The Black Sheep

The Black Sheep

The Definitive Account of Marine Fighting Squadron 214 in World War II

Book - 1998
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With their renowned squadron leader Greg "Pappy" Boyington, Marine Fighting Squadron (VMF) 214 was one of the best-known and most colorful combat units of World War II. The popular television series Baa Baa Black Sheep added to their legend--while obscuring the truly remarkable combat record of the Black Sheep and Boyington. A retired naval flight officer and former historian for the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation, Bruce Gamble provides a highly readable account that serves to both correct and extend the record of this premier fighting force.






From the Paperback edition.
Publisher: Novato, CA : Presidio Press, c1998
ISBN: 9780891417118
0891417117
9780891416449
0891416447
Characteristics: x, 466 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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