Items shared by 1st Lt Charles Paul Bailey, Sr.

Submitted by:

LaVone Kay


Red Wing, MN


We were honored a number of years ago when 1st Lt Charles Paul Bailey, Sr. sent us a number of photos, including a copy of his Award of the Distinguished Flying Cross order dated 29 May 1945!

Be sure to read his story in our Profiles of Tuskegee Airmen!

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Lt. Charles P. Bailey of the 99th FS with his P-40 named after his mother Josephine. He named his P-51 after his nickname for his father “My Buddy”. Bailey scored two confirmed victories