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Richard Walter Hall




  • Spurgeon Ellington

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 332nd Fighter Group
    In his book, The Tuskegee Airmen: The Men Who Changed A Nation, Charles E. Francis wrote: ...

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  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force

    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 332nd Fighter Group

    332nd Fighter Group

    The United States entered World War II with a military that was segregated by race and remained segregated until 1948. War Department planners generally placed White and African-American Army personnel in separate units during World War II. ...

  • 99th Fighter Squadron

    99th Fighter Squadron

    The 99th was originally formed as the Army Air Force's first African American fighter squadron, then known the 99th Pursuit Squadron. The personnel received their initial flight training at Tuskegee, Alabama earning them the nickname Tuskegee Airmen....

  • 100th Fighter Squadron

    100th Fighter Squadron

    Established in February 1942 at Tuskegee Army Airfield, Alabama to train African-American flight cadets graduated from the Tuskegee Institute Army contract flying school. At Tuskegee, the squadron performed advanced combat flying training. As the...


Event Location Date
Born Albany, GA, USA 4 January 1921
Graduated Pilot Training/Commissioned Tuskegee, AL, USA 28 July 1943

Class 43-G-SE

Died Crystal Lake, Georgia 31783, USA 10 December 1945

Killed in a training accident, apparently in the same aircraft as fellow Tuskegee Airman Spurgeon Ellington

Buried Albany, GA, USA 15 December 1945

Oakview Cemetery
Dougherty County
Georgia, USA


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03 December 2016 21:16:01 466thHistorian Changes to service number and events

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