The way it was
Pilots are briefed for a bombing raid during their training at Selfridge Field, Mich., 1943. Black service members were sent to Selfridge Field for training to alleviate overcrowding at Tuskegee, the only other airfield where they were allowed to be trained at the time.

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Photo by: National Archives |  VIRIN: 430101-F-XX000-169.JPG