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11n Every 15 Jap Citizens From Raids which by Tokyo's admission have leit 1 m 15 Japanese homeless, pinpointed aircraft factories in three Nipponese cities today while Japan's premier was telling an emergency parliament session that B-29s have already caused "considerable damage to the empire's war industry. Tokyo reported "about 50" Mus- slang fighters followed up the We bombers at midday, raiding the are! between Nagoya and Osaka. Today's strike was an unescorted raid by 100 to 150 Superforts with high explosive bombs at specific targets in Nagoya and two small cities m the Kobe-Osaka area. The precision attack was a departure from mass fire raids in May which enemy broadcasts reported' today destroyed 500,000 homes ia lokyo, Yokohoma and Nagoya. leaving 1.790,000 homeless This Tokyo broadcast combined with previous reports on April and March fire raids would make a total of 4,930,000 Japanese left homeless by Superfort destruction of roughly 1,500,000 homes In five major cities —Tokyo, Osaka, Yokohama, Nagoya and Kobe. . Japan claims a population of 100,000,000 but other sources list it at 72,000,000. In Tokyo alone, enemy reports add up to 3,100,000 homeless and j people 767,000 dwellings destroyed by B-39 fire raids. Premier Kantaro Suzuki told the f the peo | but- j "Measured on a nation-wide See 1 IN EYEKY 15 (Continued on Page Two)

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  1. The Indiana Gazette,
  2. 09 Jun 1945, Sat,
  3. Page 9

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