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Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee Dead at 102
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Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee Dead at 102

Charles McGee, a decorated military pilot using the pioneering all-black Tuskegee Airman who travelled combat missions in three wars, died Sunday. He was 102 years of age. McGee died peacefully in the sleep, his family stated inside a statement acquired by Reuters. “He had his right hands on his heart and it was smiling serenely,” his youngest daughter Yvonne McGee stated inside a statement released through the spokesperson. McGee travelled 409 fighter combat missions during The Second World War and also the Korean and Vietnam Wars. His illustrious career started using the Army Air Corps in 1942, when at age 23 he grew to become among the first black military airmen referred to as Tuskegee Airmen. He was one of the couple of pilots to fly missions in most three wars. McGe...