Legendary Tuskegee Airman Lee Archer Laid to Rest

Lt. Col. Lee A. Archer Jr., who broke down racial barriers first as a fighter pilot with the distinguished Tuskegee Airmen in World War II and later as one of the first black vice presidents of a major American corporation, was laid to rest Friday in Arlington National Cemetery. He died Jan. 27 in Manhattan at the age of 90. Archer flew 169 missions over 11 countries during the war, triple that of most pilots at the time. He scored four confirmed air combat victories, including three in mere...Full Story
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