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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-
Statement of Responsibility: Walter Dean Myers
Title: Invasion!
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Scholastic Press, 2013
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 212 p. ; 22 cm.
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.
Subject Headings: World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns France Normandy Juvenile fiction World War, 1939-1945 Participation, African American Juvenile fiction African American soldiers Juvenile fiction Segregation United States History 20th century Juvenile fiction Normandy (France) History Juvenile fiction United States Armed Forces African Americans History 20th century Juvenile fiction World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns France Normandy Fiction African American soldiers Fiction Soldiers Fiction Segregation United States History 20th century Fiction War Fiction Normandy (France) History 20th century Fiction France History 20th century Fiction
Genre/Form: War stories
Topical Term: World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945
African American soldiers
Segregation
World War, 1939-1945
African American soldiers
Soldiers
Segregation
War
LCCN: 2013005595
ISBN: 9780545384285
0545384281
9780545384292
054538429X
9780545576598
0545576598
Branch Call Number: FIC M
Research Call Number: JFD 14-1266
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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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