Jorge_Stanbury
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Makassar bombing continued, but this turn I was puzzled by the strong CAP over the base. Notice Makassar was cratered and almost closed A few minutes on the combat replay, I understood what was happened; he parked his carriers 2 hexes south of Makassar As you can see from the air losses, Lightnings won over Zeroes... and this opens a window of opportunity for seeking battle  Afternoon Air attack on Makassar , at 65,106 Weather in hex: Moderate rain Raid spotted at 36 NM, estimated altitude 13,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 7 minutes Japanese aircraft A6M5 Zero x 36 Allied aircraft P38G Lightning x 13 Japanese aircraft losses A6M5 Zero: 2 destroyed Allied aircraft losses P38G Lightning: 1 destroyed CAP engaged: Zuiho1/A with A6M5 Zero (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (3 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 2 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 5000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 5000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 3 minutes Zuiho1/B with A6M5 Zero (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (2 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 2 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 5000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 5000. Raid is overhead Junyo1/A with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (7 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 5 being recalled, 2 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 12000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 34 minutes Shoho1/B with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (4 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 4 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 11000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 11000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 5 minutes Junyo1/B with A6M5 Zero (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (5 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 4 plane(s) intercepting now. 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 1 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 12000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 4 minutes Hiyo1/A with A6M5 Zero (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 12000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 12000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 44 minutes Hiryu1 with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) (9 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 9 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 15000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 4 minutes  Afternoon Air attack on 54th Division, at 65,105 , near Makassar Weather in hex: Clear sky Raid spotted at 40 NM, estimated altitude 10,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 9 minutes Japanese aircraft A6M2 Zero x 3 A6M3a Zero x 4 Ki43IIb Oscar x 2 Allied aircraft P38F Lightning x 11 Japanese aircraft losses Ki43IIb Oscar: 1 destroyed Allied aircraft losses P38F Lightning: 1 destroyed CAP engaged: 201 Ku S1 with A6M3a Zero (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 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 20000. Raid is overhead 251 Ku S1 with A6M2 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 3 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 20000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 40 minutes 77th Sentai Det B with Ki43IIb Oscar (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 2 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 20000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 4 minutes  Afternoon Air attack on 54th Division, at 65,105 , near Makassar Weather in hex: Clear sky Raid spotted at 39 NM, estimated altitude 15,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 8 minutes Japanese aircraft A6M2 Zero x 2 A6M3a Zero x 3 Ki43IIb Oscar x 1 Allied aircraft P38F Lightning x 18 Japanese aircraft losses A6M2 Zero: 1 destroyed A6M3a Zero: 1 destroyed No Allied losses Aircraft Attacking: 17 x P38F Lightning sweeping at 10000 feet * CAP engaged: 201 Ku S1 with A6M3a Zero (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 26000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 68 minutes 251 Ku S1 with A6M2 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters to 21000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 40 minutes 77th Sentai Det B with Ki43IIb 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 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 14 minutes  Afternoon Air attack on Makassar , at 65,106 Weather in hex: Moderate rain Raid spotted at 37 NM, estimated altitude 24,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 8 minutes Japanese aircraft A6M5 Zero x 27 Allied aircraft P38E Lightning x 11 Japanese aircraft losses A6M5 Zero: 4 destroyed No Allied losses CAP engaged: Zuiho1/A with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 5000 , scrambling fighters between 12000 and 15000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 28 minutes Junyo1/A with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 4 plane(s) not yet engaged, 2 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 