Once They Were Eagles
The Men of the Black Sheep Squadron
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||University Press of Kentucky|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
|List Price:||USD $59.85|
| Book Description: |
" Marine Corps Fighter Squadron 214 was hastily organized in the field during World War II to meet the urgent need for another combat squadron in the South Pacific. The squadron, self-named the "Black Sheep," went on under the leadership of the swashbuckling "Pappy" Boyington to become the most famous in Marine Corps history. Now comes the true story of the Black Sheep Squadron and the men who wrote its record in the Pacific skies. Once They Were Eagles tells how and why the...