Lt. Col. James H. Harvey III was a pilot with the 332nd Fighter Group, known as the Tuskegee Airmen. He later flew on the team that won the Air Force’s 1949 Gunnery Meet, which history remembers as the first ‘Top Gun’ style weapons competition. Harvey was also the first African American jet fighter pilot to fly in combat, flying in the Korean War. Listen to his remarkable story and share it with friends and family.

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