THE BLACK SHEEP is the critically acclaimed history of a legendary unit that pulls no punches regarding its most famous commander, Pappy Boyington.
Bruce Gamble is the also the author of Black Sheep One- The Life of Gregory "Pappy" Boyington. A retired naval flight officer, Gamble lives in Hendersonville, North Carolina.
"Behind the legend of the 'bad boy' squadron is the true story of
the people, places, and events that made the outfit what it
-World War II Magazine "A sensitive revision of a controversial legend, this book stands out as one of the best extant squadron histories and as a significant contribution to the literature of air power."
-Publishers Weekly "Breathes new facts and new life into the Black Sheep, with not only a comprehensive account of the Marines' most famous squadron, but a detailed evaluation of a legendary subject."
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