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155 1/3/2021 2:30:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #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:
OC on SW PAC (2+1)
Biak 1 Marines AA (3/5 ASP) 3519
Kavieng 2 Marines AA (4/5 ASP) 4022
Lae CV Enterprise to Wewak

No battles

PBM:
Enterprise to Biak
154 1/1/2021 8:06:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Mark,
SNLF used 1 AP going to Vogelkop, so only 1 ASP left with ISR. Did you want to send [18th] to Vogelkop instead?
153 1/1/2021 7:00:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #51: 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:
3OC; SS HQ for 5 activations

Rabaul: 19th Army to Vogelkop via AA, 2 ASP

Hollandia: [18th Army] to Rabaul via strategic transport

Truk: [Tainan] to Aitape via Admiralty Is

Two unused

No battles
152 12/29/2020 11:48:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message AP PBM:
5 AF to Espiritu Santo
[13 AF LRB] to Madang

Back to JP
151 12/28/2020 7:14:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message BB Kongo to Palau

BB Yamato to Truk

25th AF remains to Admiralty

CA Nachi to Rabaul

[Tainan] EAM to Truk


150 12/28/2020 7:11:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message Allies take Wewak, take no losses

JP army eliminated
149 12/28/2020 7:11:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

8
1


Message from Japanese:
Wewak: Ground

A: 55, -1

J: 18, 0
148 12/28/2020 7:09:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message 13th AF LRB eliminated
147 12/28/2020 7:09:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

0
9


Message from Japanese:
Hollandia A/N

A: 4, +1

J: 31
146 12/28/2020 7:09:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message 5th AF LRB reduced, JP no damage
145 12/28/2020 7:08:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

5
5


Message from Japanese:
Wewak: A/N

A: 4, +1

J: 25
144 12/28/2020 7:08:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message South Seas HQ for 4 activations

BB Kongo to Hollandia

25th AF to Admiralty, battle Hollandia

BB Yamato, CA Nachi to Wewak
143 12/27/2020 12:49:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Play Future Offensive card as Event #13: 2 / JN 25 Code Change: May 28, 1942
Intelligence: Intercept Conditions: May be played after an intelligence die roll, but not after the play of another intelligence reaction card. Remove from play if use as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Failed die roll, but we are playing this event
142 12/27/2020 12:48:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

8


Message from Japanese:
Intel
141 12/27/2020 12:11:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #56: 2 / Typhoon Taskforce: New Guinea: Vogelkop Invasion
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 if US SW Pac HQ, for all others: 3

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
Event on SW PAC (4+2)
Madang ! Corps, XXIV Corps, and [XIV Corps] attacks Wewak-A
5 AF Cairns activates, moves to Guadalcanal
5 AF LRB Biak attacks Wewak-A
13 AF LRB Efate moves to Lae, attacks Hollandia-B
140 12/26/2020 10:34:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message Pass
139 12/22/2020 10:52:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Scotch, or vaccine, Iím not too picky....
Well, itís gotta be single malt....
138 12/22/2020 10:45:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Mark,
Hope you and your family had a very happy Chanukah!
Stay safe, and hope we can all get some shots soon...
137 12/21/2020 4:41:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message EAM: Palau
136 12/20/2020 8:43:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message 13 AF PBM's to Kavieng.

Back to you for EAM and next card/PASS
135 12/20/2020 12:04:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message 26 NAF flips. No damage to AP.

AP PBM to follow.
134 12/20/2020 12:00:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

4
3


Message from Allies:
A/N Madang-A
AP 10, +4 DRM

JP ?
133 12/20/2020 10:40:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message Surprise attack, please finish it out.
132 12/20/2020 10:40:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

9


Message from Japanese:
Intel
131 12/19/2020 11:24:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Play Future Offensive card as Operations #44: 2 / Operation Squarepeg: Green Is. 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:
OC on SW PAC (2+2)

Lae I Corps, XXIV Corps, and [XIV Corps] attack Madang-A

Cape York 13 AF to Port Moresby attack Madang-A

Back to you.
130 12/18/2020 2:18:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message Yamato to Truk
129 12/17/2020 7:30:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message flip the 3 BBs (16 a piece), and the Bunker Hill (14), for a total of 62 of the 65.
128 12/16/2020 6:23:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

