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Mar 26, 2007
In French service

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P-39 Airacobra of 601 Squadron at Duxford. 601 Squadron was the only English ever armed fighter P-39 between August 1941 and March 1942.

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Operation TORCH period i think

North Africa: During November 1942, US forces participated in the Torch landings and for this a yellow ring (with varying thickness) was temporarily added to the outside of the roundel to reduce incidents of Americans shooting down unfamiliar British aircraft, which could themselves be distinguished by a yellow outline on their fuselage roundels. The insignia was outlined in yellow for Operation Torch in North Africa, to help gunners distinguish it from the French roundel. It was later removed, except on aircraft that remained in the North African theater.

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