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Encyclopedia > Captain Black

Captain Black (first name unknown) was the squadron intelligence officer in the 256th Army Air Force squadron, in the 1961 Joseph Heller novel, Catch-22. Because of the lack of risk involved in not flying missions, he presumed to take over Major Duluth's position as squadron commander when said Major was killed over Perugia. He was thwarted, however, by Major Major Major Major who was appointed by Colonel Cathcart. 1961 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Joseph Heller in 1961 Joseph Heller (May 1, 1923 - December 12, 1999) was an American satirist best remembered for writing the satiric World War II classic Catch-22. ... Catch 22 can refer to: A book by Joseph Heller, or the movie based on the book; see Catch-22. ... Major Major Major Major is a fictional character in the 1961 novel Catch-22 by Joseph Heller. ... Colonel Cathcart is a fictional character in the 1961 novel Catch-22, written by Joseph Heller. ...


Captain Black felt he'd been cheated by the hapless Major and nursed a grudge that culminated in the Glorious Loyalty Oath Crusade. This was a system devised by Captain Black in which one must sign one or more loyalty oaths to do anything, including pick up maps and flak suits for combat duty, all while preventing Major Major Major from signing any at all. The crusade came to an abrupt halt when Major —— de Coverley waved away a loyalty oath that was required to be signed prior to being served food, and demanded with 'righteous beligerence' that Milo "Give everybody eat!" Spoiler warning: Major —— de Coverly is a character in the Joseph Heller novel Catch-22 with a terrifying visage, so much so that nobody has ever managed to find out his first name. ... Lieutenant Milo Minderbinder, also Milo for short, is a fictional character in Joseph Hellers classic 1961 novel Catch-22. ...


Captain Black is also known for taunting Lieutenant Nately about his sexual exploits with Nately's Whore. There are a great deal of characters in the novel Catch-22 by Joseph Heller. ... Natelys Whore is a fictional character in the Joseph Heller novel Catch-22. ...


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Captain Black - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (222 words)
Captain Black felt he'd been cheated by the hapless Major and nursed a grudge that culminated in the Glorious Loyalty Oath Crusade.
This was a system devised by Captain Black in which one must sign one or more loyalty oaths to do anything, including pick up maps and flak suits for combat duty, all while preventing Major Major Major from signing any at all.
Captain Black is also known for taunting Lieutenant Nately about his sexual exploits with Nately's Whore.
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