AcePylut
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Good points BB. I was hoping to get that CL in amongst the slower APD's but alas, it didn't go that way. I'm going to start sending PT boats after the ships buzzing around FukueJima. AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Sep 13, 45  Submarine attack near Saishu To at 100,56 Japanese Ships SS HaD144 Allied Ships DD Marshall DD Marshall is sighted by SS HaD144 SS HaD144 launches 2 torpedoes at DD Marshall  Night Time Surface Combat, near Hirosaki/Aomori at 118,52, Range 8,000 Yards Japanese Ships PB Chohakusan Maru, Shell hits 3 PB Kantori Maru, Shell hits 7, on fire PB Kure Maru #5, Shell hits 6 Allied Ships PF Coronado, Shell hits 3 PF Eugene Maximum visibility in Partly Cloudy Conditions and 46% moonlight: 8,000 yards Range closes to 24,000 yards... Range closes to 18,000 yards... Range closes to 12,000 yards... Range closes to 8,000 yards... CONTACT: Japanese lookouts spot Allied task force at 8,000 yards CONTACT: Allied lookouts spot Japanese task force at 8,000 yards PB Kure Maru #5 engages PF Coronado at 8,000 yards Range closes to 4,000 yards PB Kure Maru #5 engages PF Coronado at 4,000 yards PF Coronado engages PB Kure Maru #5 at 4,000 yards PB Kure Maru #5 engages PF Eugene at 4,000 yards PB Chohakusan Maru engages PF Coronado at 4,000 yards Range closes to 3,000 yards PB Kantori Maru engages PF Coronado at 3,000 yards Range increases to 4,000 yards PF Coronado engages PB Kure Maru #5 at 4,000 yards PB Kantori Maru engages PF Coronado at 4,000 yards Range increases to 6,000 yards PB Kantori Maru engages PF Eugene at 6,000 yards PB Chohakusan Maru engages PF Coronado at 6,000 yards Range increases to 10,000 yards PF Eugene engages PB Kantori Maru at 10,000 yards PF Coronado engages PB Kantori Maru at 10,000 yards PF Coronado engages PB Chohakusan Maru at 10,000 yards Range increases to 11,000 yards PB Kure Maru #5 engages PF Coronado at 11,000 yards PB Chohakusan Maru engages PF Coronado at 11,000 yards Range closes to 10,000 yards PB Kure Maru #5 engages PF Eugene at 10,000 yards PF Coronado engages PB Chohakusan Maru at 10,000 yards Terayama, W. orders Japanese TF to disengage Range increases to 11,000 yards PB Kure Maru #5 engages PF Eugene at 11,000 yards PB Kantori Maru engages PF Eugene at 11,000 yards PB Chohakusan Maru engages PF Eugene at 11,000 yards Range closes to 10,000 yards PB Chohakusan Maru engages PF Coronado at 10,000 yards Range closes to 7,000 yards PB Kure Maru #5 engages PF Coronado at 7,000 yards PF Coronado engages PB Kantori Maru at 7,000 yards PB Chohakusan Maru engages PF Coronado at 7,000 yards Range increases to 12,000 yards PF Eugene engages PB Kure Maru #5 at 12,000 yards PF Coronado engages PB Kantori Maru at 12,000 yards PB Chohakusan Maru engages PF Coronado at 12,000 yards Task forces break off... So this PB/SC tf has been guarding the straights between Honshu and Hokkaido – on the *west* side of the straights. After the IJN CV sightings of a couple days ago, my Fast Raider TF’s were in place. Well I decided to send a “slow” Fast Raider fleet to see if they could deal with this menace to my subs, and also flush out whatever Cruft had in Hokkaido. Looks like the engagement turned out better for me, than him. Kinda happy about that, never played to the point where I had these PF ships, didn’t really know their capabilities. I figured they were better than PB/PC/SC’s, but not as good as DE’s or DD’s.  Night Air attack on TF, near Orchid Island at 87,68 Weather in hex: Overcast Raid spotted at 11 NM, estimated altitude 18,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 2 minutes Japanese aircraft Ki67Ia (T) Peggy x 7 No Japanese losses Allied Ships SC PC810 Aircraft Attacking: 7 x Ki67Ia (T) Peggy bombing from 15000 feet Naval Attack: 2 x 250 kg SAP Bomb, 4 x 60 kg GP Bomb Cruft is training up at night torpedo attacks. No doubt to try and night attack my “big bad Japan invasion force”. I’ll have to remember this.  Night Air attack on Fukuejima , at 101,58 Weather in hex: Partial cloud Raid detected at 58 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 15 minutes Japanese aircraft Ki67Ib Peggy x 27 Allied aircraft no flights No Japanese losses Allied aircraft losses P40N26 Warhawk: 5 damaged P40N26 Warhawk: 1 destroyed on ground Allied ground losses: 16 casualties reported Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Airbase supply hits 1 Runway hits 1 Aircraft Attacking: 27 x Ki67Ib Peggy bombing from 6000 feet Airfield Attack: 3 x 250 kg GP Bomb  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid detected at 78 NM, estimated altitude 15,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 23 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 15 S1A1 Denko x 9 Ki45 KAId Nick x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 26 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 99 Japanese aircraft losses J1N1S Irving: 1 destroyed Ki46III KAI Dinah: 1 destroyed Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 9 damaged B2925 Superfort: 1 destroyed by flak Manpower hits 83 Fires 24095 Aircraft Attacking: 18 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 32 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 13 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 13 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 9 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 9 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 5 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (3 airborne, 8 on standby, 4 scrambling) 3 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 4000 and 18000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 31 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (0 airborne, 4 on standby, 4 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 1 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 12000 and 20000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 38 minutes 27th Sentai with Ki45 KAId Nick (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 4 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 11 minutes 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (0 airborne, 10 on standby, 11 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 5 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 8000 and 20000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 50 minutes So my B29’s failed to fly the last two days in the daytime. So I’ll send them in at night on a firebombing attack. I plan on firebombing Osaka for the next 34 days in a row. The next attack will probably be split between day and night, and will have about ½3/4’s of the planes, cuz I only had my b29s on 10% rest. I’m going to up that to 3040% across the board to keep em flying daily over the next few days. Everything will be a city attack to see what kind of fires I can generate. Anyhow – this day’s events was very uncoordinated, as the next 10 combats will show. PS – this is the way the devs can deal with the “massive 2k plane strike”, increase the coordination penalties so strikes come in all split up.  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid detected at 79 NM, estimated altitude 18,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 24 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 12 S1A1 Denko x 9 Ki45 KAId Nick x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 21 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 51 Japanese aircraft losses Ki46III KAI Dinah: 1 destroyed Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 2 damaged Manpower hits 25 Fires 56350 Aircraft Attacking: 33 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 14000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 13 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 14000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 5 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 14000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 7 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 8000 and 16000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 47 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 3 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 12000 and 18000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 39 minutes 27th Sentai with Ki45 KAId Nick (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 4 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 3 minutes 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 6 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 9000 and 20000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 50 minutes What the heck is a S1A1 Denko!!!!  