Tuskegee Airmen Lindsay Garner

Tuskegee Airmen were dedicated, determined young men who enlisted to become America's first black African American military airmen.

Tuskegee Airmen were important because they were the first black servicemen to serve as military aviators in the United States Armed Forces.

The job of a Tuskegee Airmen was to act as an escort. They were responsible for protecting larger bombers from German fighter planes.

Tuskegee Airmen were important during World War II.

The struggle of African Americans for greater roles in North America military conflicts lasted for a while. So when the opportunity to serve in the army was given, they took their shot. Many people did not think that African Americans had the intellectual capability of serving in the military as pilots but everybody got proven wrong. They soon showed to be very strong and successful leaders and pilots.

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