America’s first black aviator did not fly for the country of his birth America, but for his adopted country of France. A country for which he was severely wounded and received many medals for valor.He expressed his feelings about France like this, "it seems to me that the French democracy influenced the minds of both white and black Americans there and helped us all to act like brothers as near as possible".
Nickname "The Black Swallow of Death"

 Eugene Bullard’s 1917 Pilot’s License and I.D. Card.
My wings of war special card.

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