Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
A novel that touches on the history of race relations in the US Navy.
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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the riot aboard the USS KITTY HAWK which I depict in my new novel. Another sad milestone happening this year is the ship, a one of a kind US non-nuclear carrier, is being scrapped for the grand price of a mere 1c. You can read about it at the link below. Thanks to J. Michael Lennon for sharing.
PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 23, 2013) Sailors man the rails on the flight deck of the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) upon returning to Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, after completing the first half of its 2013 patrol. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Liam Kennedy/RELEASED)