Warriors in Uniform: The Legacy of American Indian Heroism

Warriors in Uniform The Legacy of American Indian Heroism Native Americans have willingly served in the U S military during each of this country s wars and their current numbers in the armed forces exceed the percentage of any other ethnic group Their stori

  • Title: Warriors in Uniform: The Legacy of American Indian Heroism
  • Author: Herman J. Viola Ben Nighthorse Campbell
  • ISBN: 9781426203619
  • Page: 191
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Native Americans have willingly served in the U.S military during each of this country s wars, and their current numbers in the armed forces exceed the percentage of any other ethnic group Their stories encompass heroism and tragedy, humor and stoicism, loyalty and conflict all part of the riveting experience of Warriors in Uniform This illustrated history divulges theNative Americans have willingly served in the U.S military during each of this country s wars, and their current numbers in the armed forces exceed the percentage of any other ethnic group Their stories encompass heroism and tragedy, humor and stoicism, loyalty and conflict all part of the riveting experience of Warriors in Uniform This illustrated history divulges the exploits of the last Confederate general a Cherokee to lay down his armse code talkers who used tribal languages to thwart the enemy in World War IIe first Native American woman to give her life as a soldierose serving in Iraq todayd many others Spiritual, poignant, gripping, even shocking warriors still took scalps in Vietnam , it reveals how ancient traditions of war persevere and how the warrior designation is a great honor to the Native American community Packed with first person accounts and sharing little known insights into a culture that is still misunderstood, Warriors in Uniform is a page turning epic and a stunning gallery of never before seen artifacts from personal collections Former senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell and other distinguished Native Americans have contributed to the collection Following on the success of Native Universe and Trail to Wounded Knee, this book is already generating great interest throughout the Native American community As the only book to cover Native American warriors from the 1700s to present, it stands out among other titles on the market.

    One thought on “Warriors in Uniform: The Legacy of American Indian Heroism”

    1. A collection of amazing photographs, short blurbs, and discussions regarding American Indian warriors and soldiers from contact to the present. Short and sweet, full of brilliant photos, it is both informative and something you can put on your coffee table to entertain and educate guests with.

    2. An informative book about Native Americans Indians in the various wars throughout American history. The pride they had, even though the various tribes were so horribly treated in history is uplifting. It is worth spending the time to read the book will be time well spent.

    3. This is a brief history of Native Americans who have served in the US military, especialy the US Army. The Plains tribes are the center of the discouse although oth groups are briefly discussed as are participation in other military branches.

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