Pappy and 24 fighters circled the airfield where 60 enemy aircraft were based to goad them into attacking with a large force. In the ensuing air battle, 20 enemy aircraft were shot down while the Black Sheep VMF Squadron suffered no losses. Pappy was awarded the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross. One shot shows Pappy in the cockpit of his aircraft being interviewed on television at his homecoming.
H&I | Black Sheep Squadron
While in temporary command, Lard uses his powers to cut the supply lines to the Black Sheep, in order to have their unit shut down for no combat activity, but Boyington finds a way around For an enhanced browsing experience, get the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet. Get the IMDb app. While variants allowed for 2 passengers, this aircraft could not accommodate the total in the commando raid. Browse our picks.
Black Sheep Squadron in Color
A new recruit joins the squadron and the commander has extreme doubts about his age. After a series of encounters it is obvious the young man is an extremely talented flyer and is welcomed into the Squadron has to re-qualify for combat duty. Conflict erupts when they discover they will be tested on what the book in Washington says and not direct combat experience against the Japanese. During a Japanese attack, one of the men is killed.
Major Greg Boyington, upset with his new desk job, goes against regulations and forms a fighter squadron using pilots thrown out of other squadrons for disciplinary reasons. Lard cuts off supplies to the th making it impossible for the squadron to fly any missions. He flat out tells Boyington that a squadron that stands down for too many days can be decommisioned.