Vous êtes sur la page 1sur 56

RailED

UISSION ltlJ: 67
FLO WN 14 APR 1545
COPY NO. 11S
By auU:orl.y of
C.G. Twentieth Air l'orc$
~ L ~ ' f _ ' i ~ _ ' g
'fJ tel tlnilla13)
HEADQUARTERS
XXI BOMBER COMMAND
APO IS4
111'11
HEADQUARTERS
W BOMBER COI.ilUo.ND
APe ""
TACT leAL .wSSIOH REPORT
Field Ordor No. 56 Kinion No. 67
Targetl Tokyo }.rlenCLl AToll.
13 - 14 April 1945
Table of Cootentf
'"
...J.L
Tactical Nnrratl ve



1
Annex D - Intelligence
Part I _ Enemy Air Opposition
Pll.l't II Enemy Antiaircraft and
Air_to_Air Bombing
Part III - DWllage AssesslIlllnt
Mnl;lX A Operntion.
Part I - Nll:vlgo.tion Track Chart 0 "
Part II - BOfllbardlers' Alliin(; Pointa lU14 Dllta.
Part III _ Flight Engineering C'bo.r'h
Part IV Rndnr Report.
Part V _ Air .SOIl. Rescue
Annex B
-
;1Jeo.ther
. . . . . . . . .
PQ.l't I
. . .

Part II Cho.rt
_ Forecll.st l'(o:lther
v.
ObServed Wflather



Prognostic l!np

.
IV - SynoptiC 1fu.p
Annex C
-
COlMll,lnicotioDS
. .


Part I - RlI.dar Counter Uonllure.

Part II
_ Rll.dio.

Annex E
Annex F
Annex G
Consolidoted Sto.t1st1cal Summary
XXI Bomber Conunllnd Field Order.
01.stribution. '0
Prepared By I

. .
. . . . . .

,.
11
11
1&
15
,.
IT
10
20
21
22
.,
27
'0
31

"35
"
..
53
A-2 Section.
xn Bomber CornmllJ'ld
Il1lulnlllllll .......
II 81'0RI'1' ..
HBy AIltb or tbI A., II
11 ID I_bel' Co ''''1
" ITV::"
II UMq-a
I I Do:te Ia!tlo.11 II
111111 n IUlllIIIIIllI1
H&\J)QUARTERS
W BCIi8IR CCli1lAID
;.po 234
SUBJECT. Report of Operatione. 13-14 April 1915
TOI COlllIIIanding Genoral, Twentieth Air Porce. Wo..lh1npn 15, D.C,
1. IDOOIflCAtION cr MISSIOII
n. Field Order Ro. 56, Reo.dqunrten xu: Belibel' Ca_ud bted
12 .April 1945. directed the 73rd, 313th Ml1 nUh BOIIbl1ta.at 'ft. to
pt"xtlclpo.te in M nttnclc: o.go.lnlt 0.1'1 aren to.rgot on BoUbll..
b. Tgrgets Specified;
(1) Primary 10[gots: TokyO AtSenQl CaapI.x,
(2) SecondAry n.gd Lost Relort TtY'Cetpl Kone wen apctel1'ied.
n. Imoortnnee of the This o.ron l' probf'.bly the grent_
ost oxlGnn} complex in tho Jnpnnose Empire. It contains over n dOlen
hrgo =4 lwportc.nt tll"lIonnl to.rgets intorsparscd wi th trnnsportntion.
industrinl, nnd SCientific resenrch instcllntions. It :lIso cont:l.lns
m:my Industrio.l workers' qU:l.rters.
b. pewls of Plq.nning Operg,tionp.l:
(1) Bombing Plgns:
(a) Dotermination of Bomb Load:
.1. Bomb loo.d wns as follows: 9S pOI' cent in-
cendio.ry bomb:! Ilnd clusters and S per Cent. general_purpose bombs
.,g. No maximum or minimwn bomb load lmS specl"'-
fiod. It wns estimnted thnt the nircr::Li't of the 73rd nnd 313th
Wings lIOuld be o.ble to cnrry 11 potenthl lond of' npproxi.l:lo.tely 17.000
pounds. It Wns estimntod tho.t 314th Wing would be nblo to co.rry o.pprox-
imo.tely 10,000 pounds. Aaununition land to bo carriod lmS ost1l11ated to
bo approxill1o.tely 200 pounds.
Tho U69 bomb in nimo.blo clusters Wn" selected
:'IS the bost bomb for this mission bocnuso I
.A. ItG penetration obaro.cteristiCS fll"e
ablo for stnrting firos in light and medium typo buildings.
).Iultlple hits frolll these bOlllbs would ant-
Ul"nte fire defoMos.
-1-

beC(l.UllG I
Jl- Treaend01.ls tiN PORI' baa 1 dl'Ol'Gt1; locul.
:R. _e410.to lIPPUo.noe tire could b. expeoted.

.a. 'ire. 8010 by aircraft, 10.... -ttb .11.1


should 881'1'0 to mull: 10M rec...ende4 31a1ng pointe 80 'Uaat noM".ac
pIMO' could .1m on those o.roCl8.
L Penetration cho.l':.curllUos ot to. ....
Buitable tor ponetro.tlng hso.vy t,ypo buildibls.
... lra1titl.1 tire .,relUl Ire. boas WIl14 '"
suffioient 1:0 starting aeo11 scale collf'lllpUtioM S-dtll_q ... U. lip
tire.fighting equipment. g1Tlng tho 1169 boab. 4roppea II. bettor obutoe to
oretl,te a.ppl1o.l'IOe tlrol llnd hence etho!' coftl'lGll'a.tloDII
... One SOO.pound bcab .. to 1:le 10..... III ellOJl
o.lrcr::U't with incend1o.ry bOlllba o.nd clustorll in order to 411",,1: 0I'1Ul-
!ted nnd o.l815t l;One!'o.l_pw'p08l1 be-b. fllae4 with '110 tu
in ordol' to give nil' burst tlbove tho to.r,et. thereby dhruptiD& orpa-
hod fire-fighters (lnd keeping tMlII in sheltors until ooDf'10ll'a.tl0DII
could hAve boon llturtlld by inc_ndlQry bomb. or clUltera.
.. .,\ one-hundred toot InterTll.lOll.eter .ettiq;
WOoS chosen for plnnes co.rry1ng baubll beCaWlOI
lL. Six bombs would bo cllorried on eo.ch .1;o.Uaa.
ll. Density to set 1JIlmedlOote a.p.
p11:mce fires in nn aTeo. 2500 to 3000 feet in length could bl!l o:qlected.
1.. J,. f1fty foot 1nterTo.lometer settinr; _.
chosen for plo.nes c:lrry1ng o.1ao.ble clusters beca.use tho dell..ity
fro!:!. each plaDe load 1mS bo11evod suff1cient to /let ll.pplia.nce f"ires OV'BT
o.n llTOo. of o.pproximo.tely 500 feet by 1500 to 2000 feet.
Inceo:Uo..ry ciullterlll _re set to I1t 2500
feet o.bOTO tb!l tArget beoo.u.o:
A. Doualty frca individual patterM
w::u: expected to be STeo.ter than tho.t for hither open1Dg.
k. Str1kiD& veloc1ty obto.1Md by bocils after
olusters open. o.t 2500 reet 11 cOD.l5idered sufficient for penetration of
target.
Jl. u.so of bombing tAbles could b.
made without interpolo.t10n.
(b) Bombing Plg.Mingl
.l.. The offsot a1D.inr; point Will selected beco.u.e
of 1ts prominonce lUI 0. rlldo.r check point. The mean points of impact were
soleoted beco.uae of the1r 1nflaJrlllll1l1ty rAnd 1n ordor to take o.dTlU1to.r of
the wind o.s CUl. aid 1n spre,d1nr; the firos. These point. 11e n.!lllTly on II.
direct 11ne. n!lCess1to.t1ng only Ga:1I.11 chnnSes in course frOlll the in1tio.1
point.
1.H!!1
(.2) Bpicp.t1QMl liMpiP"
Lnnd's ond.
iL course to thia point would nvold '" flll.k nren.
This pI' orl ded a 5004 n4o.r ldlIl rl..l oM* ..
route to the target."
A dco.d ...ckoniDl; point botoN aGldll& lUldtall ..
included to t:::ke co.re or nc:rigo:tIOD _I'J'OI' __
keep tho no.rigo.tors to tho lott or lo.DlStcl1 poiDt.
LW1dfo.ll 0. good rlldlLl' chock poiDt in II. 11_ .lill
tho ini t1a.l point nnd the tnrget.
Thill point supplied 0. !;ood rMo.I' check point into
the tnrget.
;.. right turn was to be mo.de off the tnrget.
Thh 1:510.nd provided a ne.v1go.tion check 118 _11
o.a an CfIlergency lQ.Dding rield.
.i.. Three 1L11l1n& point. (lIP]) Jectea, 1
for each Wlng. and designated U 068098. 040081 aDd 035101 OD III ......
COl:lIIIand Litho-Mosaic "T9i1:yo,Jrea Targets PO.11-201-IDt' 0.-
theso wns loco.tod in tho southwe.tJrn corner of Tl1I'&et 20..... pM_tale
producor of chemiCals, It .tth probable
error of oiOOO foct many of the bombs would drop to tho eD.lt of' the a.1
nnd Nnkn Rivers, NovertheloslI, thore l1I'O .mall but
f('.otorlo$ in this vicinity. e.nd it wns hoped thnt the -:.tto.ck OD' tId.. .s.-
ing point would Qccomplhh their dostrucUOD. A aeoODll pOiD.t ....1....
cd for Torgot 205 to the north, A elrcull;l.l' orror of too\) tl)Ot 1n W.
U'o::-. tl'ould ceet the Ql111rll; potot. ':..nd would 11101040 __bal' f4 ...
portc.nt to.Tbct.e. A third point 1r.l1l In the aOlltbwawrD til
tho torgot. It W;oll felt tha.t with:;:. elreula.r orrOJ' ot .000 t"1: tho ...
northWestern tip of tho be iDcluded.
351eN 140.24.30
to
353.2H 1400430 (IP)
t,
Targot(Tokyo Arsenal)
to
3550N _ 13953E
t,
3537H _ 14033
to
1\10 J 1JlUl.
t,
B."
Bo.so
to
Iwo Jima
to
34.50N UOOOOS
to
(3) Plight EOi'j"ipecring Plnnnip(l
(,) Plight Plg.nl
(b)
run, _re pla.nned for
to be mode.
1. .:..l t1 tude a lI.1ld speedet except; for tll bombing
mo.ximum fUlSl eoonomy o.nd Bo.fety. No CLssel:lbl1el were
Logding I
1. Puel reserve da.ta of previoul ailllilo..r mi,aieDl
irnUc::t.tod th:l.t the Il1rcrllft of the 73rd o.nd 313th WiDl;a 'WOuld ro
quire full wing O;nd canter wing to.nlc:s. Toto.l fuel would be o.pproximntoly
6750 gnllons. It wal eatimntlSd that the ",veu.go aircrot't of the '14th
"!'I1ng would require 1n ll.ddit1on to full wing ond center w1D& tnnlc:s, 1 floU]:
bomb bay to.nk for n totnl fuel lond of opproximately 7300
(4) Ra.da.r Pignningl
(0) Tho rada.r route into this target was Oll excellent
one Q.Dd a good supply of rndnr Icope photogra.phs covering thlll nTea. wore
a.vo.ilnble.
l.HRI1
(b) Proceeding along tho ponia.ulo .outhoaet ot
Tokyo, tho first chock point wa.' a. di.tlftCt llUld projeotion a1: 36
0
U
t
00' N _ 14024'30' E. ;'t thi. point, G. lett tum 'Wn8 to b..... to
tho ini tlo.1 point. which wo.' 0. .bDrp projillotloD into 'l'okyo Bq tIJot;
would rosolvo wol1 on th& scoP".
(0) From tho initiol point to tho to.rl0t. the
course of opproximately 310 dogron trUQ would 100.4 OYOI' Q go04 radAr
off sot aillliog point. that would provide good. l'anse o.ccW'fLOY llDIl uteRI'
for orrors in dofloctlon.
(5) RAder Coueter )lOll.1lUrell Teo IlCK ob.ornr. we_ to
conduct searches for (loamy ligAnl
(6) it1r-Sqp. Ro,cug flg.nnlng.
(a) Tho Ro.vy fUJ'll1abed with tba 401:0.11. of U.
m1sll1on tlnd requosted to furnish fa.cil1t1u tor nll'_'on. rO'Oue prupo
Tho following fO-cUities woro mndo r'.vnll11blo1
l.. throe Il.lbalo.r1ll.0I woro Ita.tiOlled at tho tol_
lowill& po.lt1ons for tho entire miSSiODI 34301 - 1404011:1 S30CII 1401S1.
:nOON _ 14100E.
l. Two surfnco crp.ft 1WOro to bo nt tho toll_1n&
positions: 2800N. 14100E froc 131200Z to 132000Z1 180011 - It430S tor
tho ontiro l:Iission.
Crnsh bonts woro to bo in tho vicinity of
Snip:!.n, Tininn nne! Gu.c.JlI during; tnJce-ort :.nd bondings until such tilllO
:uI l'Ol1ovod by tho control tower
.i. Ono Nc.vy Dumbo Wo.$ to bo at 2000N - 1430(
fro::l 132000Z to tho end of tho oission.
(b) This COCl:lc.nd M81gnod 3 Super_INmbo
ovor tho submc.rino positions designated.
ClJrplc.nos
c. Ibt;;l1s of PIonDing _ Intelliggnce I
(1) EnOr.lV .Air Oooosition: Thoro woro ostimn:ted to bo in
this 100 Qnomy fightQrs ocpablo of night intorcQption and fightor
opposition wtt.3 antioipated to bQ tlodcrnto. It wns nlso expectod tl'nt
improved night-fightin, techniquos, ospeci::l.lly in coordinntion betwoBn
dny fibhtl;rs nnd to:uns, would bo oncountored.
(2) Eooqy Antinirorg,Ct Opposition:
(c.) HOAVY Antiniro.rnft Dofonsgs: In tb;l city of
Tokyo propor nnd 1n its outskirts. thoro 0.1'0 434 honvy Qntio.iroraft
guns. Botwoon 250 nnd 300 would bo wi thin rnnge of the o.1rornft on
the plnnnod nxis of nttnck nnd nt tho proposod altitude of nttnck.
(b) Soarchlights:
hnvo boen oounted in tho Tokyo a.ro,,".
oontrollod.
J.t lonst lIIot'.rChl1ghts
Unny of thoso 0.1'0 known to be


