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VF-3Thunderboy
02-24-2005, 09:56 PM
You can do Google for Ken Walsh,Corsair, and probably get the whole story! It would be a fun historical mission:

On August 30, Ken Walsh fought an incredible battle against '50' Japanese aircraft, shooting down four enemy fighters before he had to ditch his damaged Corsair. Assigned to escort bombers headed for Jap bases on Bougainville, his plane soon developed engine problems. He landed at an advanced base at Munda, and immediately secured a replacement Corsair. He continued on, now alone...

VF-3Thunderboy
02-24-2005, 09:56 PM
You can do Google for Ken Walsh,Corsair, and probably get the whole story! It would be a fun historical mission:

On August 30, Ken Walsh fought an incredible battle against '50' Japanese aircraft, shooting down four enemy fighters before he had to ditch his damaged Corsair. Assigned to escort bombers headed for Jap bases on Bougainville, his plane soon developed engine problems. He landed at an advanced base at Munda, and immediately secured a replacement Corsair. He continued on, now alone...