U.S. Air Force Pilots, Tuskegee, Alabama, 1943

This series consists of 4″x5″ black and white prints and negatives taken by 2nd Lt. Heschell Kornblatt, 2nd Lt. George S. Lima, 2nd Lt. Alfonzo L. Dowell, 1st Lt. Charles T. Williams, and Mr. Robert Snead, photographic officers at Tuskegee Army Air Field in Alabama.

The photographs show fighter pilots who received their training at Tuskegee. Each portrait is captioned with the type of training received, advanced single engine pilot (SE) or advanced twin engine pilot (TE), with date of graduation, class number, section, station name and location.

All images courtesy of the US National Archives.
Colourised by Touch The Past