Although women had participated in previous wars, World War II was the first war that officially allowed women to serve in the armed forces. Women in the military attended boot camp, took classes, and were trained for military jobs. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.
This book begins with a factual introduction to the Civil War and then continues with a fictional story of Conrad Elroy, a 13-year-old powder monkey for the Union navy.
This book introduces pioneer pilots Otto Lilienthal, the Wright brothers, Roland Garros, and Anthony Fokker. Flying aces such as the Red Baron, Albert Ball, and Edward Mannock are also discussed. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.
This book gives an overview of the American Revolutionary War. As Commander in chief of the Continental army, George Washington set up a system of espionage. This book details the lives of several of these spies.
When the Confederacy threatens to call 14-year-old Daniel Mayfield into service, the Mayfield family contemplates traveling north to Kentucky, a neutral state.
With primary source photos, infographics, timelines, charts and strongly controlled leveled text this title describes the heroic efforts of the African American soldiers known as Buffalo Soldiers who served on the Western frontier.
With primary source photos, infographics, timelines, charts and strongly controlled leveled text this title describes the heroic efforts of the African American pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen who served during World War II.