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112 6/24/2019 5:25:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message losses and PBM done
111 6/24/2019 2:02:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

0
6


Message from Allies:
C a/n 20 vs 5
110 6/24/2019 2:01:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

5
4


Message from Allies:
B a/n 28 vs 7
109 6/24/2019 1:59:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

4
5


Message from Allies:
A a/n 24 vs 31
108 6/24/2019 1:59:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

2


Message from Allies:
intel
107 6/24/2019 12:42:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #29: 3 / Combined Fleet: Battle of Santa Cruz
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: Only air and naval units may be activated. Effective Aerial Torpedo Tactics: Increase Japanese aircraft carrier naval units attack strength by 2 for the duration of the Offensive.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
activating South HQ
106 6/24/2019 12:22:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Japanese:
drawing card for the intercept event card
105 6/23/2019 6:37:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message ball in your court
104 6/21/2019 7:40:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message Back from cottage, pbm up
103 6/17/2019 4:15:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message just checking...I need to see your PBM.

Also I found your email in my spam folder. ACTS goes through fine but for some reason the system put your direct email in spam. It should work now
102 6/16/2019 2:14:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message PBM complete
101 6/15/2019 4:36:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

0
0


Message from Allies:
A a/n 39 vs 52
100 6/15/2019 2:00:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message 4 units Junyo, Soryu Aoba, Kamikaze

US 39 v. Jap 52

all in the file, you can confirm and roll the battle
99 6/15/2019 1:56:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message South Seas HQ
98 6/15/2019 1:55:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #4: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Intercept
97 6/15/2019 1:42:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #34: 2 / Operation Culverin: Invasion of Sumatra
Activate: Any Joint or Commonwealth HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Contions: Only Commonwealth units may be activated.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
CPAC for 3+2
96 6/15/2019 11:53:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Future Offensive Message from Japanese:
fo
95 6/14/2019 7:01:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Future Offensive Message from Allies:
94 6/14/2019 8:19:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Change Japanese Divisions Available in China From 11 to 10
93 6/14/2019 8:18:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Change US Political Will From 5 to 3
92 6/14/2019 8:18:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #43: 1 / Tojo Resigns: Moderates in Power
If the game turn is 1944 or later, this card must be played as an event otherwise it is a Japanese option to play as an event, an OC, or discard. Reduce US Political Will by two. The Allied Manchurian Invasion card's prerequisite has been met. Flip the game turn marker from its PM Tojo to its Tojo Resigns side as a reminder. RESHUFFLE: If this card is played as an OC or a discard, reshuffle the Japanese deck at the end of this game turn. This card may not be played as a Future Offensive. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
play as Event -2 War Progress
91 6/13/2019 7:00:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message pass 1 as well back to you
90 6/13/2019 11:18:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message pass one
89 6/13/2019 11:18:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Japanese:
for Event
88 6/13/2019 11:15:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message I think you can choose the Junyo or Ryujo
87 6/13/2019 11:14:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

9


Message from Japanese:
Destroyer fire
86 6/13/2019 11:07:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message I am sending units in for the PBM opportunity and will roll for your defense after I move needing a 9
85 6/13/2019 11:06:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #70: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Intercept Draw one Strategy Card
84 6/12/2019 9:24:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message Just checking...only the DD is activating?
83 6/12/2019 9:13:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message file up
82 6/12/2019 8:32:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message will figure out and redo
81 6/12/2019 8:32:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Return Strategy card to hand #67: 3 / Curtis LeMay: Firebombing of Japan

Message from Allies:
80 6/12/2019 8:31:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Discard Strategy card #35: 2 / Operation Ash: Vella Lavella Invasion
OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
79 6/12/2019 5:49:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message It is an operations card and you need to create a battle in the Philippines; the bonus is the ISR.
78 6/12/2019 5:46:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message I don't think this event allows the card swapping the some of the other ISR cards allow? The bonus is the ISR ending.
77 6/12/2019 5:24:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Return Strategy card to hand #35: 2 / Operation Ash: Vella Lavella Invasion

Message from Allies:
76 6/12/2019 5:23:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Discard Strategy card #67: 3 / Curtis LeMay: Firebombing of Japan
OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
75 6/12/2019 5:23:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Future Offensive card as Event #65: 3 / MacArthur "moral obligation": US Invades Philippines
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 8 if SW Pac HQ, for all others: 6 Conditions: This card may only be played as an event if at least one battle hex is declared in a Philippine hex. Bonus: This event ends a US inter-service rivalry. Flip the US Inter-Service Rivalry marker to its Strategic Agreement side. If the US Inter-Service Rivalry marker is already on Strategic Agreement side there is no additional effect. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
will do bonus as well
74 6/12/2019 2:38:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Japanese:
for the event
73 6/12/2019 2:38:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #7: 2 / US Joint Staff Debate: US Inter-Service Rivalry
Flip the US Inter-Service Rivalry Marker from its Strategic Agreement to its Inter-Service Rivalry side. No additional impact if Inter-Service Rivalry is already in effect. Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
ISR
72 6/12/2019 2:37:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Return Strategy card to deck #36: 1 / Submarine Attack
OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
not a play, just returning
71 6/12/2019 2:36:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Return Strategy card to hand #36: 1 / Submarine Attack

