Solomons Sorte by markkarvon on DeviantArt. Known for it's distinctive bent wings, the F4U-1 Corsair was one of the most formidible fighters of World War II. Flown by the US Marines and Naval squadrons, the Corsair racked up an incredible 11:1 kill ratio. The Corsair was used extensively in the Pacific Theater of Operations. Our print depicts the Corsair flown by Lt. Cdr. Roger Hedrick in the markings of naval squadron VF-17 "The Jolly Rogers" taking off from a pacific island base.