July 1944: an explosion at a California navy base killed hundreds of sailors loading munitions. Fifty black seamen, refusing to resume work in unsafe conditions, were charged with mutiny. List of the fifty sailors convicted of mutiny. Source notes. List of works cited. Index. Black-and-white photographs, reproductions, and diagram.
Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil RightsBook Verdict
ISBN: 9781596437968 Format: Print Book Edition: Hardcover edition Publisher: Roaring Brook Page Count: 208 Trim Size: 6" x 9" Dewey Classification: B Accelerated Reader: Level: 6.7, Points: 6 Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 7.4, Points: 10 Lexile: Level: 950L Awards & Honors: Boston Globe-Horn Book Award 2014 Nonfiction Award Winner
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