Message from Japanese:
actually now that is select I see I can put it back into the deck to be proper
70 6/12/2019 2:29:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Discard random Strategy card #36: 1 / Submarine Attack

Message from Japanese:
drew 7 instead of 6
69 6/12/2019 2:29:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message my bad. I can discard a random card
68 6/12/2019 2:26:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Draw Strategy cards Drew 7 cards.

67 6/12/2019 2:03:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Draw Strategy cards Drew 6 cards.

66 6/12/2019 2:03:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message well pig boats actually hit
6 cards for both , I will not use futures card
65 6/12/2019 2:02:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

1


Message from Allies:
my replacements done, strategic subs for turn 3
drm +1 faulty torpedoes
64 6/12/2019 1:55:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message I completed the reinforcements and replacements
63 6/12/2019 12:34:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message Checking for a new file?

Sometimes I forget to end and save;)
62 6/12/2019 12:05:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 6

6
9
0
2
6
9


Message from Allies:
6 rolls for diversion to Europe, top down as per map
11AF through 1st corp reduced
61 6/12/2019 12:04:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies End Turn
60 6/12/2019 12:04:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Change US Political Will From 8 to 5
59 6/12/2019 11:50:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #52: 1 / Roosevelt-Nimitz-MacArthur: End of US Army-Navy Dispute
This event ends a US inter-service rivalry. Flip the US Inter-Service Rivalry marker to its Strategic Agreement side. If the US 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 Allies have the option to discard a card of their choice and replace it with any card from the discard pile (not those removed from play). Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
CPAC for 3+1
58 6/12/2019 11:48:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #35: 2 / Operation Ash: Vella Lavella Invasion
Activate: Anzac HQ only. Logistic Value: 2 Intelligence: Surprise Attack. Conditions: Any air or naval units may be activated, but the only ground unit that can be activated is the 3rd NZ division.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
CPAC 2+3
57 6/12/2019 9:48:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #17: 2 / Japanese Counterattack at Savo Island
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 3 Intelligence: Intercept. Conditions: Either air or naval units may be activated, but not both. Japanese Night Fighting Advantage: Japanese CA, CL and APD naval units have 2 added to their attack strength for all battles fought during the current Offensive. Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
OC Activate Comb HQ 2+3

1 Air
2 Air
3 Air
4 Air
Soryu

Air units can do 4 ops with strat
56 6/11/2019 8:48:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message actually will bring SW back
55 6/11/2019 8:45:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #54: 2 / Hurricane Taskforce: Biak Invasion
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 if US SW Pac HQ, for all others: 3

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
SEAC 2+1
54 6/11/2019 8:16:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

9
4


Message from Japanese:
Manlia land batttle
18+2 v. 10

53 6/11/2019 8:14:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Japanese:
Manila - Navy attack needs "9"

52 6/11/2019 8:13:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Message just made it
51 6/11/2019 8:12:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

2


Message from Japanese:
Land Battle (Jap has Air)

Jap 9 roll +1
50 6/11/2019 8:11:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Japanese:
Allies need "9"
49 6/11/2019 8:11:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

2


Message from Japanese:
at Balikpapan - Nav/Air
Japanese 8 roll +3
48 6/11/2019 8:09:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

2


Message from Japanese:
Allies need "9"
47 6/11/2019 8:07:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Japanese:
at Soerabaja
Japanese attack 13 roll +3
46 6/11/2019 8:05:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Message will do. I don't think I crossed any air so it it surprise.
45 6/11/2019 6:06:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message sorry I did not note if anybody crossed the LRB air zones/ likely not. Why don't you do the combat for this as I am out for evening.
44 6/11/2019 6:04:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

8


Message from Allies:
intel
43 6/11/2019 1:44:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #59: 3 / Central Force: Conquest of Borneo
Activation: South or South Seas HQs only. Logistic Value: 5 Paratroopers: Prior to movement place a Japanese control marker in a hex that is within extended range of an active Japanese air unit if (1) the hex is either unoccupied or is occupied solely by a Dutch regiment; and (2) the hex is not within an unneutralized Allied air ZOI. Eliminate the Dutch regiment.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Activate South HQ 5+1

