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What is the meaning of " for no other anomaly"

What's the meaning of 'for no other anomaly' in this sentence: 'Still, this could not explain all, if for no other anomaly that the North Korean pilots often achieved..." I saw it somewhere and it's been bugging me since.

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bulilia updated 21 December
This means there could have been some other (possibly irrational, unseen or unspecified) reason North Korean pilots had achieved numerical superiority in the air battle. Due to the impossibility to determine the cause of their numerical prevalence the author called it 'anomaly'.
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