The Tuskegee Airmen: Freedom Flyers of World War II

The Tuskegee Airmen: Freedom Flyers of World War II

by Brynn Baker

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The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African-American military pilots in the United States armed forces. Flying bombers and fighters, they completed over 1500 combat missions in World War II. Infographics, sidebars, and fact boxes bring the experiences of these brave military men to life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781491448397
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 08/01/2015
Series: Capstone Military Heroes Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

About the Author

Brynn Baker earned a degree in Journalism from the University of Minnesota. She has published feature stories for wildlife sanctuaries, and has edited several children’s books. She is a passionate volunteer for animal rescues and an outdoor enthusiast, always looking for her next adventure in nature. She lives in Lonsdale, Minnesota, with her husband, three boys, and three pets.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 World War II Hits America 4

Chapter 2 Prejudice in the Military 6

Chapter 3 Faithful Flyers 10

Chapter 4 Civilian Pliots 12

Chapter 5 Army Pliots 18

Chapter 6 Tuskegee Airmen 22

Timeline 28

Critical Thinking Using the Common Core 29

Glossary 30


Internet Sites 31

Index 32

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