Tamiya 1/48 F4U-1 Birdcage Corsair - Ken Walsh
Ken Walsh was the first Corsair Ace while serving with VMF-124 arriving on Guadalcanal in February 1943. Walsh claimed his first three Japanese planes on 1 April 1943 and two more in his next combat action, 13 May 1943. Walsh brought his score to 20 victories by the end of August 1943, including two combat actions over the Solomon Islands which earned him the Medal of Honor. Walsh scored his last kill while serving with VMF-222 at Okinawa on 22 June 1945 finishing the war with 21 Victories.