They Call Me "Cool Fool": A George Haley Story

Mar 3, 2015

 

    

To conclude our series highlighting historical black residence of our region we discuss the life of Bath, NY native Lt. Col. George J. Haley.

Haley volunteered in WWII as a fighter pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American military aviators in the U.S. armed forces. He fought in multiple wars, flying over 90 missions in WWII alone.

More history from the Twin Tiers can be found here.

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