(c) R,gosgr,on4g.t1OO"
1. axil of Attr.c" I 'I'bo a.x1l of ottllCk OD tid.
typo of m181lion is doterminod prlDlQ.rUy by tho.t opproCLOh with af'toru
tho boat rndnT arhat a.ll1l1ng point o.nd ndnr 10.1t1a.1 point 111 lll1D with
tho t..vgct o.raa.. Within thOle I1m1ta. It r.l.. rooc.MlIlled tlDt a1r-
cre.f't tlpproo.ch tho Tokyo Msefttl,l ;'roc. 118 tollow.. PolDt OD.
CMbo. Ponlnsuln OCTOSS Tokyo Bny to the IIIOUtb ot tho do IbN' IlJl4
thooco to tho targot nron. Th1& o.xis or otto.ck Wll.. oonll148r84 better
thr.n c. pOl:Islble a.pproo.ch from Cc.po Bo.nzo on Ch1b:. P.DiMulo. bOOClUO It
would "oop tbD oJrernft out of r:lllgO of tbe lowr.ukl lloIlll tOkohGlla ...
Consol.
b 4lt1tud' I On tbit br.. ilI of l\utCliotlo _"Pone
onCDuntored on pn,t 1Il1a11ona of thlll typo. It WUII roo-.aD4ed tha.t the
oircraft be !l.$Slgned bn.a oltitudo, of 7. 5. aDd 9 tbou.'aa4 teft la aD.
effort to got thea out of effective nap. It ...
rocoMonded thn.t the n1J"cre.f't be .tc.ggero4 in altitu.a. witb1D oCllb 1000-
foot brnclcet.
1.. Til
O
Our Tnrgetl It tba.,
ovory affort be ltu!e to put ell of tb:: niroroJ'1: oyor the ta.rpt lit. till
s!lrtast possible ttlJlQ in order to s::..turnte tho o.ntlt'.lrcMtt .seh
Sgnrchligbt eouatgr MeOfyre'l BnBo4 Ob oz.
porioDce of 0. fell individunl aircraft ovo.dif\!; sonrchl1ghtl (aound-con_
trollod) in the Na.goy:::. o.ron by dCllynchronhntioD of ongincs. it 1m! [0-
ceCl!lOndcd thnt 0.11 nircrnf't dOliytlChronhe 2: ongines from lnndf::..ll unt11
tho scnrchl1ght dofenS\!lS 1'cre clo:\r&d. It ...o.s also rocOllClondod tb::l.t
o(l.Ch nircrnft cnrry ropo to drop before nnd during t!l run on the tnrget.
3. EXECUTION Cf? TIlE !;ISSIffih
a.. Take-orr: Tnko-otf 'WtlS accclllplhb:xl e.s folle...s:
lUng ;'1rcrnft First Aircraft Last ':'ircrnft
Qirborno Toke-Off Tnlro..Qff
73r4 120 l3075lZ l3C1eS7Z
3l3th 115 l30749Z l31017Z"
314th 11> 130720Z l30959Z
ror;.L.
".
130720Z 13l017Z
Tho llbovo doos not include 2 Supor_Dumbos for t1l 73rd Wing nnd 2 for
tho 3l3th 'Hing,
b. Routo Out. Tho courso flown 'WtlS genorally ns briofod.
kJldfnll 'Wtlll easily identifiod.
c. Oyer Tqrb9tlll Throe hundred twenty_savon alrcrnft drop_
pod 0. totnl of 2119.6 tons of bombll on the primn.ry t(ugot nod :5 air-
croft droppod 19.6 tonll on to.rgotll of opportunity.
d. Route BACk I Tho routo bo.ck r.lS CoS briefed -.:1 t.h tha OX-
caption of 6 nircrnf't of tho 313th 'ling thnt roturnod diroet to bOose
without using Iwo Jimn as n check point.
-5_
Lg,nding I
(1) Aircrtd't landed at bases tlndor good wea.tb... ccndlUOftI
c.s f allows I
Fint LMdipg
kat kp41p'
73r'



132120Z
IJ21llZ
1400041
H0027Z
UOllaz
The above does not include 5 aircraft from th.a YIn!. T 'frOla the 313th.
'/fing o.nd 6 from the Wing that landed at lwo Jilla.
(2) Wiu: Soven aiTCro.tt were lost on thia mbeion.
Two wore reported lo.st over the tnrget a.nd 5 !U'o miaslng with DC) in-
fOnl\:l.tion a.s to the calise or locotion of the loaa.
f, Onoroti ODS SlImm(}ry I
(a) Long rnngo ftO.vi6ation w:l.S aimplified. by using
tho Bonins ond Nanpo Shoto isb.nds o.a check points to ond frOlll tho t!U'
got. Rndar WOoS used to grout advn.ntC'.go in obto.in1ng f1XO_
on thoso vurious islWlds. ::md celostio.l wero nlso used on tb14
mission with considornble succoss.
(b) Tor6ot aren nnvigntion wns cnrried out nlmost
ontiroly by Rode'.r Turning point, iniUnl point, nnd offset
l1.1ming poillUl weN nIl eo.sily idontified, Nnvigntors woro nble to leUl
drif"t before tho offset ciming point wus reOocmd.
(c) Thoro were no major deviOotions from the course
out. ".11 nnvigntion wns within nllowoblo tolorWico.
(2) Bombing I (Soo Annex A, Po.rt II. points.)
(0.) Bombing WM genoro.lly co.rriod out o.s plo.nned,
All drcrnft l1.tto.ckill6 during the It\tor stc.gell of tho nttnck hod to
fly thrOugh smoko clouds towering obovo 10,000 fOet, resulting in tur_
bulenco 110 groot thot it Wo.lI often nOcessory for both to control
tro e.irplllDc. .\s 0 result, in plo.nning for fature night inocndlo.ry o.t-
to.cll:s; -thO pro"b"o.blo locotion of smoke clouds will receive incroosed con-
sidoro.t1on when plnnning tho oxis of o.ttook.
(Soo Annox AI Pnrt III. Cor Flight Engineoring: (3)
ohartll )
(b) It took 3 hours for thc toto.l
forco to bomb. nuB time _o.s oonsidered too long. On futuro lII1'l!Ilons
:lll. effort to iJ!IProve tim comprcssibility fo.ctor willbEf.trie4 by giving
to.rget timell in the field ordor o.nd spocifing air speeds en route t.e tJl'>
to.rgot.
ing o.ltitudo of
(n) Climb to Bombinc; Altitudo I
8000 fect wns effooted immodintoly
The Climb to bomb-
o.fter te.ko_off.
(b) Cruiso and Assemblvl Tho t1mo reqUired o.nd fuel
usod in tho crulllo to tho tnrgot wo.s slightly loss tho.n predicted bo_
Co.uso of unoxpectod tnil wim}s. No formo-tion o.5sombly WO.S Judo
5.
(4) (SGe ....nnox A. Port IV, for acope photoa.)
(c) Cruil9 to ToriOtl The crvin OftI' tbe tAr..-
wns mnde W1 tb:lut d1ffleul ty at 230 to 240 IIpb co,} lbr.::l.ted :l11' .,....
(d) ReWo to 801P I The retum to bue .. br 1D-
o.1f'Cr:l!t. J..1ret!l.ft roturning at 15.000 teet tound DO
winds thr:l.n tb('so ot lowor altitude. ond cODlOqucntly they bu!'M4 dlpt-
ly more fuel,
(0.) Esulapnt Pgrformanee I
J... W iJ'Q_13 lOts over to.rget were P4 pu 0.'
opcro.tlve and upon Inndlng woro 93 per cent operll.t1YO.
"-
of tho nirc rart o.nd .;.pR-4
o.irora!'t.
SCR-69S aota were oporntlve ill. iii Pel' 00.
Iota wero oporll.tive 1rl. t6 per Cellt flit $
(b) Radlll' IQYhatl Slu
.L fbore _ro 2362 LorM fina 'rith lUI QYerap
DUU1.m.um rcngo of 1250 no.utlcnl IIlUOI.
),la.ximl1lll rnnge of JJf!APQ-13 ws 100 Il.ll.",tlca.l
milos with nD rengo of milos.
....vorngo Illr.xiCl.11Ill rnl'lgO on lcndfoll WD.' 49
m11os.
.i. Thoro WOTO 265 wind r",ns ta.Jcon wi th c.n evcr_
ago dcviCl.tioD frOlll tho o.vornge wind being 13 dcgroos/e knots,
ll.-ucaum To.ll.be of bencon r.lS 165 mUos with
M c.vorngo mnxlmu::t rnl'lb0 of U:Il..2,
(c) Rgdar 80!jlbingl
1. Two hundred fifty-niDo c.ircrnft bombed by
ro.dnr
l. ....vorago dovi.::l.tion from oxil of nttnok WOI
10 dogroos.
(5) Gunnery: Thoro were no o"'tst(l.odillI; gunMry problom
oqulpl:l.ont wo.. 100 por cant opcro.tivo.
(6) ;;ir_Son RopelJo: (Soo hnnox :.., Po.rt V, for chnrt.)
Thoro _ro no known ditehings on this tli.;don.
&. lI'nntbgr: (See ....nnex B. Pert I, for dot::l.ih.) The won.thor
eor.ditiona oncounterod hnd littlo effect on tho ll.ccolllplishDont of the
chaioo. Te.rget woather we. clonr to 2/10 clowi with 7i.:1ibllity of 5
to 10 tlllis. This we,fl l::l.ter reduced to tero bocll.U,fIO of s:oko.
h. Comt:l.unlcnUoDs:
(1) R"dnT CO\lntQr lleMuros: (Soo i.nnox C. PnTt I, for
dotnils.) A totcl of 64 .si6Dnls W(\8 louod. 40 en routo to or from
tho tt\rgot nOO 24 in tho tnrgot nTOn
.,.
I, Intolli6oce Su'i'DRCP
(l) noD";"ir Ogpp'lt1op" (So. AnDIIX D. Part. I, tor
dotails.) Enelltf Illr oppo.lt1on Wl11 1I116bt to IDOdora.te with 131 ...-r
o.lrcrnft sightod nnd n of 102 o.ttnCkl.
(eJ Strike pbotoa ,bcowo4 ... tlr... !be .....
loco.tion, 1dth tho excoption of Cl. few IlIoJl tirol bOrth ot tbo letJca
R!voJ', could not be det6J'1l11ned.,
(2) (See Annex C. Part n. tor dota.Us,) All
strike froquenchs were tm:orfer&d 1I'1th d\at1ns tb18 ail.IoD. "'10
diacipl1M Will good :md 0. tota.l of 45 strike roporw wu reM1Ye4 ...,.
tho ground at::l.t1ona.
l102.llJ:
dot1".lls. )
(2) Mep hnt1C:1rqnrtl (See.ioQnoz Dw Pllri II, trw
dotdle.) En route to. avor, on wi thdrc.wnl fTC. the 110_
bonvy c.nd medl\Wl llDti:l.lrerC'.tt were encounterod.
(b) Post_strike roeonnniuo.neo showed extoul"
d:u:l.o.go to North Tokyo 0.. rosult of thill nttnck. SIDote s1:111 obscur-
ed 0. portion of the burned on the do.to of the lo.st lucceful
photogrc.phic reeonno.luC'.nco sortic (15 .>prll t1c.1l::ing Iln oxnet
of dnmnge impossiblo. Visible 18 sot tSDtnt1voly
nt 296.000,000 squll.re feet (10.7 squ('.1"e mlles or 6850 noro.) p6ndin&;
noro c.dcquntc photogrr.phic cover. S6vcn nW:lborcd t::u-;;ete dllllUlbod.
Twonty numbered tnrgets nrc within or ndjnccnt to burned nren8 nnd
show c.ddltionr.l da.lllngc when bettor photogrnphs o.vO;Unble.
(0) Yoro thn.'1 20 Photci>rc.phio reoonnn1asO;nce 11118_
lIions hc.vo boon flown to the Tokyo "roc. s1oco IS I.pril, but none ho.w
sccurec photo cover of tho Tokyo "rllonnl Cocplox, "3 n rosult, flnnl
Ir...lil.;;O A8sonmont Ropcrt hns not bOllo. publ1shod. \:hon photos llTO 10.
cured final nsiJossnont is possible, n copy of tho .J..no88Clont
Roport will be forwc.rdod to tho recipients of tho Tc.ctlcnl l.!lsalon
Report.

