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Red tails, black wings

the men of America"s Black air force

by John Holway

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Published by Yucca Tree Press in Las Cruces, New Mexico .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American air pilots,
  • Geschichte 1941-1945,
  • African American Participation,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • USA,
  • Piloten,
  • Luftwaffe,
  • American Aerial operations,
  • Tweede Wereldoorlog,
  • Militairen,
  • Fighter Group (332),
  • Flugzeugführer,
  • Negers,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [335]-336) and index.

    Statementby John B. Holway
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD790 .H655 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination345 p., [18] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24765526M
    ISBN 101881325210
    ISBN 109781881325215
    LC Control Number96061290
    OCLC/WorldCa36480255

    Red Tails Exec producer George Lucas spent 23 years developing "Red Tails," a glossed-up B picture about the exploits of the Tuskegee Airmen in World War II, but even without the long delay the. Add tags for "Red tail, black wings: the men of America's Black Air Force". Be the first.

    The CAF Red Tail Squadron’s RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit and PC Mustang travel 9 months out of the year, crisscrossing the country to deliver the inspirational message of the courage, strength and character of the Tuskegee Airmen, America’s first black military pilots and their support personnel. Airmen continues to inspire almost 80 years after African Americans were first allowed to become U.S. military pilots. Reviving their glory, the Commemorative Air Force’s Red Tail Squadron celebrates black history with Rise Above, an inspirational and educational traveling exhibit about this significant aspect of aviation history. The exhibit tours the country nine months out of the year to.

    Red Tails () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.   Recording software: Bandicam ().


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