By Daniel L. Haulman
The contributors of the 332d Fighter team and the 99th, one centesimal, 301st, and 302d Fighter Squadrons in the course of global warfare II are remembered partially simply because they have been the single African American pilots who served in wrestle with the military Air Forces in the course of the battle. they're extra referred to as the Tuskegee Airmen in view that they educated at Tuskegee military Air box. within the greater than sixty years for the reason that international struggle II, numerous tales have grown up in regards to the Tuskegee Airmen, a few of them actual and a few of them fake. This e-book makes a speciality of 11 myths concerning the Tuskegee Airmen, throughly researched and debunked via Air strength historian Daniel Haulman, with copious old documentation and assets to turn out Haulman's study.
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