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John Barone
Bombing Mission Tallys
Wed Feb 22, 2017 16:52
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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 recorded kill.

  • Bombing mission tallysGary Gray, Thu Feb 16 11:49
    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: If you have an answer, either post here or ... more
    • Bombing Mission Tallys — John Barone, Wed Feb 22 16:52
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