8
9


Message from Allies:
Biak A/N
JP 65 (2 Air)

AP 90, +1 DRM
127 12/16/2020 6:18:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message AP Reaction:
SW PAC (3+2) all participate at A-Biak
Kavieng BB Massachusetts to Biak
Port Moresby BB Washington to Biak
Efate BB North Carolina to Biak
Guadalcanal Essex to 3519-A
Bunker hill to 3519-A

126 12/16/2020 12:13:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Allies:
Intercept
125 12/16/2020 8:42:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #35: 3 / Operation KE: Guadalcanal Evacuation
Choose a Japanese occupied coastal hex. Up to 3 Japanese ground units in the chose hex and all adjacent hexes (that do not have to be coastal hexes) may conduct strategic naval movement (with no amphibious shipping points required) from these hexes to any single friendly port hex. No battles may be initiated. The move is unaffected by Allied air ZOI, however all other conditions for a strategic naval move apply.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Op KE for Ops (3+2=5) on Comb Fleet

21NAF moves 3416 -> 3119 attacks 3319 (Battle A)

Shokaku moves 4017 -> 3618 (Battle A)

Hiei moves 4017 -> 3319 (Battle A)

Yamato moves 3520 -> 3319 (Battle A)

SS moves 4017 -> 3219
124 12/13/2020 6:34:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #31: 3 / Black Day: US New Guinea Air Offensive
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 Conditions: Only air units may be activated.

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
OC on ANZAC (3+1)
Darwin 3 Marines AA 3220 (1/5 ASP)


Green Island [PM Brigade] SGT Cairns


Gili Gili 3 NZ AA 4022 (2/5 ASP)


Darwin 1 AUS Corps SGT Gili Gili

No battles, no PBM, back to JP.
123 12/10/2020 8:10:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Draw Strategy cards Drew 3 cards.

122 12/10/2020 8:10:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message No reinforcements

Replacements

25th AF two replacements: Bougainville

18th Army one replacement: Hollandia
121 12/9/2020 1:36:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Draw Strategy cards Drew 4 cards.

120 12/9/2020 1:31:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Subs hit. JP 3 cards, 1 PASS, ASP to 4 (2 ISR)
119 12/9/2020 1:30:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Allies:
Strategic Warfare
Subs
118 12/9/2020 1:29:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message AP R&R
Reinforcements
Belleau Wood Espiritu Santo
Bunker Hill Gili Gili
Cowpens and 3rd Marine Division Darwin
Sangamon Kavieng
XXIV Corps Lae
Essex Guadalcanal
Replacements
13 AF to full in Cape York
5 AF LRB to full in Biak
1st Marine Division to full in Biak
Enterprise to full in Lae

AP ASP to 5

117 12/9/2020 1:20:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies End Turn
116 12/9/2020 1:20:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Message POW made. No attrition. AP with 4 ports, and will require 6 to win due to Turn 6 reinforcement arrival.
115 12/9/2020 10:39:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Message CA Nachi to Rabaul

[27] to Sarong
114 12/6/2020 12:13:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Message 1/2 for AP. Flip 27th NAF. 1/4 for JP, no damage. Landing is successful.
AP PBM:
San Jacinto to Biak
Massachusetts to Kavieng

Back to JP for ENM/EAM

113 12/6/2020 12:03:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

1
2


Message from Allies:
A/N Biak
AP 26 (1 Air) +4 DRM

JP remaining force
112 12/6/2020 11:59:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #46: 2 / Operation Brewer: Admiralty Is. Invasion
Activate: SW PAC HQ only. Logistic Value: 1 Intelligence: Surprise Attack. Bonus: MacArthur's Navy - applies only if 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: 0

Message from Allies:
Event on SW PAC (2+1)

Guadalcanal: San Jacinto to 3519 attack Biak A

Lae: Massachusetts and [1 Marine Division] AA Biak A (3/4 ASP)

