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Entry # Time Turn Player Title Entry
192 1/19/2021 5:30:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #76: 2 / Oboe: Australians Invade Borneo
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 5 Conditions: Any nationality air and naval units may be activated, but only Australian ground units may be activated.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
OC on SWPAC (2+2)
2015 (Singapore) : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for 1M Division
* 2018 (Batavia) : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for SF Brigade
* 2017 (Bangka) : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for XIV Corps
* 2015 (Singapore) : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for 1M Division
* 2018 (Batavia) : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for SF Brigade
* 2017 (Bangka) : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for XIV Corps
* 2015 (Singapore) : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for 1M Division
* 2017 (Bangka) : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for XIV Corps
* 2018 (Batavia) : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for SF Brigade
* 2721 (Koepang) : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for 2M Division
* 2015 (Singapore): 1M Division moves to 1814
* RobC (Allies) sets Allied ASP Marker to 1 ASP Used
* 2017 (Bangka): XIV Corps moves to 1917 (Teloekbetoeng)
* RobC (Allies) sets Control Marker to Allied Progress of War at 1917 (Teloekbetoeng). Hex is now Allied controlled
* Allies have captured 2 progress of war hexes
* 2018 (Batavia): SF Brigade moves to 2019 (Tjilatjap)
* RobC (Allies) sets Control Marker to Allied Progress of War at 2019 (Tjilatjap). Hex is now Allied controlled
* Allies have captured 3 progress of war hexes
* 2721 (Koepang): 2M Division moves to 2015 (Singapore)

1 ASP used.
No PBM.
Back to you.
191 1/19/2021 4:42:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Message Japan will use its 2nd pass here. No file sent.

190 1/19/2021 3:54:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Message PBM
14 AF to Mandalay.
189 1/19/2021 3:08:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

7
0


Message from Japanese:
Ground combat; Allies 54 vs Japanese 24

188 1/19/2021 3:04:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

2
7


Message from Japanese:
Battle A; A/N - US 4 vs Japanese 20

187 1/19/2021 2:50:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Message Intercept.

186 1/19/2021 2:49:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Japanese:
Burma Offensive Intel roll. Need <6

185 1/19/2021 2:16:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 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:
Event on SEAC (4+1)
Flip Chinese 5th.

* 2105 (Imphal/Kohima) : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for 33 British Corps
* 2106 (Mandalay) : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for 1 Ind Corps
* 1406 (Madras) : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for 14AF Air
* 1406 (Madras): 14AF Air moves to 2206 (Lashio)
* 2106 (Mandalay): 1 Ind Corps moves to 2107
* 2106 (Mandalay): 3 Aus Corps moves to 2107
* 2105 (Imphal/Kohima): 33 British Corps moves to 2007
* Strategic Record Track (2): Japanese Passes moves to Strategic Record Track (1)
*RobC (Allies) deactivates Allied units.
*RobC (Allies) deactivates Japanese units.
*RobC (Allies) unmarks all moved units
* RobC (Allies) flips the [6 Army]
* RobC (Allies) flips the 6 Army
* RobC (Allies) flips the 5 Army
* 2007 : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for 33 British Corps
* 2107 : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for 3 Aus Corps
* 2107 : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for 1 Ind Corps
* 2007 : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for 66 Army
* 2407 (Kunming) : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for 5 Army
* 2206 (Lashio) : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for 6 Army
* 1805 (Calcutta) : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for 5AF LRB
* 2206 (Lashio) : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for 14AF Air
* 2007: 33 British Corps moves to 2008 (Rangoon)
* 2107: 3 Aus Corps moves to 2008 (Rangoon)
* 2107: 1 Ind Corps moves to 2008 (Rangoon)
* 2007: 66 Army moves to 2107
* 2206 (Lashio): 6 Army moves to 2107
* 2107: 6 Army moves to 2007
* 2407 (Kunming): 5 Army moves to 2408
* RobC (Allies) clones Battle Hex (A)
* 2008 (Rangoon): Battle Hex (A) moves to 1805 (Calcutta)
Back to you..
184 1/19/2021 9:22:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Message Japan will use its 1st Pass here. No file sent.
183 1/18/2021 5:52:00 PM Jan-Apr 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 SEAC (3+1)
On the road to Rangoon.
* 2106 (Mandalay) : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for 3 Aus Corps
* 2105 (Imphal/Kohima) : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for 33 British Corps
* 2106 (Mandalay) : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for 1 Ind Corps
* 1406 (Madras) : RobC (Allies) toggles Activation for 14AF Air
* 1406 (Madras): 14AF Air moves to 2206 (Lashio)
* 2106 (Mandalay): 1 Ind Corps moves to 2107
* 2106 (Mandalay): 3 Aus Corps moves to 2107
* 2105 (Imphal/Kohima): 33 British Corps moves to 2007

No PBM, back to you.
182 1/18/2021 11:23:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #62: 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:
As a 2OC on Combined Fleet for 3 activations.

