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Entry # Time Turn Player Title Entry
82 12/13/2020 7:02:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Draw Strategy cards Drew 6 cards.

81 12/13/2020 7:02:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Draw Strategy cards Drew 7 cards.

80 12/13/2020 7:01:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Allies:
Silent but deadly service to the fore
79 12/13/2020 6:40:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies End Turn
78 12/13/2020 6:37:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Allies:
Vogelkop IC dr 6 or less
77 12/13/2020 6:32:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #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:
76 12/13/2020 6:26:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Japanese:
Kwajalein
75 12/13/2020 6:26:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Allies:
1st Battle of Kwajalein 32 factors
74 12/13/2020 6:23:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Japanese:
Reaction roll
73 12/13/2020 6:21:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #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:
EC Activate SW HQ for 8 activations
72 12/13/2020 6:20:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Future Offensive Message from Japanese:
71 12/13/2020 6:14:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #49: 1 / Roosevelt Threatens Chungking: Chinese Army Offensive
Move the China marker one box to the right toward the Stable Front box, unless this would put the China marker in the Stable Front box, in which case no effect. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
OC
70 12/13/2020 6:10:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

8


Message from Japanese:
Ground attack Java
69 12/13/2020 6:09:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Japanese:
Attack Java
68 12/13/2020 6:07:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Allies:
IC dr Tjilitjap 7 or less
67 12/13/2020 6:05:00 PM May-Aug 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:
66 12/13/2020 6:05:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message Allied player passes
65 12/13/2020 6:00:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

1


Message from Allies:
IC dr Singapore 5 or less
64 12/13/2020 5:56:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #30: 3 / Flight Instructors: Japanese Improve Training and Maintenance.
3 Air Replacements: The Japanese player receives 3 air replacement steps that may be used immediately or recorded as replacement steps for future use. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
63 12/13/2020 5:50:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #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:
EC activate ANZAC HQ for 3 total activations
62 12/13/2020 5:47:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Japanese:
Strafe Singapore
61 12/13/2020 5:46:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Allies:
IC dr Singapore 4 or less
60 12/13/2020 5:44:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #61: 2 / Kamikaze Attack
Play prior to one battle of the Offensive that is within 11 hexes of Tokyo (3706) and within extended range of a Japanese air unit. The Japanese player eliminates two Allied naval steps (Japanese player's choice, may not eliminate a unit unless there is no other option), while reducing the Japanese air unit whose range was used one step (even if this would eliminate the air unit). No more than one Kamikaze per battle, but more than one Kamikaze per offensive is allowed. Draw One Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
59 12/13/2020 5:37:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Japanese:
Defend Midway!
58 12/13/2020 5:28:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card
57 12/13/2020 5:28:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Future Offensive card as Event #70: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
56 12/13/2020 5:27:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card
55 12/13/2020 5:26:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

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Message from Japanese:
Attack Miss
54 12/13/2020 5:25:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #24: 1 / Submarine Attack
Play during an offensive; at the end of all combat 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:
53 12/13/2020 5:25:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card
52 12/13/2020 5:23:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Japanese:
Attack N. Carolina
51 12/13/2020 5:23:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #27: 1 / Submarine Attack: I-19 sinks the Wasp
Play during an offensive; at the end of all combat 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: Lose one naval step* 5-7: Lose two naval steps* 8-9: No Effect. *Japanese choice; can eliminate a unit. Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
50 12/13/2020 5:20:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #69: 3 / S-Day: Invasion of Luzon
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 8 if SW Pac HQ, for all others: 6 Bonus: If the 11th Airborne Division is on an airfield, not activated, with ANY in supply US air unit, the 11th Airborne division can be placed on any unoccupied hex that is not in an unneutralized Japanese air ZOI and is within the extended range/normal LRB (including B29) range of the air unit that it is stacked with.

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
EC Activate Nimitz for 9 activations
49 12/13/2020 5:07:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #40: 3 / Operation Dexterity: New Britain Invasion
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 5 if US SW HQ, for all others: 3

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
Activate SW HQ for 7 activations total
48 12/13/2020 5:03:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Allies:
Combat in hex north of Singapore
47 12/13/2020 5:02:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

1


Message from Japanese:
Ground attack
46 12/13/2020 5:01:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

2


Message from Japanese:
Air attack
45 12/13/2020 4:58:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Allies:
IC dr battle hex north of Singapore 5 or less
44 12/13/2020 4:55:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #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:
43 12/13/2020 4:49:00 PM May-Aug 1942 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:
Activate SEAC and 5 units total
42 12/13/2020 4:46:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

8


Message from Japanese:
Pt. Moresby air battle
41 12/13/2020 4:44:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

1


Message from Allies:
IC dr Port Moresby 3 or less
40 12/13/2020 4:42:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #4: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
39 12/12/2020 7:38:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Draw Strategy cards Drew 6 cards.

38 12/12/2020 7:38:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Draw Strategy cards Drew 6 cards.

