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Henry Ossian Flipper born into slavery in Georgia. He was an American soldier, in 1877 he graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point. Also earned lieutenant in US Army. He led Buffalo Soldiers of the cavalry.
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World War II Brig. Benjamin O. Davis watches a Signal Corps crew erecting poles, somewhere in France. The first African American general in the United States military and the father of a general. His son would lead the Tuskegee Airmen in WWII.