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    • Munich (THE WAR:  NEBRASKA STORIES) [video]

    • world war II nebraska combat Charles Lane Munich Germany pilot Tuskegee fighter squadron African American
    • The city of Munich, Germany was hit by 71 Allied air raids over a period of six years. In 1945, as a wingman pilot who protected the bomber planes, Tuskegee Airman Charles Lane Jr. flew on one of those raids. The 99th Fighter Squadron’s target:...
    • Paul Adams in P40 plane

    • Paul Adams Tuskegee Airman Lieutenant Colonel 302nd Fighter Squadron born Greenville, SC resident Lincoln, NE P40 plane African American
    • Tuskegee Airman Paul Adams, Lieutenant Colonel 302nd Fighter Squadron, in the cockpit of P40 plane.
    • Graduation picture of Charles A. Lane in combat jacket and helmet.

    • Charles Lane Jr. Tuskegee Airman Lieutenant Colonel, 99th Fighter Squadron born St. Louis, MO lives Omaha, NE airplane fighters meatball graduation picture Verna Lane
    • Charles Lane’s pilot graduation photo from Tuskegee, with his handwriting, reads 'To Mom & Pop from Charles'. Tuskegee Airman, Lieutenant Colonel, 99th Fighter Squadron, born St. Louis, MO, resident Omaha, NE
    • Letter from Warren L. Williams to Ben Kuroki regards to his assignment to B-29

    • Ben Kuroki born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group Japanese American, Warren L. Williams, Colonel, G.S.C., Deputy Chief of Staff, B-29 Squadron
    • Warren L. Williams, Colonel, G.S.C., Deputy Chief of Staff, replies Kuroki's letter about his assignment to B-29 Squadron. Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment
    • Group Picture of 'Tuskegee Airmen, Graduating Class of 1944'

    • Charles Lane Jr. Tuskegee Airman Lieutenant Colonel, 99th Fighter Squadron born St. Louis, MO resident Omaha, NE graduation class of 1944
    • 24 Pilots in combat jackets and helmets, including Charles Lane Jr. line up in front of a fighter plane. Charles Lane Jr., Tuskegee Airman Lieutenant Colonel, 99th Fighter Squadron born St. Louis, MO resident Omaha, NE
    • Cadets destined to be Tuskegee Airmen

    • Charles Lane Jr., Tuskegee Airman Lieutenant Colonel, 99th Fighter Squadron born St. Louis, MO resident Omaha, NE cadets
    • Group picture of 18 air fighters in combat uniforms and helmets. Charles Lane Jr., Tuskegee Airman Lieutenant Colonel, 99th Fighter Squadron born St. Louis, MO resident Omaha, NE
    • Group picture of The CTD Glee Club in uniforms.

    • Charles Lane Jr. Tuskegee Airman Lieutenant Colonel, 99th Fighter Squadron born St. Louis, MO resident Omaha, NE CTD Glee Club uniform
    • Lane is in the back row, the second person from right. He adds handwritten descriptions about a few members: 'Tactical officer Lt. Layne, My other Roommate now H.W. Banks, Hickman, Holloman, Our Director Sgt. P. Medley.' Charles Lane Jr., Tuskegee...
    • Heroes Not Welcome (THE WAR:  NEBRASKA STORIES) [video]

    • world war II nebraska combat Tuskegee airmen alabama charles lane paul adams African American prejudice
    • By the end of the World War II, the Tuskegee Airmen had destroyed 261 enemy aircraft. The """"Redtails"""", as they were known, flew 200 bomber escort missions against some of the most heavily defended targets in Axis territory and lost a very...
    • Tuskegee: Radical Experiment (THE WAR:  NEBRASKA STORIES) [video]

    • world war II nebraska combat Tuskegee airmen alabama charles lane paul adams African American prejudice
    • Before 1940, African Americans were barred from flying for the U.S. military. But in 1941, an Army Air Forces (formerly Army Air Corps) program was started in Tuskegee, Alabama to train African Americans to fly and maintain combat aircraft. In...
    • Tuskegee Airmen Mission Briefing

    • Charles Lane Jr. Tuskegee Airman Lieutenant Colonel, 99th Fighter Squadron born St. Louis, MO lives Omaha, NE Mission Briefing
    • Pilots in combat jackets at a Mission Briefing for Tuskegee airmen
    • B-29 plane Sad Saki turret open

    • Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group
    • The Honorable Sad Saki, piloted by Jim Jenkins, was a B-29 with the 505th Bomb Group, 484th Bomb Squadron, 20th Air Force, based on Tinian Island. While Kuroki was called Most Honorable Son while flying on B-24s, his nickname in the Pacific was Sad...
    • Ben Kuroki and B-29 crew.

    • Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group
    • Photo of 484th Squadron combat crew. Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group.
    • Sorry' Letter from Warren L. Williams to Ben Kuroki

    • Ben Kuroki born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group Japanese American, Warren L. Williams, Colonel, G.S.C., Deputy Chief of Staff, B-29 Squadron
    • Warren L. Williams, Colonel, G.S.C., Deputy Chief of Staff, informs Kuroki that War Department refused to assign Kuroki to the Pacific theater. Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment
    • Letter announcing the reassignment of Ben Kuroki

    • Ben Kuroki born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group Japanese American, Ruth W. Kingman, Committee American Principles Fair Play
    • Ruth W. Kingman, executive secretary of the Committee on American Principles and Fair Play, informs Kuroki that he has been reassigned to the Squadron. Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment
    • Ploesti attack

    • Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group Ploesti B-24
    • The Army Air Corps attacked the Ploesti Rumania oil fields, the largest aerial assault ever at that time. While the raid caused significant damage, it was not considered as success and the Air Corps suffered major losses. Only two of the B-24s from...
    • Nebraska Stories: Episode 101 (Full Program)

    • Nebraska Stories Episode 1 video television tv full program episode special magazine Bucklin Artist Grimm Vanderpool Lieutenant Colonel Lt Col Adams Lane Cattle Rancher Foreman Nation Maddux Sibbit Historian Carter Poet Laureate Ted Kooser Lavicky...
    • This episode includes: Fantasia in Clay, Cowgirl Up, Nebraska's Tuskegee Heroes, The Blizzard of 1949, Two Convicts in a Haystack, and Blizzard Voices of 1888.
    • Nebraska Stories: Nebraska's Tuskegee Heroes (Episode 101 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories Nebraska's Tuskegee Heroes video television tv segment clip special magazine Bucklin Colonel Lt Col Adams Lane NE story Great Plains Alabama state people history historic historical idea ideas event events life African-American...
    • Segment from Episode 1
      Before 1940, African Americans were barred from flying for the U.S. military. But in 1941, an Army Air Forces (formerly Army Air Corps) program was started in Tuskegee, Alabama to train African Americans to fly and...

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