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Entry # Time Turn Player Title Entry
225 5/27/2020 10:54:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #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:
Activate SW PAC HQ:Logistics 4+2=6 units
1. 1st MAW Wewak attacks Admiralty Is. [A]
2. BB Miss Bougainville to Admiralty Is. [A]
3. 13th AF LRB Hollandia attacks Truk. [B]
4-5. BB N. Carolina and BB Washington Bougainville to Truk. [B]
6. CV Enterprise Wewak to 3918, joins [B]

22 factors vs Admiralty Is.
48 factors vs Truk
224 5/27/2020 3:44:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Draw Strategy cards Drew 7 cards.

223 5/27/2020 1:46:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Message I will not use my FO card, Allies to go first.
222 5/27/2020 1:46:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Draw Strategy cards Drew 6 cards.

221 5/27/2020 1:45:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese End Turn
220 5/27/2020 1:45:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message Another hit, again 6 cards and pass for Japan.
219 5/27/2020 1:45:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

2


Message from Japanese:
Submarines, 0-5 hits.
218 5/27/2020 1:45:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Change Japanese Divisions Available in China From 10 to 8
217 5/27/2020 1:44:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message Japanese reinforcements:
28 AF to Ulithi
8 AD to Kendari
[33rd Army] to Rangoon

Japanese replacements (again can't move the air units at Vassal from dead pool to map):
1 saved air replacement to bring [6 AD] to Manila
1 saved air replacement to bring [7 AD] to Akyab

2 China Divisions:
Korean Army at Akyab and 38th Army at Kuantan to full
216 5/27/2020 1:07:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message 77th brigade to Colombo.

I will go ahead with my replacements as your reinforcements will not have any effect on them.

2 Ground: 33rd corps and 3rd Aus corps Dacca to full.
5 Air: Alas, no air steps to replace!
1 China: Alas, no 'In Supply' place to use it
1 US Naval: CV Enterprise at Wewak to full strength.
215 5/27/2020 1:02:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Allies:
XXIV corps diverts to Europe on 0-1
214 5/27/2020 1:01:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Change US Political Will From 8 to 6
213 5/27/2020 12:58:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message Back home, time to resume this game.
National Status: No changes
US PW: -1 for failure to achieve PoW requirement.
Attrition: Looks like all units are in supply.
212 5/26/2020 3:03:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Change War in Europe value From 0 to -1
211 5/26/2020 3:03:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #57: 3 / WAR IN EUROPE: Minor Axis Victory
Decrease the War in Europe marker a number of spaces equal to the value associated with the year of the current game turn: 1942: 2 1943: 1 1944: No Effect 1945: No Effect Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
At least that solves whether to play this as event or op.
210 5/25/2020 5:38:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message No PBM.

A fine offensive and a nice hand with which to attempt it. I was afraid you might have Bose. That event could still beef up the Japanese forces around Rangoon so Dacca is far from secure, but seems to be safe for now.
209 5/25/2020 1:14:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message 14th and ED Army eliminated. So much for that offense...
208 5/25/2020 1:13:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Japanese:
Surprise, 26 +3
207 5/25/2020 1:12:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Japanese:
Intelligence, 0-2 needed.
206 5/25/2020 11:53:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #15: 2 / Heroic Repair: Emergency Battle Repairs
2 Naval Replacements: The Allies gain two US naval replacements that must be used immediately. Unused replacements are lost. If the Allied Player brings a naval unit from the eliminated pile back into the game it is placed within range of a US or Joint HQ, in any friendly, in supply port.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Activate SEAC HQ: Logistics 2+1=3 units
1-2. SEAC AF and FE AF Calcutta attack Akyab. [A]
3. 14th AF Dacca attacks Akyab. [A]
205 5/25/2020 2:55:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message PBM: 3 AD to Singora

Attackers must retreat to the hex they came from in ground attack, so the ground units go back to Akyab.
204 5/25/2020 2:54:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message 7 AD eliminated.
203 5/25/2020 2:53:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

0
8


Message from Japanese:
You forgot to roll battle B

Japanese need a critical
Allies 17
202 5/24/2020 8:42:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message Japan with 28 hits, flips both defending units for 24 hits.
Allies with 42 hits Flips Kor army and ED army, then eliminates [15th army] using all 42 hits.

