Since the Battle of Java, Pilot Grant
Mahoney of the U.S. Army Air Forces has been sweating out a fifth
aerial victory, which would make him an ace (TIME, Jan. 11). Last week
Grant Mahoney, by now a major, was still a four-plane man. But south of
Lashio, Burma, he riddled and destroyed four more Jap railroad engines,
became a locomotive ace.
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