Negro airmen crews load cartridge belts into an airplane and the airplane take off in Orsogna, Italy.
Orsogna Italy Date:1943, December 23 Duration:3 min 6 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Activities of British 8th Army and negro U.S. 99th Pursuit Squadron (part of the Tuskegee Airmen 332nd Fighter Group) in Orsogna, Italy during World War II. Cartridge belts are loaded onto the wing of an airplane. A bomb loaded at the bottom of the airplane. A Negro pilot gets into the airplane. Eleven United States Army Air Force Curtiss P-40 Warhawks take off from a steel-matted runway. British artillery men rush towards a directional range finder. Tents in the background. Other airplanes parked in the background.
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