Full Video |1:04:00

Full Video |1:04:00

Shares the incredible true story of the Red Tail Squadron as told by Colonel Charles McGee. The first portion of the program examines the history of the Tuskegee Airmen, showcases the accomplishments of African American pilots in World War II, and reveals how the Red Tails fought not only to protect American lives, but to also end segregation and racism in the United States Armed Forces. The second portion of the program introduces three panelists, two of whom were Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, and shares their experiences of working in the U.S. Military.

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Related Topics

  • African American history
  • black history
  • Colonel Charles McGee
  • military
  • racism
  • Red Tails
  • segregation
  • Tuskegee Airmen

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