Allies triumph as they lose only 2 steps to Japanese 3 steps.
Offensive player conducts retreats, so you must decide that.
Allied PBM
BB Warspite and CV Indomitable to Colombo.
14th AF LRB remains at Madras
SEAC AF remains at Calcutta
201 5/24/2020 8:33:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

0
6


Message from Allies:
9 hits for Japan, flips the CA Exeter
11 hits for the Allies flips the 5th AD

Ground battle at Dacca
1st - Japan with 55 factors
2nd - Allies with 42 factors
200 5/24/2020 8:30:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

2
0


Message from Allies:
[A] Air/Naval battle at Dacca
1st - Japan with 33 factors
2nd - Allies with 42 factors
199 5/24/2020 8:29:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message 4. SEAC AF, [B]
198 5/24/2020 8:28:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message SEAC HQ Activates in reaction: logistics 3+1=4
1. 14th AF LRB Madras, [A]
2. BB Warspite Colombo to Dacca [A]
3. CV Indomitable Colombo to 1706 [A]
197 5/24/2020 8:25:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Allies:
Intel roll, 0-8 to intercept
196 5/24/2020 8:17:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #47: 3 / VADM Kondo: Conquest of the Dutch East Indies
Activation: South or South Seas HQs only. Logistic Value: 7 Float Plane Tactics: Japanese CA naval units add 2 to their attack strengths for the duration of this Offensive.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
South HQ activates 9:
Korean Army, [14th Army], and [15th Army] from Akyab to Dacca, battle A
ED Army from 2007 to Dacca, battle A
[7 AD] from Rangoon to AKyab, battle B
3 AD from Singora to Akyab, battle A
5 AD from Manila to Rangoon, battle A at long range
2 AD from Makassar to Saigon
4 AD from Palau to Hong Kong
195 5/24/2020 7:56:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message 14th AF LRB to Madras.
FE AF and SEAC AF at Calcutta
194 5/24/2020 1:27:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message No effect, Nachi back to Rangoon.
193 5/24/2020 1:26:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

2


Message from Japanese:
Battle A
Allies 21
Japanese can't hit
192 5/24/2020 1:25:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message South HQ activates 1:
[CA Nachi] from Rangoon to Akyab
191 5/24/2020 1:18:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

1


Message from Japanese:
Intelligence roll, 0-4 needed.
190 5/23/2020 9:16:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #58: 2 / Operation Romulus: British Arakan Offensive
Activate: SEAC HQ only. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: Only Commonwealth and Chinese units plus US air units may be activated.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
Activate SEAC HQ: Logistics 4+1=5 units
1. 33rd corps Kohima to Dacca
2. 3rd Aus corps Colombo SNT to Dacca
3-4. SEAC AF and FE AF Calcutta vs Akyab. [A]
5. 14th AF LRB Jarhat, supports [A]

No Japanese air ZoI involved.
21 air factors attacking.
189 5/22/2020 1:39:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message PBM:
5 AD to Manila
3 AD to Singora
188 5/21/2020 10:09:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message No damage.
FE AF EAM to Calcutta.
To you for your PBM
187 5/21/2020 10:07:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

4
3


Message from Allies:
[B] and [C] Air/Naval battles.
Allies have no air or naval units, so only Japan rolls.
1st - Attack on Kohima with 10 factors and +3drm needs a 9.
2nd - Attack on Mandalay with 11 factors and +3drm needs a 9.
186 5/21/2020 10:04:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message x1 for both sides. Allied ground forces are eliminated, Japanese 14th and 15th armies are flipped.
185 5/21/2020 10:03:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

6
6


Message from Allies:
Even with the +3 drm the Japanese get only 8 hits for NE. FE AF returns fire with 7 but gets a critical hit to flip the 7th AD.

Main event, Ground battle for Akyab
1st - Japanese with 56 factors, -1drm for terrain.
2nd - Allies with 28 factors
184 5/21/2020 9:59:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

3
9


Message from Allies:
[A] air/naval battle at Akyab.
1st - Japanese with 8 factors, needs a 9
2nd - Allied response, also needs a 9
183 5/21/2020 9:57:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

9


Message from Allies:
EC=5, -2drm, Intercept on 0-7
182 5/21/2020 1:22:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #20: 2 / Naval Battle of Guadalcanal
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 5 Airfield Bombardment: If, prior to reaction, a Japanese BB naval unit occupies a battle hex that contains an Allied air unit, but no Allied BB naval unit, then the Allied air unit (max) is reduced (Japanese player's choice) one step prior to air-naval combat (even if this eliminates the unit).

