Dr. Harold Brown, Tuskegee Airman

Dr. Harold Brown, Tuskegee Airman photo by John Schaffner

Dr. Harold Brown, a resident of Catawba who flew with the Tuskeegee Airmen
during World War II, spoke to the members of the Port Clinton Kiwanis Club
last Wednesday about his experiences.

He is holding a model of the P-51
fighter plane with the distinctive red tail that he flew during the war. He
was twice shot down by ground fire. The first time he safely crash-landed
his plane in friendly territory. The second time he was forced to bail out
and was captured, spending the last few months of the war as a Prisoner of

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