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THE LUFT GANGSTER:
MEMOIRS OF A SECOND CLASS HERO


LuftGangster

At 93 years old, Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson recalls his trials and tribulations from early childhood racism in America to his segregated military experience and overseas combat deployment in WWII.  He tells of his stay as a P.O.W. in Nazi Germany and recalls his sobering walk through Dachau Concentration Camp, which was liberated only 2 days earlier.  After heroically serving his country in the world's worst war, Alex joyfully returned home only to be greeted by racism, bigotry and segregation.

(Dir. Mike Rott, 2014, USA, 70 min, English)

"There's a great scene in the middle of the film with Jefferson describing how poor the 2012 film Red Tails was in its depiction of African American in war and the racism they endured. If you want a proper and enjoyable story about this subject, you should really seek out The Luft Gangster: Memoirs of a Second Class Hero above the rest. It's a positive film about a remarkably positive man." ~ Alexander Wolff - CinemaNerdz
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"This documentary excels not only in creating a lasting tribute to a worthy subject, but in putting his plight in proper context as to the racial and social climate of the times." ~Tom Santilli, AXS.com
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