39th Tuskegee Airmen convention
Dr. Thurston Gaines signs a Tuskegee Airmen jacket following the opening of the 39th Tuskegee Airmen convention held in downtown San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Gaines was a P-51 pilot with the 99th Fighter Squadron and became a POW in Germany during the war. He was treated fairly when in captivity but ignored by his fellow prisoners once liberated. (U.S. Air Force photo/Steve Thurow)

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