Research Paper On Tuskegee Airmen

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During World War 2, African Americans helped the U.S army and had a big contribution to the Allies victory, “But before the mid 1930 African American were not aloud in the air force” (Bowlds,Brice. U.S Racial Military Integration of World War 2 The Tuskegee Airman). I think Tuskegee Airmen earned its countries respect due to their ability to bravely fight for their country, With racial tensions, Combat, and combat records/rewards, The Tuskegee Airman showed the country African Americans could fight. The bravery of the Tuskegee Airman showed me the true meaning of brotherhood and honor, That effort shows why our military is so strong today. To start the Tuskegee Airman showed their bravery dealing …show more content…

In 1943 the Airman got there call of duty in North Africa which they helped invade and take over North Africa after they were called in to Germany. “From may 1943 to June 1945 the Airmen flew more than 15,000 sorties, Bomber crews often asked for the Airmen.” (Tuskegee Airman At A Glance, National World War II Museum). “On January 27th and 28th While the allies were conducted amphibious landing German pilots raided the area, the Tuskegee Airmen fly in and shot down 13 out of the 32 German aircrafts that was in the area.” (The Tuskegee Airmen Heritage, Red tails reborn). During the war in combat the airmen shot about 400 soldiers out of the air. “Facts show that only 25 bombers that were being escorted by the Tuskegee Airmen were shot down by enemy aircraft.” (Sherman, Stephen. The Tuskegee Airmen). Thats crazy because the airmen went on more than 1000 missions and only 25 went down that's unbelieveable. The Tuskegee Airmen's courage shows how they earned their countries …show more content…

Also only “66 pilots of the group died in combat” ( Harvey, James. History of Tuskegee Airmen). The Tuskegee Airmen all together got 744 Air Medals, 8 Purple Hearts and 14 Bronze Stars (Sherman,Stephen.The Tuskegee Airmen). “The Airmen still holds a record to this day with not losing a single bomber in 200 missions” (Mcnamara, Melissa. Tuskegee Airmen Facts). “The Tuskegee Airmen was awarded the presidential Unit Citation for its longest bomber escort mission to Berlin,Germany on March, 1945. which the Airmen took out 2 German planes.” (Tuskegee Airmen Facts, Tuskegee University). The Tuskegee Airmen hard work shows how they earned the respect of their

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