The Tuskegee Airman

The Tuskegee Airman

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  • Men from all around the state decided to leave their homes to fly. So they said goodbye to their parents and went off. The people of the government said this was only an experiment to see if the African Americans could be successful. And so they left to the train station. 
  • The African American men got onto the train, they road the train until they got kicked off because they are colored. It was a station that only gave service to white people. The African Americans were allowed to only travel by being put on the back of the train. After that it was hard for most of the men to get where they needed to be. 
  • its an airplane since i couldn't find one on here.
  • A large number of men came and only a few made it out the training. The men were not put into combat because of congress. So the presidents wife came and wanted fly with an African American trained men, she went up in the air and came back down. The reporters took pictures and then the men finally got to go missions. She was trying to prove that they are capable of flying with white men. 
  • The colored men were sent out to search some areas and happen to destroy some planes on their way back. They saved some white flyers. They came back and the white men could not believe they were was saved by colored men. The same white men were planning to go back out and carry bombs to destroy Berlin. 
  • The white men requested that they be escorted by the colored men because of their skills. They started flying down to Berlin with heavy bombers. On their way many bombers and supporters died. The colored men made it all the way to Berlin.  
  • When they got there they dropped the bombs. Then they went back to the base. They were very successful and they were granted honors by the president and the generals.
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