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Courage has no color : the true story of the Triple Nickles : America's first Black paratroopers / Tanya Lee Stone.

Stone, Tanya Lee. (Author).
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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 940.53 STO (Text) 39206020758809 J Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780763651176 (reinforced trade hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0763651176 (reinforced trade hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 147 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2013.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 124-140) and index.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
1090L Lexile
Subject: United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Battalion, 555th > History > Juvenile literature.
United States. Army > African American troops > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
United States. Army > Parachute troops > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Battalion, 555th > History.
United States. Army > African American troops > History.
World War, 1939-1945 > Regimental histories > United States > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Participation, African American > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Western Front > Juvenile literature.
African American soldiers > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Social conditions > To 1964 > Juvenile literature.
Race discrimination > United States > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Regimental histories > United States.
United States. Army > Parachute troops.
World War, 1939-1945 > Participation, African American.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Western Front.
African American soldiers > History.
African Americans > Social conditions.
Race discrimination.

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