Hnjor Goncrcl., U.S.;;'.
COc:lall.nding
IJllIIJl2
FVI I _ I I a ~ U C l D Qat:
PVt II ... BcmbardiG's' AIJdD& polAta
JVt III - rl1gbt F'n&i neerios Cba'b"
Part IV Rader Scope Phctoe
Part: V _ A1r-8ea Rescue Chart
MiesioD No. 67
13-14 April 1945
-.-
IlISSION NO

XXI_COM.
T
y
-----7W...
---_.
...
,
. ,
I

Ofa
0
,
..
Apj;tIL 194'
'oR
.o---+-"------+------+-tt-\----t---oo1
- ..

......,..,...
I ,....1J(MIIl._
I
1
-I
I
-+-
I
I
1
I
I
, ,
\\
, \
, \
,
\

'w
\
\
\
,
\ .
'. 1
---J..f' ON
,
.

---t----1-''<c---\--f----
2O
LAND'S ENO
'" 131435Z
13l439l
l31412l
fwo JJMA
'" I"'"
73n1. - 131tOrz. l3l2I6Z
31311\ - J31105Z 131343Z
314th. - 1311081 1313381
TARG[T
"t Losl
1314181 1315521
131422l 13l706l
1317291
,
W4W"
,.- I ... '.. I :-'_. - - --

Tokyo :-- ....
"
,
LANQFAo.....
1st lOSI
1315401
313m -131"09l 13165'Z
3J411\ -1313421 1317161
a
20'--
lOSI
1400041
1400271
l"Oll!!.l

'".
132045i!:
132t20Z.
132111 Z
TAKE OfF
!
Hrd.- 130M71
313th. - r30749!" I3IOI7!
314th. - 130720i!: 1309591
140
TRACK CHART ,XXI BOMBER COMMAND SECRET
REP'WDUCEO 35th Ii' TU
SECRET
TOKYO - ARSENAL COMPLEX
MISSION NO.67
AI MING POINTS WING
X ------73rd.
o 313th.
-----314th.
ANNEX-A- PART ii'
,
.j .
... .1 ;.: ......io ...+ __..+._.._./f.;...H.__
i
!
.....! - , .
,
,
r---
, ,
. "
-;.;_...?---f
.
, :
............._ ,..
,
;'
I.tOo
S(}OO
o
/UOdO

0000
FIIEL
RE5ERVF /000 t
(6.ILL0II9 800 1 ; ,.. \.i, '!' .
.
600 ,.
80M8 2<"000 ...........; 1........., " ,4-;--..;.--+-+-
,
41TITtllJF :;", ..c'-"n..;;-+--+-f--i 201100 .._ ................................_.., .. ....'-y
i. i ' ._-\1'f!d!
H'(J(}O ---_.
t ! : \ ;
/0000''1:1""'1 -'.... \ :
5"000
80A/8
lilA!!
VI1MH)
400
fl'RFAfJ /600 ....... ; ....; ;....: 1. 1 :......;. .. , .
............ .
(GROLlP$) ""''E'"
.. ! ! -!T _ - .
~
~
....
I ~ r
...
...
~
..
I ~ ~
,"
'"
~
to"
...
t It ~
~
;0;
~ I ~ ~
'"
~
,
>-
"
" . ~ ..
,
. ~ ..~ ...-_....
,
~ j...
,
--+_-t
....- ~ _ ~ .
,
~ ..f.._.J.
,
......., ... ~
{:l. . + ~ .
, .. ~ ....
i.. .. ..
i
.,j. .;
,
..1....
l.. ~
_......i
, ...........,. ..... ~ ... H .....
,
i!
~
," - ~
, ~
-""
"-
"
~
"
~
~
'"
"
!l
~
~
'1
"
~
'" ;;
JeJlU 11 7
If
,
REPRODUCED 8Y 949T\o\ OIGR Mt TOPO GO
1Ut.l\lllAL

TOKYO
KAWASAKI
OYOKOHAMA
APPROACHES TO TOKYO
(FROM TI' S WEST)
TARGET - ARSENAL AREA
ACTUAL SCOPE PHOTOS
ALTITUOE APPROX. 7,000 FT.
MAY \945
oAR" RIVER
AND BRIDGES
o.PRIL 1945
,"'.
,
, .
'oR
,O--j-...:::-------If---------Hr-l------I---IO'!
w.coW"
,.-
I
I
I
I
----+-
I
I
I
I
---+--,.
IW JIM" I

a iifi-'oiiOi\ V@t)'
INlAN a GUAM Durin9
t. ond londin95.
140'
REPROOUCEO 3t1 '" P ru
-- -- "'...
$AlPAN
Tokl-
-r
e- SUBMARINE
0- SURFACE VESSEL
A - NAVY DUMBO
- SUPER DUMBO
"--,-- ----
,0-,='==;;=='>"=5"==="";:--------t------i"'I---j'----'0
KEY
1.... 0 135'
I COMMIINO

me
lVt
PVt: II Cba"t IWeout ....... w.
0118.-..4 lIeetbw
Put III _ ' ......Uo ..
PI!lrt IT !Xh1b1t ..,
M181f1011 No. 67
13-14 April 1945
iART I - t7F.ATHrR StWilX
BASE: 4/10 10Jl cloud, base 2000 ft. top 6..eooo ft, becca1D8 6/10
with light showers in the evening.
ROUI'E: To 19CWI 10/10 low cloud, base 1200 ft, top 7000 ft, nth
6/10 middle cloud, base 12,000 tt. top 14.000 ft. 118ht
shOl'l"ers.
to 2ZON, 3/10 law cloud, bese 2500 ft, top 5000 ttl
310 middle cloud, hese 12,000 n. top 13,000 ft at eDl
2J9N to 10/10 law clou!. base 1200 n, top 7-10,000 ttl
710 middle cloud. base 11.000 n, top 14.000 ttl JD04C'at.
rain shOPers.
to Coeat: 5/10 law olClUll. base 2000 n, top &000 ft.
T.AHGlS: Tokyo I: NnsoYB.: 4/10 10lJ clouS. bue 2000 ft. tap 6000 ft.
light haze.
lobe I: Oaalcal 4/10 1m cloud, base 3000 ft. top 6000 "i
3/10 middle cloud. base 13.000 n. top 14,000 n,
Operational Forecast EnCountered
4.5/10 101'1 cloud. base 2000 ft.
top 6000 it j scattered shOliBrs
in Saipan area.
Base It
Take Off: 4/10 lw- cloud.
base 1800 ft, top 1000 ftj 2/10
middle cloud, base 14,000 ft j 4/10
high cloud, base )0.000 tt;
ity dropping fran 12 mles to 1
mile in ahClllers.
Saipo.n: 3/10 lCll' cloud, bese 2000
rt, top SooO tt.
Route Out: To 19CN: 3/10 lal cloud, To 19CN: 4/1010;7 cloud. base
base 2000 ft, top Sooo ttl 3/10 high lSOO ft, top S.6ooo tt,
cloud at 30,000 ft. 190N to 210J.l: 6/10 lal clotld.
to 2lct-l: 10/10 lCll' cloud, base base lSoo rt. top 8000 ftj 2/10
lSOO ft. top 1-9000 ftj 6/10 middle middle cloud. base 10,000 ttl
clouds in layers. base 11.000 ft, light rain.
top 14,000 itj visibility dropping 2lCN to 24"N: 3/10 100;; cloud,
fran 10 miles to 1 mile in shooers.. bese 1500 ft, top 6000 ft.
210rv to 29ON: 3/10 la; cloud. bas;e to 10/10 100 cloud,
2000 ft to SOOO tt, 'be.se 1000 tt, top 8000 fi; 9/10
to 31"'N: 9/10 101t' cloud, base middle cloud, base 12.000 tt,
1500 ft. top 7-9000 ttl 7/10 middle top lS,OOO ftj moderate rain
clouds in layers between 11.000 and and turbulence.
14.000 ttl visibihty dropping:!"ran ?T'N to 290N: )/10 lOll cloud.
10 miles to mile in rain. baae 2000 f't. top 6000 ft j 3/10
31ClN to Target Area: 8/10 100 cloud, middle cloud. be.se 12,000 rt.
2000 tt, top 6000 ftl 3/10 mid- top 15,000 ft.
dIe cloud at 13.000 ft. visibility ?9ON to 1l"N: 10/10 lou cloud.
12 miles. base 1000 ft, top 8000 ft. 7/10
middle cloud, base 12,000 ft, top
15.000 heavy rain and moderate
turbulence.
-17.
Target: 5/10 100 cloud, base
2500 ft. top 6000 ft; visibility
6.8 miles.
Route
Returning: Same as Route outgoing
Base on
Return: Guam: 3/10 1017 cloud, ,
base 2000-ri: top 6.1000 ft; 3/10
high cloud at 30.000 ft.
2!iI!!!!: 4/10 lCX1 elou1. ",,"se 2000
ft, top 6_8000 ft, 2/10 middle
clouds, base 11.060 ft; visibility
dropping frcrn 12 miles to 2 miles
in rain.
JlDri' to Tarat ArMI 4/10 lGlf
base 2000 n. top 5000 n; 3/10
middle cloud. llae8 12.000 f't;. tClP
14.000 ft.
Clear to 2/10 1or1 doud. VUl1d11ty
5/10 miles 1Cl11'erins to 0 tal' late'
erens due to amoke.
same as route out80iD& except that
tront at 31CIN eeemed to be a little
mare active.
4-6/10 lClll' cloud, baN 1800 n.
top 6-8000 tt; visibility 12 all..,
Aloft - Forecast
Ease to 200N 200N to 29Cfl to
:rs:m
1'5 260/12 1 290/]2 -1 290/50 -7
10,000 260/10 12 300/20
9 300/33 1 290/40 -3
8.000 230/10
15 310/20 11 310/26
5
300/30
.1
6.000 200/10 18 325/20 15 320/21 8 310/22
3
4,000 160/10 23 345/18
18
335/19
11 330/15 7
2.000
110/15 2.
10/15 21
355/17 13 350/12
10
Surfaco 90/10 28 10/12
25 335/11 17 330/8 13
\1inds Aloft _ Observed
Base to 190N'
10,000
9,000
8,000
1
2
5/18
130/14
250/32
240/20
270/38
280/30 275/35
300/30
-18-
I
j

,
i
III
n
=
!
5
III
:II

> 0 0 0 0
,.... 0 0 0
.

-
N N
'"
C
'"
_0
'"
0
'"
9

0
-0

0
0
8
0
'""
0
0
0 0
0
.-,
0 0
0 0 0 0

Fe
c
II


Ii
C
I
c
h':
h,;

0'
["'L
Pl
c

<I

a
c:; p
...
..
r<l
:II
'.

..

..
\-j
=
t"
.
z

j.>.
\J
!:l
0J

C

[

"
Gtl
C
h
0
C)
F"

'Iv
,


,
0
'"

:;

'-
; ;p
I
I
.
-
J,SAIPAN
,.
TRUK
,.,
'.
f?

.'

0

, t t
t
,.
TRuK
,.,
,.
ISAlPAN
.
-
} F
.z;?'GVAM
... +-l--LI
'PALAU
-SYNOPTiIC MAP" I
I
, / 4- A/ PF/i:l94-:s1/''--.--t- _
r----,-
"""......... ---,"'-=,.-..:.
lUll
c
>-.' ".. <I ,.
PIIrl I - Radar toader - _.
JV'r n - Ra410
Misudop No, 67
.22-
iLl: l!.!!
PART I - RADAR cotlNI'IR ",fUILE
8.. The purpose at RCM aelrob on 'bi. JIli.lliaD .... to ...
tinue 8. general survey at 1apaneee radAr obaraoter1atioa aDd appral_
1mBte locations frr frequencl88 in tbe region 38-3000 IDO.

b. Special authorisation "'s luued the 7)rd Wu.. to \1M
RR-3/0 to divert searchlights aD4 flak.
2.
0. 38 - 90 me
125 - ''''''''
1000 - 3000 IllCl
2
,
1
APR"') APA-6'.
""'-10) om
APR5 ) Aa..u'.
b. Each al.rplaDe attbe 73rd WlD& oarrie4 20 lIlm41_ f/l
RR-3/U to be dispensed in bunoh.. at , at 5-ae0cD4 :lnt..-le.
a. Etfcetive with this repor1:. search uta .Ul be PO"
sented in 12_col\mlIl tarm. This method of jreseDta'UQIl ie tle4 1A
'I1ith JlPintenence of all RCM 4ata on hbulaU..I1s..ach1ne card8. ft_
principal dOCUJ::lent being used in identlt'71ng 81snab 1s SecoD!
Edition, rap Radar, confidential publication of am. SilPA. OCSisO.
Sec. 22.
b. Headings of these standncl colmma Q1"C DS tollan I
Chnracteristic No, at dlBit8 EZDep},
(1)
(2)
:(3)
(4)
(S)