16 Inf and Kongo to 2220 - A
35 Inf and Zuiho to 2517 - B
Ruijo and 14 Inf to Manila - C
42 6/11/2019 1:16:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message I will pass 2/2 after you do pbm
41 6/11/2019 1:13:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

8


Message from Allies:
ground 9+3
40 6/11/2019 1:13:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Allies:
intel is 5 no air zone for Dutch
39 6/11/2019 12:21:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #46: 3 / Operation A-Go: Battle of the Philippine Sea
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 5 if Combined Fleet HQ, otherwise: 4. Intelligence: Intercept. Tactical Wire Intercepts: Allied carrier units have their defense values increased by two for the duration of the Offensive. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Activate South HQ 3 +1
16 IOnf
19 Inf 30 Inf
Zuiho

OOne Battle in 1916
38 6/11/2019 11:45:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Future Offensive Message from Allies:
no file
37 6/11/2019 11:33:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 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:
as Event

Save 2
36 6/11/2019 10:57:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Allies:
PT boats draw
35 6/11/2019 10:57:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #23: 2 / PT Boats
Flip the Japanese ASP marker to its No Barges side. If Japanese Barges are not currently in play (Japanese card 73) that event is permanently superseded. Place the PT Boat marker on the game turn track as a reminder. Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
34 6/11/2019 10:47:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Message PBM complete
33 6/11/2019 10:41:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message you are up for pbm
32 6/11/2019 10:39:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Allies:
B ground 9 +3
31 6/11/2019 10:38:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

8
0


Message from Allies:
B a/n 32 vs 3
30 6/11/2019 10:37:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

2


Message from Allies:
A 9+2 vs 1 not rolling for the 1
29 6/11/2019 10:35:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

8


Message from Allies:
intel <9
28 6/10/2019 8:33:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #25: 3 / Operation KA: Battle for the Eastern Solomons
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Allied Tactical Confusion: US aircraft carrier naval units have their attack strength reduced by 2 for the duration of this Offensive.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Activate Comb Fleet: 4 + 3 = 7


35 Inf to Tarakan
Ryujo to Tarakan
19 Inf to Bangka
27 Air to 2012 battle 1913
Takoa to 1913
17 Inf to 1913
27 Inf to 4600
27 6/10/2019 6:41:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message Allies use pass 1/2
26 6/10/2019 6:39:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

4
3


Message from Allies:
C ground 9+4 vs 6
25 6/10/2019 6:39:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Allies:
C Java ) easier to spell lol
a/n 7
24 6/10/2019 6:37:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

4
7


Message from Allies:
B ground 18 +4 vs 6
23 6/10/2019 6:36:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Allies:
Singapore B
a/n 3
22 6/10/2019 6:35:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Allies:
Rangoon A
a/n 10
21 6/10/2019 3:52:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #3: 2 / Col. Tsuji, Unit 82: Jungle Warfare
Activate: Any HQ Logistic Value: 3 Intelligence: Surprise Attack Conditions: Only Japanese ground units may be activated. Bonus: In any ground combat that occurs in a Malaya, Jungle or Mixed terrain hex for the duration of this operation, the final die roll modifier for the Japanese in any ground battles is +4.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Activate South HQ: 3 + 1 (HQ) -1 (Burma Activation)

Surprise
15 Inf attack Rangoon
38 Inf attack Singapore
(9 Inf) attack Tjilatjap
20 6/10/2019 9:47:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message 2nd repair up
19 6/9/2019 3:59:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Message Only Amphibious capable ground units can strat move by sea and Indian units are not capable. The 2 IND cannot get to Rangoon
18 6/8/2019 10:37:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message file correction up. We should perhaps come up with a file name system which macke the order of file obvious. EOTS-001 ? any thing that works.
17 6/8/2019 9:31:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Message For the 1 IND 12-12 to move from 2105 to 2106 I think it costs the jungle 2 MPs so he cannot make it to Rangoon. (the road/rail is not built) You may need a "3" card?
16 6/8/2019 7:13:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #64: 2 / Tradewind Taskforce: Morotai Invasion
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 if US SW Pac HQ, for all others: 3

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
SEAC for 3+1
15 6/8/2019 7:11:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Change Japanese Divisions Available in China From 12 to 11
14 6/8/2019 7:09:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Allies:
battle E missed 9 invading, 9 with -1
13 6/8/2019 5:00:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Message Thanks for the notes. Please lee me know any conventions or suggestions on the logs and notes like the battle markers. I am experienced but new to EOTS on ACTS/VASSAL.

I finished the PBM and I think we missed battle E in 2517 Balikpapan

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