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Japanese:
South HQ activates 7:
Korean, 14th and 15th Armies from 2007 to Akyab, battle A
7 AD at Rangoon, joins battle A
ED Army from Rangoon to 2007
3 AD from Singora to Rangoon, attacks Kohima/Imphal at long range, battle B
5 AD from Manila to Hanoi, attacks Mandalay at long range
181 5/20/2020 7:33:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Allies:
Card draw. No file.
180 5/20/2020 7:32:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #43: 1 / Japanese Army/Navy Dispute
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:
As event to draw a card and prevent army/navy cooperation.
179 5/20/2020 5:46:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message PBM: Nachi to Rangoon.
178 5/20/2020 4:37:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message CA Mogami cruiser division eliminated by the Royal Navy.

PBM-
BB Warspite returns to Colombo.
14th AF LRB to Jarhat
14th AF Dacca remains there
SEAC AF to Calcutta.

Your PBM
177 5/20/2020 4:33:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

5
9


Message from Allies:
[B] Air/naval battle
1st - Japan with 12 factors needs a 9 to flip the BB
2nd - Allies with 21 factors
176 5/20/2020 4:31:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message Not what I wanted...
Japanese get 28 hits, a reduced Chinese 6th army retreats to Mandaly. Allies get only 7 hits for no damage to the Japanese.
175 5/20/2020 4:29:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

0
1


Message from Allies:
CA Nachi is flipped using 10 of the 12 hits.
Ground battle at 2007.
1st - Japanese with 56 factors, +1drm
2nd - Allies with 13 factors
174 5/20/2020 4:27:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Allies:
[A] Air/Naval battle at 2007
Japan with no air can do no damage to allied air.
Allies attack with 23 factors.
173 5/20/2020 4:24:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message SEAC HQ Activates 3+1=4 for reaction.
Japanese army is advancing along the coast!
1. BB Warspite Colombo to Akyab. [B]
2-3. 14th AF and 14th AFLRB join [A]
4. SEAC AF Jarhat to Lashio, joins [A]
172 5/20/2020 4:21:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Allies:
Let's see if I have to think about this.
EC=7, -2drm, Intercept on 0-8
171 5/20/2020 1:41:00 PM Sep-Dec 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:
I was debating what to do with this, but BANZAI! seems the appropriate answer

South HQ activates 7 (+1 for Burma):
CA Nachi from Soerabaja to 2007, battle A
14th and 15 Armies from Rangoon to 2007, battle A
Korean Army from 2107 to 2007, battle A
CA Mogami from Cam Ranh to Akyab, battle B
ED Army from Kuantan to Rangoon
[25th Army] from Palembang to Rangoon
170 5/20/2020 12:54:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message Ok, no problem.

However, one thing to note: The return of a card from discard for ISR ender does not count as card draw. Only drawing a new card from the deck does. So you are still at one draw for the turn.
169 5/20/2020 12:45:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message My pace will slow significantly for the next week. I am traveling tomorrow and will be away until late Tuesday. Even if I take my computer with me I will not be looking in to our game more than once a day.
168 5/20/2020 12:42:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Return Strategy card to hand #43: 1 / Japanese Army/Navy Dispute

Message from Allies:
Will likely be playing this one soon.
2nd extra card of the turn for me.