No reaction possible, will resolve.
111 12/6/2020 7:22:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #9: 3 / Rear Admiral Matami Ugaki: Seizure of Hawaiian Islands
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 Conditions: Maximum 1 ground (any size) unit may be activated. Bonus: Naval units for both sides may move up to 21 hexes.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
South Seas for 5 activations

Nachi to Biak

21AF to Palau

26AF to Madang

No battles
110 12/5/2020 11:07:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Play Strategy card as Future Offensive Message from Allies:
109 12/5/2020 10:31:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Play Strategy card as Future Offensive Message from Japanese:
108 12/1/2020 11:13:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Message Miss
JP ENM Naohi to Wewak

AP PBM
1 MAW to Kavieng

Back to JP for next card.
107 12/1/2020 11:02:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

8


Message from Allies:
A/N A
Just rolling for AP, only hits on a 9.
106 12/1/2020 8:52:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Message Yes, ENM will be to Wewak
105 11/30/2020 10:09:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Message Mark,
Did you want me to resolve this, and PBM?
104 11/30/2020 7:43:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Japanese:
Intel
103 11/27/2020 12:15:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #28: 2 / Operation Chronicle: Woodlark Island Operation
Actiavte: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 3 Bonus: If ground units are landed on an unoccupied one hex island, prior to ANY reaction place an Allied control marker on all adjacent unoccupied one hex islands.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
Event on ANZAC (3+1)

2 Marine Division 4120 to Kavieng A

1 MAW New Georgia to Green Island support A

[1 Marine Division] SGT Lae

3 NZ Division 3923 to Gili Gili

Back to JP for reaction/rolls
102 11/27/2020 9:37:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Message PBM

[T] air unit to Wewak

7th AD to Rabaul

6th AD to Hollandia
101 11/26/2020 11:32:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Message AP PBM


[Wasp] to Port Moresby


Massachusetts and [Enterprise to Lae


North Carolina to Efate


Back to JP for PBM
100 11/25/2020 5:54:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Allies:
For Coast Watchers
99 11/25/2020 5:38:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

5
3


Message from Allies:
B A/N
JP 8

AP 8, +1 DRM

Only a natural 9 hits for both)
98 11/25/2020 5:37:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

8
3


Message from Allies:
Ground A
JP 18, -2 DRM

AP 24
97 11/25/2020 5:35:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

5
1


Message from Allies:
A/N A
JP 16

AP 48, +1 DRM
96 11/25/2020 5:30:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Message Correction: Massachusetts goes to 4120 to participate at A
95 11/25/2020 5:29:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #8: 1 / Australian Coast Watchers
Intelligence: Intercept. Conditions: Can only be played if Japanese air or naval units are activated for the current Offensive. Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Event SW PAC (3+2)

Cairns 2 Marine Division AA 4120 (2/4 ASP)

Lae North Carolina to 4120

Port Moresby [Enterprise] to 4022 support A

Guadalcanal [Wasp] to 4022 support A

Espiritu Santo Massachusetts to 4022

94 11/25/2020 8:38:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #48: 3 / General Adachi: New Guinea Offensive
Activation: South or South Seas HQs only. Logistic Value: 5 Conditions: Only air and ground units may be activated. Bonus: Neither the HQ nor the units being activated need to be in supply in order to be activated, but must be within HQ activation range.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Japanese: Play Strategy card as Operations
#48: 3 / General Adachi: New Guinea Offensive
Activation: South or South Seas HQs only. Logistic Value: 5 Conditions: Only air and ground units may be activated. Bonus: Neither the HQ nor the units being activated need to be in supply in order to be activated, but must be within HQ activation range.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:

South Seas for 5 activations

Kavieng: 18th Army to 4120, battle A

Rabaul: 7th AD, no move, attack 4120, battle A

Hollandia: Tainan to Admiralty, attack 4120, battle A

Madang: 17th Army to Wewak

Wewak: 6th AD, to Gasmata , attack Green Island
93 11/25/2020 8:38:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Return Strategy card to hand #48: 3 / General Adachi: New Guinea Offensive

Message from Japanese:
I keep missing the button on my phone, played as event not ops
92 11/25/2020 8:35:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #48: 3 / General Adachi: New Guinea Offensive
Activation: South or South Seas HQs only. Logistic Value: 5 Conditions: Only air and ground units may be activated. Bonus: Neither the HQ nor the units being activated need to be in supply in order to be activated, but must be within HQ activation range.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:

