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28 "- IlOO•• VOl.! NO.5 G MISSION KYUSHU TO ~ge4 G PEASHOOTER PETE TALKS TACTICS
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NO.5
G MISSION
KYUSHU
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G PEASHOOTER PETE
TALKS
TACTICS
G JAPANESE AA
DEVICE FOR BETTER
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RADAR
BRIEFINCT

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XX I

B 0 M BERe 0 M MAN D

~IIITElliGENCEREPORT

XXI BOl.!COM OPERATIONS

LOlr AltitUde Attack on 193

3

Mission to RYushu

4

Picture O:l.ta Airfield

5

Picture Tachiari Airfield

6

Picture Omura Aircraft Factory

7

Small

Force Hits Vi tsubishi Plant

8

Photo Coverage of the Week

8

JAPANESE AIR DEFENSE

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Peashooter Pete Talks Tactics

9

FLAK INTELLIGENCE

Japanese AA

11

RADAR INTELLIGENCE

Device for Better Radar Briefing

SPECIAL REPORTS

Jap Play by Play Account of B-29 ~aid Vore Jap B-29 Inspired Items

What the Jap can \7rite

Home

FIGHTING 1"RONTS

7 Armies Converge on 10118 Burma War Paying

Japs

1"R ONTS 7 Armies Converge on 10118 Burma War Paying Japs • Interpret the War News-

Interpret the War News-

1"R ONTS 7 Armies Converge on 10118 Burma War Paying Japs • Interpret the War News-

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1"R ONTS 7 Armies Converge on 10118 Burma War Paying Japs • Interpret the War News-
1"R ONTS 7 Armies Converge on 10118 Burma War Paying Japs • Interpret the War News-
1"R ONTS 7 Armies Converge on 10118 Burma War Paying Japs • Interpret the War News-

"

It 1s intel'llled that this weekly re_

port be a source or lnforrnst1on for

bIlt crews anll

starf ortic81's who have a

J.eglt1lllatA interest In the operations of the XXI BOlliber Cot.l9la~. '~lthln those

lilllit! it shoul!! receive the widest pos_

sible circulation permissible under the

provisions of AR :\80_5.

In orcle:r thet a MXll'111l1 of intelli_

gence

taa)'

be

included,

the report 1s

given an O'Ierall

classification of Sec_

ret.

"l'hen

the

natlU'll or

the material

-arrerlts,

l~lvlduel articles have re_

etlvee! e lOller security clas51r1cetion.

The report 15 so assembled

that

the

eOllponent

c1l'culated or fUed Sllpll.l'etely, It por_

tlolLS are rePJ'oducecl, ucur1ty regula_

be removed lind

SectiOM

be

lI!ey

endUed.

tions

lIlust

observed and

the source

CorrespondenCi

regardll18

th1s

Hutton shauld be adclressed to the Com_

e"f,',

I

'

General,

XXI

DOTII'bllr

Comend.

clo POStrr.aster, San FranCl~co.

Attention:

Irt:.

or

S,

A_2.

ornia,

&

.pJ.k

AllES D; GARCIA

Colonel, A1r Corps

,'c

or s,

"-2

~.G.XXI B.C. Initial. cu:lJ

DATI 5

April 1945 ~

~.G. XXI B.C. Initial. cu: lJ DATI 5 April 1945 ~ '" .,., ~ON " 193"

'"

.,.,

~ON

" 193"

DATI 5 April 1945 ~ '" .,., ~ON " 193"   'l'arget 193, the MitsublShi A1r~
 

'l'arget 193,

the

MitsublShi A1r~

ett:

Enaine

"orIal at Nagoya

OM

,

Japan.' largest aircraft piants

bit by the Bomber Command again

the

ni

eht

at 24~25 Karch.

Clea:o-

sllloke uncovered

173.000 square

.t

at

new damage to

the bil

plant

, tour

to

rive

percent

at the

It.a1 roof area.

 

A t~tal

or 1.533 tons

of bombs

 

vUually aDd by reelar

• tha

226

aircraft which maele ef~

Ntive

11'1,.

sorties.

