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Pacific Aviation Museum to highlight Tuskegee Airmen

Philip Baham, a former Tuskegee Airman, volunteers at the Pacific Aviation Museum aboard Ford Island in Honolulu, greeting visitors and answering questions about these historical service members. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Kristen Wong)



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This work, Pacific Aviation Museum to highlight Tuskegee Airmen, by Kristen Wong, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.05.2014

Date Posted:02.07.2014 12:35

Photo ID:1163332

VIRIN:140205-M-TH981-001

Resolution:3000x2004

Size:3.52 MB

Location:FORD ISLAND, HI, USGlobe

Hometown:NEW ORLEANS, LA, US

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