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Tuskegee Airmen: Leaving a Legacy

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Posted on February 16th, 2012 at 7:33 pm

The Tuskegee Airmen have been immortalized for their heroism in World War II.

They fought two wars -- one against the Axis powers, the other against prejudice and bigotry at home. Fewer than 50 Red Tail pilots are alive today, so meeting three together was a unique opportunity.

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  • Posted 2:47pm February 23rd, 2012

    Great piece, and very inspiring! Every American owes these brave men a debt of gratitude!

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