8th AD to Clark Field,
28th AF SAT's to Ulithi,
27th Army SGT's to Ulithi.

(T5-J2)
181 1/17/2021 2:17:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #16: 1 / Makin Island Raid: US Raiders
One Japanese air unit (Allied Player's choice) that is on a non-Japanese Islands hex within the range of a US HQ is reduced one step, even if this would eliminate the air unit. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Will flip 23 NAF in Singora.
Bty
180 1/17/2021 2:16:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Allies:
X-Craft
179 1/17/2021 2:14:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Message Shokaku flips, now will draw card.
178 1/17/2021 2:14:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Allies:
X-Craft...
177 1/17/2021 2:13:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #78: 1 / Submarine Attack: British X Craft Attack Singapore
Play during an offensive before the beginning of the combat phase, or at the conclusion of the Offensive if no battle hexes are declared during the Offensive. On a die roll of: 0-7: Japanese lose one naval step (Allies chooses, can eliminated a unit). 8-9: No Effect. The target naval unit must be inactive and in a non-Japanese Islands port hex. Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Will target Shokaku...
176 1/17/2021 12:30:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #10: 3 / 2nd Operational Phase: Solomon Island Expansion
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 Conditions: May only be played as an event if the Japanese Inter-Service Rivalry marker is on its Strategic Agreement side.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
As an Event on South Seas HQ for 8 activations.

1st AD SAT's to Phnon Penh,
ED Army SGT's to Bougainville,
Junyo to Eniwetok,
26th AF to Green Island,
Kamikaze/ 3rd SNLF combo SNM's to Samar,
Hiei SNM's to Cam Ranh,
21st AF to Saipan.

(T5-J1)

175 1/16/2021 5:50:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Change War in Europe value From -1 to 1
174 1/16/2021 5:50:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Play Future Offensive card as Event #66: 2 / WAR IN EUROPE: Major 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: 2 1944: 3 1945: 3 Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Good news from Europe!
173 1/16/2021 3:40:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Message You go first.

172 1/16/2021 3:37:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Draw Strategy cards Drew 4 cards.

171 1/16/2021 3:36:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese Message I get 4 cards and 2 passes.

170 1/15/2021 11:58:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Draw Strategy cards Drew 7 cards.

169 1/15/2021 11:51:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Message If i could only get these rolls more often....
OK, JP has 4 cards and 2 passes. ASP to 3.
You have the option of opening the turn after your R&R.

Allies did not make POW, now 6, -1 also for Alaska if not recaptured this turn...

168 1/15/2021 11:49:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Allies:
subs...
167 1/15/2021 11:49:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Message Reinforcements placed, Chinese step taken.
Will roll for subs. Good torps arrive!
166 1/15/2021 11:46:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Message Europe quiet...,
165 1/15/2021 11:45:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

5
2


Message from Allies:
First 14 AF LRB, then XXIV Corps
164 1/15/2021 11:45:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies Message No PBM.
Will roll for sent to Europe for now and next turn...

163 1/15/2021 11:44:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies End Turn Japanese deck was reshuffled.

162 1/14/2021 8:11:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message I have Intel and a Battle Hex at Battle A.


161 1/14/2021 8:01:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message That didn't go unnoticed.

160 1/14/2021 7:59:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

2


Message from Japanese:
Orde Wingate Intel roll.

159 1/13/2021 10:49:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #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:
OK, last card...
OC on SW PAC
XIV Corps attacks Bangka, with 7 AF LRB supporting
Two Marine brigades land on Java.
Over to you to react....
158 1/12/2021 3:55:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy 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:
Halsey arrives, but nobody to attack with, so he cools his jets..
157 1/12/2021 10:53:00 AM Sep-Dec 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:
As a 3OC on South for 4 activations.

16th Army SGT's to Saigon,
1st SNLF SGT's to Balikpapan,
7th AD to Miri; via Soerabaja and Balikpapan,
Zuiho to Davao.

(T4-J6)
156 1/11/2021 7:50:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #5: 2 / Operation Matador: Pre-emptive Malaya Offensive
Activate: Any Allied HQ. Logistic Value: 3 Intelligence: Intercept Conditions: No ASPs may be used. Bonus: Alert Defenses, add 2 to Allied air unit defense strengths.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
OC on SEAC (2+1)
Ground forces on the move in Burma
No attacks, no PBM.
Bty...
155 1/11/2021 11:10:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #53: 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:
As a 3OC on South HQ for 4 activations.

