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The public is invited to a book talk with Dan Haulman, author of "The Tuskegee Airmen Chronology: A Detailed Timeline of the Red Tails and Other Black Pilots of World War II," on Thursday, Feb. 1, at 4 p.m. at Pebble Hill.

"The Tuskegee Airmen Chronology: A Detailed Timeline of the Red Tails and Other Black Pilots of World War II" provides a unique year-by-year overview of the fascinating story of the Tuskegee Airmen, embracing important events in the formation of the first military training for black pilots in United States history, the phases of their training at various air fields in Tuskegee and elsewhere, their continued training at other bases around the U. S. and their deployment overseas, first to North Africa and then to Sicily and Italy.

Daniel L. Haulman is chief of the Organizational History Division at the Air Force Historical Research Agency, where he has worked since 1982. He is the author of "Air Force Aerial Victory Credits: World War I, World War II, Korea, and Vietnam"; "The United States Air Force and Humanitarian Airlift Operations, 1947-1994"; and "One Hundred Years of Flight: USAF Chronology of Significant Air and Space Events, 1903-2002."

The event is free, open to the public and will be followed by refreshments. Books will be available for purchase and signing. The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill is located at 101 S. Debardeleben Street in Auburn.

For more information on the program, call 844-4903 or visit www.auburn.edu/cah.