Back to you!
167 5/20/2020 12:41:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Discard Strategy card #16: 1 / Makin Island Raid: US Raiders
OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Won't be needing this.
166 5/20/2020 12:41:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #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:
I guess I will have to spur the Japanese into action.
Play for the event, simply to return a more useful card to my hand.
165 5/20/2020 12:08:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Future Offensive Message from Japanese:
Store a card, right back to you.
164 5/20/2020 12:05:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message [CV Enterprise] to Wewak
CV Wasp and CV Lexington to Bougainville.
Done. Blasted I-Boats!
163 5/20/2020 11:36:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Japanese:
For Subs. Last draw of the turn.
162 5/20/2020 11:36:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message Miss, back to you for PBM.
161 5/20/2020 11:36:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Japanese:
Akagi flipped, return critical in return
160 5/20/2020 11:35:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Japanese:
Battle B

Allies 20, +3
159 5/20/2020 11:35:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Japanese:
I assume the hit goes to 24 AF, requiring a critical in return
158 5/20/2020 11:34:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Japanese:
Battle A

Allies 12, +3
157 5/20/2020 11:30:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Japanese:
Torpedoes away!
156 5/20/2020 11:30:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #36: 1 / Submarine Attack
Play during an offensive before the beginning of the combat phase against any active Allied naval units or against any active Allied naval unit, if no battle hexes were declared during the Offensive. On a die roll of: 0-4: Allies lose one naval step (Japanese choice; can eliminate a unit). 5-9: No Effect. Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Japanese submarines sight Enterprise
155 5/20/2020 10:06:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message Instead, CV Wasp to Taongi, attack Kwajalein. [A]
Enterprise and Lexington attack Eniwetok. [B]
154 5/20/2020 10:04:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message Hold on...I did not see BB Hiei lurking behind the 1st AD. That is a really bad attack!
153 5/20/2020 10:00:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #84: 3 / U.S. Carrier Raids
Activate: Central Pacific HQ only. Logistic Value: 0 Intelligence: Surprise Attack, which cannot be changed by a reaction event card. Conditions: Only US Carrier naval units may be activated. This card cannot be cancelled by a weather card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Activate CPAC HQ for Event:Logistics 3+0=3
1. CV Wasp Dutch Harbor to Bonin Is., attack Tokyo. [A]
2-3. CV Lexington and CV Enterprise Bougainville to Ponape, attack Eniwetok. [B]
152 5/20/2020 2:44:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message I'll use my pass. Back to you.
151 5/19/2020 5:35:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Allies:
Replacement for Sub Doctrine.
150 5/19/2020 5:31:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #80: 1 / New Submarine Doctrine: Japanese Escort Destruction Priority
The Japanese lose all Submarine Warfare modifiers, except defective torpedoes, for the remainder of the game. Remove the Japanese escort marker from the game. The play of this card supersedes the Event Bonus on Japanese cards 37 and 38 for the remainder of the game, even if they have not yet been played. . Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Best to do something about the difference in hand size right now. Maybe I can draw something to help SEAC HQ face the storm that is brewing.
149 5/19/2020 5:20:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Return Strategy card to hand #59: 3 / Central Force: Conquest of Borneo

Message from Japanese:
Obvious card to return.
148 5/19/2020 5:19:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Discard Strategy card #66: 2 / Kamikaze Attack
OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
For ISR bonus
147 5/19/2020 5:19:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #33: 2 / Imperial Intervention
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:
Empire intervenes in the Army-Navy argument. Back out of ISR.
146 5/19/2020 3:06:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #62: 3 / Operation King II: A-Day - "I Have Returned" Invasion of Leyte
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 8 if SW Pac HQ, for all others: 6 Conditions: may only be played as an event if at least one battle hex is declared in a Philippine hex. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
I had some big plans for this card, but probably for the best that I redirect it to SEAC HQ. Not quite ready for a big round of attacks yet.

Activate SEAC HQ:Logistics 3+1=4 units.
1. [66th Chinese army] Akyab to Mandalay.
2. 33rd Corps Dacca to Impahl.
3. 2nd Indian corps Dacca to Akyab.
4. 15th corps Calcutta to Akyab.
145 5/19/2020 2:02:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message No moves in PBM, 7 AD remains in Rangoon.

Over to you.
144 5/19/2020 1:57:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message [B Ind division] overrun in ground combat.
No losses in air/naval combat.

