TV Series | | Action, Adventure, Drama
The dramatized World War II adventures of U.S. Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington and his U.S. Marine Attack Squadron 214, (The Black Sheep Squadron).
Robert Conrad as Major Greg Boyington consistently mispronounces the name of the fictitious island Espiritos Marcos, along the line of the common mispronunciation of espresso, as eck-SPREE-tos.
Major Greg 'Pappy' Boyington:
The only way we're gonna win this war is if Tokyo is more fouled up than Washington.
At the beginning of the episodes a newsreel would be shown usually as a way to introduce the subject of that episode's story. The copyright date on the newsreel was MCMXXXIX (1939), which would have been at least two years before the U.S. entered the war.
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