Tuskegee Airmen
Charles McGee as a Tuskegee Airmen

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Veteran Charles McGee discusses why he decided to enter the military during World War II. McGee signed up to become part of the first African American aviation group for the war known as the Tuskegee Airmen. He recalls the preparation to become a fighter pilot and what his first missions … Continue reading

Tuskegee Airmen
The Tuskegee Experiment

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Charles McGee, William Holloman, John Leahr and Calvin Moret describe their experiences during World War II as members of what was known as the Tuskegee Experiment. This was a group of African American soldiers who worked to become combat pilots. During this war, many people thought that African Americans were … Continue reading