Category Archives: Minorities in Aviation

2/LT William E. Hill

2/LT William E. Hill (1923- 1943) was a Tuskegee Airman and Fighter Pilot.¬†Narragansett native Hill, described by the Providence Journal as the first black pilot from Rhode Island in the Army Air Forces, was killed November 22, 1943 during a training mission over Lake Huron. Lieutenant Hill was serving with the 302nd Fighter Squadron of […]

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