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Royal Hellenic Air Force (Elliniki Vassiliki Aeroporia)
NAME                           VICTORIES                              AIRFORCE  UNITS

Antoniou, Andreas                  6       [ 6   - 0   - 0  ]         RHAF      22 Mira
Argyropoulos, Panagiotis           5       [ 5   - 1   - 0  ]         RHAF      22 Mira
Mitralexis, Marinos                5 #     [ 5   - 1   - 0  ]         RHAF      22 Mira

Dagoulas, Epaminindas              4       [ 3+1 - 0   - 0  ]         RHAF      22 Mira
Kellas, Ioanis                     4       [ 3+1 - 0   - 0  ]         RHAF      21 Mira
Bousios, Panagiotis                2       [ 2   - 0   - 0  ]         RHAF      22 Mira
Kiriazis, Ioannis                  2       [ 2   - 0   - 0  ]         RHAF      21 Mira
Lampropoulos                       2       [ 1+1 - 0   - 0  ]         RHAF      22 Mira
Laskaris, G.                       2       [ 2   - 0   - 0  ]         RHAF      23 Mira
Oikonomopoulos, Panagiotis         2       [ 2   - 0   - 0  ]         RHAF      24 Mira
Skroubelos, Nikolaos               2       [ 2   - 0   - 0  ]         RHAF      23 Mira
Smyrniotopoulos, Eleytherios       2       [ 2   - 0   - 0  ]         RHAF      24 Mira
Balkanas, Grigorios                1       [ 1   - 0   - 0  ]         RHAF      23 Mira
Bardivillas, Anastassios           1       [ 1   - 0   - 0  ]         RHAF      21 Mira
Dimitrakopoulos, Ilias             1       [ 1   - 0   - 0  ]         RHAF      21 Mira
Fanourgakis, Grigorios             1       [ 1   - 2   - 0  ]         RHAF      22 Mira
Giannikostas, Constantinos         1       [ 1   - 1   - 0  ]         RHAF      22 Mira
Katsarelis                         1       [ 1   - 1   - 0  ]         RHAF      22 Mira
Katsaros, Ioannis                  1       [ 3   - 1   - 0  ]         RHAF      21 Mira
Kontogiorgos, Vassilios            1       [ 1   - 0   - 0  ]         RHAF      22 Mira
Kostorizos, Nikolaos               1       [ 1   - 0   - 0  ]         RHAF      21 Mira
Koutrompas, Pericles               1       [ 1   - 0   - 0  ]         RHAF      23 Mira
Mixalitsianos, Andreas             1       [ 1   - 0   - 0  ]         RHAF      22 Mira
Mixopoulos                         1       [ 1   - 0   - 0  ]         RHAF      22 Mira
Mokkas, George                     1       [ 1   - 1   - 0  ]         RHAF      24 Mira
Papadopoulos, Christos             1       [ 1   - 0   - 0  ]         RHAF      21 Mira
Sabbelos, Michalis                 1       [ 1   - 0   - 0  ]         RHAF      24 Mira
Theodoropoulos, Grigorios          1       [ 1   - 0   - 0  ]         RHAF      23 Mira

Depountis, Spiros                  0       [ 0   - 1   - 0  ]         RHAF      23 Mira
Sakellariou, Ioannis               0       [ 0   - 1   - 0  ]         RHAF      21 Mira
Comments:
RHAF : Royal Hellenic Air Force
[x-y-z] : [confirmed-probable-damaged]
 
# Marinos Mitralexis is often presented with three confirmed kills in total. According to the informations aggregated by Greek researcher Dimitrios Vassilopoulos it shows, that Marinas Mitralexis got five confirmed kills in total.

1) 21 Mira - Royal Hellenic Air Force (Elliniki Vassiliki Aeroporia)
2) 22 Mira - Royal Hellenic Air Force (Elliniki Vassiliki Aeroporia)
3) 23 Mira - Royal Hellenic Air Force (Elliniki Vassiliki Aeroporia)
4) 24 Mira - Royal Hellenic Air Force (Elliniki Vassiliki Aeroporia)

Marinos Mitralexis
Marinos Mitralexis
Μαρίνος Μητραλέξης

Gloster Gladiator
Gloster Gladiator Mk.I "Delta 187", 21. Mira - Elliniki Vassiliki Aeroporia, 1941.

Marcel Bloch MB.151, Elliniki Vassiliki Aeroporia.
Marcel Bloch MB.151, Elliniki Vassiliki Aeroporia.


Much information kindly provided by Dimitrios Vassilopoulos and Nicholas Tselepidis.

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