The Story of Britain’s Black Airmen

The Story of Britain's Black Airmen


The Story of Britain’s Black Airmen



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Publication Date: 

1 September 2022


72 pages




20.4 x 1 x 14.2 cm
Book III in the Our Story: New Black Histories series

Explore the fascinating, rarely heard stories of Black airmen during the First and Second World Wars.
The Story of Britain’s Black Airmen celebrates the inspiring contributions of people of African descent to British aviation.

From pilots to ground crew, and with tales from across the globe, the story of Britain’s Black airmen is an important part of the history of flying.

By aiming for the skies, many of them helped to bring about changes that are still making our world a better place.

Includes inspirational key figures such as Cy Grant from Guyana, Errol Barrow from Barbados, Sam King from Jamaica, John Henry Smythe from Sierra Leone and many more.

For readers aged 8+

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