Brimming with courage and patriotism, these riveting true stories from WWI bring the war to life. The narrative is enriched with 100-year-old photographs, authentic recruiting posters, and chilling quotes from the battlefields. Shock troops to canteen workers, US soldiers and volunteers persevered "to make the world safe for democracy." Whether locked in bloody battle or dropping "paper bombs" from an early airplane, every story is astounding.
The Young Adult book earned a 2019 Independent Publishers' Bronze Medal for multicultural nonfiction.