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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • CARNAVAL EN LA HABANA, 1941

Tuskegee Airman: 1944

Tuskegee Airman: 1944

Kenneth Caines, 1944, at the Tuskegee Army Air Corp Training Facility. View full size.

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Thanks for posting this. I saw some of these men at a book signing not too many years ago. They are hawks and look it still. They are more than us and better and they gave us one of the best stories of this nation. My son grew up knowing who they are.

 
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