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Hero Street, U.S.A. : the story of Little Mexico's fallen soldiers / Marc Wilson.

By: Wilson, Marc, 1951-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2009]Copyright date: ©2009Description: xvi, 192 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780806140124 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0806140127 (hardcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Mexican American soldiers -- Illinois -- Silvis -- History -- 20th century | Veterans -- Illinois -- Silvis -- History -- 20th century | Silvis (Ill.) -- History, Military -- 20th century | World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Mexican American | Mexican American soldiers -- Illinois -- Silvis -- Biography | Heroes -- Illinois -- Silvis -- Biography | Mexican Americans -- Illinois -- Silvis -- Social conditions -- 20th century | Mexican American neighborhoods -- Illinois -- Silvis -- History -- 20th century | Silvis (Ill.) -- Biography | Silvis (Ill.) -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 20th centuryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Hero Street, U.S.A.DDC classification: 940.54/6773
Contents:
Angelina's Anguish -- Wedding and Revolution -- The Devil's Highway -- Red Boxcar -- No Man's Land, Again -- Odd Child Out -- New Suit for Graduation -- One Family per Stall -- Little Hands -- Boy with the Borrowed, Misspelled Name -- The Last Battle -- Bunker Hill, Korea -- Last to Die -- Homecomings -- Blackballed -- Thank God, Paved at Last.
Summary: Tells the story of a group of Mexican American men from Silvis, Illinois, who served in both World War II and the Korean War.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-183) and index.

1. Angelina's Anguish -- 2. Wedding and Revolution -- 3. The Devil's Highway -- 4. Red Boxcar -- 5. No Man's Land, Again -- 6. Odd Child Out -- 7. New Suit for Graduation -- 8. One Family per Stall -- 9. Little Hands -- 10. Boy with the Borrowed, Misspelled Name -- 11. The Last Battle -- 12. Bunker Hill, Korea -- 13. Last to Die -- 14. Homecomings -- 15. Blackballed -- 16. Thank God, Paved at Last.

Tells the story of a group of Mexican American men from Silvis, Illinois, who served in both World War II and the Korean War.

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