A friend of Boyington's, who's the number 1 ace, is shot down by a Japanese pilot, known as the Iceman, who only goes after the top pilots. Boyington is now the number one ace pilot and he ... See full summary »

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Brig. Gen. Thomas Moore
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2nd Lt. Lawrence 'Larry' Casey
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1st Lt. Jerome 'Jerry' Bragg
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Lt. Bob Boyle
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1st Lt. Donald French
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Sgt. Micklin
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Samantha Greene Moore
Nancy Conrad ...
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Brianne Leary ...
Lt. Susan Ames
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Lt. Ellie Kovaks
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The Iceman
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A friend of Boyington's, who's the number 1 ace, is shot down by a Japanese pilot, known as the Iceman, who only goes after the top pilots. Boyington is now the number one ace pilot and he is told that he has to go back to the States to go on a bond drive. And the one who's going to replace him is not exactly what the squad is use to. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Action | War | Adventure | Drama

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8 March 1978 (USA)  »

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Per the title, 'The Iceman Cometh' is a play written by Eugene O'Neill in 1939. See more »

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After Boyington shoots down a Zero, one of his men comments that Pappy now has 20 kills. But in earlier episodes the side of Boyington's plane already had more than 20 kill stickers. See more »

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Major John Duncan: Marine Corps regulation 275 article 12 clearly states, that the commander of the unit is the *sole* determiner of the combat ready status of said unit. Now you can replace me, Colonel. But according to Marine Corps regulations, I am telling you, the Black Sheep are not combat ready. l: Major, to Hell with Regulations! There is a war going on!
Col. Thomas A. Lard: Major, TO HELL WITH REGULATIONS! THERE IS A WAR GOING ON!
Maj. Greg 'Pappy' Boyington: [In the officers bar, to Colonel Lard] Colonel, you said that?
[Lard nods]
Maj. Greg 'Pappy' Boyington: Colonel, I'm going to ...
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