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John Lyle

Tuskegee Airman


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Flight Officer John Lyle was an American World War II pilot and a member of the famed group of World War II-era African-Americans known as the Tuskegee Airmen. Dickson flew 26 combat missions during WWII. He had a lifelong love of sailing and over the course of his life he owned seven different boats. He was nicknamed Captain Jack for his love of sailing.

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Tuskegee University

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