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Pilots of the 332nd Fighter Group, "Tuskegee Airmen," the elite, all-African American 332nd Fighter Group at Ramitelli, Italy., from left to right, Lt. Dempsey W. Morgran, Lt. Carroll S. Woods, Lt. Robert H. Nelron, Jr., Capt. Andrew D. Turner, and Lt. Clarence P. Lester. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Living History Day – The Tuskegee Airmen

he renowned Tuskegee Airmen and their successors in the U.S. Air Force broke many barriers. Originally aided by Eleanor Roosevelt and others who supported the aspirations of blacks to fly in the military, the group went on to set many types of combat and other records during World War II. […]

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The CAF P-40 Warhawk. Photo by Glenn Watson

Living Aviation History Day Features “Flying Tigers”

The American Volunteer Group (AVG), known as the “Flying Tigers,” successfully battled the Japanese in the sky under the command of Gen. Claire Chenault before the United States entered World War II. The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing Warbird Museum will feature the story of the Flying Tigers in […]

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