Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields: Western Pacific Islands

Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields: Western Pacific Islands

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

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

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Very famous and popular Col. Greg 'Pappy' Boyington of Black Sheep WWII Squadron

Bougainville, 1944 | warbirds | Pinterest

17875 was photographed standing on its nose at Bougainville on December Three days later Lt. Bolt used this aircraft to make ace when he shot down two Zekes over Rabaul.

A ground crewman pictured turning over the propeller of an F4U-1 Corsair of Marine Fighting Squadron (VMF) 222 prior to its launching on a mission from Vella Lavella in the Solomon Islands on January 15, 1944, seventy years ago today.

Crewman pulls the propeller through on an Corsair of Marine Fighting Squadron 218 at Barakoma Airfield, Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands, Note the general sandblasted look of the aircraft after long exposure to tropical winds and coral dust.

Mechanics boresighte the machine guns of Vought F4U, VMF-124, Guadalcanal, June 1943

Mechanics boresighte the machine guns of Vought Guadalcanal, June 1943

Robert Conrad -- in Ba Ba Black Sheep - oh my gosh--I absolutely loved this show!

Baa Baa Black Sheep (later syndicated as Black Sheep Squadron) is a television series that aired on NBC from 1976 until Starred Robert Conrad as Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington.

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