Andy Mac
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The Battle of Osaka Day 2 !!!! 60+ Superforts brought down... Not easy but it is possible... AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Oct 25, 45   Morning Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Thunderstorms Raid spotted at 10 NM, estimated altitude 18,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 2 minutes Japanese aircraft A5M4 Claude x 1 A6M2 Zero x 7 A6M3 Zero x 1 A6M5 Zero x 43 A6M5b Zero x 11 A6M5c Zero x 6 A6M7 Zero x 15 A6M8 Zero x 23 A7M2 Sam x 3 J2M2 Jack x 21 J2M3 Jack x 2 J2M5 Jack x 23 J7W1 Shinden x 2 N1K1J George x 30 N1K2J George x 6 N1K5J George x 11 Ki27b Nate x 10 Ki43IV Oscar x 20 Ki44IIc Tojo x 57 Ki61Ib Tony x 25 Ki61Id Tony x 7 Ki84a Frank x 43 Ki84b Frank x 49 Ki84r Frank x 64 Ki100II Tony x 9 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 104 B29B Superfort x 62 P47D25 Thunderbolt x 29 Japanese aircraft losses A6M7 Zero: 1 destroyed Ki21Ic Sally: 1 destroyed on ground Ki21IIa Sally: 1 destroyed on ground Ki67Ib Peggy: 2 destroyed on ground Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 1 damaged B29B Superfort: 3 damaged Manpower hits 182 Fires 49818 Airbase hits 1 Runway hits 7 Aircraft Attacking: 25 x B29B Superfort bombing from 13000 feet * City Attack: 18 x 500 lb GP Bomb 10 x B29B Superfort bombing from 13000 feet * City Attack: 18 x 500 lb GP Bomb 27 x B29B Superfort bombing from 13000 feet * City Attack: 18 x 500 lb GP Bomb 13 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 37 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 41 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 8 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13000 feet * Airfield Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 5 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: 55th Sentai with Ki61Ib Tony (25 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (25 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 25 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead Kannonji Ku K3 with J7W1 Shinden (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Kannonji Ku K4 with N1K5J George (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Motoyama Ku K1 with A6M3 Zero (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead Motoyama Ku K2 with J2M3 Jack (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Oi Ku K1 with A6M8 Zero (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Sasebo Ku S1 with J2M5 Jack (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead Tsukuba Ku K1 with J2M5 Jack (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Tsukuba Ku K2 with J2M2 Jack (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Yokosuka Ku S1 with J2M5 Jack (5 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 5 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead S304 Hikotai with A6M5b Zero (11 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 11 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead 210 Ku S2 with N1K5J George (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead S312 Hikotai with N1K1J George (25 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 25 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead 951 Ku S2 with J2M2 Jack (19 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 19 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead 261 Ku S1 with A6M8 Zero (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead 261 Ku S2 with A6M2 Zero (7 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 7 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead 265 Ku S1 with A6M8 Zero (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 3 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead S316 Hikotai with J2M5 Jack (6 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 6 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead S601 Hikotai with N1K1J George (5 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 5 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead 302 Ku S1 with A6M5c Zero (6 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 6 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead 6 planes vectored on to bombers  Morning Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Thunderstorms Raid spotted at 26 NM, estimated altitude 18,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 7 minutes Japanese aircraft A5M4 Claude x 1 A6M2 Zero x 7 A6M3 Zero x 1 A6M5 Zero x 43 A6M5b Zero x 11 A6M5c Zero x 6 A6M7 Zero x 14 A6M8 Zero x 21 A7M2 Sam x 3 J2M2 Jack x 21 J2M3 Jack x 2 J2M5 Jack x 23 J7W1 Shinden x 2 N1K1J George x 28 N1K2J George x 6 N1K5J George x 11 Ki27b Nate x 10 Ki43IV Oscar x 20 Ki44IIc Tojo x 57 Ki61Ib Tony x 25 Ki61Id Tony x 7 Ki84a Frank x 43 Ki84b Frank x 49 Ki84r Frank x 64 Ki100II Tony x 9 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 6 B29B Superfort x 17 P51H Mustang x 17 Japanese aircraft losses J2M2 Jack: 1 destroyed Ki43IV Oscar: 2 destroyed Ki100II Tony: 1 destroyed Allied aircraft losses B29B Superfort: 1 destroyed, 4 damaged P51H Mustang: 1 destroyed Manpower hits 22 Fires 54948 Aircraft Attacking: 16 x B29B Superfort bombing from 13000 feet * City Attack: 18 x 500 lb GP Bomb 6 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: Kannonji Ku K3 