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P-40L-15-CU #42-10895 Code: #30
332nd Fighter Group - 99th Fighter Squadron

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  • 12th Air Force

    12th Air Force


    The 12th Air Force was established in the USA during the Second World War to provide the Army Air Force component of Operation Torch (the invasion of French North Africa) in 1942. The Air Force initially moved to England for training before...

  • 332nd Fighter Group

    332nd Fighter Group

    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

    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....

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Date Contributor Update
12 April 2021 18:53:14 466thHistorian Created entry with caption and unit associations
Sources

https://www.tuskegeemuseum.org/tuskegee-airmen-profiles-captain-charles-...

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