There

five

were

22

eircraft

mis·

the

returns

and

deh elid

lOD.

not return from

reasons •

3UTH 1'f1NG

'arty 11%

alrboroe air· or bl7.:lbe on

This wtng encountered

or

49

cratt

the

Illore clouds

forcad

under cast. One aircraft landed at

through u? to 9/10

dropped 185 ton.s

pri'!lary.

to

than the others

drop

tJ:Ii was

I11'O Jilu.

to than the others drop tJ:Ii was I11'O Jilu. In additton t~ the daoage to l~

In additton t~ the daoage

to

l~

three nI.Cbered targets, two indus- !nelQ' aircraft OPPOSition was atorted as nll to mod8l'ate and
three nI.Cbered targets, two indus-
!nelQ' aircraft OPPOSition was
atorted as nll to mod8l'ate and in-
!feetive. Flak was meager to in-
Ught to heavy, and accurate.
tries
wtt~out nu:::::lbers &."'Id the city
of Nagoy•• ara daoaged.
Duage
to
Target
196,
O!:1gJsa
Factory.
Nagoya
~eDal.
included
IndividUal
Wing
reports
showed
23 shell-flll1n& b"Jlldings, tour
tollowin&:
bUildings for storage of ~un1tioD
and explo.siVes plu.s 12
revet ted
73RD ."It~
bulld1np, ee build1ngs of the for-
lIer pott.erj· .o-Its DO'II' a part ~f the
ODe hundred twenty aircraft "ere
arse-nal.
The
la.st b:Jlldlr\3S co~·
lorne. of t1hich 106 dronped 826
prued
90
percent
of
the forae:r
ot
bOlllb. on the primary rr OlD
pot te.ry workl.
to 8,500 teet thrOUlh 0/10 to
clouds.
'nu'ee
aircraft drop-
At Target 254, "ltl1ubUhi Elec-
approximately 20 tons
on To,o-
tric "anufacturtng CCOp&Q)' ,
a
pee
and
Shingu.
Three aircratt
storage area of 37,400 feet was de·
l08t.
stroyed. Storage buildings, maeh.
1M shop'
boiler house and senrJ!
3!3TH WINO
uni4entlrled bUlldlfl6s .ere da"lll.~t!.
la
enty
nine aircraft were air-
,.he
F'aetory
of the
;
71
dropped 497
tons
~n the
TorUPl:l'l.tsU
\ rsenal ,
Ta:i.";~t 200.
W&5
11
Nt.go,a
ry
from
'7,000 to 8,700
feet.
129,000 sc;uare teet -
de·
percent
a1rcraft .ere missing and three
strayed.
led
at
I11'O Jima
for mechanical

~.numberea "til to"" ""

eka Textile Mill, reported to be 8 munitions plant now, of which all 10 buildings were destroyed, and ths As8Shi pottery NorkS, of "hicl, all 16 buildings were destroyed.

.,.-

In the

city of Nngoya 183 acrl:'!::

(:]ecret)

(For an a.cCOUllt or I

action

ial reports,)

to this llIhSl~'

,

a.cCOUllt or I action ial reports,) to this llIhSl~' , Partially in support o~ Navy 0il-

Partially in support o~ Navy 0il- erations in the Ryukyus, the XXI BaRber COllllll8nd launched a two-r,ing

strike

against enemy

aircraft installations on Yyushu.

on

27 l·larch

targets were the Tachi_

arai and Oita air fields. r,i th the O:Iura Urcraft F'actory as !1 pr1"nary rad!!.r target. One hundred alrcr"rt

Primary

tron the

73rd ':l1ng and 44

from

betvleen 0252

the

3l4th were airbo:,ne

and 0425 hours.

from betvleen 0252 the 3l4th were airbo:,ne and 0425 hours. Scvunty ll.1rc:"art GP, on four drojlped

Scvunty

ll.1rc:"art

GP, on

four

drojlped

of

the 73rd 'l/ing

~'50-jlound

1,024

Tachtar!li airfield visually

rrt)M

11 500

to

18,000 feet

t~n'ough

br;~~nu~derc~3~. Thirty nine d~op-

C

¥1e1Cl

from

541

t 5,100 38 Visually to 18.000 and feet. one by radar,

SSO-POunders

on Oita air--

~wenty one unag~re~sive and in_

attacked over Oils.

etfective atu:.CllS were I!l'lde hy 18

e~e~ aircraft

none heavy, ~~ager and inaCcurate oVer

oVer ~achlarai but

Flak waa

O1ta;

nay;

"',e!'

'neager

beavy,

to "Oderate at lJsull:l

COde~~te, inaccurate

r"l e8 eer and

~PPu Day;

na"eurate oVer

hCbl')',

1' aChi

nral.