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 71 NM, estimated altitude 13,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 22 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 12 S1A1 Denko x 8 Ki45 KAId Nick x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 16 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 5 Japanese aircraft losses J1N1S Irving: 1 destroyed Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 1 destroyed, 1 damaged Aircraft Attacking: 3 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (3 airborne, 3 on standby, 4 scrambling) 3 plane(s) intercepting now. 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 2 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 8000 and 16000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 56 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (0 airborne, 2 on standby, 4 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 2 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 12000 and 20000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 49 minutes 27th Sentai with Ki45 KAId Nick (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 4 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 5 minutes 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 4 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 9000 and 17000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 48 minutes  Night Air attack on Manila , at 79,77 Weather in hex: Thunderstorms Raid detected at 35 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 13 minutes Japanese aircraft G3M3 Nell x 11 Allied aircraft F4U1A Corsair x 11 F6F5 Hellcat x 15 F6F5N Hellcat x 19 Japanese aircraft losses G3M3 Nell: 1 destroyed G3M3 Nell: 1 destroyed by flak No Allied losses Aircraft Attacking: 10 x G3M3 Nell bombing from 9000 feet Port Attack: 2 x 250 kg SAP Bomb, 4 x 60 kg GP Bomb CAP engaged: VF40 with F6F5 Hellcat (3 airborne, 12 on standby, 0 scrambling) 3 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 11000 , scrambling fighters between 5000 and 9000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 4 minutes VMF124 with F6F5N Hellcat (3 airborne, 8 on standby, 0 scrambling) 3 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 15000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 6 minutes VMF351 with F4U1A Corsair (3 airborne, 8 on standby, 0 scrambling) 3 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 5 minutes VMF(N)542 with F6F5N Hellcat (2 airborne, 6 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 13000 , scrambling fighters to 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 5 minutes Some CAP have air radar More night attacks on Manila, FukueJima. Cruft doesn’t attack any base during the daytime. Just a little night cap does wonders tho.  Night Air attack on Fukuejima , at 101,58 Weather in hex: Partial cloud Raid detected at 11 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 2 minutes Japanese aircraft Ki74I Patsy x 8 Allied aircraft no flights No Japanese losses Allied aircraft losses P40N26 Warhawk: 4 damaged P40N26 Warhawk: 1 destroyed on ground Runway hits 2 Aircraft Attacking: 8 x Ki74I Patsy bombing from 7000 feet Airfield Attack: 2 x 250 kg GP Bomb Patsies out of Tokyo. After I’m done with Osaka… I have a feel Cruft is pretty complacent about me not attacking Tokyo – so I’m going to ignore Tokyo for the next week – let him move more planes there, and then plaster it.  Night Air attack on Fukuejima , at 101,58 Weather in hex: Partial cloud Raid detected at 17 NM, estimated altitude 8,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 4 minutes Japanese aircraft Ki21IIa Sally x 10 No Japanese losses Allied Ships SS Sturgeon, Bomb hits 1, on fire, heavy damage SS Aspro, Bomb hits 1, heavy damage Allied ground losses: 6 casualties reported Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Aircraft Attacking: 10 x Ki21IIa Sally bombing from 6000 feet Port Attack: 4 x 250 kg GP Bomb These subs had to park at FukueJima due to massive damage. They probably won’t make it back.  Night Air attack on Fukuejima , at 101,58 Weather in hex: Partial cloud Raid detected at 24 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 6 minutes Japanese aircraft Ki21IIb Sally x 9 No Japanese losses Aircraft Attacking: 9 x Ki21IIb Sally bombing from 6000 feet Port Attack: 4 x 250 kg GP Bomb  Night Air attack on TF, near Orchid Island at 87,68 Weather in hex: Overcast Raid spotted at 11 NM, estimated altitude 17,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 2 minutes Japanese aircraft Ki67Ia (T) Peggy x 6 No Japanese losses Allied Ships SC647 SC PC808 Aircraft Attacking: 6 x Ki67Ia (T) Peggy launching torpedoes at 200 feet Naval Attack: 1 x 18in Type 91 Torpedo  Night Air attack on Fukuejima , at 101,58 Weather in hex: Partial cloud Raid detected at 48 NM, estimated altitude 10,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 13 minutes Japanese aircraft Ki74I Patsy x 4 No Japanese losses Aircraft Attacking: 4 x Ki74I Patsy bombing from 7000 feet Airfield Attack: 2 x 250 kg GP Bomb  Here come the heavies with incendaries Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid detected at 18 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 5 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 5 S1A1 Denko x 8 Ki45 KAId Nick x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 16 Allied aircraft B29B Superfort x 16 No Japanese losses Allied aircraft losses B29B Superfort: 2 damaged Manpower hits 24 Fires 82960 Aircraft Attacking: 16 x B29B Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 18 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 13000 and 14000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 53 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 12000 and 18000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 57 minutes 27th Sentai with Ki45 KAId Nick (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Raid is overhead 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (5 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) 5 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 9000 and 14000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 57 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid detected at 13 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 3 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 8 Ki45 KAId Nick x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 15 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 12 No Japanese losses No Allied losses Manpower hits 24 Fires 75920 Aircraft Attacking: 12 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 8000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 55 minutes 27th Sentai with Ki45 KAId Nick (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Raid is overhead 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 9000 and 15000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 60 minutes 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 6000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 49 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid detected at 40 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 12 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 8 Ki45 KAId Nick x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 15 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 15 Japanese aircraft losses Ki45 KAId Nick: 1 destroyed Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 2 damaged Aircraft Attacking: 15 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters to 16000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 55 minutes 27th Sentai with Ki45 KAId Nick (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Raid is overhead 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 4000 and 14000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 61 minutes 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 6000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 44 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid detected at 20 NM, estimated altitude 15,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 6 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 