Posts tagged "Veteran's Day"
Col. Benjamin O. Davis and Edward C. Gleed in Ramitelli, Italy in March 1945. Col. Davis was the Commanding Officer of the 332nd Fighter Group - the Tuskegee Airmen. Mr. Gleed was Group Operations Officer. P-5/D, “Creamer’s Dream,” is in the background. Photo by Toni Frissell.
Hugh Mulzac, the first African-American captain in the U.S. Navy to command an integrated crew during World War II, with his family at a 1940s dinner in his honor. Paul Robeson spoke and Hazel Scott performed during the evening.