Oral history interview with Charles W. Dryden

Collection:
Oral History: Veterans History Project
Title:
Oral history interview with Charles W. Dryden
Creator:
Dryden, Charles W. (Charles Walter)
Date of Original:
2004
Subject:
Veterans--Interviews
United States. Army Air Forces--Officers
United States--Armed Forces--African Americans
Discrimination in the military--United States
African American fighter pilots--United States
World War, 1939-1945--Veterans
World War, 1939-1945--Anecdotes
World War, 1939-1945--African Americans
United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Squadron, 99th
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962
Location:
United States, 39.76, -98.5
Medium:
oral histories (literary works)
Type:
MovingImage
Format:
video/x-youtube
Description:
During World War II, Charles W. Dryden was a member of the 99th Pursuit Squadron, U.S. Army Air Corps, known as the Tuskegee Airmen. In this interview, he describes First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt's flight with the Tuskegee Airmen, disproving the then-prevalent belief that African Americans were not capable of flying an aircraft.
Metadata URL:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MB_f3oM6q0Q
Language:
eng
Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
Cite as: [interview title], Veterans History Project, James G. Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center
Extent:
1 interview (circa 4 mins.)
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
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