Tuskegee Airmen
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Tuskegee Airmen

by Barry M. Stentiford
     
 

This poignant history of the Tuskegee Airmen separates myth and legend from fact, placing them within the context of the growth of American airpower and the early stirrings of the African American Civil Rights Movement.

• 16 original documents relating to the creation and performance of the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, each accompanied by a brief

Overview

This poignant history of the Tuskegee Airmen separates myth and legend from fact, placing them within the context of the growth of American airpower and the early stirrings of the African American Civil Rights Movement.

• 16 original documents relating to the creation and performance of the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, each accompanied by a brief description that provides historical context

• 28 short biographies of black aviation and military pioneers, important people among the Tuskegee Airmen, as well as several of the Airmen themselves

• A comprehensive bibliographic description of major secondary works on the Tuskegee Airmen, World War II, airpower, and black participation in the American military

• A glossary of specialized terms pertaining to the military, aviation, World War II, and African Americans

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313386848
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/17/2011
Series:
Landmarks of the American Mosaic Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Barry M. Stentiford, PhD, is associate professor of military history at the U.S. Army's School of Advanced Military Studies, Ft. Leavenworth, KS.

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