Tuskegee's Heroes: As Depicted in the Aviation Art of Roy E. La Grone

Tuskegee's Heroes: As Depicted in the Aviation Art of Roy E. La Grone

by Charlie Cooper, Ann Cooper
     
 

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This is the story of the brave black pilots, trained at Tuskegee Air Force Base in Alabama, who fought in North Africa and Europe against the Nazis. In spite of their own casualties, the red-tailed P-40 and P-51 fighter-escort planes of the Tuskegee pilots never lost a bomber on any mission--in fact, bomber groups often requested the red tails as escorts. 120 archival

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This is the story of the brave black pilots, trained at Tuskegee Air Force Base in Alabama, who fought in North Africa and Europe against the Nazis. In spite of their own casualties, the red-tailed P-40 and P-51 fighter-escort planes of the Tuskegee pilots never lost a bomber on any mission--in fact, bomber groups often requested the red tails as escorts. 120 archival photos. 35 full-color paintings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760302545
Publisher:
Motorbooks
Publication date:
10/24/1996
Pages:
156
Product dimensions:
10.26(w) x 10.24(h) x 0.70(d)

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