8 Ki45 KAId Nick x 3 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 15 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 16 Japanese aircraft losses Ki45 KAId Nick: 1 destroyed Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 2 damaged Manpower hits 6 Fires 86825 Aircraft Attacking: 16 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 14000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 16000 and 17000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 53 minutes 27th Sentai with Ki45 KAId Nick (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 3 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Raid is overhead 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 11000 and 17000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 60 minutes 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 12000 and 18000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 61 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid detected at 14 NM, estimated altitude 17,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 4 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 8 Ki45 KAId Nick x 1 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 15 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 14 No Japanese losses Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 1 damaged Manpower hits 2 Fires 104040 Aircraft Attacking: 14 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 14000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 14000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 55 minutes 27th Sentai with Ki45 KAId Nick (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Raid is overhead 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 12000 and 16000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 59 minutes 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 15000 and 17000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 60 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid detected at 30 NM, estimated altitude 13,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 9 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 8 Ki45 KAId Nick x 1 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 15 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 9 No Japanese losses No Allied losses Manpower hits 9 Fires 84240 Aircraft Attacking: 9 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 12000 and 14000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 40 minutes 27th Sentai with Ki45 KAId Nick (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Raid is overhead 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 5000 and 16000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 61 minutes 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 8000 and 16000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 53 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid detected at 35 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 10 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 8 Ki45 KAId Nick x 1 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 15 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 9 No Japanese losses Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 1 damaged Manpower hits 4 Fires 112880 Aircraft Attacking: 9 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 11000 and 15000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 55 minutes 27th Sentai with Ki45 KAId Nick (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Raid is overhead 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 2000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 58 minutes 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 8000 and 15000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 55 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid detected at 32 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 9 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 8 Ki45 KAId Nick x 1 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 15 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 12 No Japanese losses Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 2 damaged Manpower hits 6 Fires 116960 Aircraft Attacking: 12 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 10000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 47 minutes 27th Sentai with Ki45 KAId Nick (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Raid is overhead 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 11000 and 17000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 44 minutes 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 8000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 52 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid detected at 17 NM, estimated altitude 18,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 5 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 8 Ki45 KAId Nick x 1 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 14 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 6 No Japanese losses Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 1 destroyed Aircraft Attacking: 5 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 14000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 10000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 43 minutes 27th Sentai with Ki45 KAId Nick (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Raid is overhead 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) 3 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 15000 and 20000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 65 minutes 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 8000 and 15000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 61 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid detected at 15 NM, estimated altitude 17,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 4 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 7 Ki45 KAId Nick x 1 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 14 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 10 Japanese aircraft losses S1A1 Denko: 1 destroyed Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 4 damaged Manpower hits 5 Fires 101200 Aircraft Attacking: 10 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 14000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 27th Sentai with Ki45 KAId Nick (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Raid is overhead 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) 3 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 15000 and 20000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 60 minutes 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 8000 and 10000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 31 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) 3 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 15000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 56 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid detected at 36 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 11 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 4 Ki45 KAId Nick x 1 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 13 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 8 No Japanese losses Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 1 damaged Aircraft Attacking: 8 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 27th Sentai with Ki45 KAId Nick (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Raid is overhead 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 8000 and 20000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 56 minutes 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 11000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 54 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 8000 and 9000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 53 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid detected at 25 NM, estimated altitude 16,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 7 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 4 Ki45 KAId Nick x 1 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 12 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 6 No Japanese losses Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 1 damaged Aircraft Attacking: 6 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 