Courage on the Battlefield: True Stories of Survival in the Military

Courage on the Battlefield: True Stories of Survival in the Military

Hardcover(Library Binding)



Courage finds its way into the hearts of soldiers in the heat of war. A soldier's bravery is tested on the battlefield, where life-and-death decisions are made in a split second. These true stories detail the amazing events of soldiers who were outnumbered and staring death in the face but survived.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781491465714
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 08/01/2015
Series: True Stories of Survival
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

About the Author

Nel Yomtov is a writer of children’s nonfiction books and graphic novels. He specializes in writing about history, country studies, science, and biography. His graphic novel adaptation, Jason and the Golden Fleece, published by Stone Arch Books/Capstone was a winner of the 2009 Moonbeam Children’s Book Award and the 2011 Lighthouse Literature Award. Nel is an avid American military history buff and has written two additional graphic novels for Capstone, True Stories of World War I and True Stories of the Civil War. He lives in the New York City area.

Table of Contents

The will to survive — John Ransom, the nightmare of Andersonville Prison — Richard Ronald Amerine, lost in the jungle — John Basilone, legendary survivor at Guadalcanal — John Lee Levitow, gunship hero in Vietnam — Chris Ryan, the saga of Bravo Two Zero — Kim Campbell, under fire in Iraq — Marcus Luttrell, Navy Seal trapped in Afghanistan.

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