South Seas for 5 activations

Kavieng: 18th Army to 4120, battle A

Rabaul: 7th AD, no move, attack 4120, battle A

Hollandia: Tainan to Admiralty, attack 4120, battle A

Madang: 17th Army to Wewak

Wewak: 6th AD, to Gasmata , attack Green Island
91 11/21/2020 12:19:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Message AP PBM

North Carolina to Lae

5 AF remains at Cairns

Over to JP
90 11/21/2020 6:24:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Message PBM and EAM

BB Yamato to Wewak

BB Hiei to Truk

CL Tenyru to Bougainville

APD Kamikaze to Admiralty Islands

CV Shokaku to Truk

7 AD to Rabaul (EAM)
89 11/19/2020 1:07:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Message Eliminate [Aoba].
Back to you.
88 11/19/2020 11:27:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Japanese:
Savo draw card
87 11/19/2020 11:24:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Message Lae captured, ENM and Air ENM plus PBM shortly
86 11/19/2020 11:23:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Message 5th AF LRB eliminated, for now

J takes no losses
85 11/19/2020 11:23:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

0
7


Message from Japanese:
Battle B Madang

A: 4, +1

J: 42 (bonus)
84 11/19/2020 11:22:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Message A: 10 hits (choice of 7th AD or Aoba)

J: 20 hits, 13th AF SR eliminated, for now
83 11/19/2020 11:21:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

9
3


Message from Japanese:
Battle A

A: 10, +1

J: 40, (+2 to Aoba and Tenyru)
82 11/19/2020 11:20:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Play Future Offensive card as Event #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:
South Seas for 5 activations: navy

BB Hiel, CL Tenyru to Lae (+2 with Tenyru and Aoba - total 40 factors, 1 air)

BB Yamato, APD Kamikaze to Madang, CV Shokaku to 3920 attack Madang (total factors 42, 1 air unit)
81 11/17/2020 11:45:00 AM Jan-Apr 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:
Event on SWPAC (4+2)

Port Moresby I Corps and [XIV Corps] attack Lae-A

Gili Gili 13 AF to Port Moresby attack Lae-A

Cape York 5 AF LRB attack Madang-B

Cairns Activate North Carolina and 5 AF

Bty.


80 11/15/2020 2:03:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #28: 3 / Big Tokyo Express Operation: Battle of Cape Esperance
Acitvation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: Only one ground unit (of any size) may be activated. Bonus: Place the Tokyo Express marker in any Japanese controlled hex. See Emergency Supply Routes for the use of this marker.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
#28: 3 / Big Tokyo Express Operation: Battle of Cape Esperance
Acitvation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: Only one ground unit (of any size) may be activated. Bonus: Place the Tokyo Express marker in any Japanese controlled hex. See Emergency Supply Routes for the use of this marker.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:


4022: 18th Army to Kavieng

Lae: 19th Army to Rabaul

Lae: 17th Army to Madang

Buna: 7th AD to Lae
79 11/15/2020 2:03:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Return Strategy card to hand #28: 3 / Big Tokyo Express Operation: Battle of Cape Esperance

Message from Japanese:
#28: 3 / Big Tokyo Express Operation: Battle of Cape Esperance
Acitvation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: Only one ground unit (of any size) may be activated. Bonus: Place the Tokyo Express marker in any Japanese controlled hex. See Emergency Supply Routes for the use of this marker.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:




4022: 18th Army to Kavieng

Lae: 19th Army to Rabaul

Lae: 17th Army to Madang

Buna: 7th AD to Lae
78 11/15/2020 8:22:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #28: 3 / Big Tokyo Express Operation: Battle of Cape Esperance
Acitvation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: Only one ground unit (of any size) may be activated. Bonus: Place the Tokyo Express marker in any Japanese controlled hex. See Emergency Supply Routes for the use of this marker.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:


