OPNAV-16-381 (6-45) Form ACA-2

Sheet 1 of  2.

AIRCRAFT ACTION REPORT

(Short firm for routine actions only)

Read instructions before filling out

RESTRICTED

(Reclassified when filled in)

 CONFIDENTIAL

I. GENERAL

(a) Unit Reporting

VMB 613

(b) Based on or at

Kwajalein Island, Kwajalein Atoll.

Forward echelon at Majuro.

(c) Report No.

65

(d) Take off: Date

10 August, 1945

 Time (LZT)

2300M

(Zone)

(e) Time of Return

1030M

(Zone)

(f) Target

Lukunor and Chirubon Is., Mille Atoll

(g) Distance Flown

375

(Miles)

II. OWN AIRCRAFT OFFICIALLY COVERED BY THIS REPORT

(a)

TYPE

(b)

SQUAD-

RON

NUMBER

 (f) BOMBS, ROCKETS, CLUSTERS,

TORPEDOES, NAPALM & DROP

FUEL TANKS CARRIED PER PLANE

(Specify type and size exactly)

(g) FUZE DELAYS, TORPEDO DEPTH

SETTING

(Give mk. of cluster & bomb fuzes, &

setting used if more than one is possible)

(c)

TAKING OFF

(d)

ENGAGING

ENEMY A/C

(e)

ATTACKING

TARGET

PBJ-1H

VMB 613

1

--

1

4 X 500# G.P.

Nose-instantaneous.

Tail-instantaneous.

 

 

 

 

 

8 X 5.0" Aircraft R.

Nose-instantaneous.

Tail-non-delay.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

III. ENEMY AIRCRAFT ENGAGED

IV. ENEMY AIRCRAFT DAMAGED IN AIR

(Give details in

narrative)

(a) (b) (c)

(d)

(a)

(b) DESTROYED OR DAMAGED BY

(c)

TYPE

NUMBER

ENGAGED

TIME/

ZONE

LOCATION

 

TYPE

ENEMY A/C

TYPE A/C

SQUADRON PILOT OR GUNNER

DAMAGE

CLAIMED

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V. LOSS OR DAMAGE, COMBAT OR OPERATIONAL, OF OWN AIRCRAFT

None.

(a) TYPE

OWN A/C

(b)

SQUADRON

(c) CAUSE: Type ENEMY A/C, AA,

TYPE GUN, OR OPERATIONAL CAUSE

(d) WHERE HIT, ANGLE (List armor,

self-sealing tanks, equipment hit)

(e) EXTENT OF LOSS OR DAMAGE

(Give Bureau No. of plane destroyed)

1     --

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2

 

 

 

 

3  

     

 

4

   

 

 

5

       

VI. PERSONNEL CASUALTIES (Identify with planes listed in V by Nos. at left)

None.

(a) NO.

(b)

SQUADRON

(c) NAME, RANK, OR RATING

(d)CAUSE

(e) CONDITION OR STATUS

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VII.  ATTACK ON TARGET

 

(a) Location

Ormed Island, Wotje Atoll

(b) Time Over Target

0001M. to 0100M

(Zone)

(c) Weather, clouds, visibility

6/10 cumulus from 1500' visibility 10 miles.

(d) Bombing tactics

Level

(e) Bomb Sight Used

None

 

(Level, Glide, Dive, by type of plane)

 

(Type for each type of plane)

(f) AA present:

Yes  No 

light, moderate, inaccurate from Ormed Is; Medium, meager, inaccurate fro Wotje Is.

(g)

AIMING POINT

(h)

DIMENSIONS

OR TONNAGE

(i) No. A/C

 Attacking

(k) BOMBS, ROCKETS, AMMUNITION

EXPENDED EACH AIMING POINT (Give fuzing used if selectively armed)

(l) NO.

HITS ON

AIMING

POINT

(m) Altitude of release (Ft.) (o) Spacing of Bombs (Ft.)

(q) Range of Release

of Rockets

(j) Squadron

(n) Dive Angle (p) Indicated Air Speed (Kts)

Lukunor Is.

Undetermined

1 PBJ

2 X 500# G.P.

2

1500'

0' ---

613

Level 180

 

 

 

4 X 5.0" Aircraft R.

4

1500'

0' 1000yds.

 

Level 200

 

 

 

200 rnds. of .50

cal ammunition

Undt.

1500'

0' ---

 

Level 200

 Chirubon Is.

"

1 PBJ

2 X 500# G.P. 

2 1500' 0' ---

613

Level 180

 

 

 

4 X 5.0" Aircraft R.

4 1500' 0' 1000yds.

 

Level 200

Give results and narrative on separate sheet, follow outline.

 

 

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CONFIDENTIAL

 

Report Prepared by:   Approved by:   Date:
   

 

C.R. MOCINE, CAPT., S-2.

G.W. NEVILS, LTCOL., COMMANDING.

 

 

END

 

   

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