35th Army SGT's to Takao to Balikpapan,
Nagato to Jolo and Takao to Balikpapan,
28th Army SGT's to Davao.

(T4-J5)
154 1/10/2021 11:08:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Future Offensive Message from Allies:
Will park this in FOQ.
Back to you, no file.
153 1/10/2021 10:51:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message Japanese will use their Pass here. No file sent.

152 1/9/2021 3:32:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Future Offensive card as Operations #63: 3 / Operation Stalemate: Invasion of Pelelu and Ulithi
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 if US Central Pac HQ, for all others: 4

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
Will use this to build Imphal Kohima transport route.
Bty when back from NH
151 1/8/2021 9:48:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #77: 3 / Fuel Shortage: Japanese re-deploy fleet
Due to fuel shortages the Japanese player may move the Combined Fleet HQ and up to 4 naval units of any type from their current location to any port hex which is within 3 hexes of a resource space. The movement of the HQ and naval units may not enter an unneutralized Allied air ZOI.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
As a 3OC on South HQ for 4 activations.

16th Army SGT's to Saigon,
38th Army to Singora,
5th AD to Medan,
Zuiho to Tjilatjap.

(T4-J4)

150 1/8/2021 9:47:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message Bill, I think you need a card for your last move.
149 1/7/2021 12:03:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #32: 3 / Operation Reno II: Invasion of Rabaul
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 7 if US SW HQ, for all others: 4

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
Event to go all in to try to save DEI/Malaya
SW PAC (7+2)
13 AF to Sinkawang
11 AF to Bali
5 AF to Amboina
Lex to Koepang
Enterprise to Singapore
XIV Corps to Palembang (2/4 ASP)
1 MAR SGT Singapore
North Carolina to Singapore
Wasp to Koepang

No battles, no PBM.
Bty.

148 1/6/2021 10:42:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message Can't do it. USN just out of range...
Auto kill Dutch and back to you for PBM.
147 1/6/2021 10:40:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

0


Message from Allies:
Intercept (0-7)
146 1/6/2021 8:46:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #14: 3 / Operation MO: Battle of the Coral Sea
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 5 Condtions: Only one ground unit (of any size) may be activated. Fortuitous Rain Squalls: Japanese CV (not CVL) naval units have their defense strength increased by 2 for the duration of the Offensive.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
As an Event on South HQ for 6 activations.

16th Army AA's (3/4) to Medan,
Supported by 5th AD, 23rd AF, Nagato and Takao,
2nd AD to Samar.

(T4-J3)

145 1/6/2021 12:38:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #39: 2 / Sextant Conference: Burma Road
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: In addition the Allied player immediately receives 3 Chinese ground and 1 Allied air replacement steps that must be used immediately (cannot be saved) on in supply units. Allied air units can be in the air units in China box. In addition, the Allies may immediately construct the Jarhat Trans Route for no cost. If Jarhat already constructed then either Ledo or Imphal may be constructed. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
See if I can get out of this for awhile...
Can only get one of the Chinese steps though.
Bty.
144 1/6/2021 11:58:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message Borneo falls.
Back to you for PBM...
143 1/6/2021 11:56:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

9


Message from Allies:
Nope
OK, we go straight to the JP ground roll, which is +2, so only fails on a "0"...
142 1/6/2021 11:55:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Allies:
Intercept?
141 1/5/2021 8:05:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #18: 1 / Bridge on River Kwai: Death Railroad
If the Japanese control hexes 2108 and 2109, they become Trans Routes for the remainder of the game and any Japanese HQ that can trace a continuous Trans Routes via the Kwai RR to Rangoon has +1 added to its efficiency rating if any units are activated in Burma or Northern India. Place the Bridge Over the River Kwai marker near this location as a reminder. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
As a 1OC on South HQ for 2 activations.

25th Army AA's (2/4) to Tarakan, escorted by Ryujo; Battle A

(PBM: Ryujo will sail back to Balikpapan.)

(T4-J2)
140 1/5/2021 1:56:00 PM Sep-Dec 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:
Event on SWPAC 4+2
Biak 13 AT to Koepang
Biak 11 AF to Amboina
Port Moresby 7 AF to Biak
Hollandia I Corps SGT Koepang

No PBM, no battles, back to you...
139 1/4/2021 1:55:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message No rolls needed, +3 ground auto kills Dutch
Back to you for PBM.
Nice op Bill, perfect use of a 1 OC!
138 1/4/2021 1:54:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

8


Message from Allies:
Intercept?
137 1/4/2021 10:11:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #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

NOTE: Deck will be reshuffled before next deal.Message from Japanese:
As a 1OC on Combined Fleet for 4 activations.

