Tuskegee Memories

Nolan, Dave
February 2002
Airman;Feb2002, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p44
Profiles former Haitian air force personnel Raymond Cassagnol. Reflection on his military and aviation training; Brief information on the military relations of the U.S. and Haitian government; Description of the air combat experienced by the soldier during World War II.


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