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Tuskegee Airmen: Aerial Victories

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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

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Anthony Starks

March 14, 2022
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  1. 0 5 10 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. 59 44 3 3 1 1 1 Me 109 Fw 190 Me 262 He 111 Re.2001 MC.202 MC.205 Anthony Starks, @ajstarks Aircraft Illustrations by Gaëtan Marie