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The Black Sheep



The Definitive Account of marine Flying Squadron 214 in World War II

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Auteur 1 Bruce Gamble
Date de publication 01/09/2003
Pages 554
Couverture Paperback
Langue English

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• The complete true story of one of the best known and most colourful combat units of WWII •Dispels the myths surrounding this premier fighting force The Black Sheep is the critically acclaimed history of America’s greatest squadron of WWII fighter pilots and its legendary commander Gregory“Pappy” Boyington. From the formation of the squadron through to its most recent history, Gamble provides details and analysis. His account is a‘warts and all’ history, which shows that Boyington was not the only oddball in it and the early Corsair fighter was nearly as dangerous to its pilots as to the Japanese. He criticises Boyington for exaggerating his victories and sets down the truth about his exploits.

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