Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site in Macon County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
The Tuskegee Airmen
Over 10,000 African American men and women took
part in the Tuskegee Airmen experience. All of them—
not just the pilots—are Tuskegee Airmen.
Top right 2 photos:
Support personnel included:
Flight instructors • Weather forecasters • Medical Staff
Radio technicians • Communications specialists • Transportation personnel
Mechanics • Parachute riggers • Laboratory assistants
Air traffic controllers • Gunners • Cooks
Administrative staff • Firefighters • Photographers
Erected by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Location. 32° 27.384′ N, 85° 40.908′ W. Marker is in Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, Alabama, in Macon County. Touch for map. Located at the Tuskegee Airmen
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. They Came to Tuskegee (here, next to this marker); Prepared to Fight and Die (here, next to this marker); The Place Where We Learned to Fly (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Vistas (about 400 feet away); Ghost Structures (about 400 feet away); Hangar No. 1 (about 400 feet away); FIRE! (about 500 feet away); A Bit to Eat (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site.
Also see . . . National Park Service on the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site. (Submitted on November 24, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Air & Space • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 24, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 24, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.