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Bombing mission tallys
Thu Feb 16, 2017 11:49
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Would anyone know the significance of stars painted above bombing mission tally bombs that were painted on the forward fuselage? See this photo for example:
http://www.90thbombgroup.org/butchersdaughter.jpg

If you have an answer, either post here or email me.

Thanks!!

    • Bombing Mission TallysJohn Barone, Wed Feb 22 16:52
      You are correct in that the bombs painted on the aircraft indicate each mission. The "stars" that you refer to are not stars at all but Japanese flags with their Rising Sun emblem. They indicate each ... more
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