Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat

Plane Dave’s third build of Tamiya’s rendition of the Wildcat.

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Plane Dave

Wake Island

Japan started the Pacific War with an explosive campaign of conquest and attack from Malaysia to Pearl Harbor.  For the allies, it was almost entirely bad news.  One of the few bright spots in those first few months of the war was the stubborn defense of Wake Island.

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After the jump, one of the defenders of that tiny atoll.

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