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

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Whiting PL - Whiting 355.0092 J358 (Text) 51735011915708 Adult department--Reserve books Display -

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  • ISBN: 9781493031740
  • ISBN: 1493031740
  • Physical Description: xv, 231 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : LP/[Lyons Press], an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2018]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"For honor, duty, and liberty" : heroes of the Civil War (1862-1865) -- Frontier honor : heroes of 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 : heroes from the war to end all wars (1917-1918) -- Seizing the hero's mantle : heroes in World War II (1941-1945) -- Cold War civil rights warriors : the Korean War and Black portraits of bravery (1950-1953) -- Soldiers in the Second Indochina War : the Vietnam War and Black heroism under fire (1965-1973) -- Keeping the faith : lessons of Black heroism for twenty-first-century America -- Pantheon of heroes.
Summary, etc.:
"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."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: African American soldiers > Biography.
United States > Armed Forces > African Americans > Biography.
Medal of Honor > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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