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  • Published: 2 February 2004
  • ISBN: 9780891418252
  • Imprint: Ballantine
  • Format: Paperback
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The Black Sheep


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THE BLACK SHEEP is the critically acclaimed history of a legendary unit that pulls no punches regarding its most famous commander, Pappy Boyington.

With the legendary squadron leader Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, Marine Fighting Squadron (VMF) 214 was one of the best known, and most colorful combat units of World War Il.The popular television series "Baa, Baa, Black Sheep" added to their legend while obscuring much of the Black Sheep's, and Boyington's, truly remarkable combat record. Author Gamble's highly readable account serves to both correct and extend the record of this premier fighting force.

  • Pub date: 2 February 2004
  • ISBN: 9780891418252
  • Imprint: Ballantine
  • Format: Paperback
Categories:

About the Author

Bruce Gamble

Bruce Gamble, a retired flight officer and former historian for the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation, lives in Flat Rock, NC. Gamble is a frequent guest expert on the History Channel. He is also the author of BLACK SHEEP ONE.


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