12000 , scrambling fighters to 8000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 12 minutes Hiyo1/A with A6M5 Zero (6 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 6 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 12000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 12000. Raid is overhead Hiryu1 with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 8 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 10000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 85 minutes Shoho1/B with A6M5 Zero (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 11000 , scrambling fighters to 15000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 45 minutes Junyo1/B with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 12000 , scrambling fighters to 6000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 22 minutes  Afternoon Air attack on Watampone , at 66,105 Weather in hex: Light cloud Raid spotted at 40 NM, estimated altitude 13,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 12 minutes Japanese aircraft Ki49IIa Helen x 8 No Japanese losses Airbase hits 2 Runway hits 4 Aircraft Attacking: 8 x Ki49IIa Helen bombing from 7000 feet * Airfield Attack: 2 x 250 kg GP Bomb  Afternoon Air attack on 637th Tank Destroyer Battalion, at 65,105 , near Makassar Weather in hex: Clear sky Raid spotted at 1 NM, estimated altitude 10,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 0 minutes Japanese aircraft Ki49IIa Helen x 9 No Japanese losses Aircraft Attacking: 9 x Ki49IIa Helen bombing from 6000 feet * Ground Attack: 2 x 250 kg GP Bomb  Afternoon Air attack on 93rd Chinese Corps, at 82,42 (Ankang) Weather in hex: Thunderstorms Raid spotted at 18 NM, estimated altitude 6,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 5 minutes Japanese aircraft Ki48Ib Lily x 10 Japanese aircraft losses Ki48Ib Lily: 1 damaged Aircraft Attacking: 10 x Ki48Ib Lily bombing from 5000 feet Ground Attack: 4 x 100 kg GP Bomb  Afternoon Air attack on 54th Division, at 65,105 , near Makassar Weather in hex: Clear sky Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 6 minutes Allied aircraft Hudson III (LR) x 11 Hudson III (LR) x 24 B25C Mitchell x 12 No Allied losses Japanese ground losses: 43 casualties reported Squads: 0 destroyed, 3 disabled Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 4 disabled Engineers: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled Aircraft Attacking: 12 x Hudson III (LR) bombing from 6000 feet * Ground Attack: 2 x 250 lb GP Bomb 12 x Hudson III (LR) bombing from 6000 feet * Ground Attack: 2 x 250 lb GP Bomb 11 x Hudson III (LR) bombing from 6000 feet * Ground Attack: 2 x 250 lb GP Bomb 12 x B25C Mitchell bombing from 6000 feet * Ground Attack: 3 x 500 lb GP Bomb  Afternoon Air attack on 54th Division, at 65,105 , near Makassar Weather in hex: Clear sky Raid spotted at 8 NM, estimated altitude 10,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 2 minutes Allied aircraft Mitchell II x 12 B25C Mitchell x 12 No Allied losses Japanese ground losses: 38 casualties reported Squads: 0 destroyed, 3 disabled Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 4 disabled Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Guns lost 1 (1 destroyed, 0 disabled) Aircraft Attacking: 12 x Mitchell II bombing from 6000 feet * Ground Attack: 3 x 500 lb GP Bomb 12 x B25C Mitchell bombing from 6000 feet * Ground Attack: 3 x 500 lb GP Bomb  Afternoon Air attack on 54th Division, at 65,105 , near Makassar Weather in hex: Clear sky Raid spotted at 7 NM, estimated altitude 8,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 2 minutes Allied aircraft Hudson III (LR) x 18 No Allied losses Japanese ground losses: 11 casualties reported Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Aircraft Attacking: 18 x Hudson III (LR) bombing from 6000 feet * Ground Attack: 2 x 250 lb GP Bomb  Afternoon Air attack on Kendari , at 70,106 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 18 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 6 minutes Allied aircraft Beaufort V x 11 B26 Marauder x 28 B26B Marauder x 12 Allied aircraft losses B26 Marauder: 1 damaged B26B Marauder: 1 damaged Japanese ground losses: 9 casualties reported Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Runway hits 1 Port hits 5 Port fuel hits 5 Port supply hits 1 Aircraft Attacking: 11 x Beaufort V bombing from 6000 feet * Airfield Attack: 2 x 500 lb GP Bomb 10 x B26 Marauder bombing from 6000 feet Port Attack: 6 x 500 lb GP Bomb 9 x B26 Marauder bombing from 6000 feet Port Attack: 6 x 500 lb GP Bomb 12 x B26B Marauder bombing from 6000 feet Port Attack: 6 x 500 lb GP Bomb 9 x B26 Marauder bombing from 6000 feet Port Attack: 6 x 500 lb GP Bomb  Afternoon Air attack on Makassar , at 65,106 Weather in hex: Moderate rain Raid detected at 40 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 12 minutes Japanese aircraft A6M5 Zero x 16 Allied aircraft B17E Fortress x 42 B17F Fortress x 17 B24D Liberator x 31 No Japanese losses Allied aircraft losses B17E Fortress: 2 damaged Airbase hits 1 Runway hits 4 Port hits 3 Port fuel hits 2 Port supply hits 1 Aircraft Attacking: 6 x B17E Fortress bombing from 10000 feet Port Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb 7 x B17F Fortress bombing from 10000 feet * Port