American missions against Chiba and Chiba Airfield
June 10, 1944 - July 28, 1944
June 10, 1944
(20th AF) Mission 198: 26
B-29s attack the Hitachi plant at Chiba
July 6, 1944
(20th AF) Mission 251: 124 B-29s attack the Chiba urban
area destroying 0.86 sq miles (2.23 sq km), 43.4% of the city; 1 other B-29
hits an alternate target. Also, 110 P-51Ds from Iwo Jima attack airfields in the Tokyo area including Kumagaya, Yamagata, and Chiba.
July 28, 1944
(20th AF) -51s based from Iwo Jima
attack a destroyer escort along the Chiba Peninsula, leaving it burning.