with J7W1 Shinden (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Kannonji Ku K4 with N1K5J George (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead 4 planes vectored on to bombers Motoyama Ku K1 with A6M3 Zero (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead Motoyama Ku K2 with J2M3 Jack (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Oi Ku K1 with A6M8 Zero (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Sasebo Ku S1 with J2M5 Jack (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead Tsukuba Ku K1 with J2M5 Jack (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Tsukuba Ku K2 with J2M2 Jack (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Yokosuka Ku S1 with J2M5 Jack (5 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 5 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead S304 Hikotai with A6M5b Zero (11 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 11 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead 210 Ku S2 with N1K5J George (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead S312 Hikotai with N1K1J George (25 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 25 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead 951 Ku S2 with J2M2 Jack (19 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 19 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead 261 Ku S1 with A6M8 Zero (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead 261 Ku S2 with A6M2 Zero (7 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 7 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead 265 Ku S1 with A6M8 Zero (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 3 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead S316 Hikotai with J2M5 Jack (6 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 6 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead S601 Hikotai with N1K1J George (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 3 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead 3 planes vectored on to bombers 302 Ku S1 with A6M5c Zero (6 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 6 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead 332 Ku S1 with J2M5 Jack (8 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 8 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead  Morning Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Thunderstorms Raid spotted at 22 NM, estimated altitude 15,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 6 minutes Japanese aircraft A5M4 Claude x 1 A6M2 Zero x 7 A6M3 Zero x 1 A6M5 Zero x 43 A6M5b Zero x 11 A6M5c Zero x 6 A6M7 Zero x 14 A6M8 Zero x 19 A7M2 Sam x 3 J2M2 Jack x 20 J2M3 Jack x 2 J2M5 Jack x 23 J7W1 Shinden x 2 N1K1J George x 27 N1K2J George x 6 N1K5J George x 11 Ki27b Nate x 10 Ki43IV Oscar x 17 Ki44IIc Tojo x 57 Ki61Ib Tony x 25 Ki61Id Tony x 7 Ki84a Frank x 42 Ki84b Frank x 48 Ki84r Frank x 64 Ki100II Tony x 5 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 27 Japanese aircraft losses A6M5 Zero: 1 destroyed Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 2 destroyed, 14 damaged Manpower hits 3 Fires 118459 Aircraft Attacking: 24 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13000 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: Kannonji Ku K3 with J7W1 Shinden (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Kannonji Ku K4 with N1K5J George (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Motoyama Ku K1 with A6M3 Zero (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead Motoyama Ku K2 with J2M3 Jack (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Oi Ku K1 with A6M8 Zero (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Sasebo Ku S1 with J2M5 Jack (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead Tsukuba Ku K1 with J2M5 Jack (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Tsukuba Ku K2 with J2M2 Jack (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 30000 , scrambling fighters to 15000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 13 minutes Yokosuka Ku S1 with J2M5 Jack (5 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 5 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead S304 Hikotai with A6M5b Zero (11 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 11 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead 210 Ku S2 with N1K5J George (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead S312 Hikotai with N1K1J George (25 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 25 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead 951 Ku S2 with J2M2 Jack (19 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 19 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead 261 Ku S1 with A6M8 Zero (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead 261 Ku S2 with A6M2 Zero (7 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 7 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead 265 Ku S1 with A6M8 Zero (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 3 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead S316 Hikotai with J2M5 Jack (6 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 6 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead S601 Hikotai with N1K1J George (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead 302 Ku S1 with A6M5c Zero (6 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 6 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead 332 Ku S1 with J2M5 Jack (8 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 8 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead Banzai!  