Freedom Flyers: The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II

Freedom Flyers: The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II

by J. Todd Moye


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199896554
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 01/01/2012
Series: Oxford Oral History Series
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 179,770
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

J. Todd Moye is an Associate Professor of History and the Director of the Oral History Program at the University of North Texas. A historian of the American civil rights movement, he directed the National Park Service's Tuskegee Airmen Oral History Project from 2000 to 2005. He consulted on Double Victory, the Lucasfilm documentary about the Tuskegee Airmen.

Table of Contents

Prologue: "This is Where You Sit"
Chapter 1: The Use of Negro Manpower in War
Chapter 2: The Black Eagles Take Flight
Chapter 3: The Experiment
Chapter 4: Combat on Several Fronts
Chapter 5: The Trials of the 477th
Chapter 6: Integrating the Air Force
Epilogue: "Let's Make it a Holy Crusade All Around"
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