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Black sheep : the life of Pappy Boyington

Author: John F Wukovits
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©2011.
Series: Library of naval biography.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of the controversial life of the U.S. Marine includes coverage of his contributions as a pilot in the South Pacific, experiences in a Japanese prison camp, and achievements at the head of the Black Sheep Squadron.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Gregory Boyington; Gregory Boyington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John F Wukovits
ISBN: 9781591149774 1591149770
OCLC Number: 671386349
Description: xvii, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: "A chained animal just striding to get loose" --
"He was restless and lonesome" --
"This was real. This was war" --
"Only have to fight the Japs now" --
"I am going to save you guys" --
"We had pride; we had class; and we were winners" --
"They can't kill me" --
"I'll meet you guys in a San Diego bar" --
"I knew Greg Boyington at his best --
in combat."
Series Title: Library of naval biography.
Responsibility: John F. Wukovits.
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Gregory Boyington, who became the top Marine ace of the Pacific, led a colourful and controversial life. This biography details his turbulent childhood, his early military career, his service with  Read more...

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