(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
(ll)
(12)
Frequency (me) 5
ffiF (pm) 4
2
Latitude (dagrccs) 5
Longitude (degreo;s) (,
Date ot fix ( CIO _ day _ yoar) (,
Local time ot tix (hours) 4
Reporting orgo.niZlltion. (Air Force or )
(Banber Call1)(lnd No.) 2
Method or obto.inil\i: data. (nu:nariclll code) 3
Relill.bility (SU8pected. probable. certain) 1
Roder func:tion (EI. GL. SL. GC. AI W. 5S) 2
Rlldar designation (l!lk _ mod _ modit type) 9
Printed on card '"""49"""""
00095
0500
25
3030 N
1.4020B
<112745
1615
21
002
C
'"
001010202
5poces ...1L
Tota! spIlces used 60
c. Column (9) consists or a. numerica! code to deseribe
tht: method of making the observation. Va!ues choeen tor uac in
Camnnd to date nre as fo110\781

(1) Hwldred 8erles1
(0) 00 CcmbluatiOD of iteJlll GO'f'ere4 b)" 100-900.
(b) 100 ,,"",.
(e) 200 B-a.
(2) Ten serie8:
(a) 00 Cmbin.otioD at UII!IIlIllI COY8l"ed lIT 10-.90.
(b) 10 Lons airplane.
(e) 20 Port at 8 tClll'OO.
Cd) )0 AlonE; bvt J)peI'&t1raa 1n CODjUDOUCIl vitJt.
a force.
(3) Unit series:
(a) 0 Canbination at itUll8 CO'ff4"ecl b1 1 .. 9.
(b) 1 No OF.
(e) 2 Rotating DF.
Cd) .3 Fixed antcnnns Sl7ltched tor Dl'.
(e) 4 recordina.
ef) 9 Photographed.
d. Signals lOBBed on this mission in the tarset area. tl'ere
as follCJl7s:
Radar
f\IDct. &
m.E a Lat. JdmB.. Date Ie Mthd .. a. desig.
00068 0900 20 350.5N 14050E 041445 0029 21 121 5 B1' em
00071 0750.30 3S0SN 14050E 041445 0140 21 121 5 Ei CHI
00074 1900 09 3S0.5N 14050E 0411145 0140 21 121 S SL C7T"-03
f 00074 0000 11 )SOSN 14050E 041445 0130 21 121 5
00075 1900 09
350.5N 14050E 0.4l445 0140 21
121 5 SL QT..'l.()3
00077 1900 09 3505N' 14050B 04.l445 0140 21 121
S SL cr;.03
00077 0400 32
3505N 14050E 041445 0003 21 121
5 g,i em
00078 1900 10
350.5N 14050E D4l..445 0140 21 121 5 SL OT.\03
00078 0800 15
3505N 14050E 041445 0110 21 121
5 7 CHI
00050 1900 10 )505N 14050E 041445 0140 21 121 S SL 01'11.03
00092 0370 26 J50SN 14050: 041345 2240 21 121 5 :Eli 00101GJ
-_. -_.._-"'"------ .......J
00140 0000 05 3505" 1405Q!! 0414115 0130
21 121 S
00156 0300 06 3505N 14050E 041445 0117
21 121 S I\i 00103
00196 0500 12 3505N 14050E 0414115 0045
21 121 S ... 0010203
00196 0000 07 3505N 14050E 041445 013!l
21 121 3
001'8 3200 02 350.5N 14050E 041445 0110
21 121 S SL 00401
00196 2000 03 3505N 14050E 0414115 0130 21 121 S 3L 00403
00200 3000 02 3505N 14050E 041445 0130 21 121 S GL 00401
00201 1600 a2 3505N 140502 041445 0130 21 121 S 8L 00403
00203 2700 03 3505" 140502 0414Il5 01115
21 121 S 8L 00403
00205 2000 03 3505" 14050E 041445 0130
., '" S SI. 00403
00240 0300 06 3505" 14050E 041445 0024
21 121 S 5i
01003 1500 00 3505>1 14050E 041445 0024
21 121 S ,\1 OJD21
01012 1500 02
3505" 14050E 041445 0125
21 121 S aI 0ID21
o. Sia,no1s logged on the route to ard fran the target
uere as fo11orrSl
00060 1000 00 2000N 14400E 041345 2030 21 121 S El7 003
00068 0400 33 3400N 14100E 041345 232.3
21 121 S m CHI
00068 0490 34 2910N 1.40500 04.1345 2400
21 121 S Ei CHI
00068 0418 33
2940>1 14045' 041445 0040
21 121 S J!:(j CHI
00071 0650 60
.3430N 14053E 041445 0155
21 121 S ]),7 CHI
00072 0425 37
J23CJN !.4100E 041345 2.352
21 121 S Fii CHI
00073 0450 38 3230N 14040E 04144.5 0020
21 121 S m CHI

00074 0500 35 3305N 1.4040E 04144.5 0026


21 121 S BJ CHI
00075 02.50 .50 3435N 14100E 041445 01.49
21 121 S m CHI
00076 0425 62 3400N 14030E 041445 0007
21 121 S &i CHI
00077 1600 05 )kOON Itl-100E 041445 0056 21 121 S EX. aI'AP3
00080 0488 42
2745N 041345 2317
21 121 S Eri CHI
00080 0418 40
3230N +l!-100E 041445 0040
21 12ll S E1 CHI
00090 1000 16
3453" )4055' 041445 0143
21 121 S J!:(i 00101
00093 0368 34 2700N 14300E 041345 2116 21 121 S FiT 001010200
00096 0500 30 3235N 14015' 041445 0005
21 121 5 Fit 001010200
-25-

llJl!JI
00096 08 290'" 1410aE 041345 2206 21 121 S Jl)
00098 0l,98 20 33O<1l 14020B ...l445 0100 21 121 S '" 0010101200
00101 11 J.402OB C4l445 0100 21 121 S
00102 1000 06 J2JON 14100E 041345 2400 21 121 S m;
00102 0600 15 ]l4SN 1402SE 04134.5 2345 21 121 5 l!W 001010200
00106 0300 20 3215N 14015E 041345 2400 21 121 S 1DiI 001010200
00113 1000 00 330m 14020;Z 04l44.5 0030 21 121 !
00148 0500 09 3JOON 14100E 04l.445 OOJO 21 121 S IIif 001030000
00150 0450 08 3300N 14100E 0414llS 0230 21 121 S Ii' OOlO3QOOCl
00152 06 ]JOON 14100E OU445 0030 21 121 S JJ1
00157 0450 06 3430N 14100 041345 2340 21 121 S Z7
00157 0494 10 3320N 14100B 041345 2350 21 121 S IIli 00lQJOOOO
00158 0250 15 ))ION 140}OE 041445 0020 21 121 S :.v
00170 0000 c;;l 3400N 14000 041445 0010 21 121 5
00182 0650 06 33200 14040E 041445 0222 21 121 S St 00102000I2
00192 0245 07 2800N 14100E 041345 2340 21 121 S SL
00198 0500 10 340m 14000Z 0/i.l44.5 003021 121 S SL 001(20000
00199 2500 02 '400N 14000 041445 0045 21 121 5 SL 004030000
00200 0500 06 340Cfi 14000E 04l.445 0045 21 121 5 St
02780 2000 02 2300N 14300E 041445 0530 21 121 5
03050 1460 02 29300 14055E 041445 0423 21 121 S
03050 0640 03 2930N 1405.5E 041345 2330 21 121 S
03060 0600 02 3230N 14055:: 041445 0100 21 121 S
03010 1470 02 3150N 14040E 041445 0015 21 121 S
t. The uee or RR.3/U. UllS e!'teetive in. IXU'iY eases in
diverting searchlights that already picked up the airp1aDe.
'I'bes8 lights oore then reported to appear to hunt in the infested.
area.
4. RD&RlS;
a. or the above, the tollwing GL Dr'SL signals oere
heard at the locations shean:
741190019IJ505N-1405OB
75/19001913505"-14050E
-as-
182/650/6/332CW.14040E
192/245/7/2800N14100E

17/'900/'i/3505N-140501
17/'600/513400>1-14'001
78/'900/'/35050'40501
80/'900/'135050-140501
b. R4dar neer 74..ao me AS det1n1tel7 nth ....ob.
118btll. In the to.rset area. llIearchl1Bhh opened oa. tbe a1rplaDea aid
continued tro.cking. Such activ! t,. ..,,8 coincident ..,ltb h1sb lnteDlllt7
signala. Flak was meaSer and did not 8pl*U' to be asaoc1e.te4 vith the
radar signals eJ[cept that UIUlll.luated airplanes vera tired upoa. ThOlle
airp13ncs aot dispensing RR-)/U SIlIplayed OJ:16ine dos}'DC.broniaaUon witb
no apJ:IlI'ent results in eludins searchlights. There are '9BI'1010W CCID-
fUeting reparh on the effect! veneea at delll)'llcbrOll1aUa:t. aDd. 811 dtCW't
is being made to cl.:u'ify theac.
c. 240/Joo/6/3505N-14050E. This ai,pal callrlOt be 14Gt1tie4.
Signals with similar chorectcristica have been beard before.
d. '003/'500/--/)5050-140501
'012/1500/02/3505>1-140501
These signa.ls <:l.ppenr to be tbe model 10_21 Al. Judg1JlS trm tbeu-
radio frequencies. The 1003 t:lC signal wa DOt em lOllS eDCN8ll tar a
check to be mde. Tho 1012 me eicD&l mlII OIl 11& eDOII8b
to check I1t 1032. 1042. 1072 me but no reapoMea VEre found at thue
points. Upon further checkingi a signal mlS hoard at apPl"al":lJJ.1el;r
95Ck1c, but the receivor is not calilro.ted o.t this frequency,
e. 40-44110001 _ /200CN-14000E. Three signals vere receh'e4
in this ronse and are attributed to r3dio teletype circuits. ll'bich
use a b:1sic t'requeney of' nppraxuntely 1 D: and multiply up to fre_
nround 90 me with tony harmonics or oppreciable cagnitude
in beweeQ. .A 1000 cycle tone is used in tunins up the circuih.
These sigrmls are CI<J1uded :!'ran tho tabulation or 8ubplll"agraph c,
Signals Lossed on the Route to ond fran the Target.
f. 2180/2000/2/2300N-1430OE

3
0
5
0
/640/3/
2
9300-140551
3
060
/6oo/2/323OO-14055E
3
0
1
0
/141012/3l50N-14040E
TheM signals ore listed \7ith DO idontification indicated. The prob.
lern of distinguishing lo.pa.nose signals of this nature fran :!'riendl1
signals is 0. difficult one. effort is made to ostablish an
adequatE; channel throuah the Ibvy Liaison otf'icar of thi3 CarrIllllJ3d in
order to pennit the desired dbcrimiDQ.tion.
g. It ia difficult to tIDierstond why the 4ispen.sing at RR-31O
atter a plane has been illumined is in divertins searchlights.
ina4much as optical trockins WOuld be expected

P.\RT II RADIO
1. Strike Report!l; A. toto). Of' 45 Strike Rep<rts (Bpnbs i..vay)
mee.sages 'I'lOS received by the IV oun1 stat ions.
2. re:cc TrQnpmhsione: T1m,C Signals and UCOPAC flE:atht' Wore
tro.ns:mitted 0.8 scheduled. Ono 'ox type mee80go, in addition to the
usual l1eather and time ticks rBsardinB the -Master ot Cerer.lonioll-
!LH IUI
------ - __ 0 ...o ....... "--<.
0"'01" the target, vn. trnnaoittod by the 13rd srOWlll .taU,..
InterrOjpt ion nod rndio operator loge tb4t C)O out: at u.s
radio oper.:ltors received thill meuage. Other duUea at tbe tt.e
at trnnsr.:Ii5sions kept the reDliniIl6 radiCl:l8D trca recei'Yi.DB it.
3. j'requenciea: r.!odernte to he.:lvy Q:i (leey) ilRert8I'eDCe ...
received on all strike l'roqueneies. AtDosphcrlc 1ntert8l"eDCe ...
reported as sUght. Sane hell"" cr;; j:adllg occurred on the II aDI1
1 meg:J.cycle frequencies, but oircr.:lft .ere .crked throusb tha
interference. FollOlfing is a percentage breakdCIWD at trottic per
fr...Quency: 20 PE:r cent on 3 megacycle.; 53 pm" cent OD 7 llI88llC1Cl"l
end 27 Pd' c<:nt on 11 megacycles.
4. No.vigqtional Aid,: HF/DF fo.cilitiee wero blasy OIl tha 1Il1a.
sian with 41 requests for b6.:lI'ings reod0re4. "'11 were obta1Ded.
Two requests tar VHF/DF boorings .gr6 both obte1ne4 treID. COIIllCl'
Bose. Soipm. No othtll" VHP/DF requeete wero repcrte4. er.. fill eU
Winee reported Ulling all navigo.tional alda OIl SOiJlBD, 'r1DiaD, 0-,
and Iwo lima.
5. Not Discipline and SecuritYI No nola.tioDll at 81th.. net
discipline or security l70re reported.
6. EnE!!1Y Tho tollmring incidenh at j"""". u4
interta-eJlce t'tiOre noted:
Il. 3145 kes:
(1) voice ll:r::l.ooiotclyafter take-ott VIlS incttccUw.
(2) ro signal trro 090<1Z to 1200Z l;'OS inettecthe.
(J) Stoody tone at l3071 tros effective.
(4) B::1gpipE: j01:J:ling at 1240Z r.'as eftective.
(5) Unintelligible code 0100Z gas ineffective.
(6) Unintelligible code at l200Z nos va-yeffectivo.
b. 6055 kcs:
(1) "UY's" and unidbntitied code at l640Z l7orO eftectivo.
(2) c;J trCT.I 1230Z to 17ocrz; I7QS portiolly effective.
(J) 0: at 1800z nas effectivo.
(4) C'ii ond ton,;, fra::l 1900z to 2200z '\lcro ineffcctiye.
c. 11080 kee: V's and UFoS at 1358Z effective.
d. 3990 lees: en at 1915Z w:as ineffoctive.
o. 7415 S:
(1) at 1315Z, 1647L and 1650Z vns partially cttcctivo.
(2) En6l1sh voiCe at 12Q9Z nas partin11y effectivo.
-28_
7. Distress I Two dime" lDUaosea 1JC"O reo.l......
JJlll.n
t0820 .'1 Sill'Uon Htl5 trca 1'111 to l61a_
Tb18 stot101l bo.8 a1DCe _DIP'" fl'eQ__)
t.
etrectiTe.
g. 'lUo ke., DiO . gOO.11 ..,tp1U.
b. Cbo.nDel -nna- aDd CbeIule1 lQaeeD.., 1BI' .... u.ooW ...
by 8 dronina signal at 150m ter )0 ~ .
....
JUQB.U
,

