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From the forest to the battlefield : forty Civilian Conservation Corps members who were awarded the Medal of Honor during World War II

by Schultz, Michael John,

Format: Print Book 2018
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Northland Public Library Nonfiction 940.5467 SCH8
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Nonfiction
 
Call Number  940.5467 SCH8
 
 
Summary
Richly detailed and extensively researched, From The Forest To The Battlefield, presents the birth to death biographies of forty former Civilian Conservation Corps enrollees who became Medal of Honor recipients in World War II. Embedded in each chapter is military and CCC history that brings alive the incredible life stories of these American heroes. As CCC enrollees they improved the landscape of the nation while serving in sixty-two CCC camps in twenty-seven states. In World War II these brave men fought in both Europe and the Pacific for the freedom of all Americans.This book is a salute to America's finest!
Additional Information
Subjects Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
Medal of Honor -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography.
Biographies.
Publisher [United States??] :2018
Edition First edition.
Contributors Smith, Martha L., contributor.
Language English
Description xviii, 267 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-267).
ISBN 9781546906384
154690638X
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