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Today in World War II History—July 2, 1943

US War Bond poster promoting the Tuskegee Airmen, WWII

US War Bond poster promoting the Tuskegee Airmen, WWII

75 Years Ago—July 2, 1943: Allies begin bombing of Sicilian airfields to drive German fighter planes to mainland Italy before the upcoming invasion of Sicily.

First of the Tuskegee Airmen (African-American fighter pilots) shoots down an enemy plane—Lt. Charles Hall in a P-40.

2 Responses to “Today in World War II History—July 2, 1943”

  1. Charles

    More people should know about this awesome group of Americans. The Tuskegee Airmen.

  2. Charles

    More people should know about this awesome group of Americans. The Tuskegee Airmen also the Montfort Point Marines another group of (African Americans) Americans