27th Sentai with Ki45 KAId Nick (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Raid is overhead 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 47 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 10000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 42 minutes 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 6000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 57 minutes  Night Air attack on Fukuejima , at 101,58 Weather in hex: Partial cloud Raid spotted at 10 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 2 minutes Japanese aircraft Ki74I Patsy x 7 No Japanese losses Aircraft Attacking: 7 x Ki74I Patsy bombing from 7000 feet Airfield Attack: 2 x 250 kg GP Bomb  Night Air attack on Fukuejima , at 101,58 Weather in hex: Partial cloud Raid spotted at 48 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 13 minutes Japanese aircraft Ki21IIa Sally x 7 No Japanese losses Aircraft Attacking: 7 x Ki21IIa Sally bombing from 6000 feet Port Attack: 4 x 250 kg GP Bomb  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 26 NM, estimated altitude 17,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 7 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 4 Ki45 KAId Nick x 1 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 11 Allied aircraft B29B Superfort x 8 No Japanese losses No Allied losses Manpower hits 5 Fires 94120 Aircraft Attacking: 8 x B29B Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 18 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 27th Sentai with Ki45 KAId Nick (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Raid is overhead 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 52 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 10000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 59 minutes 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 6000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 57 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 43 NM, estimated altitude 16,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 13 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 11 Allied aircraft B29B Superfort x 4 No Japanese losses No Allied losses Manpower hits 3 Fires 95680 Aircraft Attacking: 4 x B29B Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 18 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 61 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 10000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 41 minutes 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 6000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 55 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 19 NM, estimated altitude 15,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 5 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 11 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 4 No Japanese losses No Allied losses Manpower hits 2 Fires 96720 Aircraft Attacking: 4 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 51 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 10000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 55 minutes 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 6000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 61 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 47 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 14 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 11 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 8 No Japanese losses No Allied losses Manpower hits 2 Fires 97760 Aircraft Attacking: 8 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 54 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 10000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 39 minutes 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 6000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 51 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 43 NM, estimated altitude 19,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 13 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 11 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 8 No Japanese losses Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 1 damaged Manpower hits 3 Fires 129880 Aircraft Attacking: 8 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 14000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 53 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 10000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 59 minutes 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 6000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 61 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 33 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 10 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 11 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 4 No Japanese losses No Allied losses Manpower hits 2 Fires 100360 Aircraft Attacking: 4 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 53 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 10000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 55 minutes 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 6000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 59 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 33 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 10 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 11 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 4 No Japanese losses No Allied losses Manpower hits 1 Fires 100880 Aircraft Attacking: 4 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 57 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 10000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 52 minutes 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 6000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 60 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 18 NM, estimated altitude 19,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 5 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 11 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 5 No Japanese losses Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 1 damaged Manpower hits 1 Fires 132600 Aircraft Attacking: 5 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 14000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 51 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 10000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 45 minutes 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 6000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 52 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 19 NM, estimated altitude 16,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 5 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 11 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 4 No Japanese losses Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 1 damaged Manpower hits 5 Fires 136000 Aircraft Attacking: 4 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 49 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 10000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 49 minutes 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 6000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 44 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 23 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 7 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 11 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 5 No Japanese losses Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 1 damaged Manpower hits 1 Fires 136680 Aircraft Attacking: 5 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 57 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 10000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 48 minutes 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 6000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 61 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 31 NM, estimated altitude 13,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 9 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 11 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 5 No Japanese losses No Allied losses Manpower hits 4 Fires 106600 Aircraft Attacking: 5 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 41 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 10000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 53 minutes 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 