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538 9/4/2019 7:29:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Are you still there?
537 8/2/2019 3:17:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message You are up for PBM after the battle of Rangoon.
536 7/25/2019 5:27:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Since both sides took 3 hits, attacker has to retreat.

File is up including my PBM
535 7/25/2019 5:18:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Both sides inflict 36 hits!
534 7/25/2019 5:17:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

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Message from Allies:
Ground battle:

36 japanese factors (-1 for terrain) vs
36 allied factors

Japanes die first
533 7/25/2019 5:16:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Allies:
26 hits. Both SEAC air and the CV is damaged.
532 7/25/2019 5:16:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Allies:
Japan fires back with 26 factors
531 7/25/2019 5:15:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message 1/2 result for 14 hits.

We damage the Shokaku
530 7/25/2019 5:14:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Allies:
Air Naval Battle. Allied fire first with 27 factors. We have +4 DRM and if we get a result of 9+ we obtain a critical hit.

529 7/25/2019 5:13:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message We break the code for an ambush.

Activate SEAC:

- Warspite
- CV Indomitable
- SEAC AF
- 33rd Corps

all react to the attack
528 7/25/2019 5:11:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #12: 2 / Commander Rochefort: HYPO Success - JN25 Code break
Intelligence: Ambush. Bonus: During all battles of this Offensive, the Allied player achieves a critical hit result on all modified air-naval combat die rolls of 9 or greater. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
527 7/24/2019 12:43:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message Your reaction, file up!
526 7/24/2019 12:43:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #8: 3 / Operation C: Indian Ocean Raid
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: May activate only Naval units. Bonus: Add 1 to all Japanese air-naval battle die rolls if any Commonwealth naval units are present in the battle.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Activate Combined Fleet HQ for 3 + 3 activations:

38th and 35th armies attack Rangoon, BHA
27th AF, BHA
9th AF moves to Bangkok, BHA
CV Shokaku moves to 1910, BHA
CV Junyo moves to Bangkok, BHA

525 7/19/2019 6:38:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Allied PBM up. Your turn.
524 7/18/2019 5:14:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message Reaction PBM done. File up for your PBM!
523 7/18/2019 5:13:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message Allies achieve x1 result, can only flip full units, so all full AF are flipped.
Japanese achieve 0.5 result, flip both American AF!
522 7/18/2019 5:11:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

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Message from Japanese:
BHB:

A30 (+1)
J46
521 7/18/2019 5:10:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message No hits in BHA
520 7/18/2019 5:10:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

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1


Message from Japanese:
BHA:

A10 (+1)
J13


519 7/18/2019 5:08:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message Activate SS HQ for 2 + 2 activations:

51 AF to True, BHB at half strength
3 AF & 6 AF to Kavieng, BHB
7AF to Biak, BHA

518 7/18/2019 5:02:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message Intel Condition Intercept
517 7/18/2019 5:02:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Japanese:
Intel Die Roll (need 0 - 6)
516 7/10/2019 6:10:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Now I am done. Activate SW Pac for 6 activations:

- XIV Corps moves to Aitape
- XXIV Corps move to Madang
- 5th AF move to Lae and attack Rabaul
- 7th AF and AUS AF attack Rabaul
- 13th AF attack Hollandia
515 7/6/2019 5:29:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message Haha...no worries! Take your time, I'm looking forward to your next move...
514 7/6/2019 7:41:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Sorry... I obviously lied. Missed the location of two units. Aaah.. I have to think this through some more. Will do my turn later this evenening.
513 7/6/2019 7:23:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message No more changes. Your reaction
512 7/6/2019 7:21:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Scrap that:

The fleet at Koepang instead attack Tjilatjap.
511 7/6/2019 7:11:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message - BB Mass, BB Washington, CV Enterprise and CVL San Jaquinto attack Biak

- XXIV corps move to Madang

- XIV Corps sea transport to Aitape
510 7/6/2019 7:02:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #50: 2 / Tornado Taskforce: Hollandia Invasion
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 if US SW Pac HQ, for all others: 3 Bonus, MacArthur's Navy: Applies only if SW PAC HQ is the activating HQ and US Inter-Service Rivalry is in effect. The allies may activate US Navy units OR US Army units and a maximum of one non-carrier US Naval unit.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
Play this one instead. Activate SW Pac for 6 activations
509 7/6/2019 7:01:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Return Strategy card to hand #72: 2 / Halsey: Carrier Raids on Japan

