Men of the 65th: The Borinqueneers of the Korean War

Honor and Fidelity. That is the motto of the 65th Infantry Regiment, also known as the Borinqueneers, the only Puerto Rican unit in the United States Army. Since the regiment’s creation in… Read More →

  • Dewey: 951.904/24
  • Copyright: 2023


“This book is rich in detail from specific soldiers’ experiences, as well as photographs and facts. It will be a welcome addition to history shelves. Reviewer Rating: 4”—Children’s Literature View →


“An excellent choice for those interested in military or Puerto Rican history; a great pick for U.S. history courses or research.”—starred, School Library Journal View →


“[E]xtensive background information, numerous sidebars, maps, and archival photos help make the action historically and politically accessible. . . . A fitting tribute to the Borinqueneers . . .”—Booklist View →


“An important read about an often forgotten piece of U.S. military history that celebrates its subject by forefronting their bravery in overcoming obstacles both foreign and domestic.”—Publishers Weekly View →


“[T]old in a riveting narrative style enhanced by maps, historical photographs, and eyewitness quotes. . . . Powerful stories from the battlefield illuminate courage and struggles for recognition.”—Kirkus Reviews View →