Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen?

Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen?

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  • When Benjamin O. Davis Jr. was 20 years old, he entered the West Point Military Academy. When he attended West Point Military Academy, he was the only African American cadet in the whole school. (chapter 4, pg. 34)
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  • When Benjamin O. Davis Jr. attended West Point Military Academy his classmates thought it would be best to silence him to show that he was unwanted. His classmates silenced him by not eating at the same table at lunch. (chapter 4, pg. 34)
  • Benjamin O. Davis Jr. graduated from West Point Military Academy in June of 1936. He became the first black man to graduate from West Point in the twentieth century. (chapter 4, pg. 35)
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