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13th Sept 43 Carriers unknown China Bombardment of Changsha goes to the Jap side by a little bit. Burma Bombing on both sides. Possible CAP trap by the Japs at Ramree. 2 ship TF sighted but not attacked. Solomons Gasmata bombarded from the sea and air. No ship present. A 2 ship TF in the middle of the Solomon sea is LRCAPed by the Japs and we fall for it. We lose 60 fighters and 47 SBD and TBF planes for 12 Zeros and 11 Georges. Afternoon Air attack on TF, near Woodlark Island at 105,130 Weather in hex: Thunderstorms Raid detected at 31 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 14 minutes Japanese aircraft A6M5 Zero x 103 A6M5b Zero x 12 N1K2J George x 95 Ki44IIc Tojo x 30 Ki84a Frank x 11 Allied aircraft F4F4 Wildcat x 25 F6F3 Hellcat x 26 SBD3 Dauntless x 24 TBF1 Avenger x 6 Japanese aircraft losses A6M5 Zero: 1 destroyed N1K2J George: 2 destroyed Allied aircraft losses F4F4 Wildcat: 10 destroyed F6F3 Hellcat: 10 destroyed SBD3 Dauntless: 7 destroyed TBF1 Avenger: 3 destroyed, 1 damaged Japanese Ships DD Mutsuki Aircraft Attacking: 2 x TBF1 Avenger bombing from 10000 feet Naval Attack: 2 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 202 Ku S1 with N1K2J George (25 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 25 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 9000 Raid is overhead 802 Ku S1 with N1K2J George (24 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 24 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 17000 Raid is overhead 261 Ku S2 with N1K2J George (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 21 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 17 minutes 281 Ku S1 with N1K2J George (25 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 25 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead Akagi1 with A6M5 Zero (18 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 18 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 12000 Raid is overhead Kaga1 with A6M5 Zero (16 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 16 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 8000 Raid is overhead Soryu1 with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 14 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 23 minutes Hiryu1 with A6M5 Zero (15 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 15 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead Junyo1 with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 12 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 8000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 15 minutes Hiyo1 with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 12 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 12 minutes Unryu1 with A6M5b Zero (12 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 12 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 12000 Raid is overhead Katsuragi1 with A6M5 Zero (16 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 16 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead 63rd Sentai with Ki44IIc Tojo (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 14 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 18 minutes 85th Sentai with Ki44IIc Tojo (16 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 16 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Raid is overhead 248th Sentai with Ki84a Frank (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 11 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 17 minutes  Afternoon Air attack on TF, near Woodlark Island at 105,130 Weather in hex: Thunderstorms Raid detected at 65 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 30 minutes Japanese aircraft A6M5 Zero x 78 A6M5b Zero x 11 N1K2J George x 66 Ki44IIc Tojo x 22 Ki84a Frank x 11 Allied aircraft F4F4 Wildcat x 28 FM1 Wildcat x 15 TBF1 Avenger x 18 No Japanese losses Allied aircraft losses F4F4 Wildcat: 13 destroyed FM1 Wildcat: 10 destroyed TBF1 Avenger: 10 destroyed CAP engaged: 202 Ku S1 with N1K2J George (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 14 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 9000 , scrambling fighters to 10000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 220 minutes 802 Ku S1 with N1K2J George (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 15 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 17000 , scrambling fighters to 10000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 107 minutes 261 Ku S2 with N1K2J George (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 21 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 8 minutes 281 Ku S1 with N1K2J George (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 16 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 10000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 245 minutes Akagi1 with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 17 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 12000 , scrambling fighters to 16000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 22 minutes Kaga1 with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 14 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 8000 , scrambling fighters to 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 7 minutes Soryu1 with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 14 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 8 minutes Hiryu1 with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 10 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 10000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 30 minutes Junyo1 with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 7 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 8000 , scrambling fighters to 10000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 65 minutes Hiyo1 with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 8 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 10000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 41 minutes Unryu1 with A6M5b Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 11 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 12000 , scrambling fighters to 15000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 20 minutes Katsuragi1 with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 8 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 10000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 13 minutes 63rd Sentai with Ki44IIc Tojo (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 14 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters to 18000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 18 minutes 85th Sentai with Ki44IIc Tojo (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 8 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 6 minutes 248th Sentai with Ki84a Frank (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 11 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 4 minutes I guess we have had a sync bug. This is not what I saw in the CR. This is the second turn in a row.
