The 6th Bomb Group

Mission 65. Japan Sea (July 17)



This was a night mining mission involving 28 planes from the 6th Bomb Group:

Other missions flown in this period were * * * to the Jap ports of Fushiki, Nanao and Niigata.  * * *

[Pirate's Log, p. 49]

 

20th AF Mission 275

During the night of 17-18 July, twenty-seven B-29ís mine Shimonoseki Strait and waters in the Nanao-Fushiki area, at Henashi Cape, Iwase and at Sheishin; one B-29 mines an alternate target.