6000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 43 minutes  Night Air attack on Manila , at 79,77 Weather in hex: Thunderstorms Raid spotted at 36 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 13 minutes Japanese aircraft G3M3 Nell x 4 Allied aircraft F4U1A Corsair x 11 F6F5 Hellcat x 15 F6F5N Hellcat x 17 No Japanese losses No Allied losses Aircraft Attacking: 4 x G3M3 Nell bombing from 9000 feet Port Attack: 2 x 250 kg SAP Bomb, 4 x 60 kg GP Bomb CAP engaged: VF40 with F6F5 Hellcat (15 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 15 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 11000 Raid is overhead VMF124 with F6F5N Hellcat (11 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 11 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead VMF351 with F4U1A Corsair (11 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 11 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead VMF(N)542 with F6F5N Hellcat (6 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 6 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 13000 Raid is overhead Some CAP have air radar  Night Air attack on Fukuejima , at 101,58 Weather in hex: Partial cloud Raid spotted at 45 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 12 minutes Japanese aircraft Ki21IIb Sally x 4 No Japanese losses Allied Ships SS Shad, Bomb hits 1, on fire, heavy damage SS Sturgeon, Bomb hits 1, heavy fires, heavy damage Port hits 1 Aircraft Attacking: 4 x Ki21IIb Sally bombing from 6000 feet Port Attack: 4 x 250 kg GP Bomb  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 42 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 12 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 11 Allied aircraft B29B Superfort x 5 No Japanese losses No Allied losses Manpower hits 6 Fires 109720 Aircraft Attacking: 5 x B29B Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 18 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 61 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 10000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 41 minutes 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 6000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 53 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 6 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 11 Allied aircraft B29B Superfort x 5 No Japanese losses No Allied losses Manpower hits 8 Fires 113880 Aircraft Attacking: 5 x B29B Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 18 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 56 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 10000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 57 minutes 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 6000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 61 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 26 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 7 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 11 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 4 No Japanese losses No Allied losses Manpower hits 7 Fires 117520 Aircraft Attacking: 4 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 58 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 10000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 59 minutes 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 6000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 58 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 37 NM, estimated altitude 16,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 11 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 11 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 5 No Japanese losses Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 1 damaged Manpower hits 3 Fires 155720 Aircraft Attacking: 5 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 14000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 34 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 10000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 56 minutes 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 6000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 55 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 30 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 9 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 11 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 5 No Japanese losses No Allied losses Manpower hits 12 Fires 125320 Aircraft Attacking: 5 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 53 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 10000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 50 minutes 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 6000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 51 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 16 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 4 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 11 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 5 No Japanese losses Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 1 damaged Manpower hits 4 Fires 166600 Aircraft Attacking: 5 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 50 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 10000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 40 minutes 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 6000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 53 minutes  Night Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 6 minutes Japanese aircraft J1N1S Irving x 4 S1A1 Denko x 4 Ki46III KAI Dinah x 11 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 5 No Japanese losses Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 1 destroyed by flak Manpower hits 9 Fires 172720 Aircraft Attacking: 4 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 11000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 352 Ku S3 with J1N1S Irving (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 54 minutes T12 Hikotai with S1A1 Denko (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 10000 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 36 minutes 106th Sentai with Ki46III KAI Dinah (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 6000 and 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 60 minutes 172k fires after all that. DL levels went up dramatically. I bet tomorrows daytime attack kicks some butt – if they actually fly…. Cuz you know, Osaka is a tstorm magnet.  ASW attack near Fukuejima at 100,57 Japanese Ships SSX Ha38, hits 8, heavy damage Allied Ships DD Waldron DD Zellars SSX Ha38 launches 2 torpedoes at DD Waldron Ha38 diving deep .... DD Zellars attacking submerged sub .... Sounds of submarine breaking up detected! Escort abandons search for sub  TF 312 encounters mine field at Midway Island (158,91) Japanese Ships SS I14, Mine hits 1, on fire Midway Island, slipped through my SC’s patrolling around.  Sub attack near Shimonoseki at 105,56 Japanese Ships SC Ch 22 SC Ch 43 Allied Ships SS Jack, hits 3 Captain of SS Jack elects not to launch torpedoes at this target Jack diving deep .... SC Ch 43 fails to find sub, continues to search... SC Ch 43 fails to find sub, continues to search... SC Ch 43 fails to find sub, continues to search... SC Ch 43 fails to find sub, continues to search... SC Ch 43 attacking submerged sub .... SC Ch 43 is out of ASW ammo SC Ch 43 is out of ASW ammo Escort abandons search for sub idiot cap’n should have fired his torps.  Morning Air attack on Tanegashima , at 102,62 Weather in hex: Overcast Raid spotted at 23 NM, estimated altitude 21,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 8 minutes Japanese aircraft A6M7 Zero x 3 A6M8 Zero x 22 Allied aircraft F4U4 Corsair x 9 Japanese aircraft losses A6M7 Zero: 1 destroyed A6M8 Zero: 4 destroyed Allied aircraft losses F4U4 Corsair: 1 destroyed CAP engaged: 261 Ku S1 with A6M8 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (5 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 4 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 44 minutes 261 Ku S2 with A6M7 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (3 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 3 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 3 minutes 265 Ku S1 with A6M8 Zero (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (10 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 9 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 2 minutes S407 Hikotai with A6M8 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (7 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 2 being recalled, 5 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 34 minutes Nice to see my corsairs out of FukueJima sweep before the bombers go in to keep the IJ troops disrupted. A couple more days of this and my troops should be recovered from the snapinvasion to try a deliberate attack just to see what he’s got left in the tank.  