SEGREGATED SKIES by SANDLER STANLEY
(Smithsonian History of Aviation and Spaceflight)

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"Sandler does a fine job of emphasizing the unjustness of the segregation policy as well as the excellence of the men who flew in segregated skies. He provides a good look at this lesser known aspect of (World War II).--"Retired Officer". 38 photos.
 

About SANDLER STANLEY

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Sandler is command historian, US Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, NC. In 1999-2000 he was a visiting professor at Virginia Military Institute. He has a Ph.D. from the Department of War Studies at the University of London.
 
Published April 17, 1992 by Smithsonian. 240 pages
Genres: History, War, Political & Social Sciences, Computers & Technology, Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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An expert recounting of the Tuskegee Airmen, the four all- black fighter squadrons that pioneered the desegregation of the US Army Air Corps.

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Sandler chronicles the pioneering efforts of the all-black 332nd Fighter Group and the 477th Medium Bomber Group during WW II, emphasizing how painfuly aware the pilots and ground crew were of having to ``prove'' themselves as no white squadron had to.

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