Dr. Roscoe C. Brown Jr.

Squadron Commander

TUSKEGEE AIRMEN  - 332nd Fighter Group

 

Las Artist Randy Soard and Dr. Roscoe C. Brown Jr. & his original Plane P-51 "Bunnie"

Centennial of Flight at Rockefeller Center - New York City -  July 29, 2003

 

  Dr. Brown, a former Army Air Force Captain, commanded the 100th Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group (the "Tuskegee Airmen") in World War II, and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal with eight Oak Leaf Clusters. He is credited with being the first 15th Air Force fighter pilot to shoot down a German jet fighter, and has been honored by the Intrepid Air-Space Museum in New York City for his outstanding leadership as Squadron Commander.  

 

 

TUSKEGEE AIRMEN  - 332nd Fighter Group

Left image - Combat Fighter-Pilot Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. (center) and William M. Wheeler (right)

 

 

 

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