How the Tuskegee Airmen Worked


A group photo of The Tuskegee Airmen, the black fighter pilots of the 99th Pursuit Squadron, later incorporated into the 332nd Fighter Group, who fought during World War II in the U.S. Army Air Corps that were trained at Tuskegee Army Air Field in Tuskegee, Alabama. Photo by A724/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images

The Tuskegee Airmen made up the first African American air squadron. Tune in to this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com to learn more about desegregation in the American army and how the Tuskegee Airmen helped win World War II.

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Topics in this Podcast: World War II, wwii, black history, military history, Civil Rights Movement, 20th century, civil rights, segregation, tuskegee airmen