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Wed, 10.27.1954

The First Black is Promoted to Air Force General in America

Ben O. Davis Jr.

On this date in 1954, Col. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. was promoted to Brigadier General, the first Black to wear one star in the USAF.


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