TAI Photo Archive Gallery 5

Special Thanks to Mr. Melvin Knazze

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45 Ferry Pilots

46 Laverne Shelton
Crew Chief Mechanic

48 Loading the armament for the 50 caliber machine guns on the P-51 fighter plane

47 Colonel Benjamin O. Davis
Briefing the pilots on the day's mission
 

49 Transporting and loading the armament for the 50 caliber machine guns on the P-51 fighter plane
(Right) The First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, confirmed publically that "black men can fly" after her historic flight (shown here) with Chief Charles Anderson, Back civilian flight instructor at Moton Field, Tuskegee Alabama.



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50 Capt. George A. Taylor
(Left 50) Captian George A. Taylor
100th Fighter Squadron

Completed 250 combat hours in Italy
Awarded the Air Medal, two Bronze Stars, the Presidential Unit Citation, four Battle Stars

World War II

September 1942 - March 1947

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