World War II: Tuskegee Airmen
These sites about the Tuskegee Airmen. Learn about the service of the Tuskegee Airmen, African American pilots, during World War II. There is information on the history, training program, combats, and a list of graduates from the institute. Includes primary documents, photos, and classroom activities. There are also links to eThemes Resources on World War II for Upper Grades and Military Aircraft.
Legends of Tuskegee
Explore the achievements and impacts of Booker T. Washington, George Washington Carver, and the Tuskegee Airmen.
The Tuskegee Airmen Project
This 15 page PDF unit celebrates African-American heroism, an end to segregation in the military, and examines how the lessons of the past apply to issues of war, peace, patriotism, dissent, and social justice in the United States today.Includes: a lesson overview, teacher preparation, internet research, educational standards,a project timeline, student reading assignments, student activities and resources, student grading sheet, sample answers to research questions, and a sample rubric for student activities.
Focus On: Tuskegee Airmen
Learn more about the Tuskegee Airmen, see images from the National WWII Museum collection, oral histories, and a link to the Tuskegee Airmen Fact Sheet.
Legends of Tuskegee: Tuskegee Airmen
Learn the history of Tuskegee Airmen, the African-American military pilots during World War II. There is information on the pilot training program, airmen in combat, the first African American to graduate from West Point Academy, and a photo gallery.
Tuskegee Airmen Facts
Read interesting facts about Tuskegee airmen. Includes a Tuskegee Airmen Listing, 99th Fighter Squadron Officers, and photo gallery.
Tuskegee Airmen Fact Sheet
This page provides a brief information about the establishment of Tuskegee Institute and how it became a legacy.
eThemes Resource: World War II for Upper Grades
These sites cover the events of World War II (1939-1945). There are several first-hand accounts in text and audio from people involved in the war effort. Other topics include life on the homefront, the role of women, and the type of airplanes and weapons used. Includes biographies, letters, images, posters, video, and audio clips. There are links to eThemes Resources on various related topics.
eThemes Resource: Aviation: Military Aircraft
These sites are about military aviation. Most sites are media-rich and include images and videos of different aircraft. There are links to eThemes resources on Transportation: Aircraft, Aviation: Activities for Junior and High School Students, and Aviation: Wright Brothers.