Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen?

Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen?

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Penguin Putnam
It's up, up, and away with the Tuskegee Airmen, a heroic group of African American military pilots who helped the United States win World War II.

During World War II, black Americans were fighting for their country and for freedom in Europe, yet they had to endure a totally segregated military in the United States, where they weren't considered smart enough to become military pilots. After acquiring government funding for aviation training, civil rights activists were able to kickstart the first African American military flight program in the US at Tuskegee University in Alabama. While this book details thrilling flight missions and the grueling training sessions the Tuskegee Airmen underwent, it also shines a light on the lives of these brave men who helped pave the way for the integration of the US armed forces.

Baker & Taylor
Details the history of the Tuskegee Airmen, a squadron of African American military pilots who faced racial prejudice while fighting for their country in World War II.

Baker
& Taylor

Details the history of the Tuskegee Airmen, a squadron of African American military pilots who faced racial prejudice while fighting for their country in World War II. Simultaneous and eBook.

Publisher: New York : Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2018]
ISBN: 9780399541940
9781524786748
Branch Call Number: 940.54497 Sm65w 2018 CHILD
Characteristics: 108 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Murray, Jake - Illustrator

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