The men of the 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion, the "Triple Nickels," were trained for a secret mission code named.
African American History Month: General Benjamin Davis Jr.
Retired General Benjamin Davis Jr.'s contributions towards a desegregated United States Air Force are highlighted. Narration by President William J. Clinton, December 9, 1998, during a ceremony promoting Davis to 4-Star General. (U.S. Air Force video by Staff Sgt. Joseph Carpenter)