NYC Honorary Street Names

452nd Anti-Aircraft

452nd Anti-Aircraft Drive (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:At the southwest corner of Tuskegee Airmen Way and 156th Street
Honoree: The 452nd Anti-Aircraft Artillery was an all-African-American anti-aircraft artillery unit of the United States Army during WWII. It comprised approximately 1,000 soldiers. The unit was credited with having shot down 88 German warplanes which is the highest number of such kills credited to an all-African-American unit during the war. (Wills) [This is one of 18 namings along Tuskegee Airmaen Way honoring outstanding units and individuals in African-American military history.]

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