Portrait of Eugene Bullard

Black and white photograph of Eugene Bullard

Eugene Bullard was the first African American military pilot to fly in combat and the only African American pilot to fly during WWI. Ironically he never flew for the United States, but rather for the Aéronautique Militaire in France.

  • SI-91-6283

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