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Tuskeegee Airmen Congressional Gold Medal

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Tuskeegee Airmen Congressional Gold Medal

Subject

World War II

Description

This Congressional Gold Medal was presented to Ralph Orduna’s family by Congressman Lee Terry in 2006. The medals were awarded to all members of the Tuskeegee Airmen by the United States Congress, and issued by the United States Mint. The medallion shows three airmen: an officer, a mechanic, and a pilot. On the back are three planes: a P-40, P-51, and B-25, all planes flown by the Tuskeegee Airmen.

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Creator

United States Mint

Source

Ralph Orduna of the Tuskeegee Airmen, North Omaha History Harvest, 2011

Date

2008

Rights

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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Type

image