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Author: Virgil Fernandez
Publisher: Austin, TX : VFJ Pub., 2006.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virgil Fernandez
ISBN: 0967587611 9780967587615
OCLC Number: 63180907
Description: xvi, 205 : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Sgt. Rafael Peralta. History of Hispanics in the U.S. Military. The American Revolution (1775-1782) --
Post-Revolutionary War --
Texas-Mexican Frontier (1830s) --
California-Mexican Frontier (1840s) --
The Civil War (1961-1865) --
The Spanish American War (1898) --
World War I (1914-1918) --
World War II (1941-1945) --
The Korean War (1950 to 1953) --
The Vietnam War (1959 to 1975) --
Gulf War (Desert Shield/Desert Storm)(1990-1991) --
Iraq War (2003-2004) --
42 Hispanic Medal of Honor Recipients. Memorial to Hispanic Medial of Honor Recipients Approved in 2002 --
Civil War. Joseph H. DeCastro --
John Ortega --
Phillip Bazaar --
Boxer Rebellion (China). France Silva --
World War I. David Cantu Barkley --
World War II. Joseph P. Martinez --
Rudolph Davila --
Lucian Adams --
Macario Garcia --
Jose Mendoza Lopez --
Jose F. Valdez --
Cleto Rodriguez --
Manuel Perez, Jr. --
Silvestre Herrera --
Ysmeal R. Villegas --
Harold Gonsalves --David H. Gonzales --
Alejandro Renteria Ruiz --
Korean War. Baldomero Lopez --
Eugene Arnold Obregon --
Joseph C. Rodriguez --
Rodolfo P. Hernandez --
Edward Gomez --
Fernando Luis Garcia --
Benit Martinez --
Ambrosio Guillen --
Vietnam War. Humbert Roque "Rocky" Versace --
Daniel Fernandez --
Alfred Rascon --
Euripides Rubio --
Maximo Yabes --
Carlos James Lozada --
Alfredo (Freddy) Cantu Gonzalez --
Jay R. Vargas --
Roy Benavidez --
Hector Santiago-Colon --
Jose Francisco Jimenez --
Ralph E. Dias --
John P. Baca --
Emilio De La Garza, Jr. --
Miguel Hernandez Keith --
Louis R. Rocco --
Latinos not yet awarded the Medal of Honor. Guy "Gabby" Gabaldon --
Three other Hispanic military heroes who also deserve the Congressional Medal of Honor. Marcelino Serna --
Gabe Navarrete --
Command Sgt. Ramon Rodriguez --
Still waiting --
Hero Street USA. "Greatest street in the world" --
Far, far away --
Our flag, too --
Spirit of Silvis --
Victory in peace --
"The Borinqueneers". A Borinqueneer Christmas carol --
Escuadron 201, "The Aztec Eagles." Fighter aces from WWII and the Korean War. 1st Lt. Oscar Perdomo last ace in a day, WWII --
Commander Eugene A. Valencia, Jr. leader of Valencia's "Flying Circus," WWII --
The "Mowing Machine" --
Okinawa. Richard Gomez Candelaria fighter ace, WWII --
The top scorer --
"I have a bunch of Germans cornered!" --
Captain Michael Brezas Air Force fighter ace, WWII --
Lt. Col. Donald S. Lopez, USAF (Ret.) fighter ace --
Colonel Manuel J. Fernandez, Jr. Air Force fighter ace, Korean War --
Major General Edward W. Suarez flight instructor, WWII --
Sator "Sandy" Sanchez gunner, WWII --
Max Baca, Jr. Gunner, WWII --
Francis X. (Frank) Medina, Tail Gunner, WWII --
Jose Ramirez Crew Chief, WWII --
Hispanic Servicewoman. The Civil War --
Pre World War II --
World War II --
The 1950s and the Korean Conflict --
The 1960s and Vietnam ---
The 1970s and the all-volunteer force --
The 1980s and the Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm --
The 1990s and the end of the millennium --
A family affair --
The American GI Forum and Dr. Hector. The Felix Logoria Affair --
Dr. Garcia in national politics --
Garcia also was involved in Texas Politics --
Dr. Garcia Received some to the Nation's most Prestigious Honors --
Hispanic Generals and Admirals. David Glasgow Farragut Admiral, U.S. Navy --
Horacio Rivero Admiral, U.S. Navy : First Hispanic four-star officer in the U.S. military --
Richard E. Cavazos Brigadier General, U.S. Army: U.S. : Army's first Hispanic general --
Elwood "Pete" Quesada Major General, U.S. Army --
Ricardo S. Sanchez Major General, U.S. Army : Success story ; Principled leader --
Luis R. Esteves Brigadier General, U.S. Army --
Charles G. Rodriguez Major General, Texas National Guard --
Bernardo C. Negrete Brigadier General, U.S. Army --
Alfred Valenzuela Major General, U.S. Army --
Christopher Cortez Major General, USMC --
Michael J. Aguilar Brigadier General, USMC --
Jose Luis Betancourt, Jr. Rear Admiral, US Navy --
Alberto Diaz Jr. Rear Admiral, US Army --
Rodrigo C. Melendez Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy --
Hispanic astronauts. Rodolfo Neri Vela, Ph. D. payload specialist --
Michael E. Lopez-Alegria Captain, astronaut, US Navy --
Ellen Ochoa, Ph. D. astronaut : NASA's first female Hispanic astronaut ; Relishes being role model --
Jose Hernandez mission specialist, 2004 astronaut candidate --
Fernando (Frank) Caldeiro astronaut --
Franklin R. Chang-Diaz, Ph. D. astronaut and director, Advance space propulsion laboratory, Johnson space center --
Christopher J. "Gus" Loria LIeutenant Colonel, USMC --
Carlos I. Noriega Lieutenant colonel, USMC, Ret. astronaut. John D. Olivas, Ph. D. astronaut (mission specialist) --
George D. Zamka, Lieutenant Colonel, USMC astronaut (Pilot) : Special Honors --
Joseph (Joe) Acaba astronaut candidate, Mission specialist-educator --
Sidney M. Gutierrez, Colonel, USAF, Retired astronaut Ret. --
Future heroes. A legacy of valor --
A new generation carries on a proud military tradition --
A Latino all-star quarterback.
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Autographed by Author: Virgil Fernandez.

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