Attack: 4 x 500 lb GP Bomb 10 x B17F Fortress bombing from 10000 feet * Port Attack: 4 x 500 lb GP Bomb 7 x B17E Fortress bombing from 10000 feet Port Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb 6 x B17E Fortress bombing from 10000 feet Port Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb 6 x B17E Fortress bombing from 10000 feet Port Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb 7 x B24D Liberator bombing from 10000 feet Airfield Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 8 x B24D Liberator bombing from 10000 feet Airfield Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 6 x B24D Liberator bombing from 10000 feet Airfield Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 6 x B17E Fortress bombing from 10000 feet Port Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb 6 x B17E Fortress bombing from 10000 feet Port Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb 5 x B17E Fortress bombing from 10000 feet Port Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb 7 x B24D Liberator bombing from 10000 feet Airfield Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb 3 x B24D Liberator bombing from 10000 feet Airfield Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: Junyo1/A with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 12000 , scrambling fighters between 7000 and 11000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 43 minutes Hiryu1 with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 8 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 10000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 28 minutes Zuiho1/A with A6M5 Zero (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 5000 , scrambling fighters to 15000. Raid is overhead Shoho1/B with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 1 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 11000 Time for all group planes to reach interception is 38 minutes Junyo1/B with A6M5 Zero (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 12000 , scrambling fighters to 19000. Raid is overhead Hiyo1/A with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 1 scrambling) Group patrol altitude is 12000 , scrambling fighters to 13000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 30 minutes  Afternoon Air attack on Makassar , at 65,106 Weather in hex: Moderate rain Raid spotted at 37 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 11 minutes Japanese aircraft A6M5 Zero x 6 Allied aircraft B17E Fortress x 23 B17F Fortress x 5 B24D Liberator x 6 Japanese aircraft losses A6M5 Zero: 1 destroyed Allied aircraft losses B17E Fortress: 2 damaged Aircraft Attacking: 9 x B17E Fortress bombing from 10000 feet Port Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb 9 x B17E Fortress bombing from 10000 feet Port Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb 5 x B17E Fortress bombing from 10000 feet Port Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb 5 x B17F Fortress bombing from 10000 feet * Port Attack: 4 x 500 lb GP Bomb 6 x B24D Liberator bombing from 10000 feet Port Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: Junyo1/A with A6M5 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 12000 , scrambling fighters to 10000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 17 minutes Hiryu1 with A6M5 Zero (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact. Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 10000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 137 minutes Zuiho1/A with A6M5 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 5000 , scrambling fighters to 10000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 27 minutes Junyo1/B with A6M5 Zero (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling) 1 plane(s) intercepting now. Group patrol altitude is 12000 , scrambling fighters to 10000. Raid is overhead Hiyo1/A with A6M5 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 12000 , scrambling fighters to 10000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 30 minutes  Afternoon Air attack on Sasebo 5th SNLF, at 65,105 , near Makassar Weather in hex: Clear sky Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 5 minutes Allied aircraft B17D Fortress x 8 B24D Liberator x 8 B25C Mitchell x 16 No Allied losses Japanese ground losses: 59 casualties reported Squads: 0 destroyed, 3 disabled Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 9 disabled Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Aircraft Attacking: 8 x B17D Fortress bombing from 10000 feet Ground Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb 16 x B25C Mitchell bombing from 6000 feet * Ground Attack: 3 x 500 lb GP Bomb 8 x B24D Liberator bombing from 10000 feet Ground Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb Also attacking 54th Division ... Also attacking Sasebo 5th SNLF ... Also attacking 54th Division ... Also attacking Sasebo 5th SNLF ...  