TAAF Recruits

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Title

TAAF Recruits

Subject

Black Wings

Description

Members of the first Negro Navigation Cadets were guests of New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia at City Hall (2/16/44) shortly before they were to receive their commissions in the Army Air Corps. Navigation was one of the specialties needed for the segregated Tuskegee Army Air Field porgram.

Date

1944

Rights

National Records and Archives Administration Pictures of African Americans During World War II, Neg. ID #: NA 52

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Original Format

Photograph

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Citation

"TAAF Recruits," in Black Wings, Item #48, http://civilrights.si.edu/blackwings/items/show/48 (accessed March 27, 2017).