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This publication is a history of the General Daniel "Chappie" James Jr. Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. It begins by reviewing the military's racist policies for training and utilization of blacks prior to WWII. It discusses actions just at the start of WWII, during WWII and immediately following the war. In addition to general application of President Truman's Executive OPrder 9981, the book flows into the bibliographies of chapter members.
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Bill Phears is an origional Tuskegee Airmen, a retired Air Force officer and is a professional engineer with anvanced degrees in Management and Environmental Engineering. He is a patented inventor and is the author of three books. After completion of military service, he completed a second career as a Public Works Commissioner where he was selected as one of the Top Ten Public Works Engineers in the country. He belonged to several professional organizations and is listed in Who's Who in Black America. His extensive travel included projects in several countries in Africa and the Caribbean Islands.Review:
While the length of this book precludes coverage of these facts in more detail, it does touch on many of the salient points of the Tuskegee Airmen Exerience as it smoothly and easily transitions from early history to a history of a Tuskegee Airmen chapter. -- Lucius Theus, Major General USAF Retired
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Book Description Blue Note Pubns. Hardcover. Condition: New. 1878398415 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.2165419
Book Description Blue Note Pubns, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1878398415