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National Air and Space Museum  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2016-03-30T16:22:37.000Z
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3,252
Video Title:
WWII and Tuskegee Airmen - STEM in 30
Description:
In this episode of STEM in 30, we explore the role African Americans played during World War II and the transformation of aviation. Before 1941, there were no African American pilots in the United States' armed forces. With entry into World War II imminent, the U.S. Army Air Corps began to offer training to African American pilots and mechanics. ’t any African American pilots in the United States armed forces. Called the Tuskegee Airmen because they trained in Tuskegee, Alabama, these airmen made a pioneering contribution to the war and the subsequent drive to end racial segregation in the American military. See more STEM in 30: airandspace.si.edu/stemin30
Video Duration:
29 min 32 sec
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YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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