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Freedom flyers : the Tuskegee Airmen of World War II

저자: J Todd Moye
출판사: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2010.
시리즈: Oxford oral history series.
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From the Publisher: As the country's first African American military pilots, the Tuskegee Airmen fought in World War II on two fronts: against the Axis powers in the skies over Europe and against Jim Crow racism and segregation at home. Although the pilots flew more than 15,000 sorties and destroyed more than 200 German aircraft, their most far-reaching achievement defies quantification: delivering a powerful blow  더 읽기…
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모든 저자 / 참여자: J Todd Moye
ISBN: 9780195386554 0195386558
OCLC 번호: 432443975
설명: vii, 241 pages [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
내용: Prologue: "This is where you ride" --
1: Use of Negro manpower in war --
2: Black Eagles take flight --
3: Experiment --
4: Combat on several fronts --
5: Trials of the 477th --
6: Integrating the Air Force --
Epilogue: "Let's make it a holy crusade all around."
일련 제목: Oxford oral history series.
책임: J. Todd Moye.
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"Freedom Flyers" brings to life the legacy of a determined, visionary cadre of African-American airmen who proved their capabilities and patriotism beyond question, transformed the armed forces, and  더 읽기…

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Moye does an admirable job in recounting these men's heroic and painful struggle... Takes us beyond the story's superficial feel-good factor and furnishes the details that give gravitas to this saga. 더 읽기…

 
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