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XXI BOMBER COMMAND
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Thia report, coverlns XXI Bomber
COlllllland lI1.salon. No. 55-56-57. 18
being issued prior to the publ1Co.-
tioD of the report on lI18.1ona No.
52..53-54. Tho 1o.tter opero.tiona
bowever, were apeela.l in no.ture
o.nd the roport. w111 receive speoial
distribution.

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HEADQUARTERS
XlI BOMBER CClWAND
APO 2:54
Tnrgete on the Islo.nd of Honshu,
Field Order Ne. 52
TACTICAL YISSION REPORT
Mills10ne No. 55-56-57
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3-4 April 1945
TABLB OF CQNTENTS PO-ge
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Tnct1oo.1 No.rro.tiye.

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Annex A - Operntions
PlU't I .. Na.v1g:l.tion Chnrt
Part II - Bombing Charts
PlU't III _ Flight Engineering Chart.
Po.rt IV .. Air_Sea. Rescue Chl1Tt

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Annex B
_ Weather


Port I
_ te;'the;
Summary


Port II - Foreca.st Weo.ther vo observed
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Po.rt III .. Prognostic lIap

Port IV .. Synoptic Mnp




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Annex C .. Communications
PtlTt I .. Rnda.r Counter
hrt II .. R:l.dio

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Annox 0 .. Intelligence.


Part I .. Enemy Air Opposition

PBZt II .. Enemy Antlnircratt

Port III .. Dnmage As,essment



AMex E
Consolidated Statlst!co.1 S ~ y


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Anus P .. C ~ a.1ld. Wing 'ield Orders 4'7
Part I .. XXI Bomber COlI\llI.o.nd Field Order 48
Put II .. 3!''th BOlII\Jtlreont Wing '101d Order. 50
Part III ... S13tb Bombo.rdlD.ont Wing Fiold Order. 58
Pui; IV _ '3rd Bombl1l'dment \11ng Field Order. 61
ADIl.x G ... Diatrl\Jutlon 6'
Prepo.red byt
A-2 Section
%XI Bomber C_l1ftli.
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(2) Nakajima. Ai ro uft COllpllllY Auolllbly '7orb. lohUllll
Plant waa. before romoval Ilctivitloa and the atrike. of the XXI
Bcubor CoDllland a.nd the No.TyI ODO of Japan'. lo.r,oat a.lr-er-lift 11880lllbly
plant credited with aA much aa 20 per cent of JO-pan's combat air_
oraft. Tbi. Works o.aulI.blea Navy pillfteS. ZSIE. WYRT, JILL. IRVING,
FJL:.NCES. LIZ. and other typo
(3) Tachllc.wo. liTer-aft CompO-bY. 1'nch!kawll Plant, 18 a
lart;e o.1rcrll!'t auclIlbly plut a plant area. of JaOro thAn
5,000,000 equare feet and Is almost 60 per cont built up. It 18 cre-
dited with npproxlllllltoly 6 per cent of the production of Japanese
OOll.bat aircraft.
0, PlA0n1nr:OpentloDall
(1) lIMPiD" Cg;m,nd Lovell
(0.) Genorall A4 indicated, the for thosc
missions WU8 left to the IVlngs with the oxcoptlon of the lIl&o.n points
of bombing altitude. nod bomb 100.d 0.8 follows: All aircraft
were to cll!'ry 500-pound genero.l-purposo bombs fUf.ed 1/100 second nose
nnd non_delay tail. One thousand and 2000-pound genero.l-purposo
bombs, 1/100 second neuse o.nd non-<1elo.y to.ll wore to ba substItuted it
desired. If long delay fuzes wore preferred. they were to be used
with l000-POWld and 2OO0-pound gonero.I-purpose bombs to the extent
avo.1lable in each Wing.. Intondolloter sotting for o.ircrnft cnrry-
ing these bolDbe WUI to be mlnimWII; that tor o.lrcrc.ft carrying tlaree
only wns to be 400 teet.
(b) oir_Seo. ReSCUO:
1. The Navy wall furnished with tho deto.il. of
the aia.iona and requosted to furnish facilities for air-aoo. rescue
purpo.es. Tho following facilitie. were llInde aVo.llableJ
. Two llubmo.rinell were direeted to be on
e1:atiorll dUT in,; the entire miasion at 34/00N ... 140/ and 22/00N -
1<O/45E
). Two lurfl.c' weeo}s we" directed to
be at the positions r 26/00N ... 140/30E froll 031500Z to
032230Z aDd le/OON ... 144/30E for the entire mission.
,2. One DwDbo aircraft WILl to be at 20/001 ...
14:V00l 0322301 untill the end of tho minion.
.4.. Cra.sh boo.U ...,re asaisned In the i ....
M4!a.w 'I'101ft1ty ot Supan. TiD-ian, a.nd 0wuD. to carry out air-un
...aOQ. wort durlD& tho orition). plrlods ot take-off aDd landinga.
(.) PIe.bE at fipE LtDII
(a) ror tbe nault. of plcumins a.t 'l1ft1 lenl,
... Pield Orders included 111 ;.nnex p'.
3. "'PUZIO' OF Til MISSIOR:
... :*'=01'" T1_ of tnJr:e-off tor tha 73rd "'!iD& lett
to the lIi_or,t!on of tM "ins Oouuno.nd,r. Tho first Group ot the 3Uth
1'I'1ng waa ach.dul,d to tUe.cff at 0300lOZ nnd tho.t of the 3l3th lJ1ns
At ooog401. Aotual take.ott wOoa nccompl1shed rollowal
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AIRCRAFT FIRST URCR;.FT
WT AIRCRAFT
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AIRBORNE _T.aE.oFF
TlJtE-OFF
73rd 113 031l06Z 031235Z
313th
66 0309241 031032Z
314th

