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Tuskegee Airmen 'Red Tails' Pilots Honored with Florida Monument

A handful of the few surviving Red Tail military pilots, considered the elite of the Tuskegee Airmen who overcame racism and fought in World War II, journeyed to Orlando, Florida on Monday to witness the unveiling of the first U.S. monument in their honor.   Only 33 of the original 356 Red Tail pilots survive, and six of them, mostly in their 90s, attended the Veteran's Day ceremony.   The Red Tails, or Red Tail Angels, from the 332nd fighter group, got their name from...

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