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Born to fly the skies

Steubenville brothers were Tuskegee airmen

February 23, 2013

STEUBENVILLE — Two men who were born and raised in Steubenville and went on to become Tuskegee airmen in World War II were featured in a presentation Friday at Historic Fort Steuben as part of Black......

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Feb-23-13 9:02 PM

Greetings...I'm Ron Brewington, a Tuskegee Airmen Historian. I noted an article error:

1. Paragraph 11 - "...of the 1000 pilots who were Tuskegee Airmen, only about 500 saw action during the war."

In reality, there were 992 Tuskegee Airmen pilots who graduated from flight training, and 355 fighter pilots saw action during the war.

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