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349 9/27/2020 1:23:00 PM Winter 1943 Allied Message RB 3 CWcs.


348 9/27/2020 1:21:00 PM Winter 1943 Allied Play Strategy card as Event #26: 5 / British Reinforcements
Place 1st Canadian Army. Place 1 CW corps ==> RB.

Message from Allied:
AL6.

Syracuse.

I also missed the USc.

347 9/27/2020 12:23:00 PM Winter 1943 Axis Play Strategy card as Strategic Redeployment #20: 2 / Kammhuber Line
Cancels effect of Bomber Command played this turn. PREREQ: May not be played after Turn 14

Message from Axis:

Axis Sixth

GEc from Athens to RB, now <3,1>.
GEc from Crete to Athens.
346 9/27/2020 12:22:00 PM Winter 1943 Axis Message Axis Sixth

GEc from Athens to RB, now <3,1>.
GEc from Crete to Athens.
345 9/27/2020 12:18:00 PM Winter 1943 Axis Message Therefore, it is possible on the 5s column to permanently eliminate the (US5).

I suspect you will need to SR the BRc from Tripoli to Syracuse before you attack Messina unless you want to risk it (or play a reinforcement card at the Beach Head prior to the attack).
344 9/27/2020 12:14:00 PM Winter 1943 Axis Message Never realized this before, the USc RB is empty if Avalanche is the first card played to bring in a US units.

343 9/27/2020 5:50:00 AM Winter 1943 Allied Play Strategy card as Event #45: 4 / Avalanche
Beachheads: Allied N-S, U. [US5A], 1xBr Corps==>RB PREREQ: US Build-Up. May not play if US7A is on the map.

Message from Allied:
AL5.

Allied BH P. US(5) to Syracuse.

BRc to RB. RB CWc 2, BRc 1.
342 9/26/2020 11:02:00 PM Winter 1943 Axis Play Strategy card as Replacement Points #34: 5 / German Reinforcements
Place 8thA. Place 1x corps ==> RB.

Replacement points: GE: 4, AX: 2

Message from Axis:
Axis Fifth
341 9/26/2020 6:56:00 PM Winter 1943 Allied Change Victory Points -1: from 34 to 33
Message from Allied:
ASW
340 9/26/2020 6:56:00 PM Winter 1943 Allied Play Strategy card as Event #36: 3 / ASW Victory
Cancels future play of Wolfpacks. Subtract 1 VP.

Message from Allied:
AL4.
339 9/26/2020 3:08:00 PM Winter 1943 Axis Play Strategy card as Strategic Redeployment #13: 3 / Krim
Cancels Su fort combat effects for 1 attack vs. Sevastopol.

Message from Axis:
Axis Fourth

Palermo: SR ITc to Messina.
Bergen: SR GEc to Messina.
Trondheim: SR GEc to Messina.

338 9/26/2020 3:02:00 PM Winter 1943 Axis Message Many Mediteranean invasion events are now playable.
337 9/26/2020 9:54:00 AM Winter 1943 Allied Message AL3.

1OPS

Buerat. BRc to Tripoli via Tarahuna.
336 9/26/2020 9:18:00 AM Winter 1943 Axis Play Strategy card as Replacement Points #14: 5 / Fall Blau
Axis places 5 Combat markers in any axis ocupied spaces (include. Multi-nationality spaces). +1DRM for all attack vs. Su this round. Allows Axis attack Stalingrad, Maikop, Armavir. PREREQ: May play after Hitler Takes Command.

Replacement points: GE: 4, AX: 2

Message from Axis:
Axis Third
335 9/26/2020 9:16:00 AM Winter 1943 Axis Message I have Tarhuna as the only Axis controlled space in Africa.
334 9/25/2020 5:16:00 PM Winter 1943 Allied Change Victory Points -1: from 35 to 34
Message from Allied:
Tripoli
333 9/25/2020 5:15:00 PM Winter 1943 Allied Play Strategy card as Combat #20: 2 / Paradrop
"+1DRM" for Offensive fire. Maybe used once per turn only.

Message from Allied:
Will play a CC for Tripoli, so ITc elim. DESERT adv.
332 9/25/2020 3:24:00 PM Winter 1943 Allied Play Strategy card as Operations #30: 2 / Bulgaria Defects
Remove all BU units from the game. All spaces in Bugaria not occupied by an Axis unit become Allied. Place 1 Su Army ==> RB. PREREQ: Play after Romania Defects.

Message from Allied:
AL2.

Orel. 2 Tanks to Elets.

