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Negro cadets train to become U.S. Army pilots (Tuskegee Airmen), at Tuskegee Army Airfield, Alabama during World War 2

Opening segment of "Army Air Forces special film project 151" known as "Wings for This Man". Negro airmen being trained at Tuskegee Army Air Field, Alabama during World War II. Panoramic views of Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Monument to Booker T. Washington at Tuskegee Institute. Construction of airstrip near Tuskegee Institute. Planes , barracks, and building after construction of airfield nearby. Negro pilots, Tuskegee Airmen, board P-40 airplanes and take off during training flights. Various training classes cover topics such as navigation, engine basics, instruments and instrument flying. Trainee in a link trainer, and later in a BT-13 trainer airplane in flight (presumably under a hood). Trainees engage in calisthenics. BT-13 performs barrel roll. Aircraft seen in various scenes include: Lockheed P-38s; Vultee BT-13s; P-40s; and Stearman trainer. (Note: Narrator is Ronald Reagan)

Date: 1944
Duration: 3 min 37 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Henry Brown, a farmer with his family visits his older son, a cadet of 99th Pursuit Squadron training in Tuskegee Alabama.

Henry Brown and his wife and two children board a horse cart. The horse cart moves, passing fields, trees and stores in Tuskegee, Macon County, including WJ Brantleys grocery market and the Macon Theatre on Northside Street. They reach an Army Air Force Base (Moton Field). Henry's eldest son, a cadet of 99th Pursuit Squadron (Tuskegee Airmen negro fliers) receives them. They all move to the aerodrome where planes are parked. Henry's eldest son gets ready for a flight. He enters the cockpit. The plane takes off. The two children wave their hands. Henry and his wife look to the sky.

Date: 1942
Duration: 4 min 39 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Colleges prepare students for military and civil occupations useful in war effort, United States.

Aircraft in formation. Officers working and looking at charts in a plane. Flying boat in flight. Military vehicles cross pontoon bridge. Gun crew beside a gun. Men operate artillery. Graduation at Annapolis in Maryland. Various colleges across United States. President of Purdue University, Edward C Elliott at desk gives a speech. Planes parked at Purdue University Airport. Instructor talks with college students in civilian clothing who are learning to fly. Tuskegee school students before war. Fliers operate planes at Tuskegee in Alabama. Men attend ground crew classes. Pilots outside laboratory to learn meteorology. At the University of Virginia, in the aeronautical department, students are seen learning principles of aircraft design use of wind tunnels. Mechanical Engineering college students work with equipment. Student work with communication devices. Medical college trains doctors and nurses. View of the University of Virginia School of Medicine building facing University Avenue. Men and women students in laboratory with test tubes and various tests underway. Another scenes shows a student working in a blood bank. Military messages and various diplomatic terms are taught to students by instructors. Students in Chinese and Japanese library at Harvard University learn Asian relations. Scientists work with selected students. U.S. Navy sailors in uniform work at Purdue University. Some are seen training as electricians. Other training classes are seen at Cornell Universtiy. At a Law school lecture auditorium of the University of Virginia law school, high ranking officers learn how to control occupied territory. At Tulane Medical school, officers learn how to fight tropical diseases. Army medical officers look through microscopes in a Tulane laboratory. Cadets at Quartermaster School at the Harvard School of Business are seen receiving instruction in how to manage army camps. They learn how to supervise camp kitchens. Students at Cornell University in a nutrition department laboratory are working to create vitamin rich, compact foods to be condensed in small blocks and carried in aviator kits. At a University of California laboratory, a students works to dehydrate foods to one fifth of their former size. Dehydrated fruits and vegetables are shown being weighed. African American students are trained at Hampton Institute. They are seen in the classroom, in a science laboratory, and working in a machine shop turning out war materiel. African American students learn welding in a shop classroom, and then some are shown working at shipyards. Men work with field equipment. Training of ROTC cadets is given at many schools including Perdue University. Cadets handle modern rifles, military vehicles, and learn artillery skills. Cadets beside a stadium at Texas A&M University put on gas masks and are trained for gas-raids. Cadets learn to thrown hand grenades. Navy ROTC students at Georgia Tech learn naval tactics. A groups of California students study a torpedo. Tulane University Navy ROTC students learn ship gun skills. Navy ROTC students in Virginia board a ship to learn practical sea skills. At University of North Carolina, students in the Naval pre-flight program attend fitness classes, do formation calisthenic exercises, learn boxing, and hand-to-hand combat. Navy cadets at a swimming pool practice swimming and diving skills, including fully clothed diving and swimming, and swimming under simulated burning oil.

Date: 1942
Duration: 10 min 49 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
College graduation ceremony and view of Statue of Booker T Washington at Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama.

Two men on stage during graduation ceremonies of Tuskegee University in the United States. Negro students in convocation gowns and caps. New graduates file out of the graduation ceremony, pose for pictures and then visit with friends and family. A statue of Booker T Washington at Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama. View of stone inscription at base of the statue.

Date: 1949
Duration: 1 min 14 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Students and teachers walk out of the campus and Dr. Curtis greets a woman at the Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama.

Students and teachers at the Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama. Students in groups walk out of the classes in Institute campus. Students and cars of teachers move out of campus. A signboard by the side walk reads 'Tuskegee Institute founded 1881'. Dr. Curtis wearing a hat greets a woman on her way.

Date: 1939
Duration: 2 min 10 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Graduating class of Tuskegee Airmen negro U.S. Army pilots receive wings at Tuskegee Army Air Field, Alabama during World War 2

From "Army Air Forces special film project 151" known as "Wings for This Man". Tuskegee Airmen U.S. Army Air Force negro pilots flying out of Tuskegee Army Air Field, Alabama during World War 2. Training flights in P-47 Thunderbolt fighters. Pilots around bombers parked at Tuskegee Army Air Field. Graduating class receive wings from U.S. Army Air Force officer. U.S. Army Air Forces P-40 Warhawks, P-47 Thunderbolts, and P-51 Mustangs take off from air strip. U.S. negro pilots being briefed in the European Theater. U.S. aircraft strafes grounded planes on enemy airfield. A grave site showing crosses and tombstones. (note: narrated by Ronald Reagan)

Date: 1944
Duration: 1 min 48 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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