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Old 12-07-2021, 10:18   #1
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Pappy Boyington, who??

Every time I see this picture of Pappy Boyington,,
I think of John Belushi in 1941.
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Colonel Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, USMC, was born on December 4, 1912. As a WW2 fighter ACE, he was the recipient of the Medal of Honor and Navy Cross and is credited with shooting down 26 enemy planes while leading VMF-214, the "Black Sheep Squadron."
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Old 12-07-2021, 21:25   #2
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I always thought the real Gregory “Pappy” Boyington looked like Simon Oakland, the actor that played the general on the series.
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Old 12-08-2021, 23:51   #3
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He used to do the air show circuit in Southern California back in the '70s and sell autographed copies of "Baa Baa Black Sheep".

What I remembered most about the time that I met him was that he was short. At 14 I was a few inches taller than he.

It's a good read.
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Old 12-10-2021, 09:42   #4
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I always thought the real Gregory “Pappy” Boyington looked like Simon Oakland, the actor that played the general on the series.
Yes or "French."
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Old 12-11-2021, 00:15   #5
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The real Boyington did appear several times in the show.

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