Saturday, February 11, 2012

Tuskegee Airman: Perry Willis Lindsey

Perry Willis Lindsey was a pilot and served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II and Korea.  He graduated from flight training at Tuskegee Army Air Field in Alabama on October 16, 1945, Class 45-G-TE (Twin-Engine Bomber) as a 2nd LT.  He achieved the rank of 1st LT.  After leaving the service he went on to become the first African-American principal in the Long Beach Unified School District, Long Beach, California.

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