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JOHN CHARLES ROBINSON (1903-1954)



CONTRIBUTED BY: EPHREM YARED John Charles Robinson, nicknamed the Brown Condor, was an African American aviator who fought with the Imperial Ethiopian Air Power towards Benito Mussolini and Fascist Italy through the Second Italian-Ethiopian Struggle, 1935–1936. He’s also called the Father of the Tuskegee Airmen for his contributions to the aviation packages he started on the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama within the early 1940s. Born in Carrabelle, Florida, in 1903, Robinson and his household moved to Gulfport, Mississippi, the place he spent most of his childhood. With a long-time curiosity in mechanics and equipment, he traveled to Alabama in 1921 to check mechanical science on the Tuskegee Institute. After graduating, Robinson unofficially attended the

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