African-American US Army Air Corps cadets reporting to Captain Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., commandant of cadets, Tuskegee Field, Tuskegee, Alabama, United States, Sep 1941Benjamin Davis, Jr. in the cockpit of a fighter aircraft, 1942US Army Air Force pilot Captain Benjamin Oliver Davis, Jr. climbing into a Vultee AT-6 Texan aircraft, Tuskegee, Alabama, United States, Jan 1942US Army African-American Air Corps officers, Fez, French Morocco, 12 May 1943: Lt Col Benjamin Davis, Capt H. Johnson, Capt Jones, Lt Thompson, Lt Carter, Lt Lawrence, Lt Currie
African-American US Army Air Corps cadets reporting to Captain Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., commandant of cadets, Tuskegee Field, Tuskegee, Alabama, United States, Sep 1941Benjamin Davis, Jr. in the cockpit of a fighter aircraft, 1942US Army Air Force pilot Captain Benjamin Oliver Davis, Jr. climbing into a Vultee AT-6 Texan aircraft, Tuskegee, Alabama, United States, Jan 1942US Army African-American Air Corps officers, Fez, French Morocco, 12 May 1943: Lt Col Benjamin Davis, Capt H. Johnson, Capt Jones, Lt Thompson, Lt Carter, Lt Lawrence, Lt Currie
Col Benjamin O Davis, Commanding Officer of the 322nd Fighter Group, stands next to his P-47 Thunderbolt fighter, date and location unknownColonel Benjamin Davis, Jr. and Captain Edward Gleed standing in front of fellow African-American pilot Lieutenant WhiteColonel Benjamin Davis, Jr., commander of the 51st Fighter-Interceptor Wing, leading a formation of three F-86F Sabre jet fighters during the Korean War, 1954Portrait of General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., 1990s
Col Benjamin O Davis, Commanding Officer of the 322nd Fighter Group, stands next to his P-47 Thunderbolt fighter, date and location unknownColonel Benjamin Davis, Jr. and Captain Edward Gleed standing in front of fellow African-American pilot Lieutenant White's P-51D Mustang 'Creamer's Dream', circa 1944Colonel Benjamin Davis, Jr., commander of the 51st Fighter-Interceptor Wing, leading a formation of three F-86F Sabre jet fighters during the Korean War, 1954Portrait of General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., 1990s
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