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Tuskegee Airmen in World War II

red tail fighterThe Tuskegee Airmen have been African-American models who achieved a distinguished report in World War II. Nearly a thousand fighter and bomber pilots, in addition to 15,000 crew and help personnel served in the struggle with the U.S. Army Air Force when the army was racially segregated.

The first black army airmen, the Tuskegee Airmen have been devoted, decided younger males who accepted the problem throughout a time when many individuals thought that Blacks have been inferior. Named for the Army Air Field the place they skilled in Alabama, the airfield is now Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site.

The Nassau County Historical Society and the Jericho Public Library will host “The Tuskegee Airmen in World War II,” a program set for Sunday, February fifth. The audio system, Patt Terrelongue and Reynard Burns, are from the Tri-State Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen.

This program will start at 2 pm and is free and open to the general public. Registration is required and will be accomplished on the Jericho Public Library web site. For extra info go to the Nassau County Historical Society web site.

Photo of Red Tail Fighter supplied.

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