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Navy’s First Black Pilot Buddy Back to Korea for Him

“We’ll come back for you.” It was like a scene out of a Hollywood war film … only, it probably was nothing like a scene out of a Hollywood war film. Ensign Jesse Brown, the U.S. Navy’s first black fighter pilot, had been shot down over Chosin, North Korea. He was alive, but trapped in his downed fighter plane. The …

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