By Barry M. Stentiford
This poignant heritage of the Tuskegee Airmen separates fable and legend from truth, putting them in the context of the expansion of yankee airpower and the early stirrings of the African American Civil Rights Movement.
• sixteen unique records with regards to the production and function of the Tuskegee Airmen in the course of international battle II, every one observed by way of a quick description that gives old context
• 28 brief biographies of black aviation and army pioneers, very important humans one of the Tuskegee Airmen, in addition to numerous of the Airmen themselves
• A finished bibliographic description of significant secondary works at the Tuskegee Airmen, international battle II, airpower, and black participation within the American military
• A thesaurus of specialised phrases bearing on the army, aviation, international warfare II, and African Americans
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