Message from Allies:
508 7/6/2019 7:01:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message I have to play another card. Sorry for the mess.
507 7/6/2019 5:57:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message but the 13th AF is out of range. Will fix that. I will redo the whole imupulse and I take your advice to activate everything before moving. New file coming up.
506 7/5/2019 6:10:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message I think the 5th Air is within command range. I get it to 25 exactly.
505 7/5/2019 5:42:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message Good spot with the Marine Brigade. I think I have flipped it unintentionally when messing with the 10AF in Buin, that I thought I could flip in the first battle.
504 7/5/2019 5:41:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message I think 5 AF also out of command. Btw, would you mind doing your activations first, then the movement? :) Otherwise, it's very hard to see what is happening, because AZOIs are already moving before activations are complete.
503 7/5/2019 4:55:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Sorry.. spotted a mistake. 10th AF is not in command. I use the 13th LRB at Guadalcanal instead. Updating the file
502 7/5/2019 4:53:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #72: 2 / Halsey: Carrier Raids on Japan
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 8 if US Central Pac HQ, for all others: 4. Bonus: If during the offensive a US carrier naval unit declares a battle in a Japanese Island hex, unless the Japanese immediately play a weather card, the Allies randomly remove one card from the Japanese hand.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
Central Pac for 8 activations

- Lexington, CF brigade and Miss BB invade Kwajalein
- Wasp, 7th Air, 5th Air, Aus Air strike Rabaul
- 13th AF attack Hollandia
- 14th LRB pin Hiei
- 10 LRB pin Biak
- XIV Corps transport to Aitape
501 7/5/2019 4:10:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message File up! Back to you...
500 7/5/2019 4:09:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Return Strategy card to hand #68: 2 / Japanese Army/Navy: Central Agreement

Message from Japanese:
per event
499 7/5/2019 4:08:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Discard Strategy card #56: 3 / WAR IN EUROPE: Minor Axis Victory
OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
per event.
498 7/5/2019 4:08:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #67: 2 / Japanese Army/Navy: Central Agreement
This event ends a Japanese inter-service rivalry. Flip the Japanese Inter-Service Rivalry marker to its Strategic Agreement side. If the Japanese Inter-Service Rivalry marker is already on Strategic Agreement side there is no additional effect. Bonus: If this card is played as an event, the Japanese have the option to discard a card of their choice and re-place it with any card from the discard pile (not those removed from play).

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
497 7/5/2019 4:03:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Allies:
From the event
496 7/5/2019 4:03:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #2: 1 / Imperial HQ Debate: Japanese Inter-Service rivalry
Flip the Japanese Inter-Service Rivalry Marker from its Strategic Agreement to its Inter-Service Rivalry side. No additional impact if Inter-Service Rivarly is already in effect. Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
They quarrel again!
495 7/5/2019 4:02:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message File up! Your card play!
494 7/5/2019 4:01:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Return Strategy card to hand #67: 2 / Japanese Army/Navy: Central Agreement

Message from Japanese:
per Event
493 7/5/2019 4:01:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Discard Strategy card #66: 2 / Kamikaze Attack
OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
per Event
492 7/5/2019 3:59:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #68: 2 / Japanese Army/Navy: Central Agreement
This event ends a Japanese inter-service rivalry. Flip the Japanese Inter-Service Rivalry marker to its Strategic Agreement side. If the Japanese Inter-Service Rivalry marker is already on Strategic Agreement side there is no additional effect. Bonus: If this card is played as an event, the Japanese have the option to discard a card of their choice and re-place it with any card from the discard pile (not those removed from play).

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
491 7/5/2019 1:52:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Allied PBM file is up. Your turn.
490 7/5/2019 11:33:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message Damn, I thought I had done my PBM already. So, your PBM comes before my card play. File up. Will get my play in later that evening. Will be able to play on the Weekend :D. Holidays, finally!!!
489 7/5/2019 6:46:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message Will make my plays later this afternoon.
488 7/3/2019 5:26:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message File up with japanese losses. Back to you for PBM
487 7/3/2019 5:10:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message Will proceed asap!
486 7/3/2019 5:09:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message I made a mistake. Unflipped one CV and 7 AF. Flipped BB instead for total of 28 factors damage (BB16 + CV Wasp 12). Rest is lost!

485 7/3/2019 5:09:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Can you flip the 7th AF with 33 damage? 12+12+10=34
484 7/3/2019 5:08:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message 25th and 26th AF
483 7/3/2019 5:06:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Flip Hiei, CVL, Yamato and both AF för 60 dmg
482 7/3/2019 5:03:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message Japanese have 0.5 result for 33AF. Flip both CVs and 7 AF. You did 60AF damage. Please advise or edit...
481 7/3/2019 5:00:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

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Message from Japanese:
Allies achieve modified 9 for 20 AF, which eliminates Japanese AF at BHA. No hits to Allies:

BHB:

A60 (+1)
J65
480 7/3/2019 4:59:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

8
2


Message from Japanese:
BHA:

A20
J8
479 7/3/2019 4:57:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message Intel Condition Intercept:

activate South Seas HQ for 2 + 2 activations:

BB Hiei to Rabaul, BHB
51 AF to Truk, BHB
CVL Ryujo to 3918, BHB
25 AF to Wewak, BHB
478 7/3/2019 4:45:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Japanese:
Intel condition (need 0 - 6):
477 7/3/2019 9:59:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #76: 2 / Oboe: Australians Invade Borneo
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 5 Conditions: Any nationality air and naval units may be activated, but only Australian ground units may be activated.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
SW Pac for 7 activations