Kawabata J. in a A6M5 Zero rams a B2925 Superfort for the Emperor  Morning Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Thunderstorms Raid spotted at 39 NM, estimated altitude 15,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 9 minutes Japanese aircraft A5M4 Claude x 1 A6M2 Zero x 4 A6M3 Zero x 1 A6M5 Zero x 30 A6M5b Zero x 11 A6M5c Zero x 4 A6M7 Zero x 11 A6M8 Zero x 13 A7M2 Sam x 3 J2M2 Jack x 20 J2M3 Jack x 2 J2M5 Jack x 22 J7W1 Shinden x 2 N1K1J George x 26 N1K2J George x 6 N1K5J George x 10 Ki27b Nate x 9 Ki43IV Oscar x 17 Ki44IIc Tojo x 55 Ki61Ib Tony x 17 Ki61Id Tony x 7 Ki84a Frank x 39 Ki84b Frank x 47 Ki84r Frank x 60 Ki100II Tony x 3 Allied aircraft B32 Dominator x 69 P51D Mustang x 23 P51H Mustang x 19 Japanese aircraft losses J2M5 Jack: 2 destroyed N1K1J George: 3 destroyed N1K5J George: 1 destroyed Ki43IV Oscar: 1 destroyed Ki44IIc Tojo: 1 destroyed Ki84a Frank: 4 destroyed Ki84b Frank: 2 damaged Ki84b Frank: 1 destroyed on ground Ki21Ic Sally: 4 destroyed on ground Ki21IIa Sally: 3 destroyed on ground B6N2 Jill: 1 destroyed on ground G4M3a Betty: 3 destroyed on ground Ki67Ib Peggy: 8 destroyed on ground Ki49IIb Helen: 6 destroyed on ground Ki74I Patsy: 1 destroyed on ground Ki21IIb Sally: 1 destroyed on ground Allied aircraft losses B32 Dominator: 4 damaged P51H Mustang: 1 destroyed Airbase hits 11 Airbase supply hits 3 Runway hits 39 Aircraft Attacking: 31 x B32 Dominator bombing from 13000 feet * Airfield Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 38 x B32 Dominator bombing from 13000 feet * Airfield Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: Kannonji Ku K3 with J7W1 Shinden (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead 2 planes vectored on to bombers Kannonji Ku K4 with N1K5J George (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 3 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Motoyama Ku K1 with A6M3 Zero (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead Motoyama Ku K2 with J2M3 Jack (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Oi Ku K1 with A6M8 Zero (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead 2 planes vectored on to bombers Sasebo Ku S1 with J2M5 Jack (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead Tsukuba Ku K1 with J2M5 Jack (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead 2 planes vectored on to bombers Tsukuba Ku K2 with J2M2 Jack (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Yokosuka Ku S1 with J2M5 Jack (5 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 5 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead S304 Hikotai with A6M5b Zero (11 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 11 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead 210 Ku S2 with N1K5J George (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead S312 Hikotai with N1K1J George (25 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 25 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead 951 Ku S2 with J2M2 Jack (19 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 19 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead 261 Ku S1 with A6M8 Zero (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead 261 Ku S2 with A6M2 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 30000 , scrambling fighters to 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 16 minutes 265 Ku S1 with A6M8 Zero (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 3 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead S316 Hikotai with J2M5 Jack (6 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 6 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead S601 Hikotai with N1K1J George (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead 1 planes vectored on to bombers 302 Ku S1 with A6M5c Zero (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead 332 Ku S1 with J2M5 Jack (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 15000 , scrambling fighters to 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 132 minutes 7 planes vectored on to bombers  Morning Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Thunderstorms Raid spotted at 21 NM, estimated altitude 18,600 feet. Estimated time to target is 6 minutes Japanese aircraft A5M4 Claude x 1 A6M2 Zero x 4 A6M3 Zero x 1 A6M5 Zero x 28 A6M5b Zero x 11 A6M5c Zero x 3 A6M7 Zero x 11 A6M8 Zero x 9 A7M2 Sam x 1 J2M2 Jack x 20 J2M3 Jack x 2 J2M5 Jack x 19 J7W1 Shinden x 2 N1K1J George x 19 N1K2J George x 4 N1K5J George x 5 Ki27b Nate x 8 Ki43IV Oscar x 16 Ki44IIc Tojo x 53 Ki61Ib Tony x 17 Ki61Id Tony x 7 Ki84a Frank x 28 Ki84b Frank x 47 Ki84r Frank x 57 Ki100II Tony x 2 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 322 P47N Thunderbolt x 23 Japanese aircraft losses A6M3 Zero: 1 destroyed A6M5 Zero: 1 destroyed A6M5b Zero: 1 destroyed A7M2 Sam: 1 destroyed J2M3 Jack: 1 destroyed N1K1J George: 2 destroyed Ki61Ib Tony: 1 destroyed Ki84a Frank: 1 destroyed Ki84b Frank: 1 destroyed Ki84r Frank: 