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Presents the life of the African-American pilot who flew missions for France during World War I, experienced racial discrimination in the United States, was beaten in the Peekskill Riots of 1949 and became a member of the French Legion of Honor.
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"Larry Greenly's biography intrigued, enlightened, and saddened me. To live and fight for a country during a time of intense war, only to be treated less than human, yet remain true to your dreams of tolerance and love is truly a feat for only the bravest among us. Eugene's perseverance and drive should encourage us all to seek the good in everyone. Mr. Greenly reminds us of the true American hero who was Eugene Bullard, the World's First Black Fighter Pilot." --Military Writers Society of America
"Bullard's story has been documented through meticulous primary research and scant secondhand sources in a eminently readable book by Larry Greenly for young adults, adults and anyone looking for an adventure story that just happens to detail a forgotten pioneer of American history." --Mountain Times
Larry Greenly is a freelance writer and editor, and a writing instructor and lecturer. He has published numerous articles and columns; his albuquerqueARTS magazine literary section won first place in the 2009 National Federation of Press Women state competition and second place in the national competition. Eugene Bullard: World's First Black Fighter Pilot won second prize in the international SouthWest Writers Annual Contest.
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Book Description NewSouth Books, 2013. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M158838280X
Book Description NewSouth Books, 2013. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P11158838280X
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