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Blue skies, black wings : African American pioneers of aviation / Samuel L. Broadnax ; foreword by Alan M. Osur.

Author/creator Broadnax, Samuel L.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoWestport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007.
Descriptionxiv, 180 pages, 9 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Supplemental Content Table of contents
Subject(s)
Contents The early days -- Breaking the barrier -- Training begins -- The selection process -- Learning to fly -- Making changes -- Fighter training -- Changing cockpits -- Combat -- Bomber pilots.
Abstract Chronicles the history of African-Americans in aviation, from Charles Wesley Peters who flew his own plane in 1911 to the 1945 Freeman Field mutiny against segregationist policies in the Air Corps.
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Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 173-174) and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Broadnax, Samuel L. Blue skies, black wings. Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007
Issued in other formOnline version: Broadnax, Samuel L. Blue skies, black wings. Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007
Genre/formBiography.
Genre/formHistory.
LCCN 2006037774
ISBN0275991954 (alk. paper)
ISBN9780275991951 (alk. paper)

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