Tuskeege Airmen

Tuskeege Airmen

Crew Chief gives trainer plane final check at Tuskegee Army Air Field, circa 1943
(National Archives Identifier 512885 ).

This group of African American pilots were recognized for their heroism and hard work with 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses, a Legion of Merit award, a Silver Star, 14 Bronze Stars, and 744 Air Medals.

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