March 19, 1941 Was The Inaugural Date of Tuskegee Airmen

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March 19, 1941 was the inaugural date of Tuskegee Airmen (or the 99th Pursuit Squadron): the first division of all African-American pilots in the Army Air Corp.  It was a great victory in the struggle for civil equality, African-Americans not having been allowed to enlist during World War I.

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