During the Second World War, a special project is begun by the US Army Air Corps to integrate African American pilots into the Fighter Pilot Program. Known as the "Tuskegee Airman" for the name of the airbase at which they were trained, these men were forced to constantly endure harassement, prejudice, and much behind the scenes politics until at last they were able to prove themselves in combat. Written by
Anthony Hughes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The right spirit. The right attitude. The wrong color.
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The footage used when the crews are viewing the sinking of the destroyer, which also appears in the TV series Black Sheep Squadron
(1976), is footage of a Japanese rather than a German destroyer. See more
When the 99th gets Ramitelli, Hannibal has 2 swastikas and Train has 1 kill. They each get a kill when they discover a straggling bomber. It is reported that HQ confirmed the kills. The next time they are in the air and find a destroyer, each plane still has the same number of swastikas. They should each have added one more to their planes since HQ confirmed the kills earlier. See more
[chasing after biplane
Hey! Hey! Hey! Wait for me!
One O'Clock Jump
Written by Count Basie
Used by permission of EMI Feist Catalog Inc. (ASCAP) See more