Tuskegee Airmen of WWII

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    Originator of Tuskegee Airmen passes...
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    One of Last Original Tuskegee Airmen Instructors Dies at 96
    Nov 18, 2015 -- Milton Pitts Crenchaw, a flight instructor who trained the Tuskegee Airmen -- the first African-Americans to fly combat airplanes in World War II -- has died in Georgia. He was 96.
     
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    Another Tuskegee Airman flies to the Great Beyond...
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    Dabney Montgomery, Tuskegee Airman who safeguarded Martin Luther King Jr., dies at 93
    September 4,`16 - For Dabney Montgomery, the indignities at home stung more because of the noble tasks he performed for his country abroad — serving with the Tuskegee Airmen to help win World War II in a role that would eventually earn him a Congressional Gold Medal.
     
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    Story of the Tuskegee Airmen told in veteran's memoir...
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    Veteran's Memoir Tells the Story of the Tuskegee Airmen
    1 Aug 2017 | Harold Brown enters the Liberty Aviation Museum on a Monday morning wearing a smile. One can't help but feel the calming energy surrounding the 92-year-old Air Force veteran.
     
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    Another Tuskegee airman passes away...
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    Floyd Carter Sr., One of the Remaining Tuskegee Airmen, Dies at 95
    12 Mar 2018 - Floyd Carter Sr., one of the last of the Tuskegee Airmen, dedicated his remarkable life to serving his country and his city.
     
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    Tuskegee Airman Robert Martin, shot down over Germany, dead at 99...
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    Tuskegee Airman Robert Martin, shot down over Germany, dead at 99
    6 Aug.`18 - Robert L. Martin, a combat pilot who said he flew "63 and a half" missions during World War II as part of the barrier-breaking Tuskegee Airmen, was shot down over German-occupied territory on the 64th and spent five weeks trying to return to Allied lines with the help of Josip Broz Tito's anti-fascist Yugoslav partisans, died July 26 at a senior living center in Olympia Fields, Illinois. He was 99.
     

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