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- Quiet Hero: The Ira Hayes Story - Grades : 1 - 4
Quiet Hero: The Ira Hayes Story - Grades : 1 - 4
Ira Hayes grew up on the Gila River Indian Reservation in Arizona. When he was in his late teens, World War II raged, and Ira Hayes joined the Marine corps. Eventually they were sent to the tiny Japanese island of Iwo Jima, where a chance event and an extraordinary photograph catapulted Ira to national awareness and transformed his life forever. Paperback. Nelson, S. D.