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Friday, 16 November 2012

BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY: WE WERE THEIR: THE TUSKEGEE AIR MEN, BLACK MARINES, U.S. ARMY, BLACK NURSES, TANK REGIMENT, U.S. COAST GUARDS, U.S. WOMEN ARMY CROPS, A SEGREGATED ARMY DURING SECOND WORLD WAR:

Black Contribution to World History is very important and a classic case is The Tuskegee Air Men of The Second World war, as the Military Aviators is is the popular name of a group of African American pilots who fought in World War II formally they formed the 332nd Fighter Group and the 477th Bombardment Group of The United States Army Crops, United States Air Force after 20th June 1941.  The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African American Military Aviators in the United States  Armed Forces during world war II. African American in many US States were still subject to Jim Crow Laws. The American Military was racially Segregated as much as the Federal Government. The Tuskegee Air men were subjected to Racial Discrimination, both within and outside the army.












































Despite these adversities, they trained and flew with distinction and all black military pilots who trained in the United States, trained at Tuskegee including five Haitians. The Tuskegee Air men were sent overseas with the 332nd Fighter Group and was the only operational unit first sent overseas as part of Operation Torch then seeing action in Sicily and Italy before being deployed as Bomber escort in Europe where they were very successful.  They were equipped with North American P-51 Mustang in July 1944 and were nicked named the the "Red Tail"  as they painted their plane tails Red.