Homs att Tripoli 3L v 1S. Will adv if possible.
331 9/25/2020 1:55:00 PM Winter 1943 Axis Message Tikhvin Volkov: GEc.
Vyazma: (GEc)
Konotop: (GEc)
Poltava: GEc
Athens: GEc
Crete: GEc
Belgrade: GEc
Brest (France): GEc
Holland: GEc
Oslo: GEc
Bergen: GEc
Trondheim: GEc
RB: two GEc and one (GEc)
EB: no GEc.

330 9/25/2020 9:00:00 AM Winter 1943 Allied Message I have no GE(c) Konotop.

Please give me your GEc positions.
329 9/25/2020 8:55:00 AM Winter 1943 Allied Message Nothing.
328 9/25/2020 8:55:00 AM Winter 1943 Allied Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

2


Message from Allied:
AX loss
327 9/25/2020 8:48:00 AM Winter 1943 Axis Play Strategy card as Operations #55: 3 / National Redoubt
Place the National Redoubt supply marker in Munich. It now counts as a normal Axis Supply Center for ALL purposes. PREREQ: May not be played after the Bunker

Message from Axis:
Axis Second

Move Vologda: PZ3 to Vyazma.

Combat Roslav (Combines with Konotop): GE4 attacks SUa in Bryansk.

Combat Konotop: PZc and PZ3 also attack SUa in Bryansk. (GEc) does not participae. 12L vs 2s. Chance to flip PZc.

Konotop: PZ3 advances to Kursk. PZc (might be flipped) advances into Bryansk.

Roslav: GE4 advances into Bryansk.

SO SF removed from Bryansk.
HO SF removed from Roslav.
HO SF remains with (GEc) in Konotop.
326 9/24/2020 3:21:00 AM Winter 1943 Allied Message Flip BRYANSK Kaluga.
325 9/24/2020 12:08:00 AM Winter 1943 Axis Message 6/5

Vyazma: GE9 to GEc. Flip GEc to negate the retreat. GEc RB now <2,1>.

(SUa) from Mozhaisk and one LCU in Mozhaisk or Kaluga must also flip.
324 9/24/2020 12:04:00 AM Winter 1943 Axis Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

5
4


Message from Axis:
Kaluga and Mozhaisk att Vyazma 15L v 5L+1cc
323 9/24/2020 12:04:00 AM Winter 1943 Axis Play Strategy card as Combat #48: 2 / Heinrici
"+1 DRM" Def fire any Ge unit vs. Su attackers.

Message from Axis:
+1 Defense at Vyazma.
322 9/23/2020 5:34:00 PM Winter 1943 Allied Message 5OPS.

Buerat. DESERT only to Homs. BRc stands.

Tambov. KALININ, Shock to Moscow. Shock stands.

Kaluga and Mozhaisk att Vyazma 15L v 5L.

Sharya. SUa to Vyatka.


321 9/23/2020 3:06:00 PM Winter 1943 Axis Message Note: Taifun was already played, so Moscow is attackable.
320 9/23/2020 11:28:00 AM Winter 1943 Axis Message 55 3 / National Redoubt
Place the National Redoubt supply marker in Munich. It now counts as a normal Axis Supply Center for ALL purposes. PREREQ: May not be played after the Bunker

13 3 / Krim
Cancels Su fort combat effects for 1 attack vs. Sevastopol.

34 5 / German Reinforcements
Place 8thA. Place 1x corps ==> RB.

48 2 / Heinrici
"+1 DRM" Def fire any Ge unit vs. Su attackers

20 2 / Kammhuber Line
Cancels effect of Bomber Command played this turn. PREREQ: May not be played after Turn 14


14 5 / Fall Blau
Axis places 5 Combat markers in any axis ocupied spaces (include. Multi-nationality spaces). +1DRM for all attack vs. Su this round. Allows Axis attack Stalingrad, Maikop, Armavir. PREREQ: May play after Hitler Takes Command
319 9/23/2020 11:27:00 AM Winter 1943 Axis Message Konotop: (GE17) to GEC to (GEc) to satisfy 4 LF.
318 9/23/2020 11:02:00 AM Winter 1943 Allied Play Strategy card as Ops/Event #25: 5 / Enigma
The Axis player must show the Allied player his hand. PREREQ: May not be played if Allies control any space in Greater Germany. May not play during Spring Thaw.

Message from Allied:
AL1.

