Photo #: USN 1146845
Ensign Jesse L. Brown, USN
In the cockpit of an F4U-4 Corsair fighter, circa 1950.
He was the first African-American Naval Aviator, and flew with Fighter Squadron 32 (VF-32) from USS Leyte (CV-32).
Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
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