This was a daylight tactical support mission involving 18 planes from the 6th Bomb Group:During April, eight such tactical missions were flown with an average attacking force of twelve B-29’s. * * * Matsuyama Airfield was bombed once – on the 26th. [Pirate’s Log, p. 38] 20th AF Mission 101 Date: 26 April 1945Target:Matsuyama A/F (primary visual) 90.13-2777 and Imabari A/F (primary radar)Participating Units: 313th Bombardment WingNumber of A/C Airborne: 37% A/C Bombing Primary:40.5% (15 bombed Imabari A/F and 16 Opportunity)Type of Bombs and Fuzes:Tons of Bombs Dropped:Time Over Primary:260947K - 261032KAltitude of Attack:22,800 - 26,615Weather Over Target:30/10Total A/C Lost:0Resume of Mission:Bombing results unobserved 3/10 clouds. Enemy air opposition and AA nil. Average bomb load 10,210 lbs. Average gas reserve 1074 gallons.