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U.S.M.C. Pilot Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington 1943

U.S.M.C. Pilot Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington 1943

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U.S.M.C. Pilot Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, 1943

Celebrate the legendary career and larger-than-life personality of Major Gregory “Pappy” Boyington with our "U.S.M.C. Pilot Major Gregory 'Pappy' Boyington, 1943" toy soldier figurine. This model captures the essence of one of World War II’s most renowned Marine Corps pilots.

Product Details:

  • Scale: 1/30
  • Finish: Matte
  • Set Includes: One figure of U.S.M.C. Pilot Major Gregory “Pappy” Boyington
  • Craftsmanship: Expertly hand-painted to highlight the authentic details of Boyington’s uniform and character

Major Gregory “Pappy” Boyington’s colorful career began in the Army Coastal Artillery, followed by a stint as an aviation cadet in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. He then served as a flight leader with the famed Flying Tigers before returning to the Marine Corps. During this tour, Boyington experienced his most productive period, achieving a tally of 26 enemy planes downed (although he claimed 28), including the six kills with the Tigers in China. Known for his tough, hard-living, and heavy-drinking persona, Boyington was a bruiser both on the ground and in the air. Despite his unorthodox behavior, he received numerous military decorations and awards, including the Navy Cross, Purple Heart, and Medal of Honor.

Additional Information:

  • Historical Context: This figurine represents Major Gregory “Pappy” Boyington in 1943, highlighting his achievements and contributions to the Marine Corps' aerial combat efforts during World War II.
  • Collector's Appeal: Ideal for military history enthusiasts and collectors of WWII memorabilia, this piece offers a realistic portrayal of one of the most celebrated and colorful pilots of the Marine Corps.

Add this meticulously crafted U.S.M.C. Pilot Major Gregory “Pappy” Boyington, 1943 figurine to your collection to honor the bravery, skill, and larger-than-life character of one of World War II’s most famous aces.

Materials

Metal

Dimensions

54mm

Care information

These are not play toys. They are collectables. Recommended for 14 yrs old and older.

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