The True Story of the Black Sheep Squadron (2001, WWII Documentary)

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Published on Jul 29, 2020

The most famous aerial fighting group of World War II, the Black Sheep Squadron officially shot down 100 planes and may have unofficially shot down another 100. Led by Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, the self-proclaimed "bad boy" of the Marines, in point of fact, the only so-called "screw-up" in the famed unit. The Black Sheep were a motley group of fly boys who rallied around their commander who inspired them where it counted most in combat.

Alexander IV History's supplementary notes:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pappy_Boyington

Black Sheep Squadron:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VMA-214

TV series, Baa Baa Black Sheep (later syndicated as Black Sheep Squadron:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baa_Baa_Black_Sheep_(TV_series)

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