Courage on the Battlefield: True Stories of Survival in the Military

Monday, August 7, 2017
Purple Heart Day
The Purple Heart is a decoration of merit that honors the men and women in the Military who display courage and devotion.

The year is 1939. Germany, led by Adolf Hitler, has invaded Poland. The world is about to enter into the biggest and most terrible war in history. But from the depths of despair rose some very courageous, selfless individuals, such as Douglas Bader, Leonard “Bud” Lomell and Joan Daphne Pearson, who risked their lives for the sakes of others in need, often for no gain and with no recognition. Here are some of their incredible stories…

Author Williams, Brian
Pages 48 pages
Genre Nonfiction
Reading level 4-6
Interest level 4-6
Guided reading Y
ATOS 6.7
Lexile 1020L