SUPPLEMENTARY TABLE NO. 4

Summary of Enemy Aircraft Destroyed

Enemy Attacks
(See supplementary Table 3)

Number shot down by air cover

Total number shot down

Time

Number of Aircraft

Akagi

Kaga

Hiryu

Soryu
0230            
0300 2 flying boats          
0400 9 attack
9 level
3 level 1
5 attack 2
5 attack 1
1 level 2
3 level 1
1 level 2 8 level 1 level 2
3 level 1
1 level 2
9 level
0430
0500 4 fighters
12 bombers
14 attack
18 level
1 level 2
1 level 1
2 bombers 1
1 bomber 1
3 attack 1
1 level 1
2 bombers 2
3 level 1
1 bomber 2
1 bomber 1
  6 bombers
2 bombers
2 bombers
1 bomber 2
3 bombers 1
11 bombers
6 attack
4 level
0515    
0530      
0540 2 level 1    
0550 1 flying boat          
0610            
0620 18 attack 1 attack 2
3 attack 1
2 level 2
      18 attack
0630      
0640 14 attack
9 bombers
9 fighters
1 bomber 1
2 bombers 2
1 fighter 2
1 attack 1
2 attack 1
3 attack 2
1 attack 1
      4 bombers
0650     2 attack 2
3 attack 1
0700    
0710 15 attack
30 bombers
2 flying boats
2 fighters 2
3 attack 1
1 bomber 1
1 level 1
12 attack 2
2 bombers 2
9 attack
9 fighters
1 attack 2
2 attack 1
1 attack 2
1 attack 1
2 bombers 1
1 bomber
4 attack 2
3 attack 1
9 fighters
12 attack
3 bombers
8 attack
1 level
0720 1 level 1 1 attack 1
6 bombers 1
3 bombers
4 attack
0730
0740            
0800            
1100            
1130            
1200            
1300            
1330            
1400           6 bombers
1410 14 bombers     3 bombers  
1420          
1430     3 bombers 1    
1440 7 bombers
6 level
2 attack
         
1450          
1500            
1510 1 flying boat          
1520 6 bombers
6 attack
         
1530 8 level          

1 By coordinated action
2 By individual action


 

 
Number shot down by antiaircraft guns

Total number shot down

Time

Akagi

Kaga

Hiryu

Soryu

Tone

Chikuma

Haruna

DesDiv

DesDiv
0230                    
0300                    
0400 3 level (machine-gun)               1 attack (Kazegumo) 3 attack
0430     1 level 1 level         1 attack (Kazegumo)
1 attack (Yugumo)
0500     3 bombers (machine-gun) 6 bombers   1 level (machine-gun)        
0515     2 bombers (AA)
2 bombers (machine-gun)
          1 bomber (Kazegumo)
1 bomber (Yugumo)
1 bomber
0530                    
0540               1 attack (Urakaze)   1 attack
0550                    
0610                    
0620                    
0630       10 fighters (with fighters)       3 plane (Tanikaze)
2 plane (Isokaze)
  10 attack
0640               2 attack (Hamakaze) 2 attack (Kazegumo)  
0650                    
0700                    
0710     4 attack (machine-gun)
1 attack (AA)
8 attack           2 attack
0720     2 bombers (AA)
2 attack (machine-gun)
    4 bombers (AA)
1 plane (main gun)
  1 attack (Urakaze)    
0730   9 bombers (machine-gun) 1 attack 1 bomber (machine-gun)           1 bomber
0740                    
0800                    
1100                    
1130                    
1200                    
1300                    
1330                    
1400     2 bombers           1 bomber (Makigumo) 2 bombers
1410                    
1420                    
1430                    
1440                    
1450                    
1500                    
1510                    
1520               1 level (Urakaze)   1 level
1530               2 bombers (Tanikaze)
(Dove into sea)
  2 bombers
 
Attack

Bombers

Fighters

Level

Flying Boats
Number of attacking planes 78 78 13 41 6
Number shot down 60 30 9 14 0
Grand total shot down: 113