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Fly boys

Christopher T. Moore

Fly boys

Western Pennslvania"s Tuskegee Airmen

by Christopher T. Moore

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Topics Entertainment in Renton, WA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American air pilots,
  • United States,
  • African American Participation,
  • American Aerial operations,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • United States. Air Force,
  • United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Group, 332nd,
  • African Americans,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRed Tails :, Western Pennsylvania"s Tuskegee Airmen, Tuskegee Airmen
    Statement[WQED Pittsburgh] ; produced and written by Christopher T. Moore and Olga George
    ContributionsAlaquiva, Emmai, Topics Entertainment (Firm), WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD810.N4 F59 2012
    The Physical Object
    Format[videorecording] :
    Pagination1 videodisc (ca. 55 min.)
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26917723M
    ISBN 101618941682
    ISBN 109781618941688
    OCLC/WorldCa785084630


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