Communication Intelligence Summary, 10
General.-Traffic volume normal, receiving conditions good. There were fewer general messages sent today than for
the past few weeks. Tokyo Intelligence
still active and addressing dispatches to all Major Commanders. The Mandates construction traffic has decreased considerably. Call recovery is progressing
but has been slowed down by the general
call-up used on Fleet broadcast.
Combined Fleet.-Believed to be mostly in Kure area. A staff officer of Batdiv Three was addressed there today and it
is likely that this whole division is
there also. The CinC. Second Fleet was located at Kure today as well as two cruiser divisions.
Third Fleet.-The greater portions of this fleet still in Sasebo area. Several movement reports have been noted by
units of this fleet but none have been
noted other than individual ships. At least two units of this fleet still at Takao. CinC Three originated
one movement report for information of
CinC Fourth Fleet.
Fourth Fleet.-Little activity. CinC. Fourth remains in vicinity of Truk
with major portion of his command. The
Staff Communication Officer of Submarine
force sent a message to the CinC Fourth for information of Jaluit.
Fifth Fleet.-One unit of this fleet located at Chichijima.
Air.-The Combined Air Force Command is still talking to Sama and the South China Fleet. From one address it appears
that the Commander of Carrier Division
Three is with the Combined Fleet. Several units of the Carrier Divisions are in port at Kure and
Sasebo. CinC Combined Air Force is
still in Takao.
(FROM: U.S. CONGRESS JOINT COMMITTEE ON PEARL
HARBOR ATTACK HEARINGS; PT. 35, THE
CLAUSEN INVESTIGATION, PP. 62-81. EXHIBIT "A" DAILY COMMUNICATION