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The fighter coming in to attack you must keep aiming at the spot where you will be by the time his bullets get there.

In order to keep aiming at this spot he must fly in a slight curve, called the pursuit curve.

As he flies along this curve he slides in toward your tail.

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HERE IS YOUR BEST CHANCE TO HIT HIM

[[image - diagram of maneuver called a pursuit curve, designed to allow the gunner in the bomber to shoot down an enemy fighter attacking from the rear]]
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