Tokyo Express marker to Bougainville

4022: 18th Army to Kavieng

Lae: 19th Army to Rabaul

Lae: 17th Army to Madang

Buna: 7th AD to Lae
77 11/10/2020 2:40:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Play Future Offensive card as Event #20: 1 / Halsey Replaces Ghormley: Offensive Spirit
Activation: Halsey South HQ only. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: If the Ghormley South HQ is in play, remove it and place Halsey HQ in its location. If it is not yet in play, it is removed from the game and the Halsey South HQ is brought into play and placed in any friendly in supply port. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 3

Message from Allies:
EVENT
Halsey arrives at Noumea (4+3)
Guadalcanal 2 MAW to Green
Guadalcanal 1 MAR AA (1/4 ASP) 4120
Espiritu Santo M Brigade SGT Guadalcanal
Noumea SF Brigade SGT Espiritu Santo
Gili Gili Massachusetts Strat move to Espiritu Santo
Gili Gili Washington to Port Moresby
Gili Gili North Carolina to Cairns

No battles, no PBM. Back to JP...
76 11/7/2020 4:58:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #16: 3 / Operation RI: New Guinea Offensive
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: Only air and ground units may be activated.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Operation RI: New Guinea Offensive as an OC on South Seas for 5 activations (3+2)

1) Biak 21st NAF --> Buin

2) Truk 27th NAF --> Biak

3) Admiralties Shokaku --> Truk

4) Rabaul Zuiho --> Truk

5) Lae SS Bde (red) --> Truk
75 11/3/2020 11:55:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Allies:
For PT Boats
74 11/3/2020 11:53:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 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:
Event to cancel barges.
Back to JP.
73 11/2/2020 4:35:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Draw Strategy cards Drew 4 cards.

72 11/2/2020 1:57:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Draw Strategy cards Drew 4 cards.

71 11/2/2020 1:57:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Message Subs Miss
70 11/2/2020 1:57:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

8


Message from Japanese:
Subs
69 11/2/2020 1:57:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Message 28th AF to Admiralty Islands

Combined Fleet to Rabaul
68 10/31/2020 3:06:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Message Reinforcements:
ASP to 4
San Jacinto to Guadalcanal
Massachusetts to Gili Gili
XXIV Corps to Delay
Replacements:
AUS AF to full Gili Gili
Gili Gili Flip 13 AF to full
Gili Gili Flip North Carolina to full
Port Moresby I Corps to full

Over to JP for R&R


67 10/30/2020 8:08:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Change US Political Will From 4 to 3
66 10/30/2020 8:02:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies End Turn
65 10/30/2020 7:55:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #32: 3 / Operation I-Go: Air Offensive
Acitvation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: Only air units may be activated. Air Shuttle: The Japanese gain a +1 die roll modification during air-naval combat if the battle is within 6 hexes of an inactive Japanese CV or CVL naval unit.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Ozawa to game track
64 10/28/2020 12:52:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message No PBM.
PM brigade at Green preparing for landing at Osaka...
63 10/28/2020 11:56:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

9


Message from Japanese:
SR roll
62 10/27/2020 12:10:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #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:
OC on ANZAC (2+1)

3 NZ Gili Gili to 3923

13 AF LRB Espiritu to Efate

[PM Brigade] New Georgia AA (1/3 ASP) Green Island

Bty. There will be no PBM for AP, so after resolution of our OP you guys can proceed.
61 10/23/2020 3:07:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Japanese:
ISR draw card
60 10/23/2020 3:07:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #34: 2 / US Army/Navy Dispute: Slows US Reinforcements
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...
59 10/22/2020 8:26:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Future Offensive Message from Allies:
Will save this one.
Back to you guys...
58 10/22/2020 10:18:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message Yamato --> Buin
Zuiho --> Rabaul
Shokaku --> Admiralties
Hiei --> Rabaul
26 NAF --> Gasmata
57 10/21/2020 1:11:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message [Champer, Robert]AP PBM


Guadalcanal: 1 MAW to New Georgia



New Georgia: 2 MAW to Guadalcanal



Back to JP for PBM.


Mark, sorry for confusion on my CSW forum posts. Will post with greater clarity going forward...
56 10/19/2020 6:26:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message Crit for JP, but must reduce 13 AF, 26 NAF eliminated.
AP PBM to follow.

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