Morning Air attack on Tanegashima , at 102,62 Weather in hex: Overcast Raid spotted at 27 NM, estimated altitude 25,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 8 minutes Japanese aircraft A6M8 Zero x 9 Allied aircraft P47D25 Thunderbolt x 47 Japanese aircraft losses A6M8 Zero: 4 destroyed No Allied losses Aircraft Attacking: 46 x P47D25 Thunderbolt sweeping at 22000 feet CAP engaged: 261 Ku S1 with A6M8 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 3 plane(s) not yet engaged, 1 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 15000 and 22000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 21 minutes 265 Ku S1 with A6M8 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 4 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 20000 and 24000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 76 minutes S407 Hikotai with A6M8 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters to 29000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 14 minutes  Morning Air attack on TF, near Ikishima at 102,56 Weather in hex: Light rain Raid detected at 63 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 18 minutes Japanese aircraft A7M3J Sam x 20 D4Y4 Judy x 20 Allied aircraft F4U1D Corsair x 20 Japanese aircraft losses A7M3J Sam: 1 destroyed D4Y4 Judy: 10 destroyed Allied aircraft losses F4U1D Corsair: 2 destroyed Allied Ships DD Zellars DD Waldron DD John W. Weeks Aircraft Attacking: 10 x D4Y4 Judy flying as kamikaze Kamikaze: 1 x 800 kg GP Bomb 10 x D4Y4 Judy flying as kamikaze Kamikaze: 1 x 800 kg GP Bomb CAP engaged: VMF422 with F4U1D Corsair (13 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (20 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 13 plane(s) intercepting now. 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 7 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 13000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 24 minutes A little bit of cap over a TF at Tangeshima does wonders. 20 Judy’s gone.  Morning Air attack on TF, near Tanegashima at 102,62 Weather in hex: Overcast Raid detected at 79 NM, estimated altitude 23,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 27 minutes Japanese aircraft A6M5 Zero x 5 A6M8 Zero x 15 G4M2 Betty x 18 G4M2a Betty x 16 Japanese aircraft losses G4M2 Betty: 1 damaged G4M2a Betty: 3 damaged G4M2a Betty: 1 destroyed by flak Allied Ships DD Fletcher DD Melvin DD Mertz DD Charrette DD Abbot Aircraft Attacking: 16 x G4M2a Betty launching torpedoes at 200 feet Naval Attack: 1 x 18in Type 91 Torpedo 18 x G4M2 Betty bombing from 20000 feet Naval Attack: 2 x 250 kg SAP Bomb, 4 x 60 kg GP Bomb But that first raid had the effect of removing my cap. No matter, his pilots must really suck.  Morning Air attack on 6th Garrison SNLF, at 96,65 (Okinoerabushima) Weather in hex: Overcast Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 17,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 7 minutes Allied aircraft F6F5 Hellcat x 70 SB2C1C Helldiver x 10 SBD3 Dauntless x 10 SBD5 Dauntless x 19 TBF1 Avenger x 17 TBM1C Avenger x 19 Allied aircraft losses SB2C1C Helldiver: 1 damaged SBD3 Dauntless: 1 damaged Japanese ground losses: 44 casualties reported Squads: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 4 disabled Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Aircraft Attacking: 7 x SBD3 Dauntless releasing from 3000' Ground Attack: 1 x 1000 lb GP Bomb 8 x TBF1 Avenger bombing from 13000 feet Ground Attack: 2 x 500 lb GP Bomb 3 x SBD5 Dauntless releasing from 2000' Ground Attack: 1 x 1000 lb GP Bomb 10 x TBM1C Avenger bombing from 13000 feet Ground Attack: 2 x 500 lb GP Bomb 6 x SB2C1C Helldiver releasing from 3000' Ground Attack: 1 x 1000 lb GP Bomb, 2 x 250 lb GP Bomb 9 x TBM1C Avenger bombing from 13000 feet Ground Attack: 2 x 500 lb GP Bomb 5 x SBD5 Dauntless releasing from 2000' Ground Attack: 1 x 1000 lb GP Bomb 9 x TBF1 Avenger bombing from 13000 feet Ground Attack: 2 x 500 lb GP Bomb 3 x SBD3 Dauntless releasing from 4000' Ground Attack: 1 x 1000 lb GP Bomb 3 x SBD5 Dauntless releasing from 3000' Ground Attack: 1 x 1000 lb GP Bomb 4 x SBD5 Dauntless releasing from 4000' Ground Attack: 1 x 1000 lb GP Bomb 4 x SB2C1C Helldiver releasing from 4000' Ground Attack: 1 x 1000 lb GP Bomb, 2 x 250 lb GP Bomb 4 x SBD5 Dauntless releasing from 3000' Ground Attack: 1 x 1000 lb GP Bomb CV’s chilling at Daito Shoto decided to launch their ac (against my orders).  Morning Air attack on 10th Garrison SNLF, at 102,62 (Tanegashima) Weather in hex: Overcast Raid spotted at 14 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 6 minutes Allied aircraft F4U1D Corsair x 8 TBM1C Avenger x 19 No Allied losses Japanese ground losses: 15 casualties reported Squads: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Aircraft Attacking: 19 x TBM1C Avenger bombing from 7000 feet Ground Attack: 2 x 500 lb GP Bomb  Morning Air attack on 10th Garrison SNLF, at 102,62 (Tanegashima) Weather in hex: Overcast Raid spotted at 18 NM, estimated altitude 13,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 8 minutes Allied aircraft SBD6 Dauntless x 47 Allied aircraft losses SBD6 Dauntless: 1 damaged Japanese ground losses: 6 casualties reported Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Engineers: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled Aircraft Attacking: 5 x SBD6 Dauntless releasing from 3000' * Ground Attack: 1 x 500 lb GP Bomb 13 x SBD6 Dauntless releasing from 2000' * Ground Attack: 1 x 500 lb GP Bomb 8 x SBD6 Dauntless releasing from 3000' * Ground Attack: 1 x 500 lb GP Bomb 12 x SBD6 Dauntless releasing from 4000' * Ground Attack: 1 x 500 lb GP Bomb 5 x SBD6 Dauntless releasing from 4000' * Ground Attack: 1 x 500 lb GP Bomb 4 x SBD6 Dauntless releasing from 2000' * Ground Attack: 1 x 500 lb GP Bomb  Morning Air attack on Tanegashima , at 102,62 Weather in hex: Overcast Raid spotted at 14 NM, estimated altitude 25,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 4 minutes Allied aircraft P47D25 Thunderbolt x 8 No Allied losses Aircraft Attacking: 8 x P47D25 Thunderbolt sweeping at 22000 feet  Morning Air attack on 10th Garrison SNLF, at 102,62 (Tanegashima) Weather in hex: Overcast Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 8,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 6 minutes Allied aircraft A26C Invader x 29 B25H Mitchell x 54 B25J11 Mitchell x 54 Allied aircraft losses A26C Invader: 1 destroyed by flak B25H Mitchell: 2 damaged B25J11 Mitchell: 2 damaged Japanese ground losses: 734 casualties reported Squads: 2 destroyed, 37 disabled Non Combat: 2 destroyed, 47 disabled Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Guns lost 11 (2 destroyed, 9 disabled) Aircraft Attacking: 51 x B25J11 Mitchell bombing and strafing from low level Ground Attack: 6 x 500 lb GP Bomb 29 x A26C Invader bombing from 4000 feet Ground Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb 48 x B25H Mitchell bombing and strafing from low level Ground Attack: 6 x 500 lb GP Bomb 6 x B25H Mitchell bombing and strafing from low level Ground Attack: 6 x 500 lb GP Bomb 3 x B25J11 Mitchell bombing and strafing from low level Ground Attack: 6 x 500 lb GP Bomb 54 planes with 75mm cannons strafing + 83 other bombers = destruction!  