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Author Stone, Tanya Lee.
Title Courage has no color [electronic resource] : the true story of the Triple Nickles : America's first Black paratroopers / Tanya Lee Stone.
Pub Info Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2013.
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book jacket
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Edition 1st ed.
Descript 1 online resource (147 p.) : ill.
Note Downloadable ebook.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 124-140) and index.
Contents Courage has no color -- Soldiers, not servants -- I'm going to tell you a secret -- I had a mission that was (above) and beyond me -- Bets were made that blacks would never jump -- We were going to tangle with Hitler -- We were soldiers. We did what we had to do -- The army had no place for us -- We will have a colorless society one day.
Summary 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.
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.
555th Parachute Infantry Association -- Juvenile literature.
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 -- African Americans -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- African Americans.
Genre Electronic books.
Subject United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
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ISBN 9780763668204 (electronic bk.)
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