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With Bravery and Distinction: The African Journey in Sea, Air and Space

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Add to Calendar 01-02-2012 29-02-2012 15 With Bravery and Distinction: The African Journey in Sea, Air and Space The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum introduces the new guided tour With Bravery and Distinction: The African American Journey in Sea, Air and Space. The tour celebrates the accomplishments of African-Americans who were pioneers in the areas of sea, air, and space. Among the historical accounts that the tour shares with visitors are that of USS Intrepid's Gun Tub-10, the brave ship stewards who fought to save the Intrepid from a kamikaze attack; Jesse Brown, the Navy's first African-American combat pilot who lost his life during the Korean war; Navy officer Dick Turpin, an African-American Navy Diver who is credited with inventing the underwater cutting torch used at Pearl Harbor; Robert Lawrence, America's first African-American astronaut who in 1967 was part of the Gemini MOL(Mannned Orbital Laboratory) program; and many more. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=103653 Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum true DD/MM/YYYY
February 01, 2012 through February 29, 2012
11:30am-1pm daily
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Manhattan
Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
Tours are $20 for adults; $15 for children

Description: The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum introduces the new guided tour With Bravery and Distinction: The African American Journey in Sea, Air and Space.

The tour celebrates the accomplishments of African-Americans who were pioneers in the areas of sea, air, and space. Among the historical accounts that the tour shares with visitors are that of USS Intrepid's Gun Tub-10, the brave ship stewards who fought to save the Intrepid from a kamikaze attack; Jesse Brown, the Navy's first African-American combat pilot who lost his life during the Korean war; Navy officer Dick Turpin, an African-American Navy Diver who is credited with inventing the underwater cutting torch used at Pearl Harbor; Robert Lawrence, America's first African-American astronaut who in 1967 was part of the Gemini MOL(Mannned Orbital Laboratory) program; and many more.

Address: Pier 86, W. 46th Street and Twelfth Avenue
Manhattan, NY 10036
Phone: 212-245-0072
Website: intrepidmuseum.org

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