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Black Sheep One: The Life of Gregory "Pappy" Boyington (Paperback)

Black Sheep One is the first biography of legendary warrior and World War II hero Gregory Boyington. In 1936, Boyington became an aviation cadet and earned the wings of gold of a naval aviator. After

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Baa Baa Black Sheep Vol. 1 (DVD)

Based on the real-life experiences of Lt. Col. Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, BAA BAA BLACK SHEEP was one of the earliest television series created by celebrated producer Stephen J. Cannell. The series ce

Colonel Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, Marine Corps Ace credited with the destruction of 28 Japanese aircraft, was awarded the Medal of Honor "for extraordinary heroism above and beyond the call of duty" while in command of a Marine Fighting Squadron in the Central Solomons Area from 12 September 1943 to 3 January 1944. He was shot down over Rabaul on the latter date, and his capture by the Japanese was followed by 20 months as a prisoner of war.


Gregory Boyington . Lieutenant Colonel Boyington was presented with the Medal of Honor by President Harry S. Truman in October 1945 White House ceremonies.