4 destroyed Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 4 destroyed, 4 damaged P47N Thunderbolt: 2 destroyed hits 19 Fires 116501 Aircraft Attacking: 34 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13600 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 14 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13600 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 38 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13600 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 35 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13600 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 22 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13600 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 29 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13600 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 30 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13600 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 18 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13600 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 30 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13600 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 16 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13600 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 14 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13600 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 14 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13600 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 23 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13600 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 4 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13600 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: Kannonji Ku K3 with J7W1 Shinden (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead 2 planes vectored on to bombers Kannonji Ku K4 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 30000 , scrambling fighters to 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 14 minutes Motoyama Ku K1 with A6M3 Zero (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead Motoyama Ku K2 with J2M3 Jack (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Oi Ku K1 with A6M8 Zero (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead 2 planes vectored on to bombers Tsukuba Ku K1 with J2M5 Jack (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Tsukuba Ku K2 with J2M2 Jack (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Yokosuka Ku S1 with J2M5 Jack (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 30000 , scrambling fighters to 18000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 52 minutes 4 planes vectored on to bombers S304 Hikotai with A6M5b Zero (11 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 11 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead 210 Ku S2 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 30000 , scrambling fighters to 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 19 minutes S312 Hikotai with N1K1J George (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 18 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 28000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 35 minutes 951 Ku S2 with J2M2 Jack (19 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 19 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead 261 Ku S2 with A6M2 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 30000 , scrambling fighters to 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 38 minutes 265 Ku S1 with A6M8 Zero (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead 2 planes vectored on to bombers S316 Hikotai with J2M5 Jack (6 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 6 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead 6 planes vectored on to bombers S601 Hikotai with N1K1J George (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead 302 Ku S1 with A6M5c Zero (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 3 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead 332 Ku S1 with J2M5 Jack (7 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 7 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead S401 Hikotai with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 6 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 52 minutes S402 Hikotai with N1K5J George (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 3 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Banzai!  Shibata C. in a N1K1J George rams a B2925 Superfort for the Emperor Banzai!  Kizuka G. in a Ki61Ib Tony rams a B2925 Superfort for the Emperor Banzai!  Futagami S. in a Ki84a Frank rams a B2925 Superfort for the Emperor Banzai!  