Death of Leslie A. Williams

March 30, 2015
Patterson, California

Tuskegee Airman dies in California
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PATTERSON, Calif. (AP) — Leslie A. Williams, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen, which broke the military color barrier during World War II, has died in California. He was 95.

Williams died Monday of natural causes at his home in Patterson, said his daughter Penny Williams.

A native of San Francisco, Williams was drafted into the Army in 1939 and trained for nine months at Tuskegee Army Air Field in Alabama.

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