FOUl' airc:-art
FOUl'
airc:-art
hCbl')', 1 ' aChi nral. FOUl' airc:-art of this "ina did not bomb any target. at

of this "ina did

not bomb any target.

at

Iwo

,11ma to ,reruel •

c~aft were

lost.

Clal"

the

enemy

three des

probably

were destroyed and t"

Thirty

nine

aire:

314th

they bombed

,ing

350

went on to

the alrc~

boobs

550

pound

lS.OOO feet

with

a

h

accuracy.

Three

0'

targets of opportunity.

T:-tis

wing had

36

e:

enemy aircraft, I'IOSU7 gine. Opposition was 11

effective however. QII one Tojo we~e claimed II

fliotQS

sho·,

the

TIll'>81.")"., _

the

results

(Seer et)

on

'(

o

:l?~;~~51,",'~W·i4:i!~:"'-\!'~~1t'~

·t~~

g~~ ro1101'lnc .,.ttod buUdi",-~ de tr~"l'd•.-\ uall or t~e re!!ldential area lSesU'~,.ed.
g~~
ro1101'lnc
.,.ttod buUdi",-~ de
tr~"l'd•.-\ uall
or
t~e
re!!ldential area lSesU'~,.ed. ~~re
a.-a
"4
boab
htu
.~ 10
4aId-ed
ftlrcrart on the ri~ld.
The
de
lndleat~ by e~o~s
lines Is (Ir'fIl9tO'lS 4
Thre. re-
~~
5

PIs

the to11o-

11 Oita Airrield

strike.

eIU list

an.d

27

"arch

COIIlland

results:

'ClUJ'

hangars

rOW' 8'8nel'al-

bUU4inss da~se4.

'~~L.>-'=> ';y",'?~.~ :-""",,.4;~~~""" o IIlURA • AI"CI\AfT
'~~L.>-'=> ';y",'?~.~ :-""",,.4;~~~""" o IIlURA • AI"CI\AfT
'~~L.>-'=>
';y",'?~.~
:-""",,.4;~~~"""
o IIlURA
AI"CI\AfT
fACTORY
·lj~~1~W
-
<'i'iP'~-m
r",.:~1sis
AirfIeld
'""""qU.
It
on
,rur3 ~lrcHnrt r3C.
this phot~oraph. ~¥O~
In'~lla­
atrtraft
ot
'rachllll'nt was hit
the
on 27 l'arch
by
ryus"lu.
It
was 3.ttac":ed
on
ttcn,
two
asse-bly
d~ed are
Photo reVeals etght73f(l Wing,
This
~h
by
aircraft of the 314th
bul1dlnss and ~~.e mae"lne.s~~~.
dalliseCl
or
destro ~d ntne hangars
the accuracy or their ho~~
In addition to several ~lseellan_
to tamage
to bUl1d Y
,
In addition
evident
fro,,"
the annoUtions
sous buildings.
~o~c previous ~~r.
n~ In
the Shop
troy~ and
(b."'1Clged
are.!lS
on
a~e also 1s visible.
;vi
;;::'''VJ.l~:.·g" .•~.••
-"'.
~
~~
7 ------
r • 6-000""'tOUtlgh c~l "11' "oil' rom, 07,9Qot;"' No aircratt ,.
r
6-000""'tOUtlgh c~l "11'
"oil'
rom,
07,9Qot;"'
No
aircratt
,.
""
enemy aircratt were:
t1nued
on thelr
!a1 '"
started
a
PlU'sUlt ~
otf at 1,000 yards, -~~
,
meager and Inaccura~.-OOIII
Production at tbe Kitsubisbi
Aircraft Plant at Nagoya, target
193, ran into additional difticul-
ties on the night of 30-31 March.
~.
~:;~
~destrOyed by Allted It!
I ""the Jap gover~II
~the people
to
'The 314th
Wing
mounted 14 a1r-
'Quo,;
eratt
against
the plant
on that
,materials
sUch
II
night
and
12
of them dropped 199
'metal
wares,
l1cht
500.pound OP bombs on the target.
One other aircraft bombed a target
of opportunity. Bombing 11'85 done
~leather and
rebl'1C1,
~are Sent
Br01Uld"
~the materials.
Ot
~""'=~
---~~
~':;",
.
,
~,f tJ/d; WakJ
25 March through 31
March
1945
RHO~NAISSANCt
1I:SSION DATE
AREA
COVERAGE
-Le!llo'De oute
herel
Clear
tha tunnel I
-:\'hera's
3PR51495
that tnterro~t1?ns gu,:r?
24 War
Shimonosekl,
Tokuyama
eonvtoced -
The bt& Iron Bird
tUes.
b<Jt let
,.
s':;l111
the
beans. lsp
SlI96
6",24",40"
24
War
Nagoya, Osaka
,te.r
tecties, aod set t'hall back to "!lY O"ltt1t."
5"9'1
2S
Jar
6",24",40"
Shimonoseki
51198
24
Abortive
Takasaki,
Fukush Ima
as
a
'sand.baS· and.
bl'o\.!'\er.
set ,0ar 5-2 tor_
"Md"
6".24",40'
11to
51r199 25
liar
Nagoya,
Kyushu East &: South
r.umano
511100 25 lIar
6" ,24",40"
Kurum.
6".24",40"
5M101 27 Yar
~hu
East
&:
South
Kurum.
10/10 cloud
S\Q.02 28 Var
Os.ka
SM103
28 llar
6" ,24" ,40"
~hu South
&:
East
6".24",40"
Kurume,
r.atsushlro
Shlmunosek
,.'~
SlU04- 28 Ilar
SlUOs 29 l.!ar
511106 29 Ilar
!'lure, Kyushu
East
"
10&1e
plane Jap favor it. ,
Kure
IIla7
6" ,24".40"
lapproach
frOCl
al\7
dlreetloa
,
24" .40"
J'
Y.yl,lShu South &:
East
but acrlll8111 e omes rr 011 el tber
Sasebo, Shlmonosekt
Abortive
Itba
tront
or
rear quarters.
5lU07 29 l!ar
Y.urume
attaelr:
Is
usuall.1 pressed
to
Sasebo,
Shlmonosekl
quartars, breakloa In a dh·••
sn08 30 ~ar
5'0.09 ~O I.{JU>
KYUShu East
6" ,24" .40"
Ous
roum
tha t
10ns ranp
Nanpo Sh.oto
nre otten
eaus.
If1PP1
to
ka
Ta
S akl , ~ukushlll11l.
6" ,24" ,40"
6",24" ,40·
art earlJ.