Kado K. in a Ki84b Frank rams a B2925 Superfort for the Emperor  Morning Air attack on Osaka/Kyoto , at 109,59 Weather in hex: Thunderstorms Raid spotted at 23 NM, estimated altitude 16,600 feet. Estimated time to target is 7 minutes Japanese aircraft A5M4 Claude x 1 A6M2 Zero x 1 A6M5 Zero x 24 A6M5b Zero x 8 A6M5c Zero x 2 A6M7 Zero x 9 A6M8 Zero x 5 J2M2 Jack x 20 J2M3 Jack x 1 J2M5 Jack x 16 J7W1 Shinden x 1 N1K1J George x 14 N1K5J George x 3 Ki27b Nate x 7 Ki43IV Oscar x 16 Ki44IIc Tojo x 53 Ki61Ib Tony x 14 Ki61Id Tony x 4 Ki84a Frank x 26 Ki84b Frank x 30 Ki84r Frank x 44 Ki100II Tony x 1 Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 36 Japanese aircraft losses Ki27b Nate: 1 destroyed Ki43IV Oscar: 1 destroyed Ki44IIc Tojo: 1 destroyed Ki84b Frank: 1 destroyed Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 1 destroyed, 21 damaged Aircraft Attacking: 19 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13600 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 6 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13600 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 10 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13600 feet * City Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: Kannonji Ku K3 with J7W1 Shinden (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Kannonji Ku K4 with N1K5J George (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Motoyama Ku K2 with J2M3 Jack (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 30000 , scrambling fighters to 13600. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 15 minutes Oi Ku K1 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 30000 , scrambling fighters to 13600. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 10 minutes Tsukuba Ku K1 with J2M5 Jack (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Tsukuba Ku K2 with J2M2 Jack (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead Yokosuka Ku S1 with J2M5 Jack (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead S304 Hikotai with A6M5b 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 10000 , scrambling fighters to 13600. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 26 minutes 210 Ku S2 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 30000 , scrambling fighters to 13600. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 10 minutes S312 Hikotai with N1K1J 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 15000 , scrambling fighters to 13600. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 26 minutes 951 Ku S2 with J2M2 Jack (19 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 19 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead 261 Ku S2 with A6M2 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 30000 , scrambling fighters to 13600. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 18 minutes 265 Ku S1 with A6M8 Zero (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 30000 Raid is overhead S316 Hikotai with J2M5 Jack (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead 302 Ku S1 with A6M5c Zero (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 10000 Raid is overhead 332 Ku S1 with J2M5 Jack (7 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 7 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead S401 Hikotai with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 6 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 47 minutes S402 Hikotai 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 30000 , scrambling fighters to 13600. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 18 minutes 343 Ku S2 with A6M8 Zero (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead 381 Ku S1 with A6M7 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 9 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 10000 , scrambling fighters to 13600. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 13 minutes Banzai!  Aino W. in a Ki43IV Oscar rams a B2925 Superfort for the Emperor Banzai!  Oba C. in a Ki84b Frank rams a B2925 Superfort for the Emperor  Morning Air attack on Amami Oshima , at 98,64 Weather in hex: Heavy rain Raid spotted at 12 NM, estimated altitude 18,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 3 minutes Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 58 P47N Thunderbolt x 18 No Allied losses Airbase hits 5 Runway hits 42 Aircraft Attacking: 13 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13000 feet Airfield Attack: 20 x 500 lb GP Bomb 28 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13000 feet Airfield Attack: 20 x 500 lb GP Bomb 8 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13000 feet Airfield Attack: 20 x 500 lb GP Bomb 9 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13000 feet Airfield Attack: 20 x 500 lb GP Bomb  Morning Air attack on Amami Oshima , at 98,64 Weather in hex: Heavy rain Raid spotted at 24 NM, estimated altitude 17,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 7 minutes Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 55 Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 1 damaged Airbase hits 2 Airbase supply hits 1 Runway hits 41 Aircraft Attacking: 31 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13000 feet Airfield Attack: 20 x 500 lb GP Bomb 24 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13000 feet Airfield Attack: 20 x 500 lb GP Bomb  Morning Air attack on 84th Division, at 103,60 Weather in hex: Clear sky Raid spotted at 43 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 12 minutes Japanese aircraft Ki43IV Oscar x 4 Allied aircraft B25J11 Mitchell x 85 P47N Thunderbolt x 19 F6F5 Hellcat x 7 Japanese aircraft losses Ki43IV Oscar: 3 destroyed Allied aircraft losses B25J11 Mitchell: 2 damaged Aircraft Attacking: 37 x B25J11 Mitchell bombing from 8000 feet * Ground Attack: 3 x 500 lb GP