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The Resource Brothers in valor : battlefield stories of the 89 African Americans awarded the Medal of Honor, Robert F. Jefferson Jr

Brothers in valor : battlefield stories of the 89 African Americans awarded the Medal of Honor, Robert F. Jefferson Jr

Label
Brothers in valor : battlefield stories of the 89 African Americans awarded the Medal of Honor
Title
Brothers in valor
Title remainder
battlefield stories of the 89 African Americans awarded the Medal of Honor
Statement of responsibility
Robert F. Jefferson Jr
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book provides the reader with a vivid portrait of African American soldiers who carried the flag of freedom and equality and how they reshaped the very definition of courage under fire during some of the most harrowing moments in the United States military past"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jefferson, Robert F.
Dewey number
  • 355.0092/396073
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.63
LC item number
.J44 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American soldiers
  • United States
  • Medal of Honor
Label
Brothers in valor : battlefield stories of the 89 African Americans awarded the Medal of Honor, Robert F. Jefferson Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
"For honor, duty, and liberty" : the Civil War and Black valor in deed and word, 1862-1865 -- Frontier honor : Black soldier heroes and the Indian wars, 1867-1897 -- "Honor to the race" : Black loyalists and the American wars for empire in Cuba and the Philippines, 1898-1917 -- Carrying the banner of hope : Freddie Stowers, Henry Johnson, and the war to end all wars, 1917-1918 -- Seizing the hero's mantle : World War II and the fight for the right to fight, 1941-1945 -- Cold War civil rights warriors : the Korean War and Black portraits of bravery, 1950-1953 -- All lives matter : the Vietnam War and Black heroism under fire, 1965-1973 -- From dusk to dawn : lessons of Black heroism for twenty-first-century America pantheon of heroes
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 231 pages
Isbn
9781493031740
Lccn
2018022647
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1045639866
  • (OCoLC)1045639866
  • 993040
Label
Brothers in valor : battlefield stories of the 89 African Americans awarded the Medal of Honor, Robert F. Jefferson Jr
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
"For honor, duty, and liberty" : the Civil War and Black valor in deed and word, 1862-1865 -- Frontier honor : Black soldier heroes and the Indian wars, 1867-1897 -- "Honor to the race" : Black loyalists and the American wars for empire in Cuba and the Philippines, 1898-1917 -- Carrying the banner of hope : Freddie Stowers, Henry Johnson, and the war to end all wars, 1917-1918 -- Seizing the hero's mantle : World War II and the fight for the right to fight, 1941-1945 -- Cold War civil rights warriors : the Korean War and Black portraits of bravery, 1950-1953 -- All lives matter : the Vietnam War and Black heroism under fire, 1965-1973 -- From dusk to dawn : lessons of Black heroism for twenty-first-century America pantheon of heroes
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 231 pages
Isbn
9781493031740
Lccn
2018022647
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1045639866
  • (OCoLC)1045639866
  • 993040

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