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332nd FG pilots leaving the parachute room at Ramitelli Airfield, Italy
Left to Right: Richard S. Harder, unidentified person, Thurston L. Gaines, Newman C. Golden, Wendell M. Lucas

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Photograph shows Tuskegee airmen leaving the arachute room. Left to right: Richard S. "Rip" Harder, Brooklyn, NY, Class 44-B; unidentified airman; Thurston L. Gaines, Jr., Freeport, NY, Class 44-G; Newman C. Golden, Cincinnati, OH, Class 44-G; Wendell M. Lucas, Fairmont Heights, MD, Class 44-E. Ramitelli, Italy, March 1945. (Source: Tuskegee Airmen 332nd Fighter Group pilots.)

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    The United States entered World War II with a military that was segregated by race and remained segregated until 1948. War Department planners generally placed White and African-American Army personnel in separate units during World War II. ...

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Date Contributor Update
02 December 2016 01:10:36 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
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02 December 2016 01:10:36 466thHistorian Changes to place associations
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