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The following are bomb pins from the mission flown by

F/O John H. Day, Bombardier, Crew 19

entries are from the tags as he noted them.

Photo and transcrition courtesy of Lana Clark, daughter of F/O John H. Day


Bomb Pin Collection of 1st Lt John H. Day, Bombadier, Crew 19
Photo courtesy of Lana Clark, daughter

Mission 1 23 May 1945 Tokyo 40 - 500 lb Incendiary Clusters
Mission 2 29 May 1945 Yokohoma 116 - 100 lb Fire Bombs
Mission 3 5 June 1945 Kobe 140 - 100 lb Fire Bomb 1 - 500 lb Frag
additional notation: 1 Fighter D.E.T, 8 Prop, 1 Damaged
Mission 5 10 June 1945 Chiba 37 - 500 lb G.P.
Mission 7 20 June 1945 Shizuoka 40 - 500 lb Cluster, Incendiary
Mission 9 7 July 1945 Kofu 40 - 500 lb Incendiary
Mission 11 27 July 1945 Omuta 20 - M47 500 lb Cluster, 92 - M47A2 - 100 lb
Mission 12 2 Aug 1945 Mito 30 - E46 - 500lb, 92 - M47A2, 1 - M47MA2
Mission 13 6 Aug 1945 Nishinmiya 39 - E46 - 500lb, 1 - T4E4 500 lb Frac
Mission 14 10 Aug 1945 Tokyo 4 - 2000 lb M66, 1 - 500 lb G.P.
additional note: 2 Flak holes in wing

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Source: Bomb Pin Collection of F/O John H. Day, Bombardier, P-19