Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Flashcards


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My name is

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Benjamin O. Davis Jr.

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I was born on(December 18, 1912) in

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Washington D.C.

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I received my education at

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University of Chicago, United States Military Academy.

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I am known as

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I was known as first African American general in the U.S. Air Force, pilot.

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I became famous when I

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I became the first African American U.S. Air Force General.

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An interesting fact is

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worked for U.S. Department of Transportation and stopped a wave of aircraft hijackings.

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Another interesting fact is

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I received many military honors.

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One more interesting fact is

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I fought in World War II.

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Reference Sources Used:

http://www.biography.com/people/benjamin-o-davis-jr-37840

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BOnus: Quote

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"The privileges of being an American belong to those brave enough to fight for them."

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Bonus I died on (July 4, 2002) in

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Washington D.C.

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Bonus (if your person is dead):If I were alive today,I would be

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probably still be in the Air Force

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