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Author Micklos, John Jr.

Title Harlem Hellfighters : African-American heroes of World War I / John Jr. Micklos.

Imprint North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Press, 2017.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Jumpstart Chapter Non-Fiction  940.4 MICKLOS    ---  Available
Description 32 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm
Series Fact finders. Military heroes
Contents The world at war -- Forming the 15th -- Fighting for racial equality -- A feared fighting unit -- Returning as heroes -- Changing the course of history.
Summary When World War I began, it seemed unlikely that a unit such as the Harlem Hellfighters would ever be formed. Given their nickname by their German foes who admired their bravery, the Harlem Hellfighters were members of the 369th, an all-black regiment. The 369th played key roles in critical battles and helped secure an Allied victory. Infographics, sidebars, and fact boxes bring the experiences of these brave military men to life.
Audience 3456 Childrens Plus, Inc.
890 Lexile.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR RL 5.9 1.0 186781 PCMS.
Subject African American soldiers.
Armed Forces -- African American troops.
Military participation -- African American.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Participation, African American.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Biography.
New York (State) -- New York.
ISBN 1515733483
9781515733485

 
    
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