Heroes Not Welcome
By the end of the World War II, the Tuskegee Airmen had destroyed 261 enemy aircraft. The "Redtails", as they were known, flew 200 bomber escort missions against some of the most heavily defended targets in Axis territory and lost a very small number of friendly bombers to the enemy. But America wasn't waiting with open arms. This segment is one of THE WAR: NEBRASKA STORIES interstitials. ©2007 NET Foundation for Television. Length = 3:11.
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