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Ambrose, Stephen Edward. The Wild Blue: The Men and Boys who Flew the B-24s over Germany. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2001.

Archer, Ina Diane. "Red Tails Review." Film Comment March/April 2012.

Banner, David. "David Banner's Critical Review of Red Tails." Black Enterprise 23 January 2012: 1-2.

The Boondocks

Broadnax, Samuel L. Blue Skies, Black Wings: African American Pioneers of Aviation. Westport: Praeger Publishers, 2007.

Bucholtz, Chris, and Laurier, Jim. 332nd Fighter Group -- Tuskegee Airmen. London: Osprey Publishing, 2007

Caver, Joseph, Jerome Ennels, and Daniel Haulman. The Tuskegee Airmen: An Illustrated History, 1939-1949. Montgomery: New South Books, 2011.

Cooper, Charlie, Ann Cooper, and Roy La Grone. Tuskegee's Heroes. St. Paul: Motorbooks International Publishing Company, 1996.

Crowley, Stephen. "Honoring the Tuskegee Airmen With a Medal, and a Salute." New York Times 30 March 2007: A18.

Curtis, Bryan. "George Lucas Is Ready to Roll the Credits." New York Times Magazine 22 January 2012: 43-46, 54-55.

Curtis, Bryan. "George Lucas Is Ready to Roll the Credits." New York Times 17 January 2012.

Demby, Gene. "George Lucas: Hollywood Didn't Want To Fund 'Red Tails' Because Of Its Black Cast." 11 January 2012.

Ebert, Roger. "Red Tails." Chicago Sun Times 18 January 2012.

Ellis, Trey, and Ricardo Khan. Fly 2009.

Evans, Ben. "Tuskegee Airmen awarded Congressional Gold Medal." Associated Press, 30 March 2007.

Ferris, Kevin. "Back Channels: Despite Critics, a Message; 'Red Tails' Shows Bravery and Patriotism of African American Airmen in WWII." Philadelphia Inquirer 29 January 2012: C2.

Fine, Marshall. "Movie Review: Red Tails." Huffington Post 20 January 2012.

Francis, Charles E., and Adolph Caso. The Tuskegee Airmen: The Men Who Changed a Nation. Boston: Branden Books, 1997.

George Lucas discusses his reasons behind making Red Tails.

"George Lucas says Hollywood won't support black films." BBC News 12 January 2012.

Gibbs, Adrienne Samuels. "Red Tails: Making Movie History." Ebony 20 January 2012: 114.

Gleiberman, Owen. "Red Tails." Entertainment Weekly 18 January 2012.,,20483133_20556657,00.html

Gubert, Betty Kaplan, Miriam Sawyer, and Caroline M. Fannine. Distinguished African Americans in Aviation and Space Science. Westport: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2002.

Haulman, Daniel L. Eleven Myths About the Tuskegee Airmen. Montgomery: New South Books, 2012.

Haulman, Dr. Daniel L. "Nine Myths About the Tuskegee.", October 21, 2011.

Hill, Ezra M. Sr. The Black Red Tail Angels: A Story of the Tuskegee Airmen. Columbus: SMF Haven of Hope, 2006.

Holden, Stephen. "Pilots Who Fought to Soar Above Racism." New York Times 19 January 19 2012.

Holden, Stephen. "Red Tails: George Lucas's Tale of Tuskegee Airmen." New York Times 20 January 2012.

Holway, John B. Red Tail, Black Wings: The Men of America's Black Air Force. Las Cruces: Yuca Tree Press, 1997.

Homan, Lynn M., and Thomas Reilly. Black Knights: The Story of the Tuskegee Airmen. Gretna: Pelican Publishing, 2001.

In their own words. Dir. Bryan Williams. Perf. Tuskegee Airmen. Bryton Entertainment, LLC, 2011. DVD

Interview with Ted Moye.

John-Hall, Annette. "'Red Tails' is worthwhile but misses opportunities to teach viewers about the Tuskegee Airmen." Philadelphia Inquirer 24 January 2012: B1.

"Keep us flying. Buy War Bonds."

Larnick, Eric. "Aaron McGruder, 'Boondocks' Creator, on Writing 'Red Tails' and Working With George Lucas After Making Fun of Him." moviefone 20 January 2012.