031001Z 03l141Z
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030924Z
031235Z
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fore&oin,!; does not include 10 flare a.ircraft for the 313th
Wing and 2 Super Dumbos for the 73rd Wing.
b. Route Out: The course was flo'Wtl. o.ll briefed. with nOovi-
gOotion being a.ided by the use of in Checkin,!; position on
the Wnrinnas, Bonins, and Nanpo Sboto Islande.
C. Our Tgrnt;:
(1) Primary Tarcets:
(Il) Forty-eil;M aircrlll't of the 3Uth W'in,!; dropped
181.3 tons of bombs on the J.ircr:lft Engine Plo.nt nt Shizuoka..
(b) Forty-three a.1rcrnft of tho 313th Wing dropped
275 tons of bombs on the Nakajima hlrcro.ft Plant at
(c) Sixty-one nircratt of the 73rd dropped
502 tOM of bolDbs on the TaChiknwn ;.ircrn.ft PIClJlt.
(2) Secoodg,ry Tg,rgets:
(a.) Eighteen aircra.rt of the 313th Wing dropped
1.29 tons of bom.bs on the Tokyo Urbo.n Area.
(b) Forty-eight o.ircrl!l.ft of the 73rd Wing dropped
394 tons of bombs on Kawasaki.
(3) Lut Resort Tgrgeq I
(0) One o.lrcro.ft of the 73rd dropped 9.5 tons
of bomb. on the erea.
d.. 8091:9 BACk! The return route wtl.8 flown o.S briefed with
tho 8)D.ptl0b that somo planes climbed to 20,000 fGst in order to take
ad.*nttlle ot tbs weo.ther en route to the home bue.
e. Lpp4igg:
(1) Alrcrart landed at home as follows:
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fIRSt t.".HPING !.1St UrmUQ
314tb 040013Z 040220Z
313tb 032214Z 0401UZ
...... 032336Z wonoz
ror.J. 032224Z
S1x nlrcratt lQnded nt Iwo Jima as n rGsult of fuel shortaO.
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f. OpUnt1on; Sunmnry:
(1) Ho.v1tjlltlon: (See Annex .A. Po.rt 1. tor TuCk Ohtl.rt)
(2) Bombing: (See Annex ;.. Po.rt II, for Atlll.1nt Points)
(.) As 0. result of smoke ho.zo. all bombardiers
ozporiebCed dU'ficu.lty in picking up the briefed points.
(b) All wings employed the K.26 flare o.s an o.id in
loca.tln& the i however. the flares dropped by the 73rd o.nd 313th
W1n&s did not Quist mo.terhlly and in thG 314th ':ing Illo.ny bombo.rdiera:
reported tho.t tho flares produced too much which DIa.de even more
difficult tho loea.tiDt of the ta.rget.
(c) These missions. a.long with previous lll.1asions
ompleyin& flaree. indica.ted to this Comaand thnt the employment of
flaree o.lono for is not sufficient to make this type of o.ttack
aucoeestul. Roynl Foree identiticntion bombe (lOCO-pound)
o.nd retlex optic bombsights have been ordered to a.id the
in looo.tin& the target.
Charts)
(3) Flight Enginegring: (Seo A. Po.rt III. for
(0.) Narrative of as Flown I
.1. The Jlllljor1ty of tho a.1rcro.ft of the 3
thAt part1cipo.ted in this mission climbed immodlo.tely following take.
off to alt1tudes between 5000 nnd 8000 foot nnd proco3ded aS 1ndividunl
o..1rcrr.t to the1r respective targets. '/linds l'IEIre fnvornble and slight-
ly 10 fuel was used than predicted.
l. Cruise over the Tnrge;t:
used during bombing run waa 2250 rplll o.nd 37 inches
.itJ.rapeeda varied from 220 to 24-0 C.A. S.
The o.verage power
mnn1fold pressure
A. Return to Buo: The al t1 tudes flown on the
return to bue varied frOID 8000 to 25.000 feet. In the majority ot
0.....t1;empt. were made to take advantago of te.ll winds. Of the many
retu.rn proc.du.res attempted. those o.ircra.ft returning a.t 10'.000 to
11.000 te.t uaed the 8m411e.t a.mount ot fuel.
(b) eolllptf en th, B"ultt or the Mi.,i9DJ
1. Tbe lIlajority or the o.lroTlltt carried the
.xs._ load ot the type. of' 'bombs required tor the ah'ion. Tho S14tb
Willi. loodelt on 0Du. o&rr1e4 I 'bomb bay tank ot extra tuel. Thll
redlloed tbllr 'bolll 10&4 by &ppro&1_tel,. $600 pouDd.l.
Fuel conau.ptioDI and tuel ro.,rve,
....,. elolO to predictions
.1. APQ.13 aeta operative over the tarpt ..re
'1 per oo.t or the total.
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APQ-13 sets operative upon were
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l. There werCl no fAiluros of sots in lend
plMes.
A.
92 per oent of the total.
sea 695 (IFF) was 97.5 per cent operative
and APR.4, (Loran) was 91.V per cent operatiTO.
(b) Rpdgr NAvigation I
1. Total Loran fins nWDbered 2225, with II.
mWlllUlll of 1500 miles.
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ta.U point WIlS 51 nautiCAl
76 ne.uticll1 mile
maximum rnnge of on lAnd-
miles while the o.vorl\l;O mulmum rllnl;6 WA&
l. lIa.x1mWD rAnge on J.PQ-13 Bencon WQ.s 210
miles; AverAge maximum bencon ra.ngo was 190 nAutiCal Qi1os.
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o.n Average devintion from
There were 96 "rndor wind
the o.vernge wind being 2.1
runs reported with
degrees At 6 knots.
(c) Radj:lt Bomblru;:
1. There were 13; plnnos that relonsed bombs
by r::ular.
devia.tion from axis of nttnck WAS
(5) Gunnary:
(0.) Guns were landed hot. The gunners. who had
been instructed not to fire unless fired upon in order not to give
awny position of the aircraft, displayed excellent control in holding
fire.
(b) C.F.C. equipment WAS 99 per cent operAtive and
there were no mn1functions of .50 caliber mAchine guns.
(6) Air-SeA Rucue I (See Annex ;., Po.rt IV, for Cho.rt)
OzlIls..alol1 67. i.trcraft 31V609 was believed lost o.t llpproximll.te1y
31/45 14l/14E llt 04l636Z. There ho.s been no further report on
tht. droratt.
I. Weether: (&Ie Annex B. for deto.11s) !feAther conditions
......rolly u predidted.
he CrrsplCM1PMI
(t) "'er CgyQ$tC HI'.yrea' (See Annex C, PBrt I, for
detllih) rlft ReV arcb Illlrcro. t completed thoir lurch with A totBl
ot 76 aisaa1. beiD& 10&ted. Arter analysi. for repetition nnd ambi-
pUty. tb1a DWDber ... reeolved into 39 eepnrnte 8i&Oall.
(2) !llU21 (See ].pMX C. Part Il. tor dehns) A total
ot 13 MaJ'inp ft8 requOl!lted and obtained during these minions. One
pilot rsported homing nll the way from the JllpAJlese lIlO.inlAnd on IRID.
the 0"!'1' atation on Sll1pan. Ret d18cipl1ne wn,s goOd.
L... g Jl j.I
(1) Enomy lir Oppolitionl (SG8 Annox D, Part I, for
deta.1la) ;. total 01' 106 .enemy drcraft WIlS with only 6 o.ttu.cke
betn,s rGporbd. No B_29' swore loet to eMlIlY ntrcra.ft. One enew Il1r-
croft WQs clntmed as destroyed.
(2) Snepy MthirUg.ft I
tntl.) Antiaircraft over tho tnrgets
lio B_29' s were lost due to flck.
(Sea Annex D. PDrt I. tor 40_
wnl mostly DIOnlj;or nod innccuro.te,
hill)
(3) DAmPG Aoou'ment: (See D. Pnrt III. for de-

