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Old 25th March 2021, 12:38
Laurent Rizzotti Laurent Rizzotti is offline
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Re: John Landers and "Texas Longhorn"

The explanation is probably that pilots and their ground crews did not wait for official claim confirmation to paint victory symbols on their planes. If this pilot claimed 5 victories, five Japanese flags were probably painted just after.
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