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Japanese missions against Espiritu Santo (Santo)
September 14, 1943

September 14, 1943
(IJN) A single H8K Emily piloted by Lt(jg) Tsutomu Endo (C. O. 802 Kokutai) from the 802 Kokutai took off from Makin Seaplane Base armed with sixteen 60kg bombs on a bombing mission against Espiritu Santo. Over the target, all bombs hit Naval facilities and caused damage. Afterwards, this Emily returned safely to Makin Seaplane Base.
Reference: Kodochosho, 802 Kōkūtai, September 14, 1943 translation by Minoru Kamada.

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