(0.) Only 2 per cent ot tntnl tlll'@;et roof nren ot


tho ShhuolcA I..1rcr:::.ft Engino Plnnt wnl destroyed or dlUDo.l;od.
(b) dalllOV inflicted on the NakajillA i.1roreJ't
nt loizumi wua 353,600 teet or 9.5 per cent of
the total root nrea.
(0) Toto.l damage inflicted on tho Tachilco:wo. AirerQft
EQ&1ne Plnnt WQ.I 365.061 feet or 12.7 per cent of the totll1 roof
CLJ'oo..
(d) In o.ddition to the o.bove, o.n IldditionoJ 1 amnII
0. total of approximo.tely 46.000 square feet.
_re deltroyed during the strike ngo.inat tte Tllchiko.lft1 Plo.nt.

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Part II Bosbins Charu
Part III ... rlight Entioeer1n& Chart-
Part IV ... Air.s Reacue Ma.p
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DATE Acril'45
XXI BOMCOM.
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Part II .. Porecast Wther n. Ob.ened we.ther
Par't III ... &xb1bl t .. P r o ~ n o l l t l Q ....P.
Part IV - Exhibit .. Synoptic Map
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Tarlett 2/10 low clouds, bese
3000 tt. top 5000 rt; 7/10 high
. Cl.oade at 28.000 ft. Visibility
16 miles,
Route
ReturDins::
5Mle as OutSOiDg.
88S8 OD Ret urn:
3/10 low cloud: base 2000 ft.
top 5000 ft; 2/10 high clouds
at 10,000 ft; visibility: 8-10
miles,
Shizuoka: 2/10 low clouds. bfose
2000 ft, top 5000 It; visibility
5 miles due to haz
atal 10/10 low clouds, top 6000
ttl 10/10 middle, base 9000 ft.
top 15.000 ft. 10/10 high at 25.000
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'l'akiachawe: 9/10 lCll' clouds, beS8
2000 ft. top 5000 ft; 10/10 middle.
base 13,000 ft. top 15.000 ft.
Same 8S Outgoina.
GUlIII: 5/10 low clouds, hose 2000
tt. top 6000 ft.
Saipan: 6/10 low cloud \ bese 1800
ttl top 7000 ttl 6/10 middle clouds.
at 15,000 ft.
Winds Aloft - Forecast
Base to 25
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N 25"N to EON 32?tj to
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Target
1 0 ~ O O O 175/22 10 230/20 7
260/2Q 2 270/30 2
5~ C ' o o 160/25 18 185/20 14 250/20 8 250/20 8
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Surface 120/26 95116 23 270/10
12 220/10 10
Winds Aloft _ otlserved
Base to 29?N 200tf to 300N 300N to
14"N
Ta:tget
10..12iOOO 200/20 210/30 240/40
265/33 79.000 200/25 215/
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PART 1 RADAR COONT
1.. Qtmn.l:
0.. Search a.1rcraf't were schedulCid to p6.rtioipo.te
on these Due to 2 enrly returns. only 5 operntors completed
their prescribed senrell. This search was perfoMed for the purpose
or mninto.ining a oonstnnt watch on 0.11 suspecteo enemy radar frequencies.
b. A totOol of 75 signnls was logged, but after analysis for
repetition and this number was resolved into 39 separate
signo.le.
c. No offensive counter measures were em:ployed on these mis ...
sions.
2. Results of Search: NOTE I In the following. IHI preceding
the coordinates indicates that thClY are the lOCation of ths instecept.
ILl preceding the coordinates indicates that they are the lOcation of
the ro.dnr.
0.. OM unde'bJrmil3ed 15igno.l was heard:
140/208. Other than this signal. intercopts wore
chnro.cteristies.
113/S00/60/ H-34/2SN...
of identifiable
b. Signals intercepted in to.rget arGo. were as followsl
ISTICS
H..36/0OO .. l39/30E
H-3S/00N 140/00E
H-35/15N .. 140/15E
H..36/00N .. 139/30E
H..3S/40N - 139/508
H-35/40N .. 140/S5E
H_35/1SN _ 140/1SE
H..36/00N - 139/30E
H_36/00H _ 139/30E
H_36/00R _ 139/30S:
H_35/40N _ 139/S0E
65/450/22
67.5/1000/20
67.S/500/65
71/600/40
73/800/35
74/1000/10
75/2..3000/10.15
77/4000/12.5
79/4000/7,5
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200/HigtVShort
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UKrA WD 3
llITA 1120 3
WKTA WD 3
Jm:VI MOD 1.2, or 3
WltTA YOD 1.2. er &
l&TA..MOD 3 signals e and 0 were reported as a PM of 4000.
dOTiat1ng conaldorah1y fro. the norlllal eharaoterbtios or 2000. It
1_ the PRF determination is in error.
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(2)
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(5 )
(6)
(7)
(0)
(9 )
(10)
(11 )
o. S1p'la11 intercepted en route, to target were n.a followa I
QlU,BAgtlRI%ICS
.mi
(1 ) 66/1000/25
.--1'/50N _ 1'0/00 III CHI
(2) 66/500/65
..../10N _ 1'0/'0 III CIll
H_29/S0N - 141/008
III eRl
(,) 50/000/30-40
8.32/301 .. HO/IOE
III CHI
(4) 71/000/40
:I5/00N _ 1'0/00 III eRl
(5) 73/600/:55
H-35/00H .. HO/OaE
llK CIn
(0) 76.5/750/40
H_33/10N _ 140/30 llK CHI
(7) 79.5/550/42
B-37/00N .. 142/l0E
III CHI
(6) 79.5/375/37
H-3lV'30N .. 139/S0E
III CHl
(9 ) 60/40/25
B-W15N .. 138/S0S
III eRl
(l0)
92/600_1200/11_25 H.,4/10N - l'O/ooE
UK 1 WOO 1
.....
.I1.lLB 11
!H. J! .Ii .I
CHARACTERISTICS
(11)
(12)
(13)
(14)
(l5 )
(1.)
(17)
(18 )
(19)
(20)
(21 )
(22)
(23)
(24)
(25t
(25)
(27)
(28)
94/2000/24
96/600/20
96/700/20
98/400/20
103/500/15
104/1000/20
lOS/1000/ __

