For members of the U.S. Army, the call to arms is a great honor and a solemn duty. Defending their country takes strength, determination, and an uncommon amount of courage. U.S. soldiers have faced life and death on battlefields throughout American history. Experience for yourself the sights and sounds of war as brave men and women become extraordinary heroes when they display courage under fire.
About the Author
Steven Otfinoski has written more than 150 books for young readers. Three of his nonfiction books have been chosen Books for the Teen Age by the New York Public Library. Steve is also a playwright and has his own theater company that brings one-person plays about American history to schools. Steve lives in Connecticut with his wife, who is a teacher. They have two children, two dogs, and a cat.
Table of ContentsThis we'll defend -- The Civil War -- World War I -- World War II -- The Korean War -- The Vietnam War -- Operation enduring freedom -- Operation Iraqi freedom.