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Capt. Haldane King Jr. in the Southeast Asia War. (Note: Not pictured wearing the flight suit on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force). (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Lt. Haldane King in World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Prisoner of War letter from Lt. Lloyd "Scotty" Hathcock's mother. Notice the information blacked out by the wartime censor. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Captured in Italy during the summer of 1944, Lt. (later Maj.) Lloyd "Scotty" Hathcock spent the rest of the war in Stalag Luft III and Stalag VII-A prison camps. After the war, Hathcock stayed in the service and helped to desegregate the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Wearing the jacket on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Capt. (later Col.) Edward C. Gleed (right), the 332nd Fighter Group’s operations officer and Lt. (later Lt. Col.) Woodrow W. Crockett (center) plan for a mission in March 1945. Note that Gleed later removed the 15th Air Force emblem from the jacket’s left sleeve. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Red Tails in flight. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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1st Lt. Roscoe Brown Jr. (right) and crew chief Marcellus G. Smith working on the engine of a 100th Fighter Squadron P-51 Mustang. On March 24, 1945, Brown shot down a German Me 262 jet fighter. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Benjamin O. Davis Jr. (1912-2002) became the USAF’s first African American general officer in 1954 and retired as a lieutenant general in 1970. He received his fourth star in 1998. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Brig. Gen. Benjamin O. Davis pins the Distinguished Flying Cross on his son, Col. Benjamin O. Davis Jr. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Col. Benjamin O. Davis Jr. discusses a just completed strafing mission with two of his pilots. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Red Tails of the 332nd Fighter Group take off to escort heavy bombers sent to bomb enemy oil fields at Blechhammer, Germany, on Aug. 7, 1944. Note the P-51s have wing tanks for the extra fuel needed for such long missions. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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1st Lt. Walter Westmoreland with his P-51C nicknamed Dopey. A member of the 302nd Fighter Squadron, he was shot down by enemy ground fire near Lake Balaton, Hungary, in October 1944 while returning from an escort mission to Blechhammer, Germany. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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