113/500/60
147/700/10
148/1000/10
157/600/17
152/'25/8.5
154/480/12
156/1050/7.2
157/600/15
158/500/9
190/900/4.5
H.36/00N _ 139/30E
H.33/40N 139/15E
_ 138/1SE
_ 138/1SE
H-33/10N - 139/358
H-33/10N 140/JOE
H-30/30N _ 139/30E
H-34/30N - 138/10E
H-34/:1SN - 140/2OE
H-29/501 - 141/008
H...34/ION _ 14o/20E
H-33/25N - 1401208
H-32/30R ... 139/50E
H_34/45N _ 138/15E
H-34/50N - 139/00E
H-33/30N _ 1tO/2SE
H-20/20N - Ho/3oE
H-34/S0N - 139/00E
wr.: 1 MOD 1
UK 1 WO 1
IlK 1 lIOO 1
1lX 1 1:00 1
).!K 1 1100 1
MK: 1 ),fOO 1
l!B: 1 MOD 1
1'tK 1 MOD 1
7
l!X 1 1100 3
I.!K 1 li!OD :5
UK 1 1100 3
111. 1 },lOD 3
1m: 1 MOD 3
15KVI 000 4
YK 1 100 3
lolX 1 uao 3
IlITA IDO 1,2, or ,
3. Analysis and Conclusions:
U. No O/F'ing of signals WQB possible due to lock of proper
equipment.

in the
b
'l'olcyo
Severll1 GL signals-2b (11)-in the 2oo-mc bond were heard
area with radio froquencies too close to permit sepnratioQ.
I
c. Heavy under cast (8/10 to 10/10) waS encountered around
the ta.rget and flak was Mager and innccura.te. The 80/21500/8 signal
wo.s o.ssocintod wi th a burst directly below the aircraft. SeQrchl1ghts
uero

