Author:Lt. Col. Robert W. McClurg, with Leon Marketos

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On Boyington's Wing: The Wartime Journals of Black Sheep Squadron Fighter Ace

By: Lt. Col. Robert W. McClurg, with Leon Marketos

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2003)

Seller ID: M4303

ISBN: 0788443038

Condition: 256 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2003), 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, 256 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Whenever the fighter pilots of the Black Sheep Squadron headed out on a mission in their F4-U Corsairs, they always flew in pairs. The guy in the other plane was known as your "wingman." Incredibly, when Bob McClurg joined the Black Sheep Marine Fighter Squadron in the South Pacific theatre during WWII, he barely had any flying hours under his belt. The colorful squadron leader, Greg "Pappy" Boyington, literally took McClurg under his wing and made an Ace fighter pilot out of him. McClurg flew many missions as Boyington's wingman in the distinctive "bent-winged" aircraf... View more info