Category: Profiles of Tuskegee Airmen

James Ewing

James Ewing Flt. Officer Class: 44-F-TE Graduation date: 6/27/1944 Unit: 477th Bombardier Group Service # T64271 Arkansas produced two flight officers (F/Os), or navigators, during

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Robert Williams

Robert W. Williams, Jr. September 21, 1922 – September 8, 1997 Class: 44-E-SE 2nd Lt. Graduation date: 5/23/1944 Rank at time of graduation: Unit: 100th

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James Randall

James E.P. Randall 1920 – December 9, 2019 The son of a librarian and a railroad worker, Randall grew up during the Great Depression in

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Everett Richardson

Lt. Everett Emerson Richardson April 27th, 1917 – DOD Unit: 477th Bombardment Group Service # 0-713053 From: Philadelphia, PA Lt. Everett Emerson Richardson was a

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Price D. Rice

Price D. Rice October 22, 1916 – February 21, 1999 Class: 42-I-SE Graduation date: 10/9/1942 Rank at time of graduation: 2nd Lt. Unit: 99th Fighter

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Henry D. Polite

Henry D. Polite 1926 – May 8, 2023 Born in Philadelphia in 1926 and later settling in Los Angeles, Polite faithfully served his country as

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Isadore Robinson 

Isadore M. “Ike” Robinson  December 29, 1921 ~ January 21, 2016 For many of the Tuskegee Airmen their time in the U.S. Army Air Corps was only

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Wallace Higgins 

Wallace C. Higgins  November 11, 1925 – August 22, 2018 Higgins, born in 1926 in Kendall, N.Y., was always driven by an intense fascination with

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Robert Maxwell

Robert Lee Maxwell APRIL 5, 1922 – AUGUST 27, 2010 Class: 44-I-1-TE Graduation date: 10/16/1944 Rank at time of graduation: Flt. Officer Unit: 477th Bombardier Group Service

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Claude Platte

CPT Claude Robert Platte, Jr March 16, 1921 – September 27, 2013 Claude was born to Claude and Marie Scott Platte Sr. in Denison on

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