The Tuskegee Airman Book
The Tuskegee Airman
In 1941, Tuskegee, Alabama, was selected as the site of an important new development in military training. For the first time, black Americans were to be allowed to serve their country as members of the United States Army Air Corps. In The Tuskegee Airmen, Lynn M. Homan and Thomas Reilly have composed an enduring homage to the groundbreaking achievements of these men and women. Using photos provided by the Tuskegee Airmen and their families, the Smithsonian Institution, and NASA, the authors bring to life of the trials and triumphs of the Tuskegee Experience. In these more enlightened times, we can relive the struggles of those African-Americans who wanted to serve, who demanded equality, and who yearned to fly.