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Websites and Government Documents
America's Black Air Pioneers, 1900-1939
Focus on pre-history leading up to the Tuskegee Airmen.
Air Command and Staff College
Maxwell AFB, AL 1988
Employment of Negro Troops by Ulysses Lee
Center of Military History
Washington, D.C., 2000
Realizing the Dream of Flight: Biographical Essays in Honor of the Centennial of Flight, 1903-2003
Chapter 6: "Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.: American Hero" by Alan L. Gropman
NASA History Division
Washington, DC 2005
Tuskegee Airmen @ National Park Service
"In spite of adversity and limited opportunities, African Americans have played a significant role in U.S. military history over the past 300 years."
Tuskegee Airmen Inc.
As the Tuskegee Airmen Inc. (TAI) we focus on honoring the accomplishments and perpetuating the history of African Americans who participated in air crew, ground crew and operations support training in the Army Air Corps during WWII.
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site @ National Park Service
"In the 1940's Tuskegee, Alabama became home to a "military experiment" to train America's first African-American military pilots. In time the "experiment" became known as the Tuskegee Experience and the participants as the Tuskegee Airmen. Come share their experience as depicted at the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site."
Tuskegee Airmen Soared to New Heights @ U. S. Army
"The story of the Tuskegee Airmen is one of defying the odds, overcoming racism, and performing superbly in combat. All the personnel in this outstanding unit were African-American, from the ground crew to the combat pilots."
Federal Depository Library
HCC Library has been a Federal Depository library since 1967.