The Tuskegee Airmen Story (Skyward Series)

The Tuskegee Airmen Story Skyward Series In the early days of World War II the U S was having a hard time finding enough pilots for the military One solution came from a small university called Tuskegee Institute in Alabama African American

  • Title: The Tuskegee Airmen Story (Skyward Series)
  • Author: Scott Slaughter
  • ISBN: 9781935203230
  • Page: 436
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • In the early days of World War II, the U.S was having a hard time finding enough pilots for the military One solution came from a small university called Tuskegee Institute in Alabama African Americans were training there to become military pilots but the rest of the country was definitely not ready to accept any black pilot in the military We try to capture the challeIn the early days of World War II, the U.S was having a hard time finding enough pilots for the military One solution came from a small university called Tuskegee Institute in Alabama African Americans were training there to become military pilots but the rest of the country was definitely not ready to accept any black pilot in the military We try to capture the challenges and triumphs of these brave pilots who rose above discrimination to achieve historical status The Tuskegee Airmen not only had to contend with the German pilots in World War II in the skies over Europe but also had to deal with racism, distrust and segregation at home The Tuskegee Airmen were both feared and respected by the German pilots, who called them the Schwartze Voglemenschen or Black Birdmen They were revered by their fellow airmen as the Black Red tail Angels because of their distinct red tailed aircraft as well as their success in safely defending Allied bombers and destroying enemy targets.The 99th Fighter Squadron, led by Colonel Benjamin O Davis, was later joined by the 100th, 301st and 302nd FS to form the legendary 332nd Fighter Group The Group first flew P 40s over North Africa in ground attack missions as well as participating in the destruction and surrender of Pantelleria, near Sicily The Redtails, as the 332nd was nicknamed, were soon flying the P 51 Mustangs and flying escort missions deep into Germany The 332nd was successful not only in aerial combat including destroying several new Me 262 jets , but also on strafing missions against vehicles and railyards the 332nd even sunk a German destroyer Perhaps an even important achievement, however, was delivering another lesson of the absurdity of racial inequality and discrimination that existed in the U.S The Tuskegee airmen, highly educated and exceptionally motivated men, secured a significant place in American and black history for bravery in service on and off the battlefield.

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