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P-40 Warhawk

Service

Units

  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force


    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 332nd Fighter Group
  • 99th Fighter Squadron

    99th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 99th was originally formed as the Army Air Force's first African American fighter squadron, then known the 99th Pursuit Squadron. The personnel received their initial flight training at Tuskegee, Alabama earning them the nickname Tuskegee Airmen....

People

  • Charles Hall

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 332nd Fighter Group
    First Tuskegee Airman to shoot down a German fighter for which General Eisenhower flew in to personally congratulate him. First African-American pilot to be awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. Flew 198 combat missions

Events

Event Location Date
Aerial Victory Castelvetrano, Italy 2 July 1943

Charles B. Hall was flying this aircraft when he became the first Tuskegee Airman to shoot down a German fighter.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 April 2021 01:53:23 466thHistorian Changes to person associations
Sources

https://www.tuskegeemuseum.org/tuskegee-airmen-profiles-captain-charles-...

Date Contributor Update
12 April 2021 01:50:54 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, events and unit associations
Sources

https://www.tuskegeemuseum.org/tuskegee-airmen-profiles-captain-charles-...

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