“Jolly Rogers” by Kevin Weber

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The VF-17 or "Jolly Rogers" were a squadron of F4-U Corsairs that flew missions in the pacific during World War II. Ira "Ike" Kepford (#29) was the top ace of the Jolly Rogers with 16 victories, Including one Japanese kamikaze pilot that he shot down just yards before it crashed into the U.S.S. Bunker Hill. For this action Kepford would receive the Navy Cross Medal, an honor second only to the Congresional Medal of Honor

13" x 19" Print: $45
Original Painting: $700