PART II _ RADIO
1. Strike Recortsl Twenty-six Strike Reports (Samba Away) mea_
.o.ge. were received by the Wing Ground Stations. Too 73rd re-
ceived 2 bombs away messnges Crom 1 aircraft. Tho second messQt;e wus
sent to correct o.n error in the first.
2. '0% Tr:l.ftluaJaaiona: UCCPAC weather and time signals were trans-
JRitted at scheduled U.s. tro.fUc During the lata hours
of the mi88iona. wo.tber .(\s trflftsm.ittod oCf schedule due to bGa:fy
'b"llf'flc duriDf; tbl scheduled tro.nam.laaion period..
3. fr'puepci'" All strike frequencies received a few Instances
of CW. voice. and IIC1I' Int(3rferenee. bol1eved to be enellY att4lblpts o.t
jOJllaing. During oarly ..rnlng hours. IIt:ltlons with colIs HIIDe o.D4
cnused Interforor1Oo on 11.080 ko.. J. .rap voioo e'Catlion
bearint; 310
0
to 315
0
from So.lpnn. oau.ed eonaidoroble Interferenoo on
6055 kcs o.t 13001. Atmospheric interferenoe WOoS alight throughout th&
mill.ion. Two were intercepted by the 73rd ling Ground
monitorlD.! the Air-Soo. Rescue frequencies. The ere In ref.r-
enco te pbnea o.nd taking off fro. 1wo Jilll.tl. P'ollowln& U A
poroenbgo breakdown of tro.ftic per frequoQOyr 25 %"1\-1.
65 %on 7 1Mt;ll.cYGles; 15 :c on 11 magac:;:yclcs.
-Z)-
JI.llllJl
4-. Na.vi.n.tionlll Aills I Elevan HF/DF benrinr;:s and 2 VHF/OF beo.r-
inr;:s were requested nnd obta.ined durinr;: thi8 mission, Ro.nges nod
were used with good results. Ona pilot reportod homing in ell the wa.y
from the Jnpa.nese mo.inland on KRHO. a?I stntion nt So.ipo.n.
5. Net Ois9ipline And S,curityt Net discipline was good through-
out the missions. Two instances of nircratt radio operators breaking
in on aircraft transmissions wero recorded. Corrective measures
been mado within the Groups to prevent further insto.nces of thiO
sort. Security WIlS gOOd. One aircraft operator broke ro.dio silence
to sny ha wo.s a.borting o.nd returning to Another requested WGo.ther
from lwo in the clear. These operc.tor8 wero notified of their errors
and co.utioned ngo.inst future mistakes of this type.
6. Enemy TrAnsmissions! The rol10wing incidents of jamming and
enemy trD.nsm.1ssions were noted duripg these missions t
0.. 3145 kcs:
(1) Jap nat operating near targot 'Wtl.lJ ineffective.
(2) Voice trnnslll1ssions 'lt 2125Z llOTe ineffoctive.
(3) Tone at l530Z WQ.B ineffective.
(4) CWo voice. and tone jo.mm1ng blocking out ground station
an hour after teJce.o1'f 1mB effective.
(5) Jumbled aw over tcrget waS etfeottve.
b.. 6055 kcs:
(1) C\Y interference o.t 1806Z WOos effootive.
(2) Continou8 Carrier Oot l747Z was ineffective.
(3) Jap broadcast station. modero.te signo.1 strength. WQ.S
partially effective..
(4) CWat l80SZ.l900Z. and over to.rget wnl pnrtinl1y
effective.
o. 11060 kcst N9l1g1ble.
4. 3990 kC8& V'I and oscillo.tions nt lSOOZ were partially
&tteoti".
o. 7415 kcol CW at l700Z was pnrtiolly effective.
t. 10520 kcsi CW from 1tOOZ to 1600Z wo.e ineffective.
8. Qhtjrelll Approxblato1y 1 hour ILfter take-off, an ..
reloyod 11ft 50S /BOnar for another nirornft to the round Itntioft. Thi8
_a1d all. aircraft wna on 2 engine_, of 168 derces. ADCC
... notlfied 111. vie. of the fact that the ground ato.tion could not con..
tAct tbB diatresaed aircraft duo to heavy enemy interferenco, (soe pnra.-
gepb 6, lubplLJ'o.roph 8., (1) a.bove). the aircraft reached baso and
1a.ndo4 sate 1,.
-....
___________ &11
9. &guiploat HA1functlpn'l AHl4RT-131 6 1 DC .140-
tone. ABlABN-71 1 1 indicator 7 ,.nae Qn-
tennna brOken, 1 loop torn from fuaelo.ge, 80_348: 2 inoporo. ..
tho. SCR-S221 1 inop.rative. 1 intern.ittent cperntion. 1
inoperntive. 6 microphone mtohea Inopero.tlve. 3 pilot miorophone
awttche. inoperQ,t1Ve. 1 thi'oo.t mlcrQphcftO Inoporat1VO. 16
or (1 co." of due to altitude'
E-
.1111.1.1
U i ~ l l i I
D
INTEYelGEliCE
Part I - Enemv Air Opposition
PU't II .. Enemy AntlG.1rcratt
Part III .. Damage Aes.ment
."In' h. Hdt.&7
....
1! ! Jl.!! .!U
PARr I ENEMY AD oppOSITION
1. Mission No. 55 (SbhuokQ.) I Twonty...two onemy aircraft woro
sighted. Two of thoso TIE o.nd tlv3 othan SIE, They were not
othorwise identlflod. There were no a.ttncka.
2, Mission No. 56 (Tokyo).
0.. Fifty-nine enemy alrcro.!'t were sightod I only :5 attaCK:S,
0.11 on tb;l tail nnd all level, were made. One of the Ilttnckera, a
Tony, came in from 5 ocloCk lovel on a poorly exoouted"putault At
500 yords the E/A tried to brenk g.way, but failed. Accurate fire by
the to.ll gunner set the Eli.. left wing cd'lre Md tho Tony exploded nnd
ornshed.
b. Maqy of the non-attacking g,lrcrnft g,ppog,rcd to be trying
to m::.neuvar tor taU o:ttllcks. Tho 8_29' IS lett them before they could
get into position, The non_ntto.ekers included 21 sis, TIE, and
the rest U/I. No 8-29' 8 were lost to E/A.
3.
sighted;
I fran I
clo.ims.
4.
lSI ion No. 51 Twenty-two enemy o.ircro.ft .ore
only 3 o.tto.cks wore o.s follows: 1 from 9 o'clock
o'clock loval, nnd 1 from 6 o'clock below. There were no
No 8.29 woos known to have been loet to enemy air nction.
-Balls of Fin' I
0.. Nenr lo.nd' s end, attar bombing the secondnry targot (Tokyo
Bay Area) nt l617Z, altitude 9000 ft, observation of what nppeo.red
to bo n bnll of fire nbout the sho of n baslcetbnll wns made at 5 0' clock
level nnd about 300 yards behind a 8_29. Eva.sive a.ction, in the form
of turna. woos mOode by the 8-29. The bnll of firo, altbough it turned
ineide the B-29, fell behind on the turns but gained on the straightaway.
Losing oltitude to 6000 ft, o.n Ooirspeed of 295 woos Oottnined and the
ball of fire fell behind, finally turning back townrd the coast. It 1s
estimatod that the ball of fire followed for 5 or 6 minutes. Ono crew
.-mbor bolieved he 'o.w, behind tho bo.ll of firo. 0. fnint, unsteady,
short streamor whicb appenred to fade when tho ball of firo turned and
to incroa.e in intons1ty when on n strnitht course. Tbi. 5tronmor wn,
obaorvod for about I minute attar the bOoll of fire bended ba.ck for tho
eooatJ 1t then eonaed abruptly. k blister gunner on this crow thought
be .aw a wing 1n connection with the bnll of fire and that the wing hOod
n nnvigat10n light burniD! on it. tip.
b_ Just af'ter 100."0& tho aeeondary to.rget (Tllkyo hy Areo.)
a.t 18141 OD a oourae or 120 40grGeI IU\d. at o.n altitwto of 7000 toet...
Ibul of tire
l
... ob.orved foUawin!!: III B_2$I o.t 4. o'oloct. The B-S
toOk eVQ..ive action by and losing 500 roet 1n nltitudo,
inc oourse 8.11 amoh a.a 35 degreos. and VllZying nirapeod tree. 205 to 250
.,h. 18 a result. the bnll of tire was loat 3 times when it passod
through oloudl. but, on elllOrl;in,. 1t nl;nin got on tho tail ot tho 8.. 25.
The bnll ot fire seemed to have n phosphore_cont glow. It stayed w1tb
tho B_29 tor approximntoly 5 minutes neroas Tokyo Bny, atter
41ao.ppenred.
O. Aftor the seeondnry (Tokyo Bay Area) nt
1813Z and flying neross the peninsula at land'a end on n hending ot
115 dogrees, altitude eoco foeti a wni,t gunner observed what he firlt
thDught to be an M1ber-0010rod light on the ground. Tho obal.\"ed 11ght'
WIUI then .eon te bo tollowiDg nnd olosing on the niroroJ't, nw thB ID&O
.27.
ili
time The commondor to 12.000 teot
then descendod to 10.000 foot but the of firo' continued to
tollow, ",t this time the rodar operator picked up nn o.ircraft
1 milo behind. Tho toil gunner then noticed stroam of firo coming
out in bursts from tho obj3ct following them, bursts of
flame estimntod at 24 nnd6 inchos long. wore soon for
6 to e minutos, when the firo dlsappeered completely. No explosion
soon. Tho ballot fire wns estimated to be 12 inchos in diameter.
tho course of this oxperience, the airplane commander varied
courso from 115 to 150 degrees and nltitudes from BOOO to 120000 teet.
The ball of fire followod the evaSive action, although at timos
it "Pponred to fall bohind and then gain. ThO tail gunner further re...
ported that the f1amo appoated to gain and diminish in intensity.
Inst soon. tho bnll of fire waS apprOXimately 25 to 30 miles beyond
coest ovor the. oco::.n.
d. Two orange 'balls of tire' observed, 1 noar the IP
and the other over the prll11llI';: target areu. They llppoared to CO!llEl
from the ground and then move evon with the 8-29s along the flight
po.tha. No oxplosions W:lre obsorved

