The Resource Forgotten : the untold story of D-Day's Black heroes, at home and at war, Linda Hervieux

Forgotten : the untold story of D-Day's Black heroes, at home and at war, Linda Hervieux

Label
Forgotten : the untold story of D-Day's Black heroes, at home and at war
Title
Forgotten
Title remainder
the untold story of D-Day's Black heroes, at home and at war
Statement of responsibility
Linda Hervieux
Title variation
Untold story of D-Day's Black heroes, at home and at war
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on newly uncovered military records and original interviews with surviving members of the 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion{u2014}a unit of African-American soldiers that has been overlooked by history{u2014}and their families, the author tells the story of these heroic men charged with manning armed balloons meant to deter enemy aircraft on D-Day
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hervieux, Linda
Dewey number
940.54/1273
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
D769.343 320th
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • African American soldiers
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Forgotten : the untold story of D-Day's Black heroes, at home and at war, Linda Hervieux
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
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Author's note -- War brewing -- Too dumb to fight -- "This is a white man's country" -- Sentinels of the sky -- "We were like little dogs" -- Last stop, U.S.A. -- A taste of freedom -- The greatest hour -- Forgotten -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xiii, 353 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates
Isbn
9780062313799
Lccn
2015017941
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, photographs
System control number
  • sky274747075
  • (OCoLC)908554567
  • 915642
Label
Forgotten : the untold story of D-Day's Black heroes, at home and at war, Linda Hervieux
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
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Author's note -- War brewing -- Too dumb to fight -- "This is a white man's country" -- Sentinels of the sky -- "We were like little dogs" -- Last stop, U.S.A. -- A taste of freedom -- The greatest hour -- Forgotten -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xiii, 353 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates
Isbn
9780062313799
Lccn
2015017941
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, photographs
System control number
  • sky274747075
  • (OCoLC)908554567
  • 915642

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