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Willard, Tom

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Works: 24 works in 49 publications in 1 language and 3,171 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Military history  Domestic fiction  History  Western stories  Historical fiction  War stories 
Classifications: PS3573.I4445, 813.54
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Publications about Tom Willard
Publications by Tom Willard
Most widely held works about Tom Willard
 
Most widely held works by Tom Willard
Buffalo soldiers by Tom Willard( Book )
12 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,193 libraries worldwide
The story of black cavalrymen fighting alongside whites against the Indians. It is told through the eyes of Samuel Sharps, a boy saved from slavery who rose to sergeant-major in an all-black unit nicknamed Buffalo Soldiers by the Indians because of their curly hair. First novel in a series on black military men
Wings of honor by Tom Willard( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
A novel on the Tuskegee Airmen, black pilots who fought in World War II. The hero is a descendant of a black military family who has to fight bigotry at home in order to fight for his country abroad. By the author of Buffalo Soldiers
The sable doughboys by Tom Willard( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 556 libraries worldwide
A novel on two black soldiers in World War I. They are the Sharp brothers, among the first to be commissioned when the U.S. opens the officer corps to blacks in segregated units. On arrival in France their unit is put to work unloading cargo and the novel describes their struggle to participate in combat and their heroism. By the author of Buffalo Soldiers
The stone ponies by Tom Willard( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Franklin LeBaron Sharpes, a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne in Vietnam, fights to avenge his brother's death while he battles against reconciling with the father who deserted him
Sword of valor by Tom Willard( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
The Black Sabre series, detailing the huge contributions that African Americans have made to the military throughout American history, concludes with Sword of Valor. Five generations of the Sharps family have fought on America's front lines. The first woman to join their ranks is West Point graduate Lieutenant Argonne Sharps, a helicopter pilot with the famous 101st Airborne "Screaming Eagles." From the invasion of Kuwait by the Iraqi Republican Guard, to the victorious culmination on "The Highway of Death" in the ground campaign, the meticulous preparation for war is seen from the 1st Brigade's deployment to the last shot fired
Buffalo soldiers a novel by Tom Willard( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
This story depicts the distinguished military service of Augustus Sharps, one of the "Buffalo Soldiers"--African-American men who joined the U.S. Army after the Civil War
Wings of honor by Tom Willard( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Adam Samuel Sharps was born to a military family. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Samuel travels to Tuskegee, Alabama, where, for the first time in history, black men are being trained as combat pilots. Samuel overcomes many obstacles to become a member of the 99th Pursuit Squadron - the "Red-Tail Angels" flying fighter planes over North Africa, Sicily, and France in the Second World War
The sable doughboys by Tom Willard( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
The experiences of African-Americans in World War I are chronicled in the story of the Sharps family
Desert star by Tom Willard( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Strike fighters by Tom Willard( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Sudden fury by Tom Willard( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Blood river by Tom Willard( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
At dawn, an aircraft parts the clouds over the Soviet Union. Secret, high-tech, deadly, it wings on a missionto deliver a horrifying weapon. Veteran pilot and terrorist hunter Captain Boulton Sacrette, CAG of the nuclear carrier the USS Valiant, is stunned by the news that an American F-14 Tomcat has been virtuallyvaporized by an unknown air weapon. Sacrette and his Strike Fighters scorch the skies in search of the mysterious air assailant. Meanwhile, the Sovie Union races to reclaim its secret aircraft which has vanished into the hands of the White Lions, a South African army of hate that wastes no time in launching its new weapon on a mission of death
Bold forager by Tom Willard( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
War chariot by Tom Willard( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Golden triangle by Tom Willard( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A sorry stick of a man, indeed : and other short essays in deafness by Tom Willard( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Red dancer by Tom Willard( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The sable doughboys : book two of the black sabre chronicles by Tom Willard( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Deaf Haiku by Tom Willard( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Death squad by Tom Willard( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
 
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