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    Two WWII Tuskegee Airmen die on same day

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two members of the Tuskegee Airmen — the famed all-black squadron that flew in World War II — died on the same day. The men, lifelong friends who enlisted together, were 91.Clarence E. Huntley Jr. and Joseph Shambrey died on Jan. 5 in their Los Angeles homes, relatives said Sunday.Huntley and Shambrey enlisted in 1942. They were shipped overseas to Italy in 1944 with the 100th Fighter Squadron of the Army Air Force's 332nd Fighter Group. As mechanics, they kept the combat planes flying.
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    Re: Two WWII Tuskegee Airmen die on same day

    Sad they never got the welcome home and thanks they deserved. They were a critical part of the victory in WW2.
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    Re: Two WWII Tuskegee Airmen die on same day

    ^+1 on that.^


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