Lineberry, Denise. "The Tuskegee Airmen: Unsung Heroes Sing." Researcher News [NASA Langley Research Center] 20 January 2012.

Lucas, George. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. January 9, 2012.

Lumenick, Lou. "'Tail' blazers." New York Post 19 January 2012.

Mazmanian, Adam. "Heroes of the Sky; Tuskegee Airmen Story Told in John Wayne Style." Washington Times 23 January 2012: C10.

McKissack, Patricia C. and Fredrick L. Red Tail Angels: The Story of the Tuskegee Airmen of World War II. New York: Walker Books for Young Readers, 1996.

Milloy, Courtland. "'Red Tails':A Disservice to the Airmen." Washington Post 30 January 2012: B1.

Morgenstern, Joe. "Red Tails." Wall Street Journal 20 January 2012.

Morris, Wesley. "Red Tails." Boston Globe 20 January 2012.

Moye, J. Todd. "The Tuskegee Airmen Oral History Project and Oral History in the National Park Service." Journal of American History 89.2 (2002): 580-87.

Moye, J. Todd. Freedom Flyers: The Tuskeegee Airmen of World War II. New York: Oxford UP, 2010.

Negro Pilots (1943)

The Negro Soldier (1943)

Parker, Lonnae O'Neal. "Lucas's 'Red Tails' is a tough balancing act." Washington Post 22 January 2012: T3.

Percy, William A. "Jim Crow and Uncle Sam: The Tuskegee Flying Units and the U.S. Army Air Forces in Europe during World War II." Journal of Military History 67 (July): 2003.

Phillips, Michael. "Heroism loses to Hollywood in 'Red Tails' — 2 stars." Chicago Tribune 19 January 2012.

Puig, Claudia. "'Red Tails' only soars in the air." USA Today 19 January 2012.

Red Tail Reborn. Dir. Adam White. Perf. Tuskegee Airmen. Hemlock Films, 2007. DVD.

Red Tail Squadron

Red Tails: The Real Story of the Tuskegee Airmen. [Fly Boys: The Western Pennsylvania Tuskeegee Airmen] WQED Multi-Media. 2008.

"Return of the Red Tails: Another Day of Life and Death." A fine art print by Matt Hall.

Rice, Markus. "The Men and Their Airplanes: The Fighters." Tuskegee Airmen 1 March 2000.

Rollins, Peter C. The Columbia Companion to American History on Film: How the Movies Have Portrayed the American Past. New York: Columbia UP, 2003.

Ross, Robert A. Lonely Eagles: The Story of America's Black Air Force in World War II. Los Angeles: Tuskegee Airmen Inc., Los Angeles Chapter, 1980.

Sandler, Stanley. Segregated Skies: All-Black Combat Squadrons of WWII. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1992.

Scott, Lawrence P., and William M. Womack, Sr. Double V: The Civil Rights Struggle of the Tuskegee Airmen. Lansing: Michigan State UP, 1998.

Seelye, Katharine Q. "Tuskegee Airmen Invited to Obama Inauguration." New York Times 10 December 2008.

Sergio. "But Does Anyone REALLY Want To See 'Red Tails'?"

Silver Wings & Civil Rights: The Fight to Fly. 2005.

Silverman, Alan. "'Red Tails' Tells Story of Black WWII Pilots." Voices of America 18 January 2012.

Tillman, Barrett. "Tales of the Red Tails; Inside the Tuskegee Legend: The Men, the Machines, the Missions." Flight Journal February 2012.

Tuskegee Airman Tribute (1990)

Tuskegee Airman Webinars - 'Was the Movie Accurate'?" sponsored by the Commemorative Air Force's Red Tail Squadron

Tuskegee Airmen.

"The Tuskegee Airmen." History Channel, 6 December 2007.

Tuskegee Airmen, New York Times.

Tuskegee Airmen. National Museum of the U. S. Air Force.

Tuskegee Airmen National Historical Site. National Park Service.

Tuskegee Airmen National Museum

The Tuskegee Airmen Poster

Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.

Tuskegee B-25 Bomber Pilot

The Tuskegee Fighter Pilot

U.S. Army War College, "The Army War College Studies Black Soldiers," HERB: Resources for Teachers.

Wilkinson, Stephan. Aviation History Magazine. March 2012.

Wings for this Man (1945)