Vietnam War
James Fleming Recounts Heroic Patrol

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James Fleming was an Air Force pilot during the Vietnam War, and received the Medal of Honor for rescuing six of his fellow soldiers when they were stranded amongst enemy soldiers. In this video, Fleming recalls November 26, 1968, the day that earned him his Medal of Honor, saying: “These … 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