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The following pages contain damage photos are courtesy of Marvin Demanzuk, Radar Operator, Crew 2, 60th Squadron.  In 1946 the photos were given to him by Col Earl Devanny of the 24th Service Group, which became part of the occupation forces after the surrender. Marvin states "Earl gave them to me in 1946 during a visit to his church." Thanks to Marvin for keeping this photos all these years and taking the time and effort of scanning the photos for use on the web site.


Editor's note: While these photos may or may not be the end result of the Group's sole efforts - it will show the final result of the bombing of these targets by the 39th and/or the other participating bomb wings/groups against Japan. If anyone can help match targets to missions dates please email updates@39th.org

Target
Mission Date
Bomb Wing/Group
Hiroshima
06 August 1945
509th CG
Nagasaki
09 August 1945
509th CG
Nagasaki Peace Park Memorial located at the point impact
Target
Mission Date
Bomb Wing/Group
Atsugi
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Kobe
(39th Mission # 25 & 45)
12 May & 5 Aug 1945
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Nagoya Assembly Plant
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Nagoya - Mitsubishi Aircraft Plant
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Nushimo Aircraft Plant
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Osaka
(39th Mission #24 & 26)
01 & 07 June 1945
58/73/313/314
Tokyo Commerical/Retail District
(39th Mission #2 & 3)
14 & 16 April 1945
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Tokyo Factory District
(39th Mission #21/22 #2 DUC Awarded)
(39th Mission # 47)

23 thru 25 May 1945
10 August 1945
58/73/313/314
Yokohama
(39th Mission #23 - #2 DUC Awarded)
29 May 1945
58/73/313/314

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