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Author Markovics, Joyce L.

Title Today's Army heroes / by Joyce Markovics.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Bearport Pub., c2012.


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 PCMS Jumpstart Chapter Non-Fiction  355 MARKOVICS    ---  Available
 PCMS Jumpstart Chapter Non-Fiction  355 MARKOVICS    ---  Available
Description 32 p. : col. ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Series Acts of courage : inside America's military
Note Includes glossary.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Contents Fighting two wars - Grenade attack - Honoring a hero - Ambushed! - One against two - Unthinkable bravery - The ultimate sacrifice - A medic's mission - First aid - Quick thinking - Fighting through the pain - A job like no other - More Army heroes.
Summary This book recounts the stories of U.S. Army soldiers who have acted with tremendous courage, from the action of Staff Sergeant Leroy Petry, who saved the lives of his teammates but lost his right hand in the process to the action of Staff Sergeant Robert J. Miller, who gave his life to save others.
Audience 4-8 Medialog, Inc.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR Middle Grades RL 5.1 0.5 quiz: 149918
Subject United States. Army -- Biography.
Soldiers -- United States.
Heroes and heroines.
ISBN 9781617724459 (lib.)
1617724459 (lib.)

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