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Forgotten the untold story of D-Day's black heroes, at home and at war / by Linda Hervieux.

Hervieux, Linda, (author.). Butler, Ron, Jr. (narrator.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello CDBOOK 940.541 HERVIEUX (Text) 37743002150920 Adult Audiobook Nonfiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 940.54 HERV (Text) 39231033207784 Audiovisual Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1504659619
  • ISBN: 9781504659611
  • ISBN: 9781504659635 :
  • ISBN: 1504659635
  • Physical Description: 8 audio discs (9 hr., 30 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Compact discs.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Ron Butler.
Summary, etc.:
In the early hours of June 6, 1944, the 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion, a unit of African-American soldiers, landed on the beaches of France. Their orders were to man a curtain of armed balloons meant to deter enemy aircraft. One member of the 320th would be nominated for the Medal of Honor, an award he would never receive. Drawing on newly uncovered military records and dozens of original interviews with surviving members of the 320th and their families, Linda Hervieux tells the story of these heroic men charged with an extraordinary mission, whose contributions to one of the most celebrated events in modern history have been overlooked.
Subject: United States. Army. Antiaircraft Barrage Balloon Battalion, 320th > History.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > France > Normandy.
World War, 1939-1945 > Balloons > United States.
African American soldiers > Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Participation, African American.
World War, 1939-1945 > Regimental histories > United States.
Genre: Audiobooks.
Biographies.

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