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Joseph D. Elsberry

Joseph D. Elsberry

Class 42-H-SE 9/6/1942 2nd Lt. 0792420 Langston OK April 25, 1921 – March 31, 1985 Unit: 301st FS, 332nd FG Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal Pilot roster listing  Elsberry earned the Distinguished Flying Cross by becoming the first black pilot to destroy three enemy aircraft […]

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Mac Ross

Mac Ross

Class 42-C-SE 3/6/1942 2nd Lt. 0441129 Dallas County, AL 1912-1944 Mac Ross was a member of the first graduating class of five officers from the Tuskegee Army Flying School. He was originally from Dallas County and not from Dayton, Ohio as often reported. March 7 is known around the world […]

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