Courage has no color : the true story of the Triple Nickles : America's first Black paratroopers
Title
Courage has no color : the true story of the Triple Nickles : America's first Black paratroopers

Author
Stone, Tanya Lee, author.

ISBN
9780763651176
 
9780763665487

Edition
1st edition

Physical Description
147 pages : illustrations, photographs ; 26 cm

Contents
Courage has no color -- Soldiers, not servants -- I'm going to tell you a secret -- I had a mission that was [above] and beyond me -- Bets were made that Blacks would never jump -- We were going to tangle with Hitler -- We were soldiers, we did what we had to do -- The Army had no place for us -- We will have a colorless society one day -- The story behind the story.

Reading Level
1090 L Lexile

Corporate Subject
United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Battalion, 555th -- History.
 
United States. Army -- African American troops -- History -- 20th century.
 
United States. Army -- Parachute troops -- History -- 20th century.

Subject Term
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.
 
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American.
 
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.
 
African American soldiers -- History -- 20th century.
 
African Americans -- Social conditions -- To 1964.
 
Race discrimination -- United States.

Summary
Examines the role of African-Americans in the military through the history of the Triple Nickles, America's first black paratroopers, who fought against attacks perpetrated on the American West by the Japanese during World War II.


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Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)BookJ 940.5412 STO11Nonfiction Collection
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