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