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Author Stabler, Hollis Dorion.

Title No one ever asked me : the World War II memoirs of an Omaha Indian soldier / Hollis D. Stabler ; edited by Victoria Smith
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 183 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series American Indian lives
American Indian lives.
Contents Wanonshe: Soldier -- Operation Torch -- Operation Husky -- Operation Shingle -- Operation Anvil/Dragoon -- Tígthe: Home -- Conclusion -- Afterword -- Appendix: Hollis Stabler genealogy
Summary As a young adolescent, Hollis Dorion Stabler underwent a Native ceremony in which he was given the new name Na-zhin-thia, Slow to Rise. It was a name that no white person asked to know during Hollis's tour of duty in Anzio, his unacknowledged difference as an Omaha Indian adding to the poignancy of his uneasy fellowship with foreign and American soldiers alike. Stabler's story-coming of age on the American plains, going to war, facing new estrangement upon coming home-is a universal one, rendered wonderfully strange and personal by Stabler's uncommon perspective, which embraces two worlds, and by his unique voice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-177) and index
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Subject Stabler, Hollis Dorion.
Marines -- Biography.
Omaha Indians -- Biography.
Operation Dragoon, 1944.
Operation Husky, 1943.
Operation Torch, 1942.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Indian.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Indians.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Smith, Victoria, 1953-
ISBN 0803252919 (electronic bk.)
9780803252912 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
Other Titles World War II memoirs of an Omaha Indian soldier