Mission Number 315
5/6 August 1945
Ube Coal Liquefaction Co. ( 90.32 - 1841 )
Number A/C Airborne:
% A/C Bombing Primary:
95.50 (106 Primary and 2 Opportunity)
Type of Bombs and Fuzes:
M64, 500# G.P. bombs with 1/10 sec. delay nose and 1/100 sec. delay
Tons of Bombs Dropped:
938 tons on Primary and 22.5 tons on Opportunity.
Time Over Primary:
052324K - 060131K
Altitude of Attack:
10,300 - 12,600
Weather Over Target:
0/10 - 6/10
Total A/C Lost:
Resume of Mission:
100% of refinery units and 80% of the stores and workshops damaged
or destroyed. Also the Ube
Iron Works Co. (90.32 - 1878) was 50% damaged or destroyed.
Three A/C were non-effective.
Only 2 A/C made visual sightings.
Flak was heavy, meager and inaccurate.
25 to 35 E/A were sighted and made 1 attack.
Two Wind-Run A/C took part in the mission and bombed with
main force. They are not
indicated in the total A/B. Five
B-29s landed on
Average bomb load: 18,704 lbs. Average fuel reserve: 969