Part 790: Operational Report: 04/02/44
I then lose a load more men at Marcus Island.
That makes me feel a bit better about missing the Kaga, but only a bit.
There is another day of action over Akyab.
Ah a quieter day for once, the Sorong force has reloaded onto the ships and is retreating. I shall regroup at Rabaul and try again.
Although is was a bad day for succumbing to battle damage. The carriers should be back at Pearl soon, so the invasion of Iwo-Jima can go into the next stage, as soon as they are upgraded and repaired.