37 12/12/2020 7:37:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies End Turn
36 12/12/2020 7:37:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Allies:
Dreaded Strategic Warfare dr
35 12/12/2020 7:09:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #41: 2 / WAR IN EUROPE: Minor 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: 1 1944: 2 1945: 3 Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
EC move WiE marker right one space
34 12/12/2020 7:09:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Future Offensive Message from Japanese:
33 12/12/2020 7:08:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #26: 2 / US Army Breaks Japanese Army Codes
Intelligence: Ambush. Bonus: For the duration of the Offensive the Allies gain +4 in any ground combat, in addition to the normal ambush modifier for air-naval combat. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
OC Removing MacArthur to TRT
32 12/12/2020 7:04:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Allies:
2nd attack on Pearl, firing back with 38
31 12/12/2020 7:03:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

2


Message from Japanese:
Yamamoto's 2nd chance - Pearl Harbor attack
30 12/12/2020 7:01:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Allies:
IC dr 8 or less
29 12/12/2020 6:57:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #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:
28 12/12/2020 6:54:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #83: 2 / China Offensive: Battle for Central Honan
Move the China marker one box to the right toward the Stable Front box, unless this would put the China marker in the Stable Front box, in which case no effect.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
OC activate SEAC for 3 activations total
27 12/12/2020 6:51:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Japanese:
Siam air battle
26 12/12/2020 6:49:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

2


Message from Allies:
IC for battle in Burma 5 or less
25 12/12/2020 6:46:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #84: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
24 12/12/2020 6:39:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #48: 2 / New China Army: Stilwell Burma Offensive
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 if SEAC HQ, for all others: 3 Conditions: Only ground and air units may be activated. Bonus: The Allies receive one Chinese ground replacement step for a reduced Chinese unit. This replacement step cannot be saved and is lost if not used immediately. Additionally, all Chinese army units in range of the activating HQ may be activated for no additional activation cost.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
EC 3 Chinese army activations, five other activations
23 12/12/2020 6:38:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #5: 2 / Japanese Aircraft Production Efficiency: War Crime
2 Air Replacements: The Japanese receive 2 air replacement steps. These steps may be used immediately or recorded as replacement steps for future use. Remove from play if use as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
22 12/12/2020 6:34:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #78: 1 / Tainan Air Unit: Reinforcement
The Japanese player receives the Tainan Air Unit. This unit may be placed on any friendly, in supply, airfield that is within range of an in supply Japanese HQ. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
21 12/12/2020 6:28:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #38: 2 / Operation Tarzan: Burma Offensive
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: The Allied player may only activate ground and air units, of which one must be a Chinese Army unit IF there is one on the map and in HQ range. If no such unit is available, this requirement is ignored.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
EC Activate 5 units total
20 12/12/2020 6:22:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Allies:
IC dr 7 or less
19 12/12/2020 6:14:00 PM Jan-Apr 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:
18 12/8/2020 6:46:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Draw Strategy cards Drew 6 cards.

17 12/8/2020 6:46:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Draw Strategy cards Drew 5 cards.

16 12/8/2020 6:45:00 PM December 1941 Allies End Turn
15 12/8/2020 6:44:00 PM December 1941 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Allies:
Submarines do strategic warfare
14 12/8/2020 6:38:00 PM December 1941 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 4

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Message from Allies:
US Army units to Europe?
13 12/8/2020 6:28:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Japanese:
Attack Clark Field.
12 12/8/2020 6:27:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Japanese:
Attack Flying Tigers.
11 12/8/2020 6:18:00 PM December 1941 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

9


Message from Allies:
First Battle of The Java Sea dr
10 12/8/2020 6:16:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

9


Message from Japanese:
Attack Dutch.
9 12/8/2020 6:16:00 PM December 1941 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

2


Message from Allies:
RAF counter attack Singapore
8 12/8/2020 6:15:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

1


Message from Japanese:
Singapore.
7 12/8/2020 6:14:00 PM December 1941 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Allies:
Force Z last great gesture of defiance
6 12/8/2020 6:14:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Japanese:
Force Z.
5 12/8/2020 5:53:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #2: 3 / IAI-Operation No.1: Conquest of SE Asia
Activate: Any units within range of any Japanese HQ. Logistic Value: 20 +6 Total HQ Efficiency Intelligence: Surprise Attack Condtions: A total of 26 units may be activated. If a Japanese naval unit enters a Malaysian coastal hex, Force Z is placed in that hex during reaction movement. (If choice, Allied chooses). No Allied air ZOI during this Offensive, but if not in a battle hex automatically participates in one battle within range. May only Amphibious Assault hexes that are within 5 contiguous water hexes of a Japanese controlled port. AA to Manila/Singapore requires naval escort and each naval unit loses one step prior to battle. May only be played as an event as the second card of the December 1941 game turn. Remove after playing as an event.

OC: 0 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
4 12/8/2020 5:48:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

9


Message from Japanese:
Tora Tora Tora
3 12/8/2020 5:43:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #1: 3 / Operation Z: Attack on Pearl Harbor
Activate: Hex 3705: CV Akagi, CV Soryu, CV Shokaku, and BB Hiei. Intelligence: Surprise Attack Condtions: These 4 naval units cannot be activated again during this game turn. Naval units may move 18 hexes. Must declare hex 5808 (Oahu) a Battle hex. Allied player does not roll during the AIr Naval Combat Segment and units defend at 1/2 strength. US Political Will marker is moved +8. The US CVs in hexes 5410/5609 cannot be attacked and must conduct post battle movement to 5808. May only be played as an event as the first card of the December 1941 game turn. Remove from play if use as an event.

OC: 0 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
2 12/8/2020 5:43:00 PM December 1941 Japanese Draw Strategy cards Drew 2 cards.

1 11/24/2020 12:51:00 PM December 1941 Allies Message 'Back To Pac 3' created on ACTS. You may draw T1 cards when ready.

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