{I) &asel and bo.:;e made of plywood )r other sUitable ~atcri.a.l.

a~ adjustobla r.:'.cl, for

(2)

Tracie

supporting 35 nm cn~era.

'(3)

'of

(4)

Flood-lightS

fo.!'

photo-easel.

35 mn copy

ca.lIero

illumination

or ot~.er 35

i mm c~er8 suitable for ~a~ln~ film- strip.

Any stnndnra projector tJlhy be

35

mm

used.

fUM-strip

Any stnndnra projector tJlhy be 35 mm used. fUM-strip '~hc J:"roouctlon of the flln-strlp lDask the

'~hc J:"roouctlon of

the flln-strlp

lDask

the

placed

stand

outline oap, end infor~ationstrip

are placed under it so as to a'pear in their proper openings. These are changet by raiSing the ~sk and in~

photo and It is not the r.lep each

date

15

easel of .:!! e'l'=lere_

of

incorporates

which completely fills

tr.e

copy

use

of

a

th~ frnrne

1'hls

35 mm

camera.

on the

,ma

the

radar scope photo,

sertins

the

for

ncT-t

scope

ench sequence.

to

chall8e

necessary

t1!!le

range

the

moved to

as translucent

circles

cut

outline

indicate

scope photo.

lI!isks

are

out

map and may

~avill8

placed

be

over

each

the cover38e or

The line-o~~flight indi~~tor is

a

scope photo to indicete

line of the aircraft. The bparll"'.g

frflt11 t.'ie

('of this line

the

White paper

strip laid aero;;!!

the l~hber_

-0

t_

t~

to",.

,

can hfI reRd

-

'''''

Ol

W ·

If-

-

,~,-

b~":=

-

~

~

azlm<.l.th

pcriphery

ell'cle

of tl'c

bearilll;,

the

letters

readily

fOund

~

scope

inforllltttion strip Which

altitUde,

longitude of

other pertinent infor"'.o.UCl posed of paper squares belr:

·.r-d It.til

scope

pb

r.~ich

as

the

bel'S

end

changed

progre3ses.

