January 25, 1945 -- No flight operations conducted.
January 26, 1945 -- One plane conducted a search for a submarine near Wotje Atoll, negative results.
January 27, 1945 -- One plane flew to Eniwetok and remained overnight.
January 28, 1945 -- One plane returned to Kwajalein from Eniwetok. Two local test hops were flown.
January 29, 1945 -- One plane flew to Eniwetok and remained overnight.
January 30, 1945 -- One plane returned to Kwajalein from Eniwetok.
January 31, 1945 -- Pursuant to orders, thirteen planes and 144 officers and men departed for detached duty on Eniwetok Island, Eniwetok Atoll. The purpose of this assignment is to provide convoy escorts for the invasion fleet assembling for the assault on Iwo Jima, conduct sector searches and hunter-killer missions, and provide daily surveillance of the Japanese activities on Ponape Island.
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En-Route to a Strike