Santa Barbara Council Salutes American Heroes of World War II
- WHEN AMERICAN NEEDED HEROES. Young, Donald J. // Aviation History;Jul2002, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p38
Focuses on the warriors of the Americans during the World War II. Lists of heroes in the war; Contribution of the warriors in defeating their opponents; Difficulty in fighting the opponents.
- PROFESSIONAL READING. Mersky, Peter B. // Naval Aviation News;May/Jun2001, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p33
Recommends the book 'The Forgotten Heroes: The Story of Rescue Squadron VH-3 in World War II,' by Donald Sweet, Lee Roy Way and William Bonvillian.
- WHERE ARE THE HEROES? // Ebony;Jan1947, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p5
The article expresses sympathy for the African American heroes of World War II whose hope is to find peace and security in their own home.
- Alexander Mikita Jr. Mikita, Tyler // Teen Ink;Nov2009, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p27
The author talks about the heroism of his grandfather Alexander Mikita Jr., a paratrooper and demolitions expert during World War II.
- In the Belly of the Whale. Wallisch, Bill // War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Huma;Fall/Winter2000, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p60
Focuses on stories of modern battles and heroes. Adventures in Europe and the Pacific in World War II; Recognition on the outstanding work and devotion to duty of soldiers; Emergence of article on astronauts and the wonders of modern-day odysseys.
- A tribute to an American hero, 'Uncle Bob' Pfundstein, Donald J. // New Hampshire Business Review;8/19/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 18, p22
Highlights the author's tribute to a good friend and neighbor in Concord, New Hampshire who had served in the Pacific during World War II. Good qualities of the family friend called Uncle Bob; Author's view of Bob as hero; Legacy of the World War II veteran.
- The Greatest Generation? Zinn, Howard // Progressive;Oct2001, Vol. 65 Issue 10, p12
Comments on the degree of heroism attributed to soldiers who fight in wars. Depiction of military heroism in books and films; Notion that the soldiers who fought during the World War II belong to the greatest generation; Discussion on whether the term greatest generation is appropriate for...
- Walter Ullram. Draper, Ruthy // Teen Ink;Mar2008, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p24
The author relates why she considers her grandfather Walter Ullram as her hero. She relates that together with two classmates, her grandfather fled the city of Langdenfeld, Austria in March 1938 to evade the Nazi army ravaging their homeland. She details how her grandfather and his friends were...
- Douglass Roach: War Hero, Native Son. Korim, Harriet Jerusha // Provincetown Arts;1995, Vol. 11, p66
Focuses on the life of African-American war hero Douglass Roach of Provincetown, Massachusetts. Personal background; Description of Roach; Involvement of Roach in the Second World War.