- 13 AF and 5th AF attack Admiralty islands
- Wasp, Lexington, N Carolina, Aus air, 7th AF attack Rabaul
476 7/3/2019 9:53:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Change Japanese Divisions Available in China From 6 to 5
475 7/3/2019 8:31:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message Your card play!
474 7/3/2019 8:30:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message All good. I saw that the card in question was not termed "Remove from game when used as event". I thought I had clicked on "play as operations"...which I obviously hadn't done.
473 7/3/2019 8:27:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message Your initiative. I need to check something in between. I think have played cards as events but they are still selectable in the discard pile. Pls wait a second with your first card play. I will correct that first. Give me 10 minutes
472 7/3/2019 8:24:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Draw Strategy cards Drew 7 cards.

471 7/3/2019 8:21:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Draw Strategy cards Drew 7 cards.

470 7/3/2019 8:21:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message No hits. Both draw 7 cards.
469 7/3/2019 8:21:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

8


Message from Allies:
Strategic warfare - US submarines
468 7/3/2019 8:19:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message Japanese Replacements done. File up!
467 7/3/2019 8:08:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Japan are up for replacements
466 7/3/2019 8:07:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Replacements:

US Naval Flip Lexington and N Caroline
CW Naval: Flip Indomitable
Ground: Flip 1st Corps at Darwin

Air:

Flip the Aus Air
Build the SEAC air at Lashio
Build 11th air at Buna
465 7/3/2019 7:58:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message File up!
464 7/3/2019 7:58:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message Japan Reinforcements placed:

50 AF to Bali
9 AF to Tarakan
51 AF to Marcus Is.
463 7/2/2019 6:59:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message File is up for your reinforcements.
462 7/2/2019 6:57:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message It is going to Europe.
461 7/2/2019 6:56:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Allies:
Forgot to roll for CVE. That might be diverted to Europe too
460 7/2/2019 6:55:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Allied reinforcements

- XXIV Corps to Lae
- SEAC air to Mandalay
- 11th Air, BB Mass and CVL San Jaqinto to Koepang

A lot of naval units to delay box
459 7/2/2019 6:51:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Allies:
Looks good. I will do my reinforcements. Rolling to see if the 11th Air returns from Europe. Diverted again on 0-1
458 7/2/2019 6:41:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message Please double check end of turn segment. If all is good, then your reinforcement phase is next...
457 7/2/2019 6:40:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Change US Political Will From 6 to 5
456 7/2/2019 6:40:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese End Turn
455 7/2/2019 6:40:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Change game turn Game turn changed to Jan-Apr 1943
454 7/2/2019 6:39:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Change game turn Game turn changed to May-Aug 1943
453 7/2/2019 6:31:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #71: 3 / High Altitude Interceptors
2 Air Replacements: The Japanese receive 2 air replacement steps. These steps may be used immediately or recorded as replacement steps for future use. Bonus: Add +1 to Strategic bombing die rolls until the Allies control a supply eligible airbase within 5 hexes of Tokyo. Place the High Altitude Interceptors marker on the game turn track as a reminder. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
452 7/2/2019 4:23:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Message Whole invasion force stay at their newly captured port. Japan up for their last activation.
451 7/2/2019 4:14:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Message Your PBM!
450 7/2/2019 4:09:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Message 23 AF eliminated!
449 7/2/2019 4:09:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

6
4


Message from Japanese:
A/N Combat:

A28
J8 (only if they survive)
448 7/2/2019 4:04:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Message Intel Condition is Surprise Attack!
447 7/2/2019 4:03:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Japanese:
Intel Die Roll (need 0 - 4)
446 7/2/2019 1:34:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Message We play it as an OC:

Activate SW Pac

BB Washington, CV Enterprise and 2nd Marine sneak attack Koepang
445 7/2/2019 1:30:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Message Sorry... made a mistake. No naval units allowed. I will re-do my move.
444 7/2/2019 1:29:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #25: 1 / Operation Lilliput: Buna, New Guinea Offensive
Activate: SW HQ only. Logistic Value: 3 Conditions: May only activate US air and US/Australian ground units (an exception to the Allied HQ National Command rules). US Reservist Enter Combat: US ground units have their attack strength reduced by one for the duration of this Offensive.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
SW HQ:

- Wasp, 5th AF, 13th AF and 7th AF strike Rabaul
- M Corps invade Kavieng
443 7/2/2019 1:14:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Message No file. Your play.
442 7/2/2019 1:13:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Play Strategy card as Future Offensive Message from Japanese:
441 7/2/2019 1:13:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Change War in Europe value From -4 to -2
440 7/2/2019 1:08:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Message Allied war victory in Europe. You are up.
439 7/2/2019 1:07:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #66: 2 / WAR IN EUROPE: Major Allied Victory
Increase the War in Europe marker a number of spaces equal to the value associated with the year of the current game turn: 1942: 1 1943: 2 1944: 3 1945: 3 Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:

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