A brand new exhibition entitled 'Pilots of the Caribbean: Volunteers of African Heritage in the Royal Air Force' opened at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford on 6th October 2014.
Coinciding with this year's Black History Month; in partnership with the Black Cultural Archives and with additional input from the WAWI Project; this informative exhibition commemorates the contribution of brave volunteers from Africa and the Caribbean Islands, who came to Britain's defence; receiving no less than 100 Gallantry Medals.
"The exhibition highlights the RAF's success in embracing diversity and demonstrate how the rich, cosmopolitan nature of Modern Britain owes much to the black men and women who wore Air Force blue" -- PRESS RELEASE --
See the exhibition on display at RAF Museum Cosford, which began on Monday 6th October 2014 in the Museum's Temporary Exhibition Gallery, Hanger 1 - Free Entry.
For more information please visit www.rafmuseum.org (or) 01902 376200
Black Cultural Archives: http://bcaheritage.org.uk/
Express and Star News Report (October 10, 2014): http://www.expressandstar.com/editors-picks/2014/10/10/unsung-pilots-of-...