Pioneering black aviator Eugene Bullard, descended from slaves, became the world’s first black fighter pilot, though he was barred from serving the United States because of the color of his skin.
Eugene Bullard; World's First Black Fighter Pilot
by Larry Greenley
Book Category: Young Adult Biography
Reviewed by Sandra Miller Linhart
ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): B00G3ONYWS
Choices shape our lives and experience tempers us. This is just one biography of one of those heroes.
Title: Wait Until Sunset: Memories of a Distant Conflict
Author: Robert E. Burtt
Reviewed by: Sandra Linhart
ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 1481090038
Colonel Don Price has written an excellent account of some little known heroic events of the Vietnam War. "The First Marine Captured in Vietnam-The Biography of Donald G. Cook," is first what the title states and much, much more. Price blends big picture history with the details of Cook’s life from his birth until he was captured in Vietnam.
An insprational story of a true trail blazer. Quiet but giant leaps into a "man's" world.
BookTitle: Oveta Culp Hobby: Colonel, Cabinet Member, Philanthropist
Author: Debra L. Winegarten
Reviewee: jim greenwald
ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 0292722680