The Tuskegee Airmen: Sacrifice and Triumph

Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site


As the centerpiece attraction at Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site in Tuskegee, Alabama, this film recounts the story of the first African American military aviators in the U.S. Armed Forces. Surviving Tuskegee Airmen recount their struggle for victory over the enemy abroad and over racism and discrimination at home. Their story unfolds in an immersive three-screen format featuring rare WWII-era archival footage, contemporary 3D animation, and reenactments filmed in 4K with authentic period aircraft.


28 minutes, 29 seconds


Produced by the National Park Service, Harpers Ferry Center 2014

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