PBM -
BB Warspite returns to Colombo.
SEAC AF to Jarhat
FE AF to Akyab
143 5/19/2020 1:55:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

7
5


Message from Allies:
Air/Naval battle at 2107.
1st - Japanese with 8 factors.
2nd - Allies with 10 factors.
142 5/19/2020 1:53:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message Japanese 6th AD and [28th army] eliminated.
The Japanese 28th army scores 15 hits. Assume you will flip the Indian corps.
141 5/19/2020 1:51:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

9
4


Message from Allies:
Ground battle at 2007.
1st - Japanese with 9 factor, -1drm
2nd - Allies with 17 factors
140 5/19/2020 1:49:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

3
8


Message from Allies:
Air/Naval battle at 2007.
1st - Japanese with 8 factors
2nd - Allies with 21 factors
139 5/19/2020 1:47:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message SEAC HQ activates 4 units for Reaction:
1. 1st Ind corps Mandalay to 2007. [A]
2. BB Warspite Colombo to 2007. [A]
3. FE AF Jarhat to Lashio. [A]
4. SEAC AF Calcutta to Mandalay. [B]
138 5/19/2020 1:44:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Future Offensive card as Event #22: 2 / Orde Wingate: Chindits
Cancel the activation of one Japanese ground unit that activated in Burma or Northern India (Allied player's choice). Place the deactivated unit back in its starting hex. 77 SF Bde: The Allies gain the 77 Special Forces Brigade as a reinforcement during the next game turn (it cannot be delayed). Place the unit on the game turn track as a reminder. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
15th army has problems with their orders and fails to activate, returns to Rangoon.

77th SF cannot be delayed, so the allies will get one reinforcement next turn!
137 5/19/2020 1:42:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Allies:
Intel roll, 0-8 for Intercept
136 5/19/2020 1:30:00 PM Sep-Dec 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:
Better attack, then

South HQ activates 7 (+1 for Burma Logistics):
ED Army from Bangkok to Kuantan
15 Army from Rangoon to 2007, battle A
[28th Army] from 2108 to 2007, battle A
6 AD at Rangoon, joins battle A
Korean Army from Rangoon to 2107, battle B
7 AD from Rangoon to Medan, joins battle B
14th Army from Manila to Rangoon
135 5/19/2020 1:17:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message Reduce the 4th Ind corps at Calcutta.
I simply overwrote the file I saved earlier with the new one.

2nd Card draw for Japan this turn. Back to you.
134 5/19/2020 1:08:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Japanese:
For Worker Strikes.
133 5/19/2020 1:08:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Future Offensive card as Event #21: 3 / Mahatma Gandhi: Worker Strikes in India
Can only be played in reaction to an Offensive activated by the SEAC HQ. Cancels a SEAC HQ offensive and the Allies must reduce one full strength Indian Corps (cannot eliminate a reduced unit, if none available, no additional effect). Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Not the most effective use of this, but I think I still better do it when there's opportunity for it.

Previous move cancelled. I let you pick the loss on Indians before I continue.
132 5/19/2020 11:51:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #6: 3 / Doolittle Raid: US Bombers Attack Japan
Increase US Political Will by one. The play of this event is the pre-condition for Japanese card number 6: Doolittle Raid Reprisal. Place the Doolittle Raid marker on the game turn track as a reminder. Remove from play if use as an event.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Activate SEAC HQ:Logistics 3+1=4 units
1. [66th Chinese army] Akyab to 2007
2-3. 33rd corps and 14th AF Dacca to Akyab
4. 15th corps Calcutta to Akyab
131 5/19/2020 3:20:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Japanese:
For Panama Canal attack.
130 5/19/2020 3:19:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #80: 2 / Submarine Launched Air Attack on the Panama Canal: I-400
Allied Reinforcements for the next game turn are delayed. Place those reinforcements in the delay box when they arrive. If reinforcements are already delayed, there are no additional effects. Place the Panama Canal Attack marker on the game turn track as a reminder. Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
This event might actually have some effect for once.
129 5/19/2020 3:14:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message The only legal Allied PBM is Wasp to Dutch Harbor, so I will continue with my next card.
128 5/19/2020 3:06:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message Defenders eliminated.

Japanese do 14 damage, which is enough to eliminate Marine Brigade (8 hits) and flip the division (6 hits).

Over to you for PBM.
127 5/19/2020 3:04:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

3
4


Message from Japanese:
No reaction, no a/n battle. Moving on to ground battle

Allies 20, +2 drm
Japanese 9, +3 drm
126 5/19/2020 3:03:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Japanese:
Intelligence roll, 0-2 needed.

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