R. A. Oct. 27, 1941
Oct. 27, 1941.
From: Manila, Philippine Islands.
To: Milid, Washington.
54 Twenty Seventh.
General southward movement of Japanese shipping in western Pacific is reported by British sources two aircraft carriers have been operating among mandated islands, of which Kaga repeat Kaga still present following planes reported based there: Palau repeat Palau, eight flying boats, Saipan repeat Saipan eight fighters, six heavy bombers; Truk repeat Truk, six fighters, six heavy bombers: Jalu repeat Jalu, eight flying boats, twelve flight planes; Wotje repeat Wotje, eight flying boats.
(PROCEEDINGS OF CLARKE INVESTIGATION pg. 185-6)