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Group of items pertaining to Alex Boudreaux (1920-2011) who at age 21 was inducted as a pilot in The Tuskegee Airmen. In 1946 he was appointed as the first African-American Air Traffic Controller in the United States at Port Columbus Airport, where he remained until his retirement in 1977. Group includes: Carved wooden "Wings" 24"x10", in custom shadow box, with two mounted patches. Presented to Alex Boudreaux in 1995 by the Ohio Chapter, Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. Fine condition...plus; AFA medal issued September 1947 for the First Annual Convention....plus; Two reproduction patches made specifically for the Tuskegee Airmen in the 1970s. One 99th Fighter patch and one Red Tails Fighter Squadron patch. Fine condition....plus; assorted Tuskegee Airmen ephemera. A nice group of material pertaining to this fighter pilot. The Tuskegee Airmen were a group of primarily African-American military pilots (fighter and bomber) and airmen who fought in World War II. They formed the 332nd Expeditionary Operations Group and the 477th Bombardment Group of the United States Army Air Forces. The name also applies to the navigators, bombardiers, mechanics, instructors, crew chiefs, nurses, cooks and other support personnel.
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