J.1.lI1U
D
Pcuot I ..... 111' appo.Ul.
PQI't II .. heIIr J.at;1droratt
Bc.sod on P'lo.lb Report.
F1n.....l DcLmnge :.lSollllllont
Roport 11 not yet ll.vll.il-
ll.blo 0.1 n result of lll.ck
of luitnblo photo cover
a.go. Finnl I>nmagO ;"ne,-
mont Roport. ",hon pub..
IhhOd, will be ronrnrdod
to recipionts of tt. To.o-
tical Mi.s1on Roport.
Hhaion No. 67
13_14 hpril 19.s
_30_
"".lIBI:
PeBt I _ AM StIR opP9S1UCW
2, Typo or Epwy Ailor"" AtteAkt'"
I, General: SnOlll)' ...11' oppodtlon ft11gbt. to _dorate. fI.
eneny fightors IlIt1de 102 c.ttacka, n.1lllorl n11 of wh10b _re by u14eat-
1fhd c.lrerntt. Thirty-sovon o.ttaoks "n trOfl the ta.1l tr_ _
noso, 21 rrCGl the riGht, nod 15 from the loft. Ba.1t or aU a.ttAob
woro from lovel. There were 1I::Lnf In.ta.UCu or -Salls of Plro', ...
pNlvcd coordino.tlon betweon tighter. nnd IInoll)" .oU'ob11p:y .. DO-
tieoo.blo. No 8..29 W(I,II reported" lo,t to on.,. o.lrcratt alo.., ..-
ever,S woro 10lt to unknown 0:\\188. nnd 1 to eh0lly tlil'Ol'tI1't pIa tlGk.
Tho nucbar of B_29'. loat to unknown o o . ~ on night atloDt ~ .
tlcro nro lllnny encounters with 'Bo.11. or Plro' .e.. ot .1p1tlo......
8_29
1
, destroyed 3 T/F.t I, 1 stE, lU'd a ~ a 1 b of Plro' IUd ..
1 s/E end 1 IIn1400t11'104,
Epemy hi"rntt.
Irving. or Niole.
IrviDfi'
"Ck
Toja
Z,oko
"/1
S!E U/I
TIE ViI
Ie'e gt ."..,

,
2
1
1

13
,
102
:5, Enaw .Alrcrgtt Sighted Bl1t Not Attnclclnl!1 .A t o ~ . l ot 2$1
onomy o.irernft WOol roported 0.$1 lightod. or theso, 129 did not o.tto.olc.
Almost 0.11 sightings wero unidontifiod.

Diroctlop NOd Leyel of AttACkl
1
10
4
Direction and Level of Approaoh
of Enemy At rcroJ't
Total Number
of Attaoks

..
11

9
,
FROM ;"BOW
FRO'd LEVEL
PROM BMW
49
20
1
2
5. Enemy Tactics I The gront majority of the attacks were 1n tho
vicinity of the turgot. The B-29's wero frequently rrncket-
od by sonrchllghts and attacked. In 1 instance a B_29 was coned by 20
soarchlights and by 1 alrcrnt in trail very close together.
Fow attacks were coordinated. In some instances enemy aircraft usod
landing lights to illuminato B-29's, formation of enemy 0.11'-
croft in echo Ion wns reported flying at on altitude of approXimately
6000 foet in tho opposite diroction of an observing B_29 nfter the bomb
run hnd been started.
6. Our TActics And Firepowor vs pomy AirerQ[t:
tho gunners did not fire until it was neeossnry.
notion wus reported QS sufficient in mnny instances.
For the most
Slight eVnsj.om
n. At l3lS41Z nt 9500 feet just before bombs away, 1
roportod 3 sets of 6 or 8 red bells being lnunched from nirornft.
.U.IlJl.U
Tht:ly rOr.ched 8000 feet o.nd 41ar.ppelU'ed. No 1:0.118 we" .... On. air-
crc.ft encountered ono 'b:l.ll of fire' na it wna croaal. the cout oa
tho l'Jtl.Y home. The 'bnU" WI weaving orc.l11y QJ'ound.1 It IUaappoa.red
without an oxplosion Q11d without o.tWllptlng to fellew thll a.ircraft.
roported n 'bell', flrat loon In tho nit', lovel nbd tar beh1D4
in tho tarbot aroa, which trc.llod out nnd ft. e;rt.lnw.abed wi tbout tol-
lowln;;; :'J1Y One a.lrornft reported 2 "bella ot tire' SA tb.
exOr'. of the tnrb6t. No! ther aeCllled to follow :u' c.lrcrl1tt. l1Dd botb
woro soon to hit tho ground. 1 of .hlch bW'DIId Uke r.. tin_
Ono n1rcrnft reported 2 'ball I' flying ..ly o.J'ound ont' the ciV
of tho t.... rgQt nre:'l. Both were soan to oxplode !1Dd trail to
tho ground. Another nircrott It1.W 1\ 1too011' nt Choshi Point., It ...
npproo.ohino:; ...t 12 o'clock:. the o.ircre.tt UlrDOd aouth. the -" U
TIC!.9 off the lett wing nnd tl':-.illng by n thollannd yr.rda. It toll0w4
tho plano for n whilo in thnt position, then grndunlly
;'notmr nircrr.ft reported 0. 'bnU' north ot tho tc1rgot the tQm-
out. It followed thc pinne off its left wiag nt nn ttanted 7000 t .t
bolow through 0. climb of: thousnnd teot and through Q DMaber at
turns, but it did not bot any closor. It tloa.111 Ion n}tltu_, __
plodod in tho nir, n.nd wnll aoon no llloro.
c. Tho general roport on the nppo'\rMco ot tbll
thnt thoy wore or in They .... 180 lort u ta!ut
trail until thoy oxploded or bObOon to disintebrnte, eioh t1ao t.bep
oithor disnppenrod entirely or trciled ort in soveral stroemers, 80"_
timos to Whirl. 00.0 crew estiontcd their ai:e nt
b..'\lf th.. of tho dinmct;;r of ro. 8.. 29 fu.selagol ostlJ:lr.tod their
sito ns being 6 or 7 tioos tho SilO of n trncor bullot.'
e. Claim' by Typo Enemy "'irs;r:J't ",M Gun P0A1t10Pf
Destroyod Prgbpbly DestroyOd Pnllh"qyd
Guo Po,ltioo
I TIE RSG
1 TIE TaU
I TIE RB, RSG
1 Sis To.l1
1 S/E RSG
1 V/I Tn11
1 Bnll of F1ro RB
1 Bull of Fire RSG, RB
9. Results of tl1t; on Enomy iJ.rcrg,f't:
c" B-29 sc:Jnt trnCQrs 1nto of Fire', snw it burn, gQ
down Md explodo on sround.
b. B-29 hit SlE E/A, flumcs broke out, o.nd (Lircrc.ft went
down end oxplodod 10. burst of flumes.
c. B-29 fired o.t TIE plnne, $OW it turn nnd orcsh, .till
burntn&-
d. B-29 Gunner opened fire 2 'Bnlls of Fl ro' coeing in
froe 2 o'clock. Londing 'Snll of crnshod nod oxploded.
iJ.!lJl!I
.. 8_29 fired on ntttloklng F/A Md it dived a-., lUl4er lott;
win
b
Bmoking.
t. One TIE unidentified wnl UOIl to
g. One TIE unidentified hnd nn ensine let on tire, it
thon I08n to oxplodo.
h., Trnccr. were aeon hi tUng c.n unidont1t1ed 0ntlll7
10. Enemv J..lrcrM't. llnrklnl!:S1 One enelll1 a.lrertLft n. aeob with rell
nnd greon lights on, plus n white light under Several
Zokes wero observed to be silvar. Other unidentified enemy o.lroralt
lION roported 0.8 silver and BOlllS 0.11 black. Blue light. 1D U. on.noPT
"'1'0 reported 1n nvol'a.l lnsto.nCCle in tho target area.. Seas Illao bA4
ru:m1ng lights on. Some onemy t\lrerett were oblorved bllbldag their
wing lights P.n.4 lIome were loen witb burnlDl; landing Up,". ODe Bot
wo.a lIoon with wing lights plus 0. Inrge fixed wbite light On the bottoll
of thO russlngo.
Jl2Il.I fbo atat1stics praaented in the torego1Dg a.re bn..cl on lOot..
dntG thnn that inoluded in tho Stntl.tloal
PORT II EHQt{ AlfTllIRQW'1'
1. Enemy entinircrpft Firel
a. The Primary Target Area was attacked byl
(1) One hundred fifteen Ale of tho 73rd Wing between
1nSZ and 15522 frCD. 6750.7950 teet on axes of attack frOlll 24.00..
(2) One hundred tan Ale of the 313th Wing bet"un H23Z
and 1736Z frOlll SooO_l1,Ooo reot on l!I.Xes of attack frOlll 30,20_315.
(3) One hundred two Ale of the 3l4th between l3S7Z
and 1653Z from SilSO.lO,SOO feot on a.xea of attack frOlll 280
0
-321.
b. Tho weather over the target Wa' clear, and the .ind ...
from 275 ..305 at 27-35 K.
c. En routo to. o"er, and on lJithdrawal from the ta.rget, both
heavy and lIIediWl. flak lfere encountered.
d. The intensity and aocuracy "arled from me&6er and inac-
ourato at landfall and en route to the target to intense and aCourate
in the target aroa. On withdrawal from the target, AlA fire fell off
gradually to meo.ger and inaccurate.
G. Possible a. llll1n;y &$ 200 uarobll&hts wsre 1n action. work.
ing 1n groups of 6 to 12, each group aQtin& a$ a .ingle unlt. Single
Ale wore illuminated by 10 to 20, and sometillles as many as 30 .earch..
lights. Thul, at any one time. only a Imal1 number of our Ale were
lllUlllinated. Tho learchllghta were well coordlno:tod with tUM, (lAd tho
guna firod only on illuminated Ale. The defen5ea appeQred to be more
tIul.n saturated. An OXtllllpIe or thil 18 contained ln the report frOID. the
314th Wingl 'In the 2Slth Group, S out of 36 aircroft bOlllbing the prl ..
lIID.ry target wer6 ablo to run through the dofense without moetlng any
onolllY firo.
Jl.lllJl
t. Thera __ ftC) eftective n,loh or uarohl1pta oDGe aD
Ale wall coned. About tho only way in ..bleh Ale UShy, at_
they ho.d once been picked up. wu by flytns tbroUlb 010110 or .-oko,
Tho reports of the ern. that d0l')'ll.chrolUzatlon or 0ItC!DI. alud 1.
eVQ,sion of lack cancIlle!y. 8upport1ns 1doaae.
g. Three Ale of the 73rd Wlnc. 1 Ale of tho 3IJ1:b 1J1ac.
o.nd 3 Ale of the 314th were lost to unknown ow.... .At loU't
po.rt of thes. loase, lDU8t be pru...ud duo to flaJr:,
h. Fifteen Ale of the 73rd '!fins. U. J./e of tho 313th Wlac.
lUld 13 Ale of the 314th Wins wno daaard by tlak.
1Mtb, JI "'. -All Ale..,1.ye4 eva.in ..OUOIl at....
It conahtod of cbtulf;el in cour... UMl .......
0.. Ale tt,-69817 tlyln,; lLt 9600 teet dpte4 s ...., alror.r,
in tho tlll'Set aroo.. These droppod " or 110.... bcab., whioh buo.t Oft!'
thO B...29.
b. Ale U-69773 reported 0. phosphorus 'bOllb a.t1;AOk plor M
l'Oa.chil'l45 the tl;l.rgflt area. Tho bombs were 4roppod rr.. Gob .., dr-
craft in 0. sho.llow 41To from 6 o'olook an4 bur.t .11&htlf abo.-
lUlli 150 bo.rds aWll.Y.
O. A numbor of ineffectivo rocket were
reportod.
d. For reports on of Fire". 50e D, Port I.
PART III DaMAGE ASSESSMENT-
U1salon No; 3PRml 14'
1. PBmngo to Tokyo City:
Oute Flown: 15 April &5
n. Pest strike show. oxtonsive damage to North
Tokyo rosult of XXI Bombor Mission 67, April 1945.
Sooko from smouldering fires still obscures a portion of the burned
Qren, mokin& on of Visible new
damago is set at 296,000,000 sq ft (10.7 sq m1 or 6650
acre.) pending 1II0TO adequate cover. SlJven humbored indll.trilla are dam-
agod. Twenty numbered are within or adjaCent to bllrnad areas
and Wly show dnmll&e when bl:ltter photo coverage il obtained.
b. No de.magl:l to YokobMia or Kawuaki 1a visible on tr1.lllet
obl1quo photograpM.
c. Total visible damage to Tokyo is now
792,646.000 aq ft (27.5 aq tll1 or 17.650 acre.).
d. Extensive construction of fire il visible through.
out Tokyo, Yokohamo and Kawosaki
XXI Bomb... r COmt:lond C.I.U. Fle..s.h Report No.1".
-:lS-
ThROO! 1364 Physico ChOlllleal Industries. Ltd I 1Io.jor d.aase.
20. Japan Art1flo1nl Fortilltor Col '11'01 ia plant
on roconnalssnnco photography or 14 April 19&5. Extent or d.-a&. oaa
not be dotell:linod frolll present eoverQf;o.
1 .n.II
IORGET 201
T,;RGET 202
WGPI 293
Tj.RGET 29S

tl!RGET 214 Armory= 1l.inor da.m&&o.


