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Tuskegee Airmen (Grade 6)

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Tuskegee Airmen

Because he was barred from becoming a pilot for the United States during World War I, Eugene Bullard joined the French Air Service.
  1. True
  2. False
Despite their name, the Tuskegee Airmen were not associated with Tuskegee University.
  1. True
  2. False
What was the first African American flying squadron?

In addition to training pilots, the Tuskegee program also trained ground crews and flight surgeons.
  1. True
  2. False
The first combat mission for the Tuskegee Airmen was a successful attack in 1943 against the Mediterranean island of Pantelleria.
  1. True
  2. False
How many squadrons were in the 332nd Fighter Group?
  1. 1
  2. 3
  3. 5
  4. 7
Who commanded the 332nd Fighter Group?

Though commonly associated with the P-51 Mustang, the Tuskegee Airmen earlier flew three other types of fighters.
  1. True
  2. False
After its formation, the 477th Bombardment Group was sent to fight in the Pacific theatre.
  1. True
  2. False
Fewer bombers were lost, on average, on missions with Tuskegee escorts than ones with other pilots.
  1. True
  2. False
Tuskegee Airmen are credited with shooting down three jet-powered German fighters.
  1. True
  2. False
Planes flown by Tuskegee pilots commonly had their tails painted blue.
  1. True
  2. False

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