Morning Air attack on Canton , at 77,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 39 NM, estimated altitude 28,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 13 minutes Japanese aircraft Ki44IIc Tojo x 17 Allied aircraft B24J Liberator x 84 No Japanese losses Allied aircraft losses B24J Liberator: 6 damaged Heavy Industry hits 2 Aircraft Attacking: 26 x B24J Liberator bombing from 23000 feet City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 21 x B24J Liberator bombing from 23000 feet City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 37 x B24J Liberator bombing from 23000 feet City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 47th Sentai with Ki44IIc Tojo (2 airborne, 4 on standby, 11 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters to 20000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 38 minutes Gonna keep tagging all the HI around China I can. Next up: Canton  Morning Air attack on 10th Garrison SNLF, at 102,62 (Tanegashima) Weather in hex: Overcast Raid spotted at 18 NM, estimated altitude 8,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 5 minutes Allied aircraft B25H Mitchell x 27 B25J11 Mitchell x 12 Allied aircraft losses B25H Mitchell: 2 damaged Japanese ground losses: 215 casualties reported Squads: 0 destroyed, 20 disabled Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 12 disabled Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Aircraft Attacking: 27 x B25H Mitchell bombing and strafing from low level Ground Attack: 6 x 500 lb GP Bomb 12 x B25J11 Mitchell bombing and strafing from low level Ground Attack: 6 x 500 lb GP Bomb B25J11’s are quickly becoming my most valuable 2E aircraft. I love them.  Morning Air attack on 10th Garrison SNLF, at 102,62 (Tanegashima) Weather in hex: Overcast Raid spotted at 15 NM, estimated altitude 5,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 4 minutes Allied aircraft B25J11 Mitchell x 27 Allied aircraft losses B25J11 Mitchell: 2 damaged Japanese ground losses: 112 casualties reported Squads: 0 destroyed, 10 disabled Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 6 disabled Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Aircraft Attacking: 27 x B25J11 Mitchell bombing and strafing from low level Ground Attack: 6 x 500 lb GP Bomb  Morning Air attack on Canton , at 77,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 40 NM, estimated altitude 21,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 13 minutes Japanese aircraft Ki44IIc Tojo x 12 Allied aircraft B24J Liberator x 156 No Japanese losses Allied aircraft losses B24J Liberator: 1 damaged Heavy Industry hits 5 Aircraft Attacking: 48 x B24J Liberator bombing from 16000 feet * City Attack: 5 x 500 lb GP Bomb 58 x B24J Liberator bombing from 16000 feet * City Attack: 5 x 500 lb GP Bomb 42 x B24J Liberator bombing from 16000 feet * City Attack: 5 x 500 lb GP Bomb 8 x B24J Liberator bombing from 16000 feet * City Attack: 5 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 47th Sentai with Ki44IIc Tojo (5 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling) 5 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters to 20000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 38 minutes Training flight from 47th Sentai has been caught up in attack I wonder why he’s on training and not CAP.  Morning Air attack on Canton , at 77,59 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 23 NM, estimated altitude 18,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 7 minutes Japanese aircraft Ki44IIc Tojo x 3 Allied aircraft B24J Liberator x 9 No Japanese losses No Allied losses Aircraft Attacking: 9 x B24J Liberator bombing from 16000 feet * City Attack: 5 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 47th Sentai with Ki44IIc Tojo (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 3 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters to 16000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 26 minutes  Morning Air attack on Hong Kong , at 77,61 Weather in hex: Severe storms Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 22,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 9 minutes Japanese aircraft Ki61Id Tony x 8 Allied aircraft B17G Fortress x 123 No Japanese losses Allied aircraft losses B17G Fortress: 2 damaged Heavy Industry hits 12 Aircraft Attacking: 52 x B17G Fortress bombing from 17000 feet * City Attack: 4 x 500 lb GP Bomb 15 x B17G Fortress bombing from 17000 feet * City Attack: 4 x 500 lb GP Bomb 56 x B17G Fortress bombing from 17000 feet * City Attack: 4 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 25th Sentai with Ki61Id Tony (1 airborne, 2 on standby, 5 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 15000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 38 minutes  Morning Air attack on Hong Kong , at 77,61 Weather in hex: Severe storms Raid spotted at 10 NM, estimated altitude 22,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 4 minutes Japanese aircraft Ki61Id Tony x 2 Allied aircraft B17G Fortress x 45 No Japanese losses No Allied losses Heavy Industry hits 1 Aircraft Attacking: 45 x B17G Fortress bombing from 17000 feet * City Attack: 4 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 25th Sentai with Ki61Id Tony (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. 1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 17000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 18 minutes These last two attacks should end Hong Kong’s HI  Afternoon Air attack on Tokyo , at 114,60 Weather in hex: Severe storms Raid detected at 35 NM, estimated altitude 28,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 10 minutes Japanese aircraft A6M5 Zero x 26 N1K1J George x 4 N1K2J George x 2 N1K5J George x 5 Ki43IV Oscar x 12 Ki61II KAI Tony x 2 Ki84a Frank x 14 Ki84b Frank x 15 Allied aircraft P51H Mustang x 48 Japanese aircraft losses A6M5 Zero: 6 destroyed N1K1J George: 1 destroyed N1K2J George: 1 destroyed N1K5J George: 2 destroyed Ki43IV Oscar: 1 destroyed Ki84a Frank: 2 destroyed Ki84b Frank: 4 destroyed No Allied losses Aircraft Attacking: 34 x P51H Mustang sweeping at 28000 feet * CAP engaged: Yokosuka Ku S1 with N1K5J George (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (5 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 4 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 4 minutes S303 Hikotai with N1K1J George (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (3 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 3 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 4 minutes S304 Hikotai with N1K2J George (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (2 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 2 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 4 minutes S601 Hikotai with N1K1J George (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (1 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 43 minutes 48th Sentai with Ki84a Frank (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (14 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 3 plane(s) intercepting now. 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 6 being recalled, 5 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 42 minutes 55th Sentai with Ki61II KAI Tony (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (2 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 2 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 1 minutes 104th Sentai with Ki84b Frank (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (15 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 12 being recalled, 2 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 30 minutes 246th Sentai with Ki43IV Oscar (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (6 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 6 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 42 minutes 5th Sentai with Ki43IV Oscar (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (6 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 3 plane(s) intercepting now. 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 3 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 31 minutes S302 Kokutai with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 8 on standby, 15 scrambling) 8 plane(s) intercepting now. 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 3 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 15000 and 33000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 19 minutes Interesting, I expected more, better, fighters at Tokyo. Hmmm. Where could they be?  