Bomb 41 x B25J11 Mitchell bombing from 8000 feet * Ground Attack: 3 x 500 lb GP Bomb 7 x B25J11 Mitchell bombing from 8000 feet * Ground Attack: 3 x 500 lb GP Bomb 3 x P47N Thunderbolt sweeping at 15000 feet * 4 x F6F5 Hellcat sweeping at 15000 feet * CAP engaged: 203rd Sentai with Ki43IV Oscar (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (4 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 15000 Raid is overhead Also attacking 77th Division ... Also attacking 107th Division ... Also attacking 146th Division ... Also attacking 102nd Division ... Also attacking 156th Division ... Also attacking 84th Division ... Also attacking 77th Division ... Also attacking 84th Division ... Also attacking 77th Division ... Also attacking 146th Division ... Also attacking 102nd Division ... Also attacking 84th Division ... Also attacking 77th Division ... Also attacking 84th Division ... Also attacking 77th Division ...  Morning Air attack on Matsuyama , at 105,59 Weather in hex: Thunderstorms Raid spotted at 33 NM, estimated altitude 17,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 14 minutes Allied aircraft B17G Fortress x 78 No Allied losses Nakajima Ha44 hits 14 Aircraft Attacking: 30 x B17G Fortress bombing from 15000 feet City Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb 19 x B17G Fortress bombing from 15000 feet City Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb 8 x B17G Fortress bombing from 15000 feet City Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb 21 x B17G Fortress bombing from 15000 feet City Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb  Morning Air attack on Matsuyama , at 105,59 Weather in hex: Thunderstorms Raid spotted at 41 NM, estimated altitude 20,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 18 minutes Allied aircraft B17G Fortress x 109 Allied aircraft losses B17G Fortress: 2 damaged Nakajima Ha44 hits 17 Aircraft Attacking: 36 x B17G Fortress bombing from 15000 feet City Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb 39 x B17G Fortress bombing from 15000 feet City Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb 15 x B17G Fortress bombing from 15000 feet City Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb 19 x B17G Fortress bombing from 15000 feet City Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb  Morning Air attack on Matsuyama , at 105,59 Weather in hex: Thunderstorms Raid spotted at 27 NM, estimated altitude 19,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 12 minutes Allied aircraft B17G Fortress x 17 Allied aircraft losses B17G Fortress: 1 damaged Nakajima Ha44 hits 1 Aircraft Attacking: 17 x B17G Fortress bombing from 15000 feet City Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb  Morning Air attack on Matsuyama , at 105,59 Weather in hex: Thunderstorms Raid spotted at 27 NM, estimated altitude 17,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 12 minutes Allied aircraft B17G Fortress x 18 No Allied losses Nakajima Ha44 hits 6 Aircraft Attacking: 18 x B17G Fortress bombing from 15000 feet City Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb  Morning Air attack on Matsuyama , at 105,59 Weather in hex: Thunderstorms Raid spotted at 12 NM, estimated altitude 17,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 3 minutes Japanese aircraft no flights Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 44 Japanese aircraft losses Ki43IV Oscar: 1 destroyed on ground Allied aircraft losses B2925 Superfort: 1 damaged Airbase hits 1 Airbase supply hits 6 Runway hits 22 Aircraft Attacking: 12 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13000 feet * Airfield Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 18 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13000 feet * Airfield Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 10 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13000 feet * Airfield Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 4 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13000 feet * Airfield Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb  Morning Air attack on Matsuyama , at 105,59 Weather in hex: Thunderstorms Raid spotted at 39 NM, estimated altitude 15,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 12 minutes Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 12 No Allied losses Japanese ground losses: 7 casualties reported Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Engineers: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled Airbase hits 1 Airbase supply hits 1 Runway hits 8 Aircraft Attacking: 6 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13000 feet * Airfield Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 6 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13000 feet * Airfield Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb  Morning Air attack on Matsuyama , at 105,59 Weather in hex: Thunderstorms Raid spotted at 42 NM, estimated altitude 18,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 13 minutes Allied aircraft B2925 Superfort x 9 No Allied losses Airbase supply hits 1 Runway hits 7 Aircraft Attacking: 9 x B2925 Superfort bombing from 13000 feet * Airfield Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb  Morning Air attack on Palembang , at 48,91 