Known for their courage and determination during an era of segregated military service, the famed Tuskegee Airmen started training at Tuskegee Army Air Field in July 1941. Nearly 1,000 pilots and thousands more bombardiers, navigators, and support staff graduated from the all-black aviation program in Tuskegee, Alabama.
Dozens of Tuskegee Airmen hailed from Missouri, and many of them called St. Louis home. Here are three of their stories.
Click on link below to read about 3 St. Louis Tuskegee Airmen highlighted in Missouri History Soldier Museum Post