Date: 1 July 1945
Target: Ube Urban Area
Participating Units: 313th BW
Number of A/C Airborne: 112
% A/C Bombing Primary: 89% (100 A/C)
Type of Bombs and Fuzes: AN-M47A2, 100# incendiary bombs fuzed
instantaneous nose and E46, 500# incendiary clusters set to open 5,000
feet above target.
Tons of Bombs Dropped: 714.6 tons
Time Over Primary: 0147K - 0312K
Altitude of Attack: 10,000 - 11,600
Weather Over Target: 0/10 - 5/10
Total A/C Lost: 0
Resume of Mission: Photo reconnaissance showed 23% of the built-up
area had been destroyed. Seventy-one A/C bombed visually and 29 by
radar. Twelve A/C were non-effective. Twelve E/A sighted made 3 attacks.
No claims. Flak was heavy and medium, meager to moderate and inaccurate.
Twenty-two A/C landed at Iwo Jima. Average bomb load; 14,958 lbs. Average
fuel reserve: 716 gallons.