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BLACKS IN AVIATION PICTURES

Picture 1 - P-40s from the 99th Fighter Squadron take off at Licato, Italy in 1943.  (Photo credit: William R. Thompson)                                                                       pic137

Picture 2 - Charles Hall with his prize, a bottle of coke, after downing his first enemy aircraft in July, 1943 (Photo credit: Elmer D. Jones)                                                   pic138

Picture 3 -Waist gunner participates in high altitude training (Photo credit: Joseph Hardy)                                                                                               pic140

Picture 4 -Fighter pilots of the 99th Fighter Squadron before their assignment to North Africa in 1943   (Photo credit: Elmer D. Jones)                                                 pic141

Picture 5 -Flight instructor at Tuskegee briefs primary instructors before a training flight.
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Picture 6 -Boxing's Joe Louis visits William J. Powell at the Bessie Coleman Aero Club's workshop in Los Angeles (Photo credit: Northrop University)                                 pic146

Picture 7 -Pioneers...a picture of James Banning and Thomas Allen after their 1932 transcontinental flight, the first by black aviators  (Photo credit: Thomas C. Allen)         pic147

Picture 8 -Pioneers...Willa Brown                                                       pic149

Picture 9 -Linkwood Williams, flight instructor at Tuskegee                 pic150

Picture 10 -Tuskegee Army Air Field cadets at a formal assembly  (Photo credit: William R. Thompson)                                                                                        pic151

Picture 11 -332nd Fighter Group's pilots over Yugoslavia                   pic096

Picture 12 -MAJ William T. Mattison in his P-51C Mustang before a combat mission
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