Fighting for Their Country: Minorities at War: Minority Soldiers Fighting in World War II, 1st Edition

  • Matt Lang
  • Published By: Cavendish Square Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1502626586
  • ISBN-13: 9781502626585
  • DDC: 940.54
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released February 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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The heroism of minority soldiers during World War II is widely known: the Tuskegee Airmen are some of the most celebrated aviators in military history. Yet minority soldiers faced immense hardship during the war like racism and prejudice. This book looks at these soldiers' struggles, their triumphs, and the way that life changed for minorities after the war.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: Total War.
1: Life at Home.
2: The War Itself.
3: The Tuskegee Airmen.
4: The Code Talkers.
5: A Hero's Welcome?.
Further Information.
About the Author.