Afternoon Air attack on 54th Division, at 65,105 , near Makassar Weather in hex: Clear sky Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 10,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 5 minutes Allied aircraft B25C Mitchell x 13 B25C Mitchell x 16 No Allied losses Japanese ground losses: 22 casualties reported Squads: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 3 disabled Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Aircraft Attacking: 13 x B25C Mitchell bombing from 6000 feet * Ground Attack: 3 x 500 lb GP Bomb 16 x B25C Mitchell bombing from 6000 feet * Ground Attack: 3 x 500 lb GP Bomb  Afternoon Air attack on Makassar , at 65,106 Weather in hex: Moderate rain Raid spotted at 18 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 5 minutes Japanese aircraft A6M5 Zero x 3 Allied aircraft B17E Fortress x 5 B24D Liberator x 6 No Japanese losses No Allied losses Aircraft Attacking: 5 x B17E Fortress bombing from 10000 feet Port Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb 6 x B24D Liberator bombing from 10000 feet Port Attack: 10 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: Junyo1/A with A6M5 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 12000 , scrambling fighters to 10000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 15 minutes Zuiho1/A with A6M5 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 5000 , scrambling fighters to 10000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 25 minutes Junyo1/B with A6M5 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 12000 , scrambling fighters to 10000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 10 minutes  Afternoon Air attack on Kendari , at 70,106 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 13 NM, estimated altitude 10,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 3 minutes Allied aircraft B26 Marauder x 7 Allied aircraft losses B26 Marauder: 1 damaged Port hits 2 Port fuel hits 2 Aircraft Attacking: 7 x B26 Marauder bombing from 6000 feet Port Attack: 6 x 500 lb GP Bomb  Afternoon Air attack on 54th Division, at 65,105 , near Makassar Weather in hex: Clear sky Raid spotted at 19 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 5 minutes Allied aircraft B25C Mitchell x 8 Allied aircraft losses B25C Mitchell: 1 damaged Japanese ground losses: 25 casualties reported Squads: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Aircraft Attacking: 8 x B25C Mitchell bombing from 6000 feet * Ground Attack: 3 x 500 lb GP Bomb  Afternoon Air attack on Makassar , at 65,106 Weather in hex: Moderate rain Raid spotted at 18 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 5 minutes Japanese aircraft A6M5 Zero x 1 Allied aircraft B17E Fortress x 6 No Japanese losses No Allied losses Aircraft Attacking: 6 x B17E Fortress bombing from 10000 feet Port Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb CAP engaged: Junyo1/B with A6M5 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 12000 , scrambling fighters to 10000. Time for all group planes to reach interception is 27 minutes  Afternoon Air attack on Makassar , at 65,106 Weather in hex: Moderate rain Raid spotted at 17 NM, estimated altitude 10,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 5 minutes Allied aircraft B17E Fortress x 7 Allied aircraft losses B17E Fortress: 2 damaged Aircraft Attacking: 7 x B17E Fortress bombing from 10000 feet Port Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb Carrier support unable to supply air cover..  Afternoon Air attack on 54th Division, at 65,105 , near Makassar Weather in hex: Clear sky Raid spotted at 7 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 2 minutes Allied aircraft B25C Mitchell x 12 No Allied losses Japanese ground losses: 15 casualties reported Squads: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled Aircraft Attacking: 12 x B25C Mitchell bombing from 6000 feet * Ground Attack: 3 x 500 lb GP Bomb  Afternoon Air attack on Makassar , at 65,106 Weather in hex: Moderate rain Raid detected at 40 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 13 minutes Allied aircraft B17F Fortress x 7 No Allied losses Aircraft Attacking: 7 x B17F Fortress bombing from 10000 feet * Port Attack: 4 x 500 lb GP Bomb Carrier support unable to supply air cover..  Afternoon Air attack on Makassar , at 65,106 Weather in hex: Moderate rain Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 7 minutes Allied aircraft LB30 Liberator x 3 No Allied losses Aircraft Attacking: 3 x LB30 Liberator bombing from 10000 feet Port Attack: 8 x 500 lb GP Bomb Carrier support unable to supply air cover..  Afternoon Air attack on Kendari , at 70,106 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 12 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 3 minutes Allied aircraft B26B Marauder x 9 Allied aircraft losses B26B Marauder: 2 damaged Port hits 1 Aircraft Attacking: 9 x B26B Marauder bombing from 6000 feet Port Attack: 6 x 500 lb GP Bomb  Afternoon Air attack on Kendari , at 70,106 Weather in hex: Heavy cloud Raid spotted at 9 NM, estimated altitude 7,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 2 minutes Allied aircraft B26 Marauder x 8 Allied aircraft losses B26 Marauder: 2 damaged Port hits 3 Port supply hits 2 Aircraft Attacking: 8 x B26 Marauder bombing from 6000 feet Port Attack: 6 x 500 lb GP Bomb  Afternoon Air attack on 54th Division, at 65,105 , near Makassar Weather in hex: Clear sky Raid spotted at 12 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet. Estimated time to target is 2 minutes Allied aircraft P38F Lightning x 15 No Allied losses Aircraft Attacking: 15 x P38F Lightning sweeping at 10000 feet *
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