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George Hardy

African-American pilot, one of the Tuskegee Airmen


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Lt. Col. George Hardy is a highly decorated member of the famed group of World War II-era African-American pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen. Hardy had a 30 year military career and he flew combat missions in three wars. In World War II Hardy flew 21 combat missions. In the Korean War he flew 45 combat mission as the pilot of a bomber. In the Vietnam War Hardy flew 70 combat missions piloting an AC-119K gunship.

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Tuskegee University

Private, historically black university located in Tuskegee, Alabama, USA