1, EMmy AlA Fire:


0.. Torget; SbizuokB A/C Engino PlGnt:
(1) Forty-oight;.JC of the 314th Wing Iltto.cked the pri-
mary botwoen 1630Z...1635Z from 7000-9000 ft USing nxos of attnck
from 344_26
0
The undercast ovor the tnrget was from 0/10_2110, but
hoz;e ond smoke restricted visibility. Wind over tho torget o.t bombing
o.ltltudo waS Crom 265 degroes ot 33 knots,
(2) Only modium flak was reportod over the target. It
WaS mongor and generally inaccuroto. BOavy and medium, meager and in-
nceuro.te flnk wrs encountered ovor Shimizu over tho Bny.
(3) No Ale was lost. Only 1 wns damo.god. that by a med-
ium-eo.l1ber explosive shell.
(4) Only one aonrchlight wns reportod. It tailod to
illuminate the ;';C.
(5) Rone or thG signals intercepted by tho ReM observer
on thll lIl'salon had OL radar chnro.cterllJtics,
b. Tpr,ot; Primpry - Ot3:l9'lymi Hnkg"mo En,ine PlAnt,
Secondary _ City o( tokyo,
(1) Forty-eight Alc of the 313th attacked the prl ...
tattgot between 1614Z-l753Z from 6000...eOOO tt on an axis ot ntto.ek
of opprox1mo.tGly 284
0
through 10/10 undercoat. Wind over tho tnrpt. nt
bombing nltitude was from 260 degree. at 28 knots.
(2) Eighteon Ale of thb Wing bombed the nooDllary tar-
betweon 1705Z-1741Z Crom 9000 ... 10.000 it through 10/10
-al_
L.II...... Ji.l. i!.I
(3) Both honvy nnd mGdium flnk wore reported. Pire wtl..,
mostly monger nnd inncourntc.
(4) No J./e Wnil lost to tl:l.k. Three received minor fh.k
dam.c.go,
(S) Seo.rchlights WGro roportod ClS very ineffective. MC-
observntion of their number nnd location wnS impossible beco.ulG
of solid underco..st.
c. Tr:.Uotl Primary - Tnc}rlknwn biG Co Plo.nt
SQcondnry - Kg.wMMi.
(1) Sixty-one Ale of tho 73rd "ling bombod the primnry tnr-
get between 1730Z1934Z from 57007200 ft using axe., of o.tto.ck from
35S
o
11t
O
through 9/10-10/10 underonst. Wind over tho to.rget nt banb-
ing nltitudo wns from 250
0
nt 2B K.
(2) Porty-oight;VC of this Wing bombed the secondnry tar-
get 174SZ_1932Z from 5000-9100 ft. through 9/10_10/10 undercClat.
(3) Both heavy and modium firo WGro reported. Pire
mostly menger and inaccurate.
(4 )
;.jC were dMlo.ged
Kawns nk i.
(5)

