Mustangs the Tuskegee Airmen flew

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332nd Fighter Group. Photo courtesy Greg Moreland

Each of the four P-51 fighter escort groups in the Fifteenth Air Force had its own identifying color or pattern on the tails of its aircraft. The 31st Fighter Group had striped red tails, the 52nd Fighter Group had solid yellow tails, the 325th Fighter Group had black and yellow checkered tails, and the 332nd Fighter Group had solid red tails.