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The Resource 8 seconds of courage : a soldier's story, from immigrant to the Medal of Honor, Flo Groberg and Tom Sileo

8 seconds of courage : a soldier's story, from immigrant to the Medal of Honor, Flo Groberg and Tom Sileo

Label
8 seconds of courage : a soldier's story, from immigrant to the Medal of Honor
Title
8 seconds of courage
Title remainder
a soldier's story, from immigrant to the Medal of Honor
Statement of responsibility
Flo Groberg and Tom Sileo
Title variation
Eight seconds of courage
Title variation remainder
a soldiers story from immigrant to the Medal of Honor
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the author's childhood relocation from France to the U.S., where as a naturalized citizen he joined the military and served multiple tours in Afghanistan before he was wounded while protecting his patrol from a suicide bomber
Summary
A personal account by the first immigrant in four decades to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor describes his childhood relocation from France to the U.S., where as a naturalized citizen he joined the military and served multiple tours before he was wounded while protecting his patrol from a suicide bomber
Storyline
Biography type
autobiography
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10600547
Cataloging source
DLC
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1983-
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Groberg, Florent
Dewey number
  • 958.104/742092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Sileo, Tom
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True
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  • Groberg, Florent
  • United States
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Immigrants
  • French Americans
  • Medal of Honor
Target audience
adult
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a soldier's story from immigrant to the Medal of Honor
Label
8 seconds of courage : a soldier's story, from immigrant to the Medal of Honor, Flo Groberg and Tom Sileo
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Toy soldiers -- Shut up and listen -- Piss and shit -- The wild west -- Honaker-miracle -- Finish strong -- The last sprint -- Freak on a leash -- A leg up -- A greater honor -- Epilogue: the next mission
Control code
on1003844237
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
ix, 191 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781501165887
Lccn
2017036187
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1003844237
Label
8 seconds of courage : a soldier's story, from immigrant to the Medal of Honor, Flo Groberg and Tom Sileo
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Toy soldiers -- Shut up and listen -- Piss and shit -- The wild west -- Honaker-miracle -- Finish strong -- The last sprint -- Freak on a leash -- A leg up -- A greater honor -- Epilogue: the next mission
Control code
on1003844237
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
ix, 191 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781501165887
Lccn
2017036187
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1003844237

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