On December 7, 1941 during the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor 2nd Lt. George Welch and 2nd Lt. Kenneth Taylor raced back to the airfield and managed to get their P-40s airborne against
overwhelming odds. The P-40 Warhawks were armed only with 30 calibre wing guns and when that ran out they returned to refuel and rearm with 50 caliber ammunition and renewed their airborne efforts. 2nd Lt. Kenneth Taylor scored 2 victories shooting down two Aichi D3A Vals. They both received the Distinguished Service Cross.
This diecast metal model represents the aircraft flown by 2nd Lt. Kenneth Taylor on December 7, 1941. Model features authentic paint scheme with pad printed markings. Landing gear may be displayed extended or retracted, display stand included.