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The Extraordinary Life of Eugene Bullard, the First African American Military Pilot

After facing racism in America, Bullard made a home in France, where he became the first African American military pilot during World War I.

Left: Eugene Ballard in uniform; Right: group photo of Bullard and other flight students in France
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  • Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Eugene Bullard in uniform
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Eugene Bullard kneels at Paris's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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  • Bullard, kneeling at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Paris in 1954.

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