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Baa Baa Black Sheep (1976) Set in the Pacific Theater during World War II, this two-fisted military series follows the exploits of the famed Black Sheep Squadron, a motley crew of maverick aerial aces led by Maj. Greg "Pappy" Boyington (Robert Conrad). Featuring plenty of testosterone-fueled, fast-paced action, the show also stars Simon Oakland, John Larroquette and Dana Elcar as Boyington's bureaucratic, no-nonsense commanding officer.


Gregory "Pappy" Boyington (1912 - 1988) Leader of the "Black Sheep Squadron" in World War II, later the subject of a TV series


1944- U.S. Marine fighter pilots of VMF-214 the "Black Sheep Squadron". Back, left to right: John F. Bolt, Don J. Fisher, James M. Reames and Denmak Groover. Front: Burney L. Tucker, Rufus Chatham, Harry C. Johnson and Gelon H. Doswell.


Lt. John Bolt of VMF-214 Black Sheep Squadron only Marine Jet Ace and the Navy's only Two-War Ace - Stardust Studios


Gregory "Pappy" Boyington (December 4, 1912 – January 11, 1988) was a United States Marine Corps officer who was an American fighter ace during World War II. For his heroic actions, he was awarded both the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross. Boyington flew initially with the American Volunteer Group in the Republic of China Air Force during the Second Sino-Japanese War. He later commanded the U.S. Marine Corps squadron, VMF-214 ("The Black Sheep Squadron") during World War II. Boyington…