No AlC were known lost ns 0. rosult of enemy No
over Tachikawn. and 1 recievod minor flak damage over
Searchlights were ineffectivG bocnuso of tho hGnvy

2. Our Tactics versus A/rtl Excopt for 0. fow AlC, no ovasive


tactics wero used.
3. _lr_to_Alr Bombipg and RoCkets:
0.. For 'bnlls of firo' observo.tions, see hnnex D, Part I,
b. Crews of thO 313th 'ling reported 15-20 phosphorus bombs
exploding with 0. reddish burst and drifting down alowly
o. One of the 3l3tb crewa obsorved on the routo bo.ck,
o1'wr 6 minutes flight beyond lo,nd' a end, a lorge brllliMt red bunt
sl1htly below the level of tho AlC, which waS flying at 10,000 ft,
thereafter, 0. don80 cluator of white buret. (each Qbout
tbo abe ot Q, beo.T)' flair: bllrllt) exploded In grent numbers (aetimnted
Go't a.boQt 200) nbou.t the initial red burst, Those bunts hung in tha
AU' tor approxtaately 10 second. and thon 810wly died out, ;"t the
8AM tl_. Cl DIl.'Ya.l ".se1 11118 piCked up on tba rn40r scope o.pprox1llll1toly
5 mle' troa tbe Alc, 10 E/.. _re SGEm in the vicinity.
d. One 314th Wing orew reported an inefreotive phosphorua
bolllb o.tto.ok by a team of 3 onemy 0.1 rorn.ft.
e, One B.29 of the 73nl Wing flying at 8000 ft. was followod
trom Tori Shima to tho ta.rget by an E/A, Somewhere between Tori Shima.
and 100ndfo.11 objeota thought to bo rookets wore seen, Two were grel'D,
3 red, Md :5 whi teo
-....
PART III DAK'.,GE ;'SSE;SSYENT REPORt (T;.RGEI 1515)
NAK,;,.JUIA ..:,.IRCRi.FT CO, _ KOIZULlI PI,,;,.NT
36/15/00 N139/23/15 E
Sm&jJty
This report D.S8euoS dtllllnge to Target 1545, resulting from X.a
Bomber Commend Mis.ion 56 of 3 April 1945.
New do.mage 1:1 concentrated in the western nnd central pD.rt of the
plant; dll.mnged bUildings include a warehouse, building,
machine shop, nnd II. finishing building,
Total intlicted by this mission is 353,600 sq. ft or 9.5%
of tho totnl roof nreo., Total to date 15 882,900 sq. ft., or
23.6% of the totnl roof area.
Eighteen smnll buildings were relllOvod rrom tho plnnt areo. during
the period 12 Fobruo.ry 1945 to 24 llnrch 1945. For this l"Oason it ill
not possible to definitely determine the truo amount
STATISTICAL SlM4AR! OF DJJMGE
1. Damage from current strikol
square feet
of roof
per cont of origin0.1
roof un
Destroyod
Structurn1 damago
Superficial:
1. Gutted
2. Yinor roof daoage
Totn1 dnmage
2. Tot:ll dam:lgo to do.to
Destroyed
Structural damaga
Suporrich1l
1. Guttod
2. lanor root da.mngo
Totnl dama.gtl
226,600
353,600
squo.re teet
of roof ;,reg.
726,300
26.000
682,900
3.'
_.1
9.5
per cent of origino.1
foof QIep..
3.5
19.6
,7
23.8
Totnl orlpbD.1 roof areal 3,700,000 sq. tt.
To'tal root area. removed 118 of 24 ltuch 1945 t
Per oont or roof D.reo. removed I m.8%
Total roof area reJla.1n1ns a.a of 24 lla.reb 1945 t
Por cent ot to.to.l root crea. rMOvod or dD.lll.agod
(Seo Ret. a)
1,064,000 sq. ft.
2w636,OOO sq. ft.
a.t pre.ontl s2%
ITQillATIOIf r;, OJJ.!kGE
(Seo po.ge 31)
ill1. Ii >;,I
Bu.lldiL,g Roof Area. D.liJ.i,.GE IN S:lUAAE FEET
lumber in square SUPERFICIAL Percent Function of
Rot A

De.tr...... d tructura.l utted nor Totll.l of roof comment
20,000
20 000 100 U Identif

20 000 .0 eknuse
--a- a 9 600 60 Btor

.. .,000 ,000 9,000 100 Un:! dentifled, destroyed


or remo_d nr.vious to strike
---
50 5,000 5,000 5.000 100 Unidentified, destroyed
or removed preT10us to strike,
..
6" 000 60000 20 a l\". finisher"
7. SO,OOO 50,000 50,000 100

r ro.......ve bero... s tr e

23 000 50 P"r"s
40 000 BO C

0
-:;;;-
17 000 17 000 00

r
...
..
In
po
to>
...

