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The Tuskegee airmen, Rubicon Productions ; produced and directed by W. Drew Perkins, Bill Reifenberger ; written by Bill Reifenberger ; associate producer, Alex Jennings, Anne Greene

Label
The Tuskegee airmen, Rubicon Productions ; produced and directed by W. Drew Perkins, Bill Reifenberger ; written by Bill Reifenberger ; associate producer, Alex Jennings, Anne Greene
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Main title
The Tuskegee airmen
Oclc number
55742667
Responsibility statement
Rubicon Productions ; produced and directed by W. Drew Perkins, Bill Reifenberger ; written by Bill Reifenberger ; associate producer, Alex Jennings, Anne Greene
Runtime
60
Summary
The story of an experiment -- "to see if Blacks had the intellectual and physical ability to fly an aircraft in combat." These pilots, trained in the "deep South," became the Tuskegee Airmen, flying combat aircraft during World War II for their country. They battled on two fronts: against the Axis powers in Europe and North Africa, and the racism at home
Table Of Contents
Coming home -- The battle for the right to fight -- Welcome to Tuskegee -- Learning to fly -- Winning their wings -- Trial by fire -- Victory for the Red Tails -- A disappointing homecoming -- An everlasting legacy
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Classification
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