The m~ps use~ in

black and '.'!hite tr~cir.es land-water contrast an(! tarl;et plans. The route to the terget area is lnd' lay i tl8 paper strips \'11t~ direction arrows ovor tbI

""p.

procluct1C1

35 mn fllm-strips may be ~~ use materlgls : nd equlpmeDt:

eble Without srrectlnc the

purpose of the film, present the radar a!'Pl" withdrawel routes for ~I the best delineation aJ'd 0'

The set~up for

,oto,'

.'- -'-'

6

6

(Guao

time)

t of 24-25 ~arch until the last

, had cleared the Nagoya area, Jap redia prodded the hoCle de-

e no"

pleading.

the XXI Bomber Command against the Japanese Empire.

of

before,

arning, now cajoliI1&,

This

is SOP during

ope.rQ~

excerpts troc

m'lde

A translation

Jap

broadcasts,

De

March

for its

'al interest value •• Times at

are

in

beginning

and after

the 24_25

b£lo

each

the

ion, is

time.

set down

of

item

Times

ttems are Tokyo time.

bOOy of

BIW~E t

is suspected that

rro11l:18tions of large-type en- planes have headed northwest

I

_ -It

the

Bonin

Island

group.

It

;. planes ue heading toward Ha-

they "ill

I it is bel1eved

~h Ragoya bet.een 2330 and 2400.

that

,Althc:u.gh these

,ently given,

instruct.ions are

every pO!l!li-

with water,

inslde and

aDd

both

have

~ontainer filled

the

things

ide of your house

everythifll; will be able ,et,.•

In order

prepared

to

so that

fight without

'

• "':

.'

•.;••••~l!'-'.',

M'" <

As

soon as

the 1I000/e~nts of the

enemy planes beconc clev, tt:ey \'fill be announced promptly. Hence, please rest yourselves and be calli just before dUhin,;' out to fi&ht.

the en-

the spirit of actu-

Shall we not fight against

emy planes with

ally lIleetil"l8 the enflClY?

2246 _ Planes spotted !"roa posts

expected to reach Nagoya

in !OiiI'ns

area be~een e3:30 and 2400.

-

The

air rald

wa:mil"l8 is

st

(Tokyo 'll'est

~

hereby ordered for tne ~r.';lre co

of

the Toke.ido area.

miles

st

to 40

not include Kobe and Osaka).

or ND/SOya

does

2337 _ As

of

2229

enec:y planes

whieTi"'iU-e believed to be ':Illde up of

t

er the waters southeast pf the Shi-

In addlt1bn to thiS,

(object!!

ma Peninsula.

there are two more ob'ects

o each,

are heading northwest 0'1_

is ulual

tacld.ng aircraft)

It 1s helieTed that

these planes will reach •••• r.&8;oya about e3oo. ('n11s esti-:ate was an

hour too ear 1,y) •

heading nort}!

terrainology

for

O:lr

at-

fol101t'ing a!)d

Let us f1s:ht tonis:ht as:a1n.

~re

you sure that there are no obstac:1e5 in your path? Are all yOOf' Min at their i'ltattons already? ~rc:1'1e spCCial care as ree;!.l'(Is vnc: n~

houses.

_

In rtehtlng at n18ht it

to s:et

your eyf's acc~'­

1~

It

is

a11"

1":l.1d.

ordered ror the c:1tj of

onlre

Please

taportant

tomed to the darkn-U. Have Fre:- ,arations been Mde fo:, the cell"'!'

boles?

believed there are

before the

Nqoya.

aU p"epara-

15 iIiiUtes

'i'l'arning is

tions for a cc.plete battle.

,.

Please uke aU

preparations to.

a supply or do you han

the preparation. of your b\le'ketl?

.:IAte'r

arc:u.n4 you?

Ho

_tel'.

Row alch

P.o- .~t

about

en cup,?

han the preparation. of your b\le'ketl? .:IAte'r arc:u.n4 you? Ho _tel'. Row alch P.o- .~t about

r'larnings succeeded

for

several

areas as announcements

of

more

and

more approaching

0015 -

Since

planes were

planes were

the

enemy

made.)

planas

their tactics,

they tDaJ enter

Please be alert.

attenti\'e

tDotors becAllse frtencUy planes are

also

the

tonight are changing

directions.

!"rom all

the

to

Also,

please

be

for

sound

of plane

present

illl.ercept in

1:8g0>'8 area.

planes

penetrate into Nagoya frO!ll ern direction.