Weather in hex: Thunderstorms Raid detected at 120 NM, estimated altitude 16,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 41 minutes Allied aircraft P51D Mustang x 9 B24J Liberator x 29 Allied aircraft losses B24J Liberator: 1 damaged Japanese ground losses: 7 casualties reported Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Airbase hits 2 Runway hits 14 Aircraft Attacking: 29 x B24J Liberator bombing from 15000 feet Airfield Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb  Morning Air attack on Amami Oshima , at 98,64 Weather in hex: Heavy rain Raid spotted at 19 NM, estimated altitude 20,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 6 minutes Allied aircraft P40N26 Warhawk x 27 No Allied losses Aircraft Attacking: 27 x P40N26 Warhawk sweeping at 15000 feet  Afternoon Air attack on Kanoya , at 102,61 Weather in hex: Severe storms Raid spotted at 25 NM, estimated altitude 30,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 6 minutes Japanese aircraft Ki43IV Oscar x 9 Allied aircraft P47D25 Thunderbolt x 30 P47N Thunderbolt x 44 P51H Mustang x 51 F4U4 Corsair x 3 Japanese aircraft losses Ki43IV Oscar: 1 destroyed Allied aircraft losses P51H Mustang: 1 destroyed CAP engaged: VMF441 with F4U4 Corsair (0 airborne, 2 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 1 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 15000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 1 minutes 21st Fighter Group with P51H Mustang (4 airborne, 13 on standby, 0 scrambling) 17 plane(s) intercepting now. 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 15 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 15000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 2 minutes 413th Fighter Group with P47N Thunderbolt (0 airborne, 17 on standby, 0 scrambling) 17 plane(s) intercepting now. 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 2 being recalled, 4 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 15000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 30 minutes 506th Fighter Group with P51H Mustang (1 airborne, 14 on standby, 0 scrambling) 15 plane(s) intercepting now. 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 4 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 15000. Raid is overhead 507th Fighter Group with P47D25 Thunderbolt (0 airborne, 22 on standby, 0 scrambling) 22 plane(s) intercepting now. 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 8 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 10000 , scrambling fighters to 10000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 2 minutes 35th Fighter Group with P47N Thunderbolt (0 airborne, 16 on standby, 0 scrambling) 16 plane(s) intercepting now. 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 4 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 15000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 41 minutes  Afternoon Air attack on TF, near Oita at 104,59 Weather in hex: Moderate rain Raid spotted at 11 NM, estimated altitude 17,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 3 minutes Allied aircraft P47N Thunderbolt x 19 No Allied losses Aircraft Attacking: 19 x P47N Thunderbolt sweeping at 15000 feet  Afternoon Air attack on TF, near Oita at 104,59 Weather in hex: Moderate rain Raid spotted at 44 NM, estimated altitude 8,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 19 minutes Allied aircraft P51H Mustang x 16 TBM1C Avenger x 14 No Allied losses Japanese Ships ML G303, Torpedo hits 1, and is sunk MGB G465 Aircraft Attacking: 14 x TBM1C Avenger launching torpedoes at 200 feet Naval Attack: 1 x 22in Mk 13 Torpedo  Ground combat at 103,60 Allied Bombardment attack Attacking force 61352 troops, 946 guns, 950 vehicles, Assault Value = 4169 Defending force 101382 troops, 1029 guns, 653 vehicles, Assault Value = 2955 Japanese ground losses: 93 casualties reported Squads: 2 destroyed, 3 disabled Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Allied ground losses: 14 casualties reported Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Non Combat: 2 destroyed, 4 disabled Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Vehicles lost 16 (8 destroyed, 8 disabled) Assaulting units: 1st USMC Amphb Tank Battalion 131st Combat Engineer Regiment 762nd Tank Battalion 2nd USMC Tank Battalion III Corps Combat Engineer Regiment 640th Tank Destroyer Battalion 767th Tank Battalion 4th USMC Tank Battalion 3rd Marine Division 2nd Marine Division 5th USMC Tank Battalion 25th Infantry Division 6th USMC Tank Battalion 5th Marine Division 711th Tank Battalion XVIII Corps Combat Engineer Regiment 3rd USMC Tank Battalion VII Corps Combat Engineer Regiment V Corps Combat Engineer Regiment 6th Marine Division II Corps Combat Engineer Regiment 97th Infantry Division V US Corps Defending units: 84th Division 77th Division 109th Ind.Mixed Brigade 312th Division 12th Division 46th Division 146th Division 156th Division 102nd Division 6th Ind.Tank Brigade 107th Division 4th Ind.Tank Brigade 15th Medium Field Artillery Regiment 17th Hvy.Artillery Regiment 6th Ind.Hvy.Art. Battalion 1st Ind.Hvy.Art. Battalion 43rd Ind.Hvy.Art. Battalion 40th Ind.Hvy.Art. Battalion 10th Ind. Field Artillery Regiment 4th Ind.Hvy.Art. Battalion 10th Mortar Battalion 15th Hvy.Artillery Regiment
