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Alexander Jefferson

School: Clark-Atlanta University

 

One of the few living members of the Tuskegee Airmen, Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson fought in World War II and survived imprisonment by Nazi forces. Upon returning to the States, he would continue working for the U.S. Air Force and eventually settle into a career as an educator.

 

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