0055 -

The enemy

W1l.1 soon

a south_

f·

~JW'.J·~!5!<i$"ml

."

~

DURING

'J

J,ik '··~.5.~~'~,.!l,.'\l""~'5i

;

"""-(h:fr;-"-~

0056 - N'J,mber one has penetrated

int~oya. Number two will soon penetrate into Nagoya. Nun:ber three is or heading Tsu. north in the waters l'lCI'th

0111

~ The

enemy Planes are

drop

Pini'""l'ncendiaries and eXPlosives; so be sure to wait in the case of

explos tves for them to go

daSh in to put out incendiary fires.

off but

m2l -

Our

interCepting

Shot

down.

seen

black

uni ts

arer!,s'hting gallantly.

plane has people must plane go do'l'f!l

ene/llY

SOlte

the enemy

One

been

have

with

SIllO!m

Please do YOUI'

stre8Jll~1l& behind it.

best.

0l2S ~The fieht ~ainstincen_ dIary "'5C1.'lbs is decieed in the first five fires llinutes. before they Please spread. ey.tingUlsh

013) - Taklll£ Out your hOUsehole!

efreetS is important.

minimize the number or fires le t

putting , Out

let us concentrate

on th~surrounCl.1ng or central fires.

us all Work t071ard

fires promptly.

In order to

M

'lfiIU1J fu r 'l'

promptly. In order to M 'lfiIU1J fu r 'l' 0133 - destroYing of' tires. You ""'t

0133

-

destroYing

of' tires.

You

""'t IlOt

hOUSes

4

0303 -

our air

By the Vii_

defense UDiU,

of

erable

total

ot

war

I

been achieved.

enemy

grouna

Should

planes

I'Ihen tIM

shot

be

dCli

s.

citizens. I pray effort. II - Tokyo 7 1.1arch: liThe by· clUb, headed ~ called
citizens.
I
pray
effort. II
-
Tokyo
7 1.1arch:
liThe
by·
clUb,
headed
~
called a meeting somt
head
men
of
these elulll

t.

.I\r ita and Yoshio As aDO,

known

8S

key of

the

'

versity

and

SOMe otb"

Japan. This meeting"'~

Friday and all the mea

the meeting

voiced

as

to

what

to

do and

to

make Japan

a

IItrO I

l'19ht the aggressor" noblemen who attend" unanimously agreed" an's war armaments

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Tokyo bome service

Ib:

radio,

on 25

A sta tement issued

by Premier

oso:

MToday,

Febr\1tll'y 25,

enBIllY

craft

;ly

ratcHng

the capi tal dar~

outrage or

resorted

to the

opping bombs

eau

nistr,.

on the Imperial News

Household

station of

of the Imperial

and the guarcb

Omiya

p1ring

e l'

er.

epidatlon.

&S

a

Palace

act.

which

is

Needless

an awe-

to say,

extremely

subject I

slight.

am fIlled

How_

with

I

illlDedletely proceeded to the

and

paid

my respects

to HIs

lace

,Jesty and

and

.lace)

(again proceeded

inquIred

to the

of the Emp.r~

"

health.

TOltOl-rOl'

inten.:i

to

morning

I

in aucHence by the

pro-

'ound apology on behalf of the cab-

11 be receIved

lperor and

I

mai'.e a

t

members.

I

am together

wI th

the

one hun~

burning with

ignation against the enel:!Y's ar~ :W1ce and irreverence snd renewed ,ngeful thoughts come from the ,ttOlll of my :-:'eart. I om solennly 'termined not to gIve up Ul'ltU we troy the enemy.·

d

million

people

alk

rJ.'t 1f1Ulo

~~tA~

Japanese home service,

Karch: "The Tokyo RaUway Bur- now running eight spccial

from Uyeno Station in Ol'der

Tokyo,

'ains

tral'l5f'ort

those who have surfer-

~rom da~age in air

roids •••••• lt

is deSired

the

that those gno are g:)i~

rall11'ay

rushtl"-8

during the next

to

the w~h_

officials

con-

to travel rerrain frOID

get transportation

day or so but eClllp1y with

es

cerned. "

or

~FAC{B~

llnemployed

Japenese home radio service, 13 March: "The r.wanto (Tokyo area) Munitions Superintendent's ortice has issue~ the rollowlng ann':TJnce.

