The Good War: An Oral History of World War Two - Flying High and Up Front with Pen, Camera, and Mike Summary & Analysis

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Flying High and Up Front with Pen, Camera, and Mike Summary and Analysis

In "Flying High," Lowell Steward is a black man who had little experience with discrimination, having grown up in LA. Unable to join the military with his white friends, he was eventually sent to Tuskegee, the black air force base. He encountered bigotry both on the base and off with his family. On assignment, the black men were not given the same luxuries as the whites. The black pilots began to succeed dramatically. They often flew alone overseas but were eventually accepted as fighting partners for whites. They never lost a bomber to enemy action. He returned to civilian life, but found he was unable to become a pilot or buy a Beverly Hills home due to his race. He was driven to...

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