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Ens Jesse L. Brown in the cockpit of F4U Corsair aboard USS Leyte CV-32
Brown was the first African-American to be trained by the US Navy as a Naval Aviator, and became the first African-American Naval Aviator to see combat in the Korean War assigned to squadron VF-32. In the background is an AD Skyraider with tail letter K. On December 4, 1950 he crash landed F4U Corsair 97231 near the Chosin Reservoir.
Credit: USN 80G-146845 Date: c1950

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