IIlent. to rectory worlrers and e::ploy-

eftS who surfered free

'You people stroYed b/ the

have lost ea:p101Iteat. You people,

bowever,

had your ractories de-

the air

rail!:

or

"''l,se

recent air r81d

cb

lII.lst consider thb

as h"lving orfered 8 ch"nce o~ C':!n· structlng 8 new production struc· ture that is ClUing to the dpcls-

ive WfU'the c'mdltlons'.1t

to the dpcls- ive WfU'the c'mdltlons'.1t 1:egoya, 1I'!1ieh 14 ~ch: "!'le planes

1:egoya,

1I'!1ieh

14 ~ch:

"!'le

planes t'lying over "hoh!":1 c:e.;,. t' ,,!

n1ght of 10 ":Lrc~ dro;''''8d

cils

cne:Dlcals

contr,lre.:"

~ne~

,

"''':'''.r

e.x~i·.~~·:tI

injured Lr.noccr.t

h1c~

children who ~lc:{ed t~,c uj)•••• ':"l/'~·

lQsy 31so

c3nc:l.1es •••• •

drop

fountain

;'en!

1.rJ.

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om an enemy docuoent captured e Pac1Cic a look at Japl!l.nese irship 15 obtaIned. 'nle
om an enemy docuoent captured
e Pac1Cic a look at Japl!l.nese
irship 15 obtaIned. 'nle regu·
~ included the noreal prohlb-
lS on Inrormation or mIlItary
! and l1mIted the types or mail
h 'l'.B.y be pcsted.
the nature
or
the islaM'
and squalls
could
be llIentiO!lll"
not
described
In
de tan. 2Ili
perature could be mentl0tled 11
~~~:~;~~~l~~~~n~~ ~o;~.-
ted
to
discuss
the brilb'
the moon snd
stars.
!an was United to rirst cloSS
: and prlnt!d post cards, eIther
~tary or air correspondence
1s.
No air mail letters, pack-
W-~~
s (except Imperial gifts and
,10nal bonds), letters requlring
~~~=~
JCial handllng, registered, In-
speclal dellvery,
etc. were
Personal
letters
to
tbt
lowed. 'ed,
wlte or sweetheart were per:
and
""'oold be handled
l1btr;
il.
"
ftn it
they are
too intimate-.
'RF.5TRICTICNS ON CO;mESPONDErCp:
The recreational
taell!'
!"51!lJ.'>'!11~
the Jap soldier
overseas i,.
ly guarded
secret
!'rca tbI
The restrictions on letter wrlt_
at home.
No mention eould
ng cover a wide range or SUbJects.
ot brothels,
tea houses, bull
i
o
mention or hint could be made of
taurants,
etc.
The suttle
.ocation.
MSoutll Seas
was
for to the Japanese
Area-
frUit
and candy
could not
lot permitted,
tiOned.
RegUlations spec
that Would indicate that the wrlter
prOhibite~ mention of enyth:
was .0000ewh~re
In -Sumatra,
Java,
might Cause
envy or
obJecU
Borx.o or lew Guinea-. The same 8P_
the home tront.
Ipl1e<l
to "South BellS" which reveal_
ed presenCi3 in the Carolines,
I&ar_
'1be
date
ot
the
letWl
shalls
ar.d
the
liartanas.
They
hints
at
the
d8 te
"ere tl
"ere allowed to mentlon "laM or
j unendl~ try". \UlIlmer" or -Southern coun_
Photographs were permitted
that
only
one
tree was
lac
the background.
lowed shOWing the
No phoToOSI
----
sea, beacll,
beVel's!
speCiflc
pr
lbttions
Oh
"ere
listed
regardIng
location:
I
natives. Jap civilians,
bUildings or mountains.
"Do
not
write;
'I
"'111 be the bul
wark of
the
actflc I and
do
not
-----
describe the ClOUds 80 as t.o reveal
Severe puniShment was .
any solcHer who attempted
censorShip.
(From AUS
11ottlniC.b
the struggle around Berlin.
"--
""'Ill
great
battlee
ot
Europflan
history.
a battle
which
Already
seriousl)' ttlreatenecl on
prObably
will
determine
the
!!ura
the European War, has
open
tblt aut b1 the RusslaDl 4r. w a up
alQAB the Ode:." Hi"I", BerllD 11 ta-
the
Germans are
braced tar
open tblt aut b1 the RusslaDl 4r. w a up alQAB the Ode:." Hi"I", BerllD 11