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The Resource The lost eleven : the forgotten story of black American soldiers brutally massacred in World War II, Denise George and Robert Child

The lost eleven : the forgotten story of black American soldiers brutally massacred in World War II, Denise George and Robert Child

Label
The lost eleven : the forgotten story of black American soldiers brutally massacred in World War II
Title
The lost eleven
Title remainder
the forgotten story of black American soldiers brutally massacred in World War II
Statement of responsibility
Denise George and Robert Child
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Nearly forgotten by history, this is the story of the Wereth Eleven, African-American soldiers who fought courageously for freedom in WWII--only to be ruthlessly executed by Nazi troops during the Battle of the Bulge,"--Amazon.com
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.54/1273
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D769.34 333rd
LC item number
.G46 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Label
The lost eleven : the forgotten story of black American soldiers brutally massacred in World War II, Denise George and Robert Child
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: The world's greatest democracy -- A quiet forest -- The Berlin Olympics -- The banning -- A wall of photographs -- Lebensraum -- The baseball pitcher from Piedmont -- The meeting at Berchtesgaden -- Invasion! -- The Belgian family -- The war begins -- The baker's son and the butcher's apprentice -- The trip to Paris -- The Einsatzgruppen -- Part 2: The world at war -- The surprise attack -- The news at Wolfschanze -- The date that will live in infamy -- The changing world -- The Christmas Eve message -- The Louisiana riot -- Drafted! -- The risk -- The Army's Jim Crow -- The GI from Pontotoc County -- Christmas of '42 -- The 155mm Howitzer -- The early months of '43 -- The urgent message -- The training manuals -- The baby -- Training -- The helper -- The visitor -- The new POW compound -- Operation Citadel -- Disillusioned -- The song -- Late-night reflections -- The weakening Reich -- Part 3: Leaving Camp Gruber -- Training in the U.K. -- A stir in Britain -- Planning an assault -- D-Day -- An invasion from the west -- Arriving at Utah Beach -- "Ready! Fire!" -- The Symphony Serenade -- The plot -- The terrifying news -- The push out of Normandy -- Onward into battle -- The surrender -- Brest -- The battle, fierce and deadly -- The capture of Brest -- The liberation of Paris -- The bivouac -- The young, the old, and the wounded -- The reports -- The long march to Belgium -- The City of Light -- The plan -- Bivouacking in Belgium -- Operation Greif -- Part 4: The Battle of the Bulge -- Life at the west wall -- The rockets -- The secret revealed -- A sleepless night -- "Just a phonograph" -- "Too quiet!" -- Darkness in the Schnee Eifel -- The attack -- "Screaming meemies!" -- The death sentence -- A long and deadly day -- The breakthrough -- Captured! -- The P-47 Thunderbolt -- Massacre at the Baugnez crossroads -- The farmhouse -- Unexpected hospitality -- The arrest -- The long wait -- "Though l walk through the valley" -- The rest of the story -- What happened to the others? -- Appendix 1: The Wereth 11 Memorial speech -- Appendix 2: U.S. Memorial Wereth: info about Memorial and annual services, etc
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 398 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781101987391
Lccn
2016041981
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocn949869388
Label
The lost eleven : the forgotten story of black American soldiers brutally massacred in World War II, Denise George and Robert Child
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: The world's greatest democracy -- A quiet forest -- The Berlin Olympics -- The banning -- A wall of photographs -- Lebensraum -- The baseball pitcher from Piedmont -- The meeting at Berchtesgaden -- Invasion! -- The Belgian family -- The war begins -- The baker's son and the butcher's apprentice -- The trip to Paris -- The Einsatzgruppen -- Part 2: The world at war -- The surprise attack -- The news at Wolfschanze -- The date that will live in infamy -- The changing world -- The Christmas Eve message -- The Louisiana riot -- Drafted! -- The risk -- The Army's Jim Crow -- The GI from Pontotoc County -- Christmas of '42 -- The 155mm Howitzer -- The early months of '43 -- The urgent message -- The training manuals -- The baby -- Training -- The helper -- The visitor -- The new POW compound -- Operation Citadel -- Disillusioned -- The song -- Late-night reflections -- The weakening Reich -- Part 3: Leaving Camp Gruber -- Training in the U.K. -- A stir in Britain -- Planning an assault -- D-Day -- An invasion from the west -- Arriving at Utah Beach -- "Ready! Fire!" -- The Symphony Serenade -- The plot -- The terrifying news -- The push out of Normandy -- Onward into battle -- The surrender -- Brest -- The battle, fierce and deadly -- The capture of Brest -- The liberation of Paris -- The bivouac -- The young, the old, and the wounded -- The reports -- The long march to Belgium -- The City of Light -- The plan -- Bivouacking in Belgium -- Operation Greif -- Part 4: The Battle of the Bulge -- Life at the west wall -- The rockets -- The secret revealed -- A sleepless night -- "Just a phonograph" -- "Too quiet!" -- Darkness in the Schnee Eifel -- The attack -- "Screaming meemies!" -- The death sentence -- A long and deadly day -- The breakthrough -- Captured! -- The P-47 Thunderbolt -- Massacre at the Baugnez crossroads -- The farmhouse -- Unexpected hospitality -- The arrest -- The long wait -- "Though l walk through the valley" -- The rest of the story -- What happened to the others? -- Appendix 1: The Wereth 11 Memorial speech -- Appendix 2: U.S. Memorial Wereth: info about Memorial and annual services, etc
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 398 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781101987391
Lccn
2016041981
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocn949869388

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