WGg 352 J.ruy Arsenal and Seboolr Mbor d......
URGET In 3007 Unldontlf1ed IfId\llltT)1'l Major
URGEr XXI 3OQ./i Unidentified Industry I )(aJor
tARGEt XXI 3109 Unidontlt1od Ar.OftQ.lt Kinor
r. Smoko hiUO oYer ClI'OU llat t8 ......8IIOD't or to ._
W&otl which ure o.djacont to or in burced o"t CU'o..a. 'farceu 110 ob_
Icurod aro I
Ako.bo.no Po'lldor Storll.ge
Army Centrlli Clothinr; Depot
Ordntlnee Supply Depots (Powder .Sll.&1DU)
Army Arsennl o.nd Jlilltary Gtmpowd.or ""rial (ItGbQ.ah1 Powd..
or Pltmt)
'URGEr 20 OJI Army Az'8onsl
tARGET 297 14111tory Gunpowder \forks
fi,MST 298 J.rrIJ Bunch Powdor P'actory
T.l,RGST 209 llUito.ry \Yorks (Takinogawo. Army .\:olenn])
tARGET 211 Tranatormlng Station
TARGET 212 ;'uh! Eloctro Chelll.io:a.l Compo.ny
mGET 213 Klnuga.wa. S,Pill.m Power Station
TARGET 217 Powder Factory
X4RGET 218 Ordna.nco Storehouso
ThRGET 219 Powder
IABCEi 224 Taba.ta. D1ppor1 Railroad Tarda
r.:.RGET 229 GovornCIont Power Statton
1335 Unoonflrood Location of Naval Gunpowder Work.
tARGET XXI 3006
ZJlGET XXI 3052 Unidentified
tARGET XXI 3904 Unidentif10cl
chuts.
Roference I Tnrget Chart Ne. 90.11 _ 205, February 1944.
For lccntitn of areaa uae .tandard grid and road right-up.
Two oroas totaling I.S00,OOO .q rt destroyed at (7.5_10.4) and (S.25-
10.2)
.:..rOll. tota11ng 10.400,000 09 ft destroyed at
9.2)( 7.6_9.0 4)(7. 2S-e. 3)(7.25_.,.9)( 6. 7-7.9 )(6.5-9. 95)
(5,9-8.85).
Two nrons totaling 2.100.000 oq ft destroyod at (5.5..7,9) and (6,1-&,0).
Area totaling 6,500.000 .q ft dl;t"troyed at (8.5-9.15)(&.8006.4)(9.5.8.3)
(8.5-7.S)
-:l6_
UQILU
Area totlll1nr; 5.700,000 aq tt 40.troye4 at
(146 1-5.5)(13.3-5.7).
Area total1nr; 71,000,000 Sq tt d.estroyed at (9.'.'.&5)(10...'.11)
(10.1.7.5)( 12. 3..o,6}( 12.5-6. 5) {12.5-6.6 )(13. 45-5.35)(l3,l-I
t
O)
(13.6-4.25)(13.35-4.05)(1!.6-3.6)(9.5-6.4)".l-6.t)('.o-I.'}
(S.S_6.S )(6. 0.6. 0)(9.75_7.6)
Area totnl1ng 134,000,000 sq rt destroyed at (6.0.7.0)('.5-6.1)
( 0".5)('.3.5.9)('.'5".5)(U.,... 2)(12.1-4,1)(11. ,-3)
(11.25.425)(11.15-3.9)(11.05..425)(10.65-3.8/(11 O.a.II'
( 2....)(9.15.3.2 )(75.3 )(7 5)('.10\(....-3.01)
(5.05.25)(55.2.75)(5 0)(5 ,)(5\')( ,
1
.)
(3,8-3.5 )(3. 4.3. 1 )(6. 55--5. 3 )(5. 4005.8 )(5.85-6.1 (5.5-8,'
totolln 2.300,000 sq rt dostroyed at (7.1_2.9)(6.' ..1'
(S,SS_2.2).
two .ti.reQ.8 tota.l1ng 3.800.000 aq rt dutroyecl a.t (6,a.l.1) ...
(5.35...1.')(t. 2_2.1'.
two o.reu total1nt; 2.300.000 all tt d.troy04 at (3._-1.') ...
(3.6-1).
un total1Df; 1.900.000 .q tt 40.v0)"04 at (40. __1.1).
Rotoronee I A1.F ChArt Japu 10. 1S61. rebnu'7 lM6
Twa CU'OQ,' 6.300.000 .q ft do.troyed. Q,t (6.1-140.1)(1.11-1,,")
(5....13.9) IUld (5.1.13.0).
AroQ, 17,400,000 .q ft dostroyod o.t (6.36.13.3)(6 .,..11.,)
(7.15.13.3 He. 25-12. 5 )(6.1.. 11. 6) (7 2. 5) (6. 9_12.6)(6.3..1 2.1)
Aroa 2.300,000 'q tt destroyod at (6.6_11.1).
Two totll.11n& 9,000,000 sq tt destroyed o.t (6.65..13.16) aDd
(8.6.14.7)(9.6_14.6)(9.55..13.7)(6.6_1 1).
Two area, totalin& 6,700,000 sq ft dostroyod at (10.2.195(11.2-1'.15)
o.nd (10.5-13.65)(11.4-13.1).
toto.1in& 400,000 sq ft dostroyed at (11.55_12.0).
Re.1'erenco: Ai.F TllJ'get Chart Japan No 1394, PebrlW.!'Y 194.4.
Two creal tot41ing 6,000,000 sq ft destroyed Il.t (4.1-10.2) un4
(5.2.11.2)(5.6 -10. 2) (5. 0.10.1).
Two D.%"CIl.S totnllnt; 2,600,000 sq ft dostroyed o.t (4.65-&.3) llnd
5.3...e.6).
_37_
SECRET
XXI BOMBER COMMAND
CONSOLIDATED STATISTICAL SUMMARY OF COMBAT OPERATIONS
FORM 34
MISSION NO. 67
13 ":"pril 1945
pr:Lnnry 'IUrgct Tokyo ..rscnal :.roo
EJlAACTIVENES OF MISBIW
irborno 352
percont Of _.ircraft on Hand 70%
COOT OF MISSION
!pst
percent Of .ircrart :.irborne
7
2.0%
...ircro.tt primlry 'Jtlrgot 3'Z7
percent Of Bombing .ircraft .irborno 94:%
Bombing Rcsulto _ indicateo
10.7 sqUo::J.ro milos of Tokyo dOJ:llgod.
..!rcrort Bombing other rnrgets
Bombs Dropped on pr iIlllry 'IUrgc t
3
2120 ToM
.i.ircraft [lO.llllgOd. 51
pc;rcont Of :;.1rcraft .\1rborno
crew tpmbor caDucltioD. 87
percent of Total IQrticip.,ting . 2.2%
:.ircratt IPnding . t JiilO 18
33110 STATISTICAL CONTIIOL UNIT
SECRET
!.:.lSSl<N _-'6,,7 _
13 :.pril 194-'>
.li JLI<ll J,-I
AIRCRAFT P .... l\-!- ... I,.. ... rll.! ....
""'ill
Ale Ale
Ale
Ale
TJM OF TAn on TlMl:: OF lU:l'l.1RN
./0 ./e ./0 ole Tm.L
FAn.JNG
"""""",IN
Tm.L
1:W III SCI","_
U,_ BQ16lNG
""""]NO ECUllNG
"/0
./0
1Wa>
=
TO
LenNI::

SECCNDARY
0'''''''
oo:R TYP NW_
Iii.TE usr lJJ..TZ FIllSr u.sr

EFF>J::Tm:
TIJJ< en
TJoHGT TJiRGET TAAeE'l'S El-TI:CTJVi.
73
182 121 1 120 13 :..pt' 0751 z 0857 z 13-14 2045 z 0004 z 115
- - -
11.5 5
;0
2
-
2 _.pril
- - -
2 2
-
- - . -' -
..
---- --
_. _._.-- .- . ..-. - - ._. __.. _.-
--- --, --_.... -
-----
--,-,-----
313 180 120
5 115 13 :.p'. 0749 Z 1017 z 2120 Z OO?! z 110
- - -
110
5
co 1
-
2
-
-
-
1 1 1
._. -
- -
...
-"- ...
.. .. -- - - ------ ._--
. _. - .-
-
- ... - -
_. - ._..- -,-
-- _. __..-

--_.- _.
314 140 125 12 113 13 0",. 0720 Z 0959 z
2111 Z 0112 Z 102 -
3 -
105 0
:iG
- - - ----
- - .. _- - ._-
._.__.. -- .
.. - - - --_._--- . _. -- -
--- - - -..--- -----_.-
21 502 369 18 352 13 0", 0720 Z 1017 z 13-14 2045 z 0112 Z
327 -
3 3 333 19
Be pril
sup:::r-dumboD.
Includes 1 DparO aircraft.
:0$: XXI B.C. Field ordor colled for IlDximum
effort on this mission.
NO'E: :./e {pnding :.t 1':10 Jim9-;
314 -.Jg 2 :./e short of fuol.
2 .Je engine trouble.
1 .Ie fuel transfer
sys t..m inep:::ra tiV0
1 :.Ie fuel gouge out.
73 - 2 :Je short of fuel.
1 .Je engine trouble.
1 cnsinc trouble and short of fuel.
1 :Je propellor stuck.
313 :iing - 1 :Je short of fuol.
1 :Je bottle daEJ-go.
1 :./e propeller ran
2 :Je cn,sinc trouble.
1 :Je or>.ginc trouble and short of fuol.
1 .Ie minor rcpo;i-.:..'3.

B.ILiI
BRBAIDQIJI OF .lU. llRCRAFT FAILING TO BOO PRD4ARY TARGET
WISSION__ __
DATE 13 prj) ]911:5
IImIWIIClL FAIWRE PBRSORHIL IRROR FLIGHT CONDITIONS EtmlY ACTI<Il OTHER
lIII1!' Non- Banbe4 BCIllbed Itoa- ..... Bcabed Non- Bombed Banbed Non- Bombed Ecmbed Non_ I Bombed Bombed
BtI.oU.. 5ecorll1....... Other EttecU.J.g;o Other Itteotl" SecoDdary other Eftectiv Secondary Other Other
73 4 - - 10 - - - _ _ _ _ _ _
JG
- ._- - - - - - ...- - - ._. - - - - - - _._. - ..._-.- ._----.-
313 4 - - 1 b - - _ _ _ _ _ _ 1 _ _
".iG
- -- _.- - -- - --_. .- - -_. --- ---_._--
6 - 2 2c _ Id _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
-";0
- - - --- - .-.-- - - _. - - - _.. . - -_.- ---
218 14 - 2 4 - 1 - - - - - - 1 _ -
a. Wintc..n::l.ncO porsonncl error.
Supcr-dW!ll:Jo. personnel error.
e l.pintcn:lncc personnel error.
d ...ir erc\! personnel error.