Cards first.
317 9/23/2020 10:58:00 AM Winter 1943 Allied Message 6/4. DON to SUa. SU(a) elim to hold. SUa remains. GE losses?
316 9/23/2020 10:54:00 AM Winter 1943 Allied Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

4
5


Message from Allied:
Bryanak AX15L v SU4L.
315 9/23/2020 8:50:00 AM Winter 1943 Axis Message Winter 43:

Soviets can build trenches in any terrain and to level 2.
No Atlantic Invasions.

Axis need 6 VPs in Soviet Union by the end of the turn to avoid VP penalties.

BR8 and Invasions (in Med) can be played this turn (one turn after US Build UP).
314 9/23/2020 8:47:00 AM Winter 1943 Axis Message Combat threat on Moscow on next action with only a SUs defending.
313 9/23/2020 8:46:00 AM Winter 1943 Axis Play Strategy card as Operations #53: 4 / Wacht am Rhein
Axis places 4 Combat markers in any axis ocupied spaces (include. Multi-nationality spaces). Any attacks by 5th PzA & 6th SS PzA get +2 DRM vs. Non Su units. PREREQ: Play in Fall/Winter turn after Hitler Takes Command.

Message from Axis:
Axis First

Move Valdai: GE18 to Kalinin.
Move Rzhev: PZ2 to Vologda.

Combat Roslav (combines with Konotop): GE4 attacks SU Don and (SUa) in Bryansk.

Combat Konotop: (GE17), PZ3, and PZc attack Bryansk as well. 15L vs 4L. 3 or 4 LF, losses on (GE17). 2 LF must flip PZc.
312 9/23/2020 8:41:00 AM Winter 1943 Axis Message For Stalin Orcers, SF on Bryansk, Kaluga, and Mozhaisk.
311 9/23/2020 8:39:00 AM Winter 1943 Axis Draw Strategy cards Drew 7 to replenish hand to 7 cards.
310 9/22/2020 7:00:00 PM Winter 1943 Allied Message HO
SO

sf. Vyazma Roslav Konotop.
309 9/22/2020 6:59:00 PM Winter 1943 Allied Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

6
4


Message from Allied:
MO.
308 9/22/2020 6:59:00 PM Winter 1943 Allied Draw Strategy cards Drew 7 to replenish hand to 7 cards.
307 9/22/2020 6:59:00 PM Fall 1942 Allied End Turn
306 9/22/2020 6:57:00 PM Fall 1942 Allied Message RPs SU4 BR2.

BR. Flip BR(c) Buerat.CWc to RB. RB CWc 2. Full.

SU. Flip (BRYANSK) Kaluga, (Kalinin)Tambov. 2 x SUa to RB. RB4(2).
305 9/22/2020 6:54:00 PM Fall 1942 Allied Play Strategy card as Replacement Points #23: 4 / Clearing the Scheldt
Allows Allied use of Antwerp supply PREREQ: May play if the Allies control Antwerp.

Replacement points: BR: 2, US: 2, SU: 4

Message from Allied:
AL6.
304 9/22/2020 6:49:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Message Axis Sixth - 1 OP.

Move Voronezh: PZc to Konotop joining (GE17) and PZ3. (PZ4) to Kharkov joining (GE6) passing through Mikhaylovska, Millerovo, Kamenskaya, and Viroshilovgrad.
303 9/22/2020 5:23:00 PM Fall 1942 Allied Play Strategy card as Event #9: 4 / US Build-up
Allows play of Allied Invasions, US 8th Air Force, US Reinf, BR8A(21) on any following turns. PREREQ: May play any turn after the turn of US Entry.

Message from Allied:
AL5.
302 9/22/2020 5:11:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Message Axis Fifth- 1 OP

Move Rheims: (GE7) to Calais joining (GE1) that is already there.
301 9/22/2020 5:06:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Discard random Strategy card Message from Axis:
300 9/22/2020 3:12:00 PM Fall 1942 Allied Play Strategy card as Event #48: 2 / Bomb Plot
Axis player must randomly discard 1 card from his current hand. Axis must now pay 1 VP per unit (not space) to ignore Hitler Orders.

Message from Allied:
AL4.
299 9/22/2020 1:47:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Play Strategy card as Strategic Redeployment #18: 2 / Devil's Gardens
Treat desert space as a mountain space for 1 defensive combat.

Message from Axis:
Axis Fourth

ITc in Trieste to Tripoli.
IT Mech from RB to Rome.

298 9/22/2020 1:43:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Message 3/0

Buerat: (PZc) to EB.

