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Limited Edition Zero Fighter Sweep Print Signed by Ken Walsh

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P2107
$175.00

Kenneth Walsh enlisted in the Marine Corps in December 1933.

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Kenneth Walsh enlisted in the Marine Corps in December 1933. He served aboard the aircraft carriers Yorktown, Wasp, and Ranger as an enlisted aviation mechanic and radioman for four years. Assigned to fighters with VMF-121, Ken was promoted to a Warrant Officer in May 1942, and then transferred to VMF-124 and was commissioned as a second lieutenant. VMF-224 was sent to the Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands in February, 1943. Flying the first F4U Corsairs to see combat, Walsh downed two Mitsubishi Zero fighters and an Aichi Val Dive bomber on April 1st. Limited Edition Print depicts Lt. Walsh's fourth victory on May 13th near the Russell Islands where he shot down three Zekes, becoming an Ace. He scored multiple victories on almost all of his combat missions and by August, 1943 his record of victories totaled 20. Returning to the States after flying three combat tours, Walsh was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Roosevelt on February 14, 1944, and was the first F4U Corsair Ace. After serving as an instructor, Lt. Walsh was back flying the Corsair and increased his score to 21 bringing down a Kamikaze 15 miles north of Okinawa. Includes a Certificate of Authenticity. Print measures about 30”w x 24”h.

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Kenneth Walsh enlisted in the Marine Corps in December 1933. He served aboard the aircraft carriers Yorktown, Wasp, and Ranger as an enlisted aviation mechanic and radioman for four years. Assigned to fighters with VMF-121, Ken was promoted to a Warrant Officer in May 1942, and then transferred to VMF-124 and was commissioned as a second lieutenant. VMF-224 was sent to the Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands in February, 1943. Flying the first F4U Corsairs to see combat, Walsh downed two Mitsubishi Zero fighters and an Aichi Val Dive bomber on April 1st. Limited Edition Print depicts Lt. Walsh's fourth victory on May 13th near the Russell Islands where he shot down three Zekes, becoming an Ace. He scored multiple victories on almost all of his combat missions and by August, 1943 his record of victories totaled 20. Returning to the States after flying three combat tours, Walsh was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Roosevelt on February 14, 1944, and was the first F4U Corsair Ace. After serving as an instructor, Lt. Walsh was back flying the Corsair and increased his score to 21 bringing down a Kamikaze 15 miles north of Okinawa. Includes a Certificate of Authenticity. Print measures about 30”w x 24”h.

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2. please specify frame type, color and with or without matting

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