The Tuskegee Weathermen: African-American Meteorologists during World War II

The Tuskegee Weathermen: African-American Meteorologists during World War II

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The Staff of the Tuskegee Weather Station circa 1944.

The Staff of the Tuskegee Weather Station circa 1944.

Air Force Weather History Office, Air Force Weather Agency, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

In this lesson plan, students will learn about the history of meteorology and about African American weather forecasters of the Tuskegee Weather Detachment that served in the Air Corps during World War II. They will learn about the work of these meteorologists and how they supported the Tuskegee Airmen. Students will also learn how to read a weather map.