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Tuskegee Airmen: Aerial Victories

Anthony Starks
March 14, 2022
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Tuskegee Airmen: Aerial Victories

A depiction of the 112 aerial victories of the Tuskegee Airmen, July 1943 to April 1945. Shows the timeline, and aircraft types downed, with annotations

Anthony Starks

March 14, 2022
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    Tuskegee Airmen: 112 aerial victories between July 1943 to April 1945
    July 2 1943 April 26 1945
    On 24 March 1944, three advanced Me 262
    jet fighters were downed by three separate
    pilots
    Lt. Lee Archer flying a P-51C “Ina the Macon Belle”, was
    among the top scoring pilots, downing a total of four Me
    109s (one on 18 July 1944, and three in one day, 12 October
    1944)
    Lt. Edward Toppins and Cpt. Joseph Ellsberry also matched
    Archer with four victories each.
    31 March 1945, the
    most victories in a single
    day: 13 aircraft downed.
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    Me 109
    Fw 190
    Me 262
    He 111
    Re.2001
    MC.202
    MC.205
    Anthony Starks, @ajstarks
    Aircraft Illustrations by Gaëtan Marie

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