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Invasion

Myers, Walter Dean (Book - 2013 )
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Invasion
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Josiah Wedgewood and Marcus Perry were friends in Virginia, but now that they are both involved in the Normandy invasion, the differences in their positions is uncomfortable, for Josiah is a white infantryman and Marcus is a black transport driver, the only role the segregated army will allow him.
Authors: Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-
Title: Invasion
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 212 p. ;,22 cm.
Notes: Prequel to: "Fallen angels" and "Sunrise over Fallujah".
Summary: Josiah Wedgewood and Marcus Perry were friends in Virginia, but now that they are both involved in the Normandy invasion, the differences in their positions is uncomfortable, for Josiah is a white infantryman and Marcus is a black transport driver, the only role the segregated army will allow him.
Audience: 760
ISBN: 0545384281
9780545384285
Statement of Responsibility: Walter Dean Myers
Subject Headings: United States Armed Forces African Americans History 20th century Fiction. Normandy (France) History 20th century Fiction. War Fiction. Segregation United States History 20th century Fiction. Soldiers Fiction. African American soldiers Fiction. World War, 1939-1945 Participation, African American Fiction. World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns France Normandy Fiction. United States Armed Forces African Americans History 20th century Juvenile fiction. Normandy (France) History Juvenile fiction. Segregation United States History 20th century Juvenile fiction. Soldiers Juvenile fiction. African American soldiers Juvenile fiction. World War, 1939-1945 Participation, African American Juvenile fiction. World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns France Normandy Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form: Young adult fiction.
War stories.
Topical Term: War
Segregation
Soldiers
African American soldiers
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945
Segregation
Soldiers
African American soldiers
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945
LCCN: 2013005595
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Two young men--a white infantryman and a black transport driver—face the horrors of World War II.
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