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100 1  Lanning, Michael Lee,|eauthor. 
245 14 The court-martial of Jackie Robinson :|bthe baseball 
       legend's battle for civil rights during World War II /
       |cMichael Lee Lanning. 
264  1 Guilford, Connecticut :|bStackpole Books,|c[2020] 
300    xi, 283 pages ;|c24 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-270) and 
       index. 
505 0  Racism: the two-headed snake -- Georgia to California -- 
       The athletes emerges -- UCLA and Rachel Isum -- Early 
       stances against racism -- After college -- African 
       Americans and military service -- 2nd Lt. Robinson -- 
       Medical issues -- Camp Hood, Texas -- Back of the bus -- 
       The charges -- The statements -- The investigation -- The 
       court-martial -- The verdict -- Final Army days -- The 
       Negro Leagues -- Branch Rickey -- Spring training -- 
       Montreal Royals -- Breaking the color barrier -- Federal 
       Bureau of Investigation -- House Un-American activities 
       committee -- Fame, death threats, and retirement -- Life 
       after baseball -- More FBI -- Final days -- Legacy -- 
       Conclusions -- Epilogue: people, places, things-today. 
520    "Eleven years before Rosa Parks resisted going to the back
       of the bus, a young black second lieutenant, hungry to 
       fight Nazis in Europe, refused to move to the back of a 
       U.S. Army bus in Texas and found himself court-martialed. 
       The defiant soldier was Jack Roosevelt Robinson, already 
       in 1944 a celebrated athlete in track and football and in 
       a few years the man who would break Major League 
       Baseball's color barrier. This was the pivotal moment in 
       Jackie Robinson's pre-MLB career. Had he been found guilty,
       he would not have been the man who broke baseball's color 
       barrier. Had the incident never happened, he would've gone
       overseas with the Black Panther tank battalion-and who 
       knows what after that. Having survived this crucible of 
       unjust prosecution as an American soldier, Robinson-
       already a talented multisport athlete-became the ideal 
       player to integrate baseball. This is a dramatic story, 
       deeply engaging and enraging. It's a Jackie Robinson story
       and a baseball story, but it is also an army story as well
       as an American story"--|cProvided by publisher. 
600 10 Robinson, Jackie,|d1919-1972|xTrials, litigation, etc. 
650  0 African American baseball players|vBiography. 
650  0 African Americans|vBiography. 
650  0 African Americans|xCivil rights|xHistory. 
650  0 Discrimination in sports|zUnited States|xHistory. 
776 08 |iOnline version:|aLanning, Michael Lee, 1946-|tCourt-
       martial of Jackie Robinson|dGuilford, Connecticut : 
       Stackpole Books, [2020]|z9780811768627|w(DLC)  2019046249 
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