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Author Sandler, Michael, 1965-

Title Today's Marine heroes / by Michael Sandler.

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


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Jumpstart Chapter Non-Fiction  355 SANDLER    ---  Available
 PCMS Jumpstart Chapter Non-Fiction  355 SANDLER    ---  Lost and Paid
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 A tragic day - In war and peace - Trapped in Fallujah - Enemy in the darkness - A human shield - Terror in Tarmiya - Saving a soldier - Hero in a helicopter - Unstoppable - Ambush in Ganjgal - Straight into danger - The greatest sacrifice - More Marine heroes.
Summary This book recounts the stories of U.S. Marines who have acted with courage from the action of First Sergeant Brad Kasal, who used his body as a human shield to protect a fellow Marine from a grenade explosion to the action of Corporal Dakota Meyer, who saved others by driving into enemy fire.
Audience 4-8 Medialog, Inc.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR Middle Grades RL 5.0 0.5 quiz: 149920
Subject United States. Marine Corps -- Biography.
Iraq War, 2003-
Afghan War, 2001-
Soldiers -- United States.
Heroes and heroines.
ISBN 9781617724442 (lib.)
1617724440 (lib.)

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