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Author: Gregory Boyington
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, ©1987.
Series: Bantam war book series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The World War II air war in the Pacific needed tough men like Colonel Pappy Boyington and his Black Sheep Squadron. The legendary Marine Corps officer and his bunch of misfits, outcasts, and daredevils gave new definition to "hell-raising"--The ground and in the skies. Pappy himself was a living legend - he personally shot down 28 Japanese planes, and won the Congressional Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross. He  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Gregory Boyington; Gregory Boyington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Boyington
ISBN: 0553263501 9780553263503
OCLC Number: 228464230
Description: 350 pages : illustrations, map ; 18 cm
Series Title: Bantam war book series.
Responsibility: "Pappy" Boyington.

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"The World War II air war in the Pacific needed tough men like Colonel Pappy Boyington and his Black Sheep Squadron. The legendary Marine Corps officer and his bunch of misfits, outcasts, and daredevils gave new definition to "hell-raising"--The ground and in the skies. Pappy himself was a living legend - he personally shot down 28 Japanese planes, and won the Congressional Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross. He broke every rule in the book in doing so, but when he fell into the hands of the vengeful Japanese his real ordeal began" -- Cover verso.

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