Courage Has No Color, the True Story of the Triple Nickles

America's First Black Paratroopers

By Stone, Tanya Lee

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978-0-7636-5117-6
Publisher
Candlewick


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Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on January 1, 2013

"How does one survive and outlast the racism that was our daily fare at that time?" asks artist Ashley Bryan in the foreword to this fine work about the treatment of black soldiers during World War II. With the spectacular success of the Air Force's Tuskegee Airmen, President Roosevelt ordered the formation of an all-black Army paratrooper unit, the 555th Parachute Infantry Company, nicknamed the Triple Nickles. But the Triple Nickles didn't actually fight anywhere, as white soldiers didn...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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Reviewed on January 1, 2013  |  History

The World War II–era 555th Parachute Infantry Company, nicknamed the Triple Nickles, didn't actually fight anywhere, as white soldiers didn't want to fig...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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