The Tuskegee Airmen (1995)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Drama, History, War

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The true story of how a group of African American pilots overcame racist opposition to become one of the finest US fighter groups in World War II



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The character Lewis Johns (Mekhi Phifer) recites "Strange Fruit" to his fellow recruits to describe lynchings in the South in the first half of the 20th century. "Strange Fruit" is a song sung by Billie Holiday from 1939 which in turn was a poem written by Abel Meeropol, a ... ...


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The plane that is TU-2 is seen flying (Cappy) in the 45th minute, but is seen crashing in the 38th minute (Peoples). The plane TU-25 is also seen in the same shot in the 45th minute, but Johns crashed that plane earlier in the film.


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Drama | History | War

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