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Heroes of World War II

25 True Stories of Unsung Heroes Who Fought for Freedom

64 pages
Bushel & Peck Books

They've been called the Greatest Generation, and now their stories will live forever, passed on to the next generation through this new dynamic and engaging group biography.

“This engaging book briefly profiles 25 individuals (or groups) who were WWII heroes, ranging from the well known…to the more obscure…. Appealing color illustrations and photographs accompany the easy-to-read and interesting profiles that may spur readers to do further research.”—Booklist

From soldiers to pilots, nurses to factory workers, moms and dads to brothers and sisters—the stories in Heroes of World War II highlight timeless examples of courage, sacrifice, and selflessness.

Meet . . .

  • Ira Hayes, a Native American who was one of the six Marines to raise the flag on Iwo Jima.
  • Dorothy Still, a prisoner of war nurse in the Philippines whose makeshift hospital treated thousands of prisoners.
  • Guy Stern, one of the original “Ritchie Boys” who worked to gather intelligence on the front lines.
  • Plus many, many more.

The Heroes Remembered Library brings the most exciting time periods in history to life through the stories of the heroes we often don’t remember, but who deserve to be rediscovered and heralded by generations to come.