Aftermath of the Port Chicago Disaster

From Disaster to Desegregation

By Robert L. Allen
February 2015
The Port Chicago mutiny trial, born from an explosive tragedy on 17 July 1944 , put the Navy front and center in a growing civil-rights debate in America.
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The U.S. Naval Institute and AFCEA International will host the 30th annual WEST Conference on 2-3 March 2019.
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A young boy in a sailor suit talks to a family member while they visit Naval Base San Diego in this view from the Robert de Gast Collection.

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