El Agheila: no LF so (BRc) with LF 1 preserved. (BRc) and BR Desert advance into Buerat.
297 9/22/2020 1:42:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

4
1


Message from Axis:
El Agheila att Buerat.4L v 2S. PZ(c) auto elim. Possible loss to BR(c). All will adv if possible.
296 9/22/2020 1:40:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Message As indicated prior to the battle of Bryansk, GE17 in Konotop flipped for my losses.
295 9/22/2020 1:40:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Message As indicated prior to the battle of Bryansk, GE17 flipped for my losses.
294 9/22/2020 1:40:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Message I had the South replaced with a mech front earlier.

I removed the Steppe from Brynask instead.
293 9/22/2020 5:47:00 AM Fall 1942 Allied Play Strategy card as Operations #17: 2 / Zhukov
"+1DRM" for Su Offensive or Def fire.

Message from Allied:
AL3.

Saratov. (KALININ), 2 Shock to Tambov.

El Agheila att Buerat.4L v 2S. PZ(c) auto elim. Possible loss to BR(c). All will adv if possible.
292 9/22/2020 5:42:00 AM Fall 1942 Allied Message Kursk is Axis on my map.
291 9/22/2020 5:41:00 AM Fall 1942 Allied Message Meant SU(a) to hold.
290 9/22/2020 5:41:00 AM Fall 1942 Allied Message 6/4.SOUTH to SUa to hold. AX losses?
289 9/22/2020 5:39:00 AM Fall 1942 Allied Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

3
3


Message from Allied:
Bryansk AX15L+1 v SU6L.
288 9/22/2020 5:37:00 AM Fall 1942 Allied Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 1

4


Message from Allied:
Tambov. AX loss.
287 9/21/2020 9:02:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Message I had Kursk as Axis, but if in doubt, the force in Voronezh will advance into it and back to Voronezh prior to the second battle (Bryansk).
286 9/21/2020 9:00:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Message For Bryansk attack, loss on GE17. I expect that you will not retreat if the result is 6LF. Maybe if it is 5LF to save a whole replacement step.
285 9/21/2020 8:57:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Message No advance from Voronezh (just the threat and elimination of the SUa).
284 9/21/2020 8:57:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Message Supply threat to northern half of Soviet front from PZc in Voronezh reaching Vyatka or Penza.
283 9/21/2020 8:54:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Play Strategy card as Combat #41: 3 / Panther
"+1 DRM" off or Def fire w Ge Pz units.

Message from Axis:
+1 vs Bryansk.
282 9/21/2020 8:54:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Play Strategy card as Operations #11: 3 / Italian Naval Sortee
Axis unit may trace full supply across SR lines to Tripoli/Tunis this turn. May place 1 combat or Move marker.

Message from Axis:
Axis Third

Combat Voronezh: (PZ4) and PZc attack SUa in Tambov. PZc might flip SUa to EB. 6L vs 2s.

Combat Konotop (combines with Roslav): Pz3 and GE17 attack SU Steppe and SU Don in Bryansk.

Combat Roslav: GE4 also attacks Bryansk. 15L+1 cc vs 6L.
281 9/21/2020 8:49:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Message 2/2

Buerat: PZc to (PZc).

El Agheila: BRc to (BRc).
280 9/21/2020 8:49:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

1
5


Message from Axis:
El Agheila att Beurat 4L v 3S. Both BR units adv if possible.

That should be 5L vs 3S.
279 9/21/2020 8:48:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Message AL2.

1OPS. El Agheila att Beurat 4L v 3S. Both BR units adv if possible.

That should be 5L vs 3S.
278 9/21/2020 5:05:00 AM Fall 1942 Allied Message AL2.

1OPS. El Agheila att Beurat 4L v 3S. Both BR units adv if possible.
277 9/20/2020 7:24:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Change Victory Points +20: from 15 to 35
Message from Axis:
Totaler Krieg!
276 9/20/2020 7:24:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Play Strategy card as Event #26: 5 / Totaler Krieg!
If Axis VP 11+ add 20 VP. Axis may no longer win an Auto victory. Pz Rep limit increase to 3. PREREQ: Play after Hitler Takes Command.

Message from Axis:
Axis Second
275 9/19/2020 12:07:00 PM Fall 1942 Allied Message Orel.1UKR only adv to Elets. 2 Tanks stand.
274 9/19/2020 10:36:00 AM Fall 1942 Axis Message PZc in Elets will retreat to Voronezh (assing through Kursk) joining PZ4 already there.