Afternoon Air attack on Tokyo , at 114,60 Weather in hex: Severe storms Raid detected at 31 NM, estimated altitude 28,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 8 minutes Japanese aircraft A6M5 Zero x 10 N1K1J George x 1 N1K5J George x 1 Ki43IV Oscar x 7 Ki61II KAI Tony x 2 Ki84a Frank x 5 Ki84b Frank x 3 Allied aircraft P51H Mustang x 49 Japanese aircraft losses A6M5 Zero: 4 destroyed N1K1J George: 1 destroyed N1K5J George: 1 destroyed Ki43IV Oscar: 4 destroyed Ki61II KAI Tony: 1 destroyed Ki84a Frank: 2 destroyed Ki84b Frank: 2 destroyed No Allied losses Aircraft Attacking: 47 x P51H Mustang sweeping at 28000 feet * CAP engaged: S302 Kokutai with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 3 scrambling) 3 plane(s) not yet engaged, 1 being recalled, 3 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 17000 and 35000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 35 minutes S601 Hikotai with N1K1J George (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 1 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 1 minutes 48th Sentai with Ki84a Frank (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 4 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 31 minutes 55th Sentai with Ki61II KAI Tony (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 2 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 50 minutes 104th Sentai with Ki84b Frank (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. 1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 1 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters to 17000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 13 minutes 246th Sentai with Ki43IV Oscar (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 3 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 20000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 17 minutes Yokosuka Ku S1 with N1K5J George (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters to 29000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 30 minutes 5th Sentai with Ki43IV Oscar (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 3 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 19000 and 25000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 21 minutes I do like the IJ losses  Afternoon Air attack on Yokohama/Yokosuka , at 113,61 Weather in hex: Severe storms Raid detected at 27 NM, estimated altitude 25,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 6 minutes Japanese aircraft J7W1 Shinden x 13 N1K1J George x 6 N1K2J George x 5 N1K5J George x 9 Allied aircraft P38L Lightning x 50 Japanese aircraft losses J7W1 Shinden: 2 destroyed N1K1J George: 2 destroyed N1K2J George: 1 destroyed N1K5J George: 1 destroyed Allied aircraft losses P38L Lightning: 3 destroyed Aircraft Attacking: 36 x P38L Lightning sweeping at 24000 feet * CAP engaged: Yokosuka Ku S2 with J7W1 Shinden (0 airborne, 4 on standby, 8 scrambling) 1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 17000 and 23000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 27 minutes S304 Hikotai with N1K2J George (0 airborne, 5 on standby, 0 scrambling) 5 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 24000 and 27000. Raid is overhead S601 Hikotai with N1K1J George (0 airborne, 3 on standby, 0 scrambling) 3 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters to 20000. Raid is overhead Yokosuka Ku S1 with N1K5J George (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 9 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 20000 and 27000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 9 minutes S303 Hikotai with N1K1J George (0 airborne, 3 on standby, 0 scrambling) 3 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 27000. Raid is overhead Ahh Cruft – you moved your good fighters to Chiba and my P51’s flew right past them on their way to Tokyo, leaving my P38’s to deal with them.  Afternoon Air attack on TF, near Kanoya at 103,61 Weather in hex: Thunderstorms Raid detected at 72 NM, estimated altitude 21,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 25 minutes Japanese aircraft A6M5 Zero x 5 A6M5b Zero x 8 A6M8 Zero x 4 G4M2a Betty x 13 Japanese aircraft losses G4M2a Betty: 1 destroyed, 2 damaged Allied Ships DD Dewey Aircraft Attacking: 13 x G4M2a Betty bombing from 20000 feet Naval Attack: 2 x 250 kg SAP Bomb, 4 x 60 kg GP Bomb  Afternoon Air attack on TF, near Kanoya at 103,62 Weather in hex: Light rain Raid spotted at 40 NM, estimated altitude 21,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 14 minutes Japanese aircraft A6M8 Zero x 7 G4M2 Betty x 18 Japanese aircraft losses G4M2 Betty: 1 damaged Allied Ships AM Effective Aircraft Attacking: 18 x G4M2 Betty bombing from 20000 feet Naval Attack: 2 x 250 kg SAP Bomb, 4 x 60 kg GP Bomb  Afternoon Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Partial cloud Raid detected at 42 NM, estimated altitude 29,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 12 minutes Japanese aircraft A6M8 Zero x 13 Ki43IV Oscar x 14 Ki61Id Tony x 14 Allied aircraft P47N Thunderbolt x 50 Japanese aircraft losses A6M8 Zero: 6 destroyed Ki43IV Oscar: 4 destroyed Ki61Id Tony: 8 destroyed No Allied losses Aircraft Attacking: 40 x P47N Thunderbolt sweeping at 26000 feet * CAP engaged: 345 Ku S1 with A6M8 Zero (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (6 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 3 plane(s) intercepting now. 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 2 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 31 minutes 345 Ku S2 with A6M8 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (7 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 7 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 6 minutes 19th Sentai with Ki61Id Tony (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (14 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 6 being recalled, 4 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 34 minutes 71st Sentai with Ki43IV Oscar (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (14 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 8 being recalled, 6 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 31 minutes As you can see, I’ve decided to forgo rotating sweeps against one target, and decided to sweep a multitude of different targets to see if I can increase my kill rates.  Afternoon Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Partial cloud Raid detected at 30 NM, estimated altitude 30,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 8 minutes Japanese aircraft Ki43IV Oscar x 1 Allied aircraft P47N Thunderbolt x 50 Japanese aircraft losses Ki43IV Oscar: 1 destroyed No Allied losses Aircraft Attacking: 50 x P47N Thunderbolt sweeping at 27000 feet * CAP engaged: 71st Sentai with Ki43IV Oscar (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters to 17000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 51 minutes One brave Oscar attacks, and pays for it.  ASW attack near Ikishima at 102,56 Japanese Ships SSX HaD103, hits 7, heavy damage Allied Ships DD Waldron DD Zellars SSX HaD103 launches 2 torpedoes at DD Waldron DD Zellars attacking submerged sub .... Underwater explosion, debris and oil appear on surface! Escort abandons search for sub  ASW attack near Shimonoseki at 104,56 Japanese Ships SC CHa45 Allied Ships SS Jack SS Jack is sighted by escort Jack bottoming out .... SC CHa45 fails to find sub, continues to search... SC CHa45 fails to find sub, continues to search... SC CHa45 fails to find sub, continues to search... SC CHa45 fails to find sub, continues to search... SC CHa45 fails to find sub, continues to search... Escort abandons search for sub  Submarine attack near Shimonoseki at 104,56 Japanese Ships SC CHa52 SC CHa68 SC CHa49 Allied Ships SS Jack, hits 12, heavy damage SS Jack is located by SC CHa52 Jack bottoming out .... SC CHa68 fails to find sub, continues to search... SC CHa52 fails to find sub and abandons search SC CHa68 fails to find sub, continues to search... SC CHa68 attacking submerged sub .... SC CHa68 is out of ASW ammo SS Jack forced to surface! SC CHa52 firing on surfaced sub .... SC CHa49 firing on surfaced sub .... SC CHa68 firing on surfaced sub .... SC CHa52 firing on surfaced sub .... SC CHa49 firing on surfaced sub .... SC CHa52 firing on surfaced sub .... SC CHa49 firing on surfaced sub .... SC CHa49 firing on surfaced sub .... SC CHa68 firing on surfaced sub .... SC CHa52 firing on surfaced sub .... SC CHa49 firing on surfaced sub .... SC CHa68 firing on surfaced sub .... SC CHa52 firing on surfaced sub .... SC CHa49 firing on surfaced sub .... SC CHa68 firing on surfaced sub .... SC CHa52 firing on surfaced sub .... SC CHa49 firing on surfaced sub .... SC CHa68 firing on surfaced sub .... Sub slips beneath the waves Idiot cap’n should have fired his torps. I guess I can’t relieve him of command now.
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