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The Tuskegee Airmen

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January 25, 2022

The Tuskegee Airmen

A view of the states of origin od the Tuskegee Airmen, the aircraft they flew and their service record.

Produced in the style of W.E.B. Du Bois' plate 01, "The Georgia Negro"

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Anthony Starks

January 25, 2022
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  1. Lollipoop, P-51D Daisy Mae, P-51C Ina the Macon Belle, P-51C

    My Buddy, P-51C Lt. Peirson P-47D Nona II, P-40 Distinguished Unit Citations THE TUSKEGEE AIRMEN Red Tailed-Angels S p i t F i r e The Tuskegee Airmen came from all over the country—forty of forty-eight states plus the District of Columbia (Over 85%) were represented. Stationed in Ramitelli, Italy and Sicily, the Tuskegee Airmen amassed an enviable record, flying P-51s, P-47s and other aircraft with the distinctive “Red Tail” markings 3 8 14 96 744 179 bomber escort missions, low 3.9% mission loss rate 112 enemy aircraft destroyed in the air, 150 on the ground Anthony Starks, @ajstarks Aircraft Illustrations by Gaëtan Marie Purple Hearts Bronze Stars Distinguished Flying Crosses Air Medals
  2. Edward C. Gleed, Kansas Benjamin O. Davis Jr., Alabama Edward

    M. Thomas, Illinois Lee A. Archer, New York Lowell Stewart, California Lollipoop, P-51D Daisy Mae, P-51C Ina the Macon Belle, P-51C My Buddy, P-51C Lt. Peirson P-47D Nona II, P-40 Distinguished Unit Citations THE TUSKEGEE AIRMEN Red Tailed-Angels S p i t F i r e The Tuskegee Airmen came from all over the country—forty of forty-eight states plus the District of Columbia (Over 85%) were represented. Stationed in Ramitelli, Italy and Sicily, the Tuskegee Airmen amassed an enviable record, flying P-51s, P-47s and other aircraft with the distinctive “Red Tail” markings Ramitelli, Italy, 3 8 14 96 744 179 bomber escort missions, low 3.9% mission loss rate 112 enemy aircraft destroyed in the air, 150 on the ground Anthony Starks, @ajstarks Aircraft Illustrations by Gaëtan Marie Purple Hearts Bronze Stars Distinguished Flying Crosses Air Medals