,
TOTAL
Rererenc I Il.
b.
It
jg1ill'IOH OF DAMAGE
127,000 226.600 353,600
aIU IDdu8trlnl Report 4. 4. WaTch 1945
eID DQ.IlI.Q.go Auel5sment R'port No. 12, 2 March 194.5
,-

""
'" ,,,

...
Pbotogro:phy used' Pre-strike: 3PRSl!4S-21 50.52
3PR5ll982; 20.2U 0.00 3Ll 36-38
Poat_striker 3PRSW14J-21 25-26
lIQ.R.!!I
PQRf III DAlWlE ASStSSUENT REPORT (WOET 792)
TACHIUWA AIRCRLFT CO,
35/d2 N-_139/U E
This roport Qssesses tE forgot 792 from XXI
Bombor Command 57 of 3 1945.
Poat_strike photography reveals o.bout 365,061 sq. ft. of thel
to be npproximately 12,7% of the total roof area.
In addition to tho abovo damage, 1 amall miscellaneous building
representing 0. toto.l of about 46.000 sq. ft were dostroyed.
Toto.! do.mo.ge to this tnrgct to do.to is o.bout 505,081 sq. ft or
17.5% of the total roof aren.
STAtISTICAL SUWARY OF O.Qll,\CE
1. PomPtp from curront .trike I
squn.ro foet
of roof
pOl' cont of origInal
roof grea
Deatroyod
Structural
Supori'iclo.11
1. Gutted
2. Minor roof damagG
Tota.l dQ.lllQ.t;e
:a. ,!,ot"l d QJDllO to d llte I
De.Uoy.4
StruetlU'tU. dtUll&g6
Supert101a.l
1. htt.'
.. lUaor root dallUlg8
hto14_
222,656
54,664
365,061
squaro fcet
of roo( Q,reo.
101,061
:516,65l5
81.364
505.081
pOl' cent of original
roof afon
ll.O
'.0
11.5
-31-

D9lIWIOH W QAMAQE
Building Root Ar.a DAJU,GE Iii SQUARE FEET
Humber in aquQJ" Superrichl Pellcent Function of Bldg.
(Ref ) tlpt (R,t A) p"trRY,4 StructyrQ1 Qutt,d Minor Total of [Qof
Reference I A. CIU Do.mD.l" Aaaessment Report 110. IS, 5 :.larch 1945,
1.
504.,200 135,86. 36.864 172,728 56.7 Sub Oossemb1y
2. 118,000 14.. 'i92 14.792 12.S ProbOoble shap1ng
and fOobrico.tion.
>.
235,000 87.&61 72,000 18.000 177,561 75.5 Probnb1e shOoping
and fnbricntion
TOTAL 87.561 222,656 54,664 365,081
...
...
on
..
...
..

ueadl
Pr, -atrike :
Poat.str1ke I
3PR5YS6_5R1IOO
3PR5W:14021 12, 13
3PR5M140.3RI 26_30
..
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10
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...
NAKAJ IMA AII-({;I-(Ar I GO.
KOIZUMI PLANT
TARGET-1545 MISSION NO.-56
-
~ ......a . _ . " - - - - - - . - - ~ _ ~ _
SECRET
TACHIKAWA AIRCRAFT CO.
TARGET NO.-792
MISSION NO. 57
ANNEX-O-
PART-l!L-
EXHIBIT-B-
!l.lllit
COmOLIDATTD STATISTICAL SOr.:MARX
SECRET
XXI BOMBER COMMAND
CONSOLIDATED STATISTICAL SUMMARY OF COMBAT OPERATIONS
FORM 34
NIGHT ,,,,,'!flsT FIN>OnlT "-JlGE'"
r.ti tsubishi :.. ircro.ft Engino ?lant, Nagoya 314
Nakajinl .ircreft Engino MUBllshino plant, rok;yo 73
Shizuolo :.ireraft Engino plant, Shbuoko. 31.4
NUMj1r.J!l. :.irereft Koizumi 313
'Itlehlkaoo :.ireraft Plont, 'IUehikoiio 73
mss
ION
,'}48
;;51
;)55
;;56
;)57
D:.:m
30 r,prch 1945
1 1945
3 1945
3 1945
3 _pril 1945
T.:.RGEI' .;:n;G
In'ECTIYENmS OF MISSIC1B

.;.1rcrllft Bombin,g pri..tlery
Bombs Dropped on pr1J::e.ry.

.300
279
2028 Tons
COOT OF MISS!C1lS
:.ircrllft LOS t
.:.ircroft Inz:t1god.
Cl"On l$IDbor casualties.
1
19
76
Bomhln,g Rosults - strike llnd post-mission roeonnnissanee JPlotography
insufficient to cake aeeurllte danage
SECRET
':'irerstt r.c.nding :.t :rr.o Jim'J. 13
prepared 11 _'_pril 1945
"'flO STATISTICAL COHTIIOL UNIT
NO'lE1 .\ircroft r.anding at rrro Jima: {lSI - 4 :vc ehort of fuel.
1 .VC engine faa thered and sha
o:f fuel.
:Jc battle de.Ill&.Be- short of'
fuel.
1 ..Jc false weather InforIIll. tia
Mission #56 - 2 :vC short of fuel.
M:issicm fJ.S? - 4 :vC short of fuel.


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314
65 "
48 1
49 II 3 ""F-
1001 Z 1141 Z 4. 0013 z 0220 Z 48
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313
160 70 3
68< 3 0'924 Z 1032 Z 3-4 :.p 2224 Z 0144 z 43
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61 7
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175 U5 3 113 f 3 HoB z 1235 Z 3-4 .p 2330 Z 0410 Z 61 47 1
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109 4
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400 245 7 242 3 0924 z l235 Z 3-4 :.p 2224 Z 0410 Z 152 65 1 7 225 17
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tal - Nt t tiona at 'PinDOi t Tar.llet
612 389 14 380 279 65 1 10
355 <5
only 1 group participated. b 2 super-dumboB and 1 flare :JO.
f5 only 2 groups pnrticipated. -d 10 flnro .'JO. e super-dwnbOEl.
! 1. :.Ie airborne. i 2-spare 1./0 airborne.
_Urcraft carryinB only flares have boon 8ep1reted .from the trAin force. nherevar pooslble.

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