67

DATE 13 :.pril 1945
,..Iii II 1<:l:
aOMBING RUN
TAIIGET BCIIBED TDlE OF RElUSE
J.LTlTUDE OF REI..:EA.ss: Vl.SUA.L BOMBII'Ki
MDAIl Bcamn& /e OPE&.TE:D E
J./c
UIIIT
!tORI'.LNG Ale Sighting For Alc A/C
;'f"C
Tml
Dropping
- OF """"""
B'*IlS
Karl1est Latest Lowest Highest
Dropping Bombing
on C-l "'ow
R&D Range

by Radw: Lead we
1J. Tokyo .,'.racnal ,:.ron p 115 1418 z 1552 Z 6750 7950 5 -
- 110n
-
9
8 1
- - - . . .- - - -
-
- -- -
_.
. -
..
--
JIJ TOkyo .:.rsonal ...roa p 110 J.423 z 1736 11000 31
. .
79 -
79 3
Chos' TO
1 1500 z
-
8600
-
- - -
1
-
1
_.
..._-
- - -. . - - .
_.
-.. - - --- --
.
-
_._- .
---- --
._- --,.-
---
314 ; Tokyo .:.rsonal ..:.rca
!
102 1]57 Z l653 8950 10800 30
2
-
61
9
88 l
r,ptsudo :../F. HechijO Jinn TO 2 1545 z
1640 r 8000 9200
- -
- 2
-
1
Northeast TOkyo TO i 1610 Z
-
9100 -
- - -
1 -
-
-
- -
. .
- -- - .- - -_. -_. - ._-- -- ._- --_._- ..-- -
21 Be TOkyo ".rscnal :.rcn p
321 1357 z 1736 6750 11000 66 2
-
250 9 265
I
.
SECRET
D.
J.ljISSICN'_-'6U7 _
.eEQ!!E!
... ..
" .
.......
J.'j .,pnJ. J.'tq.'J
_.-
.-
--TmT:NED
I
I
I
Rl;'T.F .sED ON
I
J'tJ:1l! I La:.DJm ON ..:..m-
mm..RY-TOKYO
-
,
I SJlTTIHl
I RETURNED UNKNO'.IN

' .\nl;"_\ L,R. & T.O.
'Itl11
NO.
,....
No. TOn,
Ni
NO. Tons NO. I Tons ;

NO.
TO"
-
.IN0no 17.9- 4610 922.0 4406
881.2
" " 197 39.4 7 l.h
21
""". II.D. I
120 30.0 115 28.8
- -
I
5
1.2 I "
-
17.2- None 51
-
48
.
I
- -
3 - I
.
"
21.5
. -
I I
..
I
- - --
f
no
20-22 13m 755.4 3544 708.8 20 4.0 208 41.6 I
5 I 1.0
:rns t. N.D. 119 29.8 113 28.3
- - 6 I 1.5 I " I -
rnst. Nono 961 33.1 961 33.1 "
- - I - i -
,
I -
20.5 None 45
.
42 -
-
-
3
-r"--
' -
. - .. -
.._- .
-
. - - --
---_. ..._-
. ------ -
l:one 22.5- 1414 282.8
1127 225.4
,
I
73 14.6 214 42.8 -
-
22.8
rnst. N.D. 106 26.5 91 0 22.8
4
1.0 11 2.7 -
-
Inst. none 5697 196.4 189. 2
" - 211
I
7.2
- I "
mst. N.D. 4 2.0
4
2.0
"
-
- - - -
25 None
54
I
- -
2
"
8
" -
-
r
-_.
- ._--
--- -------
- -- _._- -- - - - -- --- - ---_.
9801 1960.2 9077 1815.4
93
18.6 619 123.8 12 I 2.4
6658 229.5 6447 2223
-
- 211 7.2
- -
I
31).5 86.3 319 799 4
1.0 22
5.4 "
-
4
2.0
4
2.0
.
" " -
- -
150
-
"
2
- 14 -
-
-
16958 2278.0 15981 2119.6 99 19.6 866 136.4 12 2.4
I safo n tnrg t ui th omp1etc rming 'V . res.
) safe on tar et _ 54 lith com 1ete ar ing 20 uit broke arming res.
are 0 with. C mp1c mil18. ',;1 .'.
,:d _;t9t._OI!-_ . k9t Yilt .cO!l!P.10_ .. rqros! _ ____________._______._:___ . _. ______
.. _.. -,
___L _.. _
50Off. I. C1'
500;; G.P.
lOOt! 1.8.
1000# S ....P
Fhotoflnsh
500,] I. 01 E-h6
u-64
u-47:.2
1:i-59
M-46
M-64 500# G.F.
M-46 Photoflosh
:ii:-46
o 3 bombs rc.1eo.st.'
o 74 bombs re10ns
C 1 bomb
'l!: _l{J},Lbombs",,!,?.!cn
73
'JG
21 12.-46 500/1- I. C1
BC 100,;' LB.
bi-64 500# G.P.
M-59 1000#
n-46 Photoflash
TCII'_.L
U51'l' I 'n'm OF BOW
314
:JG
313 IE-46 500# I. Clu
.:G rJ-64 5OO;} G.F.
1t-47:.2 100;'; 1.8.
Fhotoflnsh
BECRE'l'
... 67
13 .@.:.l 1'45
AIRCRAPT lDST AKD IWIAGED
P:fllSONNEL CASUALTH'S
Bissing, no fIOrd. 11 I1xm aboard.
c Reported hit by flak over tarGct. 12 m:;m aboard.
d !.jissing over targot. Bc.lievod duo to cnell\Y action. 11lOO11 .::Ioeard.
0" :r.1issi!lG. no liard. 11 lOOn obO:l.rd.
AIllCIlAFT UlST
AIRCRAFt DAMAGED PERSONNEL CASlJALTIES
-
EIIIIII
EmII ACC.
.It- EmII
E-.y
E-.y ACC.
0"'

TOTAL
TOTAL
MISS- WOUNDED TOTAL 1IIIl't
I./e 1./0
o/e

OTIIER
"_"
ftlTlL
Ale 1./0
I./e

0UJ<i
OTHER
KfI)'l'i'N MAJOR IUOOR
PARTICI- KILLED
INC & INJURED CASUALTIES
1./0 IECH.
1/0 IlECH. PATItG
73
-
. ..

..
3
2 13 2 .
-
-
..
3 14 1359
33 I
34
.;0
----
.. -_.- . - - . . _..' _.-.
--.
. -. __. -
- . - -
- --
_.... -
. - ._------
313
. .. .


I b I I
14
.
-

..
- 3
12 1228 - II
3 14
..0
--
. _.. - _. - _..-
. --- . - -- . ._-- .. -- ._-- . . - .. -- .- -_. -- -_.. --- - - .._----- - -- ._.-
-_._._.
"-_._... -- -_._.. ,_.
314
-
I c I d ..

I 0
3 4 9 4
I

I
.
9 10 1281
34 5 39
.;G
.
-
.. . - -
.. ... .. .. - - - . -. . --_..- --.. _- --.----_.- - - ---
r-----
_.._---
21 .. I I
5 7 7 36 6 I

I ..
15 36
3
868

78
9 87
DO
A
.::L1.rcratt no ":lor.... ere" mcwucrs Quoar
.Ii.l<JljI
BNDU QPROSITIW J.ND AMoIJNITIW EXPENDI'l\lRE


l.lI.ssICll ->6"-7 _
DA.TE 1) .prO 1945
"""'"
AT'l'ACi'oS
Ale llEf,1.l\0'fEl) l;. DANAGl:D
50 CJ.Lmm Al&I1tJHTIW :EXP.ElIDI'IUlE
t..-:.ilr
Ale
BY E/A TYPE CIt ".. .....
"'OB.
FlRED IN TF.ST Cll
SIGHTDJ
MOllEJ.
"""'>Xl
DEsIR '
llAUGUl
COO1AT FD1ED
=I.SOOI>
LflST A/C
row.
73 ',jG 25 34
1
- - 3055
860
-
300 6915
- - .
- - .- .-- - ._. - . ..
. -.-
- ---
-.-. - - - .. ._--- --'-
13 ';;0 164 43
1
-
1 2230 385
-
600 3215
- -
.. _.
.- .
--
. . . -. -.
14 './G 196 25 4 -
1 2425 - -
7000 9425
- --
- _. - ... - . ---_.- --
1 Be 385 102 6
-
2 7710 1245 - 10600 19555
TIE 2
- -
slE - -
1
nidonti-
4 -
1
fied
.... li.lUOI
2.16
14
2644
3367

291
L507
3084
2037
974
2095
238
422.6
5916
6910
5070
))74
4624
2'/)5
1986780
14:00
2744
6'54
)
FLIGHT DI T' & FUU. PI'IOH . .

,
,
,
,
73 tung 313 \;ing 314 Wing!
..jC
JIS5ION

107 102
96
,
,
I
FLIGHT DhTJ,
,\vg.
T1ue i.t Lol? J.ltitaio )
I
-
,
I
Avg.
'ririe Of cliIlb To Bomb- :.24
(6'57
6:58
lU;' J..ltitu:lf';
i
I
\
,
Ava:. Timp I.t oo:::loing AltHUlio 6:21. ,
I
Avg.
Flyitl Ti..l:!e
13:47 1;:52 14:22
I
Avg. Distance Flohu
:750 2660 2826
air I.lilus)
FUEL COlf5lJl'PTION
To Target:
I
3250 3323 3567
I
3962
)6/,B
I
:dllXiDu::J 4624
Mini.mun 3019 2935 2990
,
I
Coosmod FrOQ Tc.rget To ilcse:
,
,
(I\/C "ulfunction)
100. Of Aircrc..ft 104
9'
88
1.v.rage 2544 24D9 2573
I
MWtilal.J:l
2979
2849 )084
i
,
Llin1:nu::l 2037 2047 21.21
,
Coosu::;.ed From Tc.rget To Base::
, ,
{..../c ;(ith Malfunction)
I
,.,.
Of slircraft ) ) 8
,
J""oraKe 2649 2545 2605
!
I
i,lux1mUll )367 2625 J,210
I
1,00nUl.J:l
2482 2476 :d95 !
I ,
,
Total Fuel Used:
I
It.vcmJe. 5831 5761 6176

6)62 6463 6910
Ylniml.1ll 53.22 5070 5265
Total Fuel Reoc.lning:
j\vcrage
m
1006 1158
I
Muximun 1187 1609 2095
I
Mini.:l.I,1Il <)8 )22 451
,
I
Avg. Consuacd Pel' liour 423.1 415.4 429.8
Avg. Gals. Consu:loC Per LUle 2.12 2.17 2.19
--
f--
TOTJ.L FtJEL USED 014 UfQORil:. ;./C 698609 645863 61.2)08
,
I
-.
* Alc for I1hich fUlll clnta are availttble. (Exc1uies ,.jC Innling at Illo Jimc.).

11'11.11
nIGHT DATi
MISSION-J6<i7'- _
DA'l'E lJ "pro 'Sl"S
Ill.
.- .- .-
AVDU.G WT
'..,..GE
AVG lIT OF FtJE1, AVERAGE J.VERAGE GROSS
UIIT 1IIIC..... BASIC ft. ll8IPUL JIJ. or IDIBS OF fQlBS FUEL LOADED MISC. WEIGHT
1IIlIlORIII
0' 1/0
LlWl LlWlED LOADED LOADED (6 LBS PER GAL) I!ElGHT AT TAKE OFF
73 ..0 120 Q 74882 61861 1iixcd r.oads 16887 6608 39648 5326 136743
- ... ,-- - -- . ...
-
._--_._.
- ----_.
------- --------
313 .;0 115 74713 60909 Mixed tp:lds 15125 6740 40440
5344 135622
. . . . . . .. .-
. -
. - ._- --_._.
.314 ,10 113 7543
1 60399 lo;L:a::d Loads 9409 7336 44016 6974 135830
- ..- . . -
.. _.
- . - , ---
-- ___ 0_.
-_._-----
21 B.C. 348 75004 61072 13
8
77 6889 41334 5851 136076
o Docs not lncludo supcr-dumboa. Bomb "'eight:>: E-46 - 425
.JHJ,4 ('1m) 535
:"'lnrU) 550
M-46

