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Title:
The Tuskegee airmen / by Christine Zuchora-Walske.
Call Number:
j940.544973 ZUC
Publication Date:
[2016]
Publisher:
Minneapolis, Minnesota : Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2016]
Physical Description:
112 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 22 cm.
Contents:
Chapter 1. Red-tail angels -- chapter 2. The long road to takeoff -- chapter 3. African Americans in the military -- chapter 4. Flight training at Tuskegee -- chapter 5. From Africa to Europe -- chapter 6. The Italian campaign -- chapter 7. The home front -- chapter 8. Postwar challenges -- chapter 9. Legacy of the Tuskegee airmen.
Summary:
This title examines the African-American pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen, focusing on their training, their impressive performance in the skies over Europe, and the discrimination they faced. Narrative text, historical photographs, and primary sources assist the reader in report writing.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Horizon Bib Number:
1617440
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