Victory: Tales of a Tuskegee Airman Les Williams and Penny L. Williams

ISBN: 9781450244817

Published: February 22nd 2011

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Victory: Tales of a Tuskegee Airman  by  Les Williams and Penny L. Williams

Victory: Tales of a Tuskegee Airman by Les Williams and Penny L. Williams
February 22nd 2011 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 0 pages | ISBN: 9781450244817 | 3.73 Mb

WITH THE WORLD ON FIRE, Black people living in the United States put aside their grievances at home to fight for freedom abroad during World War II. One of them, Les Williams, wants to trade in his dancing shoes to become a pilot.But at twenty-twoMoreWITH THE WORLD ON FIRE, Black people living in the United States put aside their grievances at home to fight for freedom abroad during World War II.

One of them, Les Williams, wants to trade in his dancing shoes to become a pilot.But at twenty-two years old, Williams finds himself drafted into the Army. Relying on some of his gifted footwork, however, he enrolls in the Tuskegee Institute. There, he becomes part of an elite group of Black men whose mission is to prove that they can excel as combat pilots.Williams is now a member of the Tuskegee Airmen. The group will fly more than 15,500 sorties and almost 1,600 missions.

Its members will earn 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses, Legions of Merit, eight Purple Hearts, and the Red Star of Yugoslavia. Their accomplishments will change the course of American history.Explore one family s rich history and discover how a group of Black men opened a door to a better future in Victory



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