TITLE

Tuskegee Airmen

AUTHOR(S)
Roberts, Chuck
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Airman;Sep2004, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article informs that Airmen from the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Balad Air Bose, Iraq, proudly trace their heritage to a group of pioneers who faced and overcame circumstances of their own, the Tuskegee Airmen. The similarity of obstacles the people in this country face in building this nation are not lost on the Air Force leaders at Balad whose primary job is staff judge advocate. In front of the wing headquarters is a concrete barrier the unit brought when it moved to Balad from Tallil Air Base, Iraq, in February, 2004. The barrier depicts the historic link between Balad and the Red Tail Flyers, as the Tuskegee Airmen were known due to the crimson paint scheme on their aircraft's tails.
ACCESSION #
14447245

 

Related Articles

  • President Clinton Elevates Famed Air Force Lt. Gen. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. To The Grade Of Four-Star General.  // Jet;12/28/98-01/04/99, Vol. 95 Issue 5, p24 

    Reports that United States President Bill Clinton has advanced Lieutenant General Benjamin O. Davis Jr. to the rank of Four-Star General. Highlights of Davis' military career; His command of the Tuskegee Airmen; Details on the ceremony honoring him.

  • In Their Own Words: The Tuskegee Airmen. Hilbun, Janet // School Library Journal;Apr2010, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p52 

    The article reviews the DVD release of the documentary film "In Their Own Words: The Tuskegee Airmen," from Bryton Entertainment.

  • You Can Fly: The Tuskegee Airmen. SCHNEIDER, DEAN // Horn Book Magazine;Jul/Aug2016, Vol. 92 Issue 4, p151 

    No abstract available.

  • Freedom Flyers: The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II. Osur, Alan M. // Journal of American History;Mar2011, Vol. 97 Issue 4, p1161 

    A review of the book "Freedom Flyers: The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II," by J. Todd Moye is presented.

  • Resurrecting Moton Field. Smith, Candace // Booklist;11/15/2009, Vol. 106 Issue 6, p48 

    A review of the DVD release of the educational program "Resurrecting Moton Field" is presented.

  • Freedom Flyers: The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II.  // Publishers Weekly;11/30/2009, Vol. 256 Issue 48, p35 

    The article reviews the book "Freedom Flyers: The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II," by J. Todd Moye.

  • Tuskegee Airmen honored in Howard Univ. gallery.  // New York Amsterdam News;6/24/95, Vol. 86 Issue 25, p18 

    Reports on the unveiling of historical prints of Tuskegee Airmen at Howard University's Gallery of Art on June 28, 1995. Profile of the Tuskegee airmen; Achievements; Speakers at the ceremony.

  • Wind Flyers. Bateman, Teresa // School Library Journal;Feb2013, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p52 

    The article reviews the educational DVD release "Wind Flyers" based on the picture book by Angela Johnson.

  • Knicks honor Tuskegee Airmen. Harris, Jaime C. // New York Amsterdam News;3/2/2006, Vol. 97 Issue 10, p46 

    This article discusses the exploits of heroism and patriotism of the Tuskegee Airmen Inc., who are African Americans. They were trained by the Army Air Corps to fly and maintain combat aircraft during World War II and continuing into the Korean War. They were honored by the New York Knicks at...

  • Blockbuster pledges $10,000 on behalf of the Tri-State Tuskegee Airmen.  // New York Amsterdam News;06/03/99, Vol. 90 Issue 23, p9 

    Reports financial donations of Blockbuster Inc. in behalf of Tuskegee Airmen for the construction of World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. Purpose of the donation; Views on the achievements made by Tuskegee Airmen; Amount donated by the company.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics