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John B. Holway

Author of The Red Tails

Alexandria, Virginia

April 9, 2012

Author: John B. Holway is a veteran of the 27th Infantry Regiment serving as a
Lieutenant during the Korean War. Mr. Holway is an ardent advocate of the 24th
Infantry Regiment and has personally interviewed many "Deuce Four" combat veterans.
Mr. Holway enjoyed lunch with two chapter members on April 9, 2012, and
renewed his acquaintanceship with "Deuce Four" veteran Trooper Curtis D. Womack

Screenplay written by author John B. Holway

The “Red Tails” story/screenplay is based on John B. Holway’s book
“Red Tails Black Wings: The Men of America’s Black Air Force”.
Holway has not only written about the Tuskegee Airman; he has also
written extensively about baseball history, including six books on baseball’s
Negro Leagues. His latest book is “Red Tails: An Oral History of the Tuskegee Airmen”.

Trooper Womack with author John B. Holway

Trooper Crawford with author Holway

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