Movie Matinee: "Tuskegee Airmen"

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 1:30pm EST

Deadline for transportation is 11:30 am Tuesday, February 17

“Tuskegee Airmen” portrays the experiences of the first African American fighter pilots in the U.S. Army.
This movie follows the airmen from their initial training at Tuskegge, Alabama, through their combat assignments during World War II and the racism the pilots endured.

After the airmen completed their training, the military was reluctant to trust them in battle but First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt came to their defense. Eventually they joined other African-American pilots in the 332nd Fighter Group where their skills in protecting bombers from enemy fighters finally earned them the respect they deserved.

Don’t miss this historical action-packed film.