Sgt John William Welsh
Tokyo Military Prison Fire

73rd Bomb Wing
Mission 42
Target : Tokyo Arsenal
Code Name : PERDITION 1
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Documents on this page are from both
the XXI Bomber Command and the 73rd Bomb Wing.

The first one is Page 1 of XXI BC Field Order 56
split into the top and bottom sections.

Paragraph 5 in the third document emphasizes the very strict requirements
for radio silence.

Table 1, Aircraft Participating, is from the 73rd Bomb Wing

There is no information on B-29 losses. However
this does appear in the 73rd Bomb Wing Brief Report that follows.

 

XXI BOM COM FIELD ORDER 56
PERDITION 1
TOP OF PAGE 1

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XXI BOM COM FIELD ORDER 56
PERDITION 1
BOTTOM OF PAGE 1

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FIELD ORDER NUMBER 56
COMMUNICATIONS

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73RD BOMB WING FIELD ORDER 77
TABLE I
AIRCRAFT PARTICIPATING

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73RD BOMB WING BRIEF REPORT
PAGE 1

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73RD BOMB WING BRIEF REPORT
PAGE 2

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