|UNITED STATES PACIFIC FLEET|
AIRCRAFT, BATTLE FORCE
BOMBING SQUADRON SIX
|U. S. S. ENTERPRISE,|
13 December 1941.
|REPORT OF PILOT, 6-B-5 - OPERATIONS, SUNDAY, 7 DECEMBER 1941.|
|0615||(about) Launched with scouting group to search a southeasterly sector in company with 6-S-7 (Lt.(jg) Milton) as substitute for 6-S-18.|
|0900||Arrived vicinity Barber's Point - nothing sighted. Shifting from homing frequency (KGU) to voice - heard report concerning enemy attack.|
|0915||Joined 6-S-10 as did other scouts (total 7). Observed unidentified planes rendezvousing in Barber's Point vicinity, alt. 8-10,000 feet. The latter were in two groups of about 15 and 25 planes respectively.|
|1000||Landed Ewa field - took off immediately for Ford Island. Were fired on when making approach for landing by D.D. and possibly other craft. Returned to Ewa.|
|1015||Armed with 500 pound bomb and full gas load.|
|1100||Took off to rendezvous with Army attack group. One burst A.A. near Ford Island. Instructed to land at Ford Island. Landing at 1130.|
|1230||Took off in company 6-S-1 for unsuccessful 200 mile search north of Oahu.|
|1530||Landed Ford Island - serviced and secured plane.|
|(Signed) E. J. KROEGER|
Ensign, A-V(N), U.S.N.R.