Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

3/2/2012

War heroes betrayed because of their colour: A new film shows the heroism of black U.S. pilots who fought the Nazis. What it doesn’t show is how they were treated upon their return

Fighter pilot Alexander Jefferson was on another combat mission in the clear blue skies over the South of France, this time tasked with strafing German radar stations.

Gunning the powerful Rolls-Royce engine of his P-51 Mustang fighter — named Margo — as he flew low over the trees, the American watched impassively as enemy anti-aircraft fire rose up from the ground and tore into his cockpit. for more click here

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