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I have read about other pilots in other fighters having problems with guns jamming. Did this ever happen to you in the Hellcat? Never. My guns always performed perfectly. None of my pilots ever had problems with the guns unless he got real excited and damaged Ihe barrels by firing too long of a burst. We boresighted our guns differently Ihan what was officially approved by the Armament Bureau. We were set up so that niney-two or ninety-three percent of our rounds were in a three foot circle at 1000 feet.
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Her real narra; was Mary Blatz. I ·1 Roy Rushing was your wingman for all but your first missions over Marcus. How many kills did he get? Roy shot down thirteen aircrall, mostly Zekes, Hamps, or Oscars. They were all fighters. One time Roy and I were coming back in to land on the ESSEX. 23). The gunners must have been jittery, and the HORNET (CV-12) fired at us with their five-inch guns. We were too high for them to hit us, but the gunnery officer aboard the HORNET was an old friend of mine, and I talked about it to him.