.\N-M59
52
70
995
Millli on No. 61
13-14 Ji.pril 1 9 ~
-..-
!!.!l.U
Initiala
By Auth of CG '(][I Be
14:.!- ,(
W BCICB:1l CCHWI)
GUAJ!
15:30 14 April1'l105
mal: COY GEN XXI BOU COlI
oro : COlt! am 73 \lJING
COY lEi 313 BOn t'lING
CC! Gm 314 BOLt WING
DlFO: ero 93.4
CO, DET A, XXI BOOCOM, FlO
FIELD ORD3R NU:illER 56, PZRDITION NO 1
HAPS FOR PLOTI'ING: Japan Aviation Chart 1:218.800. UPI Reterenceal
XXI Bc:mCom Tokyo Area, Target No. 90.17 - 201 - 209.
1. 'Ibis is one of a series of tarsets to be attaoked In order to chok_
orr the supply of artll8 and explosive materiel to the 11&1'
machIne.
2. The XXI Bcmber COllllM.nd attacke target all des.\gnated below on Hon8hIl
whieh constitute the Tokyo Arsenal Cc:mple:x with !Mx1 err'Ol"t.
3. e. 73rd
(1) Times or take offr
(a) First Ale of Pathfinder Forcer Zero Hour ad..nas 10.
(b) First AfC of !.fain Force: Zero lklur.
(2) J..1titude Fnroute: 7000 to 7500 feet or 500 feot above
overcast.
(3) Altitude of Attal:k: 7000 to 70Ci) feet.
',") T ..... arget:
<al lIPl' 0490SL
(b) Radar offset aiming point: 353B45N - 1395345E-
(c) Axis of Attack: 307 deuooa True.
(5) All aircraft l'Jil.l load 1 500 lb GP to drop first and a :
llltiJd.murll number of a:1.ltlable incendiary clusters containing
!.t-69 bombs. 'Ihe 500 Ib Gpla in the first 20 Ale scheduled
across tho targllt ,wSll be fused with T-50 proximity fuses;
the remaining 500 Ib GP's will be fused instantaneous nose
and non-delay tail. The I8 clusters will be fused to open
at 2500 feat. All aircraft will carry K-l9B cameras and
one 1.46 photo nash boob to extent CAl'iWras are available.
(6) RCM: Four observers required. Two search only 70-85 mc
while near searchlight and anti-aircraft dc!'enses, cor-
relati.ng signals with searchlight and anti-aircraft ac-
tivities. <:ne search onlr 185-215 me while near search-
light and anti-aircraft defenses, correlating with search-
light and anti-aircraft activities. One search 1000-1;00
mc at .7l11 times while North of 25 degrees North 18titude.
Four search 70-s.5 mc fran take off to 2J degrees North
latitude and from 23 degrees North latitude to base upon
return.
b. 313th Wing:
(1) Times of take off:
(a) 1st A/C of Pathfinder Force: Zero Hour minus 10.
(b) 1st A/C of Ullin Force: Zero Kour.
128/4
FImJ Olmmt NtnIBF.a ,PBmITION NlJMBa 1 CCII'l'DIDID
(2) Altitude !.nraute: 8,000 to 8#500 teet. or teet. .. "-
of overeallt.
(3) Altitude of Attackl 8000 to eaoo teet.
(4) Target:
(a) YPI: 036101.
(b) Radar offset aiming point! 353911' - 139543-
(c) Axis of Attack: 309 degrees True.
(5) All aircraft willloM"l SOD 1b GP to drop first and.
maximu:l nul:'lber of aiMble incendiary cluaters CCI'Ita1n1n
Y-69 boobs. The 500 lb GP's in the first 20 A/C scheduled
across the target will be fused with T-50 prorllllit7 ru.ee;
the rEltllBining 500 lb GP's will be fusod instantaneoua non
and non-delay tail. The m clusters will be fused to open
at 2500 feet. All aircraft will ca.rry K-l9B camera and
one M-46 photo flash bomb to cameras are available.
(6) Rei!:: Four obsarven roquirod. One aearch only 78-8S IIC
while near searchlight and antl-eircratt defeM6s. C0r-
relating signaIe with searchlight and npti-e1rcratt ac-
tivities. 'IWo scarch only 18.5-215 me whUe near 8841'ch-
light and anti-aircraft defenees, correlating with search-
light and anti-aircraft activities. Q1c search 1500-)000
mc at all times while at North or 25 degrees North latitude.
Pour search 7D-8S mc fJ'OrJ take of! to 2) degrees North
latitude and frOlll. 23 degrees North latitude to base upon
return.
c. 314th lIjing:
(1) Ti;ll.es of take orf:
(a) 1st Ale of Pathfinder Force: Zero Hour mnus 40 minute
(b) 1st A./C of Main Force: Zero Hour minus 30 minutos.
(2) Altitude Enrouto: 9000 to 9500 foat cr 500 feet
on top of overcast.
(3) Altitude of Attack: 9000 to 9800 foet.
(4) Target:
(a) IlJ'I: 068098.
(b) Radar offllet a.im1.ng point: 353915N - l395445"E.
(0) of Attack: 311 degreos True.
(5) Bomb Load: All llircra1't will load 1 500 lb GP to drop
first and a maximum nUl:lber of Moo4P) '!he 500 Ib GPI S
in the 20 A/C lIchedulcd across tho 1Jill bo
fused with T-50 proximity tho rClllain.:ln8: ,00 Ib
Gpt s and the 1J.-47 IB'3 will be fusod instantaneous and
non-dolny tail. All aircraft will carry K-19B car.teras
nnd one 14-46 photo flallh bomb to extont cameras aro Ilvail-
ablo.
(6) RCW: Two observers requirod. One lIo&rch only 700-85 .clC
while near searchlight and anti-aircraft dofcn3es, cor-
relating signals wittl 3earchl1ghtand anti-aircraft. ac-
tivities. One search only 185-215 me while nesr
light and defenses, correlating with
soarchlight a.ctivities. Two lIonrch 70-85 mc from tnko off
to 2' dogrees North latitude' and from 23 decrooll North
latitude to bo.se upon raturn.
FIElD ORDER NmIBER 56, PERDITION NUYB!J't 1 CONTIHU!D
(7) The 314th !fing will plan route to noid Rota Ia1aDd 15
miles enroute to target.
x. (1) Kothod of AttflCk: By individual aircraft sttacldnl wltib
minimum interval botwDen aircraft. A definite 1'8daI' ttc.Mac
ron will be made on the radar otteet a1m1n& point betore
making a visual correction.
(2) Pathfinder Crews: Six or tho boat cpal1t1ed radar c:r..
from each wing will bo designated as pathtind.. crewII
tor purpoae 0' preced1nl; llI!l.in forco to tm-got and plaoiDS
banbs on rre!leribecl. aiming points.
(3) Routes:
....
11'10 Jima
3450N - 14000E
35leN - 1402430E
3532N - 14OO1.)OE (IP)
Target
3550H - 13953E
3537N - 14033E
lwo Jirna.
Btlse
(4) Intervalornetor Setting:
(a) M-47 Bombs: 100 feot.
(b) All Clusters: 50 feet.
Banbing Instructions: Crews rl1.l be CllUtioned be check
position before bombs. It is im-
perative that bOOlbs be concentrated on the assigned lIPI
in order to obtain well-deviJlopod fircs.
(6)
. ,
For this mission pins am. c.<>.r-o-sMl wire may be removed
frem fuses prior to take off.
All Alc "ill salvo ir.mediatel,y after intervalonetor hu
been run throU{;h. Ale carrying bOOlb bay tanks will make
use of sprooder bars on IL-2 release unloss otherwise
f!1Odified
(B) Armounition loading: Loft to the d15cretion of the wing

(9) Gunnery Instructions: Instruct gunners to fire at aerial
tnrgiJts only and only when fired upon.
(10) Radar sets will be tunled off tor 45 minutes :i.l:mediately
after leaVing ton-get so interforence will not be mad.c in
other aircraft on boobing run.
(11) Aborting Alc on routo out will turn 90
0
trom pTO.:!!cribed
route and fly 5 minutes before turning on return haading.
(12) Brief cananders that by desynchronizing thtl.T
flo. 1 ru'Id 4 engines appradmately 100 !1E1, sonic soarch-
light director.:!! 'IIill be effectively confusod.. To be ef-
fective, thu engires must be deeynchron1z.od from landfall
to landis end rather than wait until picked up by
lights.
4. a. No changC!l.
b. Thi5 is Tactical Uission No. 67.
128/4
FIEll> ORDER 56, pgmITION IrutlBER 1, CONTJNtm)
5. Coomunications,
a. (1) Radio silence will prevail enroute t.o tnrpt. except 10
cases of ext.rl!l:l.G emergency.
(2) No contact. reports .ill be sent enrout.e to tarcot.
tnct reports will be sent on return rCJUte cnl7 when north
of 28 degrees North.
(3) will designate one plane per squadron as the cnl7
plane to trnnsmit a strike report.
(.) Special strilte report will COM1st ot ti_ ewer
targot (2.f('), tl1.rget bombed, meUlod or
cloud coverage, rosults obtained., tighter 0p-
position and flak opposition.
:llm2.
Over targot (GIlT)
Target Bombed P Primary
0
-
Clpportwlit 7
Nothod of Bombi.ng V
-
Visual
Iladar
-
N
-
N4vigo.tia'l
Cloud CoverMe 1 to 9 tor tontha, I tor
10/10
Banbing Results A Excellent (General
Cont1.8gration)
B
-
Good (Several large
fires that have not
convergod into a gen-
eral conflagratim)
C
-
Fair (NMy scattered
fires in target area)
D
-
Poor (Few seattered
fires in area)
-
E
-
Unobserved
Fighter Opposition
-
A
-
Intense
-
B
-
Uoderate
-
C
-
Meager
-
D
-
None
Flak Opposition
"
-
Intense

-
B
-
Moderate
-
C
-
Meager
-
D
-
None
(4) All Alc will monitor channel Able thirty minutes froJ:l
target until banbs away for direet1Dns' from the XXI BaltCc:m
ttMnster of Ceremonies tt who will identify himself D.S
"Dragon
lt

/ " '/'/ - ,
(.0:.... : / .--"
, I
/ .tiN1uo2RY
j D/oP"IfJ .
DISTRIBUTION:
2 ell. W8
' ..
LeMAY
CQ.{ GE2f XXI BOIJ cw:

-
o
pw
Minlop 10 67
1314 .lprU lKS
J I ~ l j l
llJ!Jl.U
DISTRIBUTICfi
tACTICgL NISSIQR B!P087S
Copy No
1

3
4
S

I.
11
12
13
14
IS
,.
17
,.
,.
20
.,
22
23
24
26
26
27
_28
..
'0
-31
,.
53
,.
'S
..
37
..
39
4.
U
4.
"
'4
..
46--
" ..
_77
7.
Commanding Gonoral, Twontioth Air Poroo
Comma.nding Genero.l, XXI Bomber COlIlbllUld
Deputy COllUllO.nder, Twentieth 411' Foree
Chief of Starf, Twentioth Air For06
Cbi er of SWf, XXI Bomber CCllIlJllo.nd
DoPllty cIs, OpM' XU Bomber ComuDll
Doputy CIS. Sup Maint, XlI Beaber COIIIlaftd
AC of S, 1.-2. XXI BOJlIber COIIIIO.M
COlIllIlD.nding OenercU. itZ'JIIY All' 'oro..
J.1"nll AC/ltB, bulligonoo
COII\lllQ.ndor in Chiof, PacifiO aoeo.D Areu (Mv It)
Commnnder in Chier, Po.clt'1o CbetID AtoUi (Red' 1It.)
Chief of Rl\vnl Operationa, OP.16..V
Joint tntelligonoo Center, P:loitio e.e=.&red
Comml\nder All' Force. Po.o1tio Pleet
Commnnder, Fifth Fleet
Commander, Firat Taak Foroe
Conuna.nder, Fo rwtU'd Areo.
Commo.nding General, U,S, hrJIIY Por008 in Par East
COllll!lo.nding Genero.l, U,S, Army Poraea, Pa.cltia Ocenn Arolla
Commllnding Allied Air Forco.
Southwest Pacific Arens
COllllfltlllding Genertl.l. Southfrest Po.oific J.reo.s, ATTN I
(For Section 22. RCM)
Commllnding Genera.l. For Eo.st Air Forces
Commnnding Generol, U.S, Stra.tegic Forcos in Europe
Comma.nding Genera.l, Eighth Air Forco
Commo.nding General. Allied J.ir Forces
Commanding General, Fiftoenth Air Porco
Commanding Goneral. Seventh Air Foree
Commnnding Genernl. VII Bomber Command
Commanding Ganernl. VII Fighter Command
Com!llo.nding Goneral. Air Force
Commnnding Genero.l, XX Bomber Comma.nd
CommtllLding G6110r0.1. 35th Plying Tro.ining Wing
COllllllonding General. 56th Bombardlnant \Ying
Genero.l, 73rd Bombardment Wing
Genernl. 313th Bombardment Wing
Commanding Genero.l, 314th Bombo.rdment Wing
COlMlo.nding Genero.l, 3l5th Bombnrdment Wing
Commo.nding orficer. 3rd Photo Recon Squadron
Commanding arficer. 33rd Stntistical Control Unit
Chomicn1 Wo.rfnre Officer, XII Bomber Command
Tactics o.nd TTQining Section. XXI Bomber Commnnd
Ordno.nce Officer, IXI Bombll.r COllllI\Md
COImIMding otfioer, XXI Bomber COlILJIll.nd, Combnt Sto,ging
Center (Prov15ianal)
H15tarico.l Officer. XXI Bomber ComJIQ.l1d
Commooding Ganero.l. Army Forces
ATTN: AC/AS Intelligence. Collection Division
Commo.nding Genera.l. Army J..ir Porcel Pneirtc Ocean Areas
I.TTN: iIJ2 iivD.luntion Board
",.,..., ,,,,,,,,n,-l\
JJ.lLIISI
COPy No
79
80
.,
82
8'
84
8S
86
87
88

.0
.,
92
OS
94
.S

.7

'00
'0'
,02
'0'
,04
'OS
106 - 115
Genernl, #>.ray .i.1r Porc Puitio Ooeaa. .lnu
Director of Comauniontlon.
For I Counter Uennree Air "'naly.h Conter
COIllDl::mding orficor. 6th Bomb GrOIlP (VB)
Commllnding Officor. 9th Bcab Group (VB)
Commanding Officer, 16th Bomb Groap (VB)
Commanding orficor, 19th Bcmb Group (VH)
ComlInnd.1ng <rricor, Bomb Group (va)
COlllllo.ndll\& Officor, 39th Bcab Qroup (VB)
COllD.o.nd1ng Officor, o1.otb BOIIb Group (VB)
Commanding Officer, 330th Bomb Group (VB)
CC8Illlllndil\& Ofricer, 3318t Boalb Croup (VB)
COIIlImndlng Ofric&r. oW4th BOII.b Group (VB)
COIIlIlIllnding Officer, 462nd Boab Group (VB)
COlUlo.nding (rficor, Beab Oro'4l (VB)
C<8lMdirlg Officer, '!nUt. Bomb OI'oup (a)
COllllllanding Ofrlcor, 498tb Ba.b Group (VII)
COlllJl\ll.ndlng Officor, 49;th Bomb Group (ft)
COlIIIltmd.ing Officer, SOOth Bomb Group (W)
COll1.lD.O.nding Officer, 5018t Bcab Group (VB)
Commo.nd1ng orricer. S02l\d. Bomb Croup (VR)
Commo.nding Officer, S04th Bomb Group (va)
Com.mandifll; Officer, S05tb Bab Group (VB)
Commo.nding Officer. 655th BOlIlb Group (VB)
COlMlnnding otf'iaor. r.."ntioth J.1r Force Load Crn School
Offiaer. 15th Fighter Group
Cocmanding Officor, 21st Flghtar Group
Commnnding Officer. S06th Fighter Group
Roporting Un! t. XXI Bomber Coml!lO.nd (File Copy)
Reporting Un! t, 11..2, nI Bomber Comm:llld
......""' ...=.....:::- ..........-- -.J