First African American Fighter Pilot Memorial
October 10, 2019
October 9, 2019 - Two wreaths stand beside a statue of 2nd Lt. Eugene Jacques Bullard, the first African American fighter pilot, who flew combat flights in World War I and was known as ... The Black Swallow of Death. The wreaths were placed during a ceremony at the Museum of Aviation, Warner Robins Georgia. Bullard, who was from Columbus, Georgia, was a forefather to the pilots known as The Tuskegee Airmen.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Tommie Horton