Tuskegee Airmen, The (1995)

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The Tuskegee Airmen (1995)

The Tuskegee Airmen is the 1995 HBO World War II film that told the true story of the formation of the 332nd Fighter Group, the fighter/bomber squadron composed of the first African-American combat pilots in the U.S. Army Air Corps. The film's cast includes Laurence Fishburne, Allen Payne, Andre Braugher and Cuba Gooding Jr., who also had a role in 2012's Red Tails, another feature film about the squadron.

The following weapons were used in the film The Tuskegee Airmen:

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Browning M2 Aircraft Heavy Machine Gun

The Browning M2 Aircraft heavy machine gun appears in the film as the primary armament of U.S. aircraft, specifically the P-51 Mustangs and the B-17 Flying Fortresses.

Browning M2 Aircraft, Fixed .50 BMG
The Browning M2 Aircraft heavy machine gun appears in the film as the primary armament of the P-51 Mustangs flown by the men of the 332nd.
Browning M2 Aircraft, Flexible - .50 BMG
A B-17 waist gunner opens fire with the Browning. Note the blank rounds.
Another B-17 waist gunner manning a Browning. Note that the machine gun is lacking the flexible feed chute typically seen when mounted in American bombers.
Closeup of the M2 Aircraft. The blank rounds are visible here as well.

Browning M2HB Heavy Machine Gun

The Browning M2HB heavy machine gun is briefly seen in a machine gun nest at the Army Air Corps base at Ramitelli, Italy.

Browning M2HB .50 BMG in vehicle mount
The Browning M2HB heavy machine gun is briefly seen in a machine gun nest at the Army Air Corps base at Ramitelli, Italy.

M1911A1

The pilots of the 332nd all carry M1911A1 pistols as part of their flight gear.

M1911A1 .45 ACP
The pilots of the 332nd all carry M1911A1 pistols as part of their flight gear.

Winchester Model 1897

A prison guard overseeing a chain gang is briefly seen with a Winchester Model 1897 shotgun at the beginning of the film.

Winchester Model 1897 12 gauge militarized
A prison guard on the far left overseeing a chain gang is briefly seen with a Winchester Model 1897 shotgun at the beginning of the film.



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