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Map of warship targets in the Kure area
The map indicates Kure City on Honshū bordering Kure Harbor and Eta Shima (Etajima), Nishinomi Shima, Okuro-kami Shima and Kurahashi Shima and Nasake Shima and beyond the Inland Sea of Japan. To the north and west is Hiroshima Bay and beyond to the east and south is the Inland Sea. Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) warship targets key:
(1) Battleship Hyuga
(2) Heavy Cruiser Tone
(3)(4)(5) Heavy Cruisers
(6) Battleship Haruna
(7) Light Cruiser Oyodo
(8) Carrier Ryuhō
(9) Carrier Hōshō
(10) Heavy Cruiser Aoba
(11) Battleship Ise
(12) Carrier Amagi [sic, Amagi Class Aircraft Carrier] northeast of Mitsukojima
(13) Carrier of Amagi Class [Amagi] southwest of Mitsukojima
(14) Light Cruiser Kuma
(15) Carrier (Hull)
Credit: USN via VB-87 page 81  Date: July 24, 1945

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