.]( Recording )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clay Smith interviews General Benjamin Oliver Davis concerning the performance of the first all black flying unit, the 99th Pursuit Squadron, during World War II, between 1942-1944
 
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A-train : memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman
Alternative Names
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Amerikaans officier (1912-2002)

Benjamin Oliver Davis

Benjamin Oliver Davis, Jr.

Benjamin Oliver Davis (junior)

Davis, B. O. 1912-2002

Davis, B. O. (Benjamin Oliver), 1912-2002

Davis, Benjamin O. 1912-2002

Davis, Benjamin O. (Benjamin Oliver), 1912-2002

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Languages
English (51)

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Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., American : the videoThe story of two American generals Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. and Colin L. Powell / by Katherine ApplegateBenjamin O. Davis, Jr. : Air Force general & Tuskegee Airmen leaderMustang aces of the Ninth & Fifteenth Air Forces & the RAFContemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black communityContemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black community