Advamce?
273 9/18/2020 4:55:00 PM Fall 1942 Allied Message Sorry. Flip BRYANSK,elim Shock.
272 9/18/2020 4:31:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Message "Kaluga att Vyazma 12L v 6L"

Mozhaisk was not part of the battle.
271 9/18/2020 4:08:00 PM Fall 1942 Allied Message Elim CWc. DESERT,BRc adv to El Agheila.
270 9/18/2020 4:06:00 PM Fall 1942 Allied Message Flip BRY,Shock Kalga, elim SUa Mozhaisk.
269 9/18/2020 4:04:00 PM Fall 1942 Allied Message Flip Tank,elim SUa Tula.
268 9/18/2020 2:58:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Message 4/3

El Agheila: PZAA replaced with PZc. PZc retreats to Buerat.

Agedabia: Flip BR Desert or remove a BRc or CWc? Advance?
267 9/18/2020 2:57:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

5
2


Message from Axis:
Agedabia att El Agheila 5L v 5L+1cc
266 9/18/2020 2:56:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Play Strategy card as Combat #47: 2 / Model
"+1 DRM" Def fire any Ge unit.

Message from Axis:
Defense in El Agheila.
265 9/18/2020 2:56:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Message 4/5

Vyazma: PZc to EB (only way to take 4 lf). GE9 remains.

Kaluga: Assume SU Bryansk flips and SU Shock to EB for 5 LF.
264 9/18/2020 2:54:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

2
5


Message from Axis:
Kaluga att Vyazma 12L v 6L.
263 9/18/2020 2:53:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Message 6/4

Elets: PZ1 replaced with PZc. PZc RB now. 2 space retreat required. Please specify losses first, then I will specify retreat.
262 9/18/2020 2:51:00 PM Fall 1942 Axis Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

4
4


Message from Axis:
Orel and Tula att Elets 15L v 5L.

261 9/18/2020 8:57:00 AM Fall 1942 Allied Play Strategy card as Ops/Event #31: 4 / Soviet Reinforcements
Replace any 4 2-step 3-3-3 Fronts in Full Supply w the 1st-4th Ukranian Fronts. Replaced Fronts are removed from the game. OPS are expended after replacement. PREREQ: Play after Lend-Lease. May not play during Spring Thaw.

Message from Allied:
AL1.

1UKR to Orel. Remove NW.

2UKR to Kaluga. Remove VORONEZH.

3UKR to Yaroslavl. Remove SOUTH.

4UKR to Mozhaisk. Remove CENTRAL.

4 OPS.

Orel and Tula att Elets 15L v 5L.

Kaluga att Vyazma 12L v 6L.

Agedabia att El Agheila 5L v 5L.
260 9/18/2020 8:47:00 AM Fall 1942 Axis Message I suspect you will not open with a 1 OP.
259 9/18/2020 8:45:00 AM Fall 1942 Axis Message Kursk: PZ4 to (PZ4) which advances to Voronezh; PZ1 advances to Elets.

Kursk is empty now, remove Stand Fast marker.
258 9/18/2020 8:43:00 AM Fall 1942 Allied Message 6/3. VOLKHOV to SUa. Ret SUa,Tank to Tula. Losses and adv?
257 9/18/2020 8:41:00 AM Fall 1942 Allied Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 2

6
2


Message from Allied:
Elets AX9L v SU6L.
256 9/18/2020 8:40:00 AM Fall 1942 Axis Message Yes, typo. 9L vs 6L. You can roll.
255 9/18/2020 8:39:00 AM Fall 1942 Allied Message Elets is 9L v 6L. VOLKHOV and Tank at f/s. Do I roll?
254 9/18/2020 8:35:00 AM Fall 1942 Axis Play Strategy card as Operations #8: 2 / Hitler Declares War
Add 1 VP. US Enters the war. Allow play of Allied US Build-Up card. PREREQ: May play after Summer 41.

Message from Axis:
Axis First

Move Kharkov: PZ4 to Kursk; (GE6) remains.

Combat Kursk: PZ4 and PZ1 attack SU Volkhov and SUt in Elets. 9L vs 5L.
253 9/18/2020 8:30:00 AM Fall 1942 Axis Message OK, everything is good, you drew to four initially, then you drew one more since you drew the card you named.
252 9/18/2020 8:29:00 AM Fall 1942 Axis Message No, you only get 5 cards
251 9/18/2020 8:25:00 AM Fall 1942 Allied Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Allied:
Just realised I've drawn US Build Up as one of my 4 cards, so 1 more to draw.
250 9/18/2020 8:24:00 AM Fall 1942 Allied Message HO
Allies.

s/f El Agheila, Vyazma,Kursk.

Note. I have Voronezh as Axis controlled. If this is wrong, change sf from Kursk to Roslav.

Drew 4 cards only; the 5th is US Build Up.

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