The Davis Story

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(Davis) The Red Tails

The Red Tails was the nickname given to the 332 Fighter Group, led by Colonel Davis, during World War II. Depite being involved in intense combat, the unit never lost a single bomber to enemy fighters during an escort mission.

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(Davis) Deployment and Lies

The 99th deploys to North Africa, gets trained and sees its initial successes in combat. However, a dishonest report almost sidetracked the unit and the future of black pilots.

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(Davis) The Silence

Benjamin O. Davis Jr. showed his unbreakable will to succeed upon entry to West Point in 1932 – he fought through the “silent treatment.”

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