Part V. Results

Military Installations


 

Eastern Island Airfield

Sand Island float plane base

Oil Tanks

AA gun emplacements on Sand Island

Remarks
Hangars Buildings Runways Hangars Runways
Akagi's bombers   3 set afire           In addition, 1 B-17 was destroyed on the ground by Soryu's level bombers.
Kaga's bombers       1 set afire   1  
Hiryu's attack planes         1 1 1
Soryu's attack planes 1 set afire   2 spots damaged       1

Aircraft


 

Shot down (air engagements)

Bombed and burned

Severely damaged by strafing

Shot down by fighters

By attack plane
Fighters definite Fighters probable Bombers definite Bombers probable Float recco definite Float recco probable Fighters definite Fighters probable Level bombers Fighters Level bombers
Akagi 9 2                 1
Kaga 9   2   1         1 1
Hiryu 14 4         3        
Soryu 4 2         2 1 1    
Total 36 8 2 0 1 0 5 1 1 1 2
1 Three by coordinated action; 1 by individual action.

Remarks:

  1. It is assumed that the 3 Grumman fighters shot down by Soryu's fighters, were shot down through the coordinated action of only the Soryu's fighters.
  2.  
  3. The destruction of 1 B-17 was confirmed by Akagi's air personnel.
  4.  
  5. It is unknown whether the B-17 listed as set afire and the one listed as severely damaged are one and the same or not.
  6.  

Grand Totals:

 

    Fighters, 41 definitely and 9 probably. Bombers, 2 definitely. Level Bombers, 1 definitely. Float Recco, 1 definitely.

     

Attacks on Carriers


 

Carriers

Cruisers

Enemy fighters shot down by our fighters

Enemy fighters shot down by our bombers and attack planes

Losses sustained by us

Definite

Probable

Definite

Probable

Fighters

Bombers

Attack
First attack Enterprise class by 6 #25 bombs   5 2 2 1 3 13  
Second attack Same class by 3 torpedoes San Francisco class by torpedoes 7 4 1 1 1 3   5
Total 2 of Enterprise class 1 of San Francisco class seriously damaged 12 6 3 2 6 13 5
Grand Total 2 sunk 1 damaged 15 fighters definite;
8 fighters probable
  24

1 2 of Hiryu's and 1 of Kaga's.