25th Army AA's (1/4) to Balikpapan, with Ryujo supporting; Battle A,
Nachi/SS Brigade combo to Bangka -landing unopposed.

(T4-J1)
136 1/3/2021 5:14:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Allies:
For sub doctrine...
135 1/3/2021 5:13:00 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:
Offensive Draw!
Don't forget, you have a PASS available. I always forget that, and then watch the other guy finish the turn with multiple cards...
134 1/3/2021 5:09:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Draw Strategy cards Drew 7 cards.

133 1/3/2021 4:58:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Draw Strategy cards Drew 6 cards.

132 1/3/2021 1:53:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message Unbelievable.
JP Cards to 6, ASP to 4
You have option to play first with FOQ card after JP R&R...
131 1/3/2021 1:51:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

1


Message from Allies:
subs
130 1/3/2021 1:51:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message AP R&R
Will place everybody on the map.
2 ground steps for US Corps to full strength
Rebuild Lex to full
AP ASP to 4
Will roll for subs...
129 1/3/2021 1:44:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies End Turn
128 1/3/2021 1:44:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message End of Turn
PI falls, PW to 7.
No attrition

127 1/3/2021 1:42:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #71: 2 / Victor Plans: MacArthur Liberates The Philippines
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 if SW Pac HQ, for all others: 4

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
Event on SW PAC
Everybody on Espiritu except HQ to Darwin.
No battles, no PBM.
126 1/3/2021 11:16:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #62: 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:
As a 2OC on South Seas for 4 activations.

Nachi/SS Brigade combo to Miri -unopposed
Aoba/4th SNLF to Eniwetok.

(T3-J8)

125 1/3/2021 10:22:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message PBM
Enterprise to Espiritu.

Looking for Midway, but got Coral Sea...
124 1/2/2021 10:27:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message SCANLAN!
123 1/2/2021 10:14:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Japanese:
For Submarine Attack.
122 1/2/2021 10:08:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Japanese:
Japan reacts with Submarine Attack #27.

121 1/2/2021 10:08:00 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:
Reaction.
120 1/2/2021 10:02:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Japanese:
Battle A; US with 24 factors.

119 1/2/2021 7:00:00 PM May-Aug 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:
Attack, repeat Attack!
Lady Lex and Big "E" to 4315, attack Eniwetok.
118 1/2/2021 11:28:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message Success at Kendari, but Koepang holds out.
Back to you for PBM...

Note to self: double bonus to Oleg this month.
117 1/2/2021 11:26:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

0
2


Message from Allies:
No reaction...
Just rolling for JP ground on A and B.
Landings only fail on a "0"
1. JP A

2. JP B
116 1/2/2021 11:23:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message Intercept
115 1/2/2021 11:23:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Allies:
Intel (0-7)
114 1/1/2021 10:21:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #10: 3 / 2nd Operational Phase: Solomon Island Expansion
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 Conditions: May only be played as an event if the Japanese Inter-Service Rivalry marker is on its Strategic Agreement side.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
As an Event on Combined Fleet for 9 activations.

25th Army AA's (2/5) to Koepang; Battle A,
Yamato and Shokaku support (A),

17th Army AA's (3/5) to Kendari; Battle B,
Kongo and Ryujo support (B),

18th Army overland to Vogelkop -no opposition,

35th Army AA's (4/5) to Teloekbetoeng -no opposition,

27th Army AA's (5/5) to Attu -no opposition.

(T3-J6)
113 1/1/2021 11:40:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Future Offensive Message from Allies:
Will place this in FOQ.
Back to you.
112 12/31/2020 6:04:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Return Strategy card to hand #10: 3 / 2nd Operational Phase: Solomon Island Expansion

Message from Japanese:
111 12/31/2020 6:03:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Return Strategy card to deck #24: 1 / Submarine Attack
OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
110 12/31/2020 6:03:00 PM May-Aug 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:
As an Event,
Discarding Submarine Attack #24 and replacing it with 2nd Operational Phase from the discard pile.

No file sent.

(T3-J5)
109 12/31/2020 11:57:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Future Offensive card as Event #18: 1 / Edwin Booz: Defense Consultant
Allied player immediately receives 1 permanent amphibious shipping point. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Will increase ASP's to 3.
Back to you...
108 12/31/2020 10:20:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Japanese:
For Second Front.
107 12/31/2020 10:20:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #11: 2 / US/British Second Front Conference - Germany First: 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:
As an Event to draw a card. No file sent. Back to you.

(T3-J4)
106 12/30/2020 11:50:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Change War in Europe value From -2 to -1
105 12/30/2020 11:50:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #14: 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:
Well....
Back to -1.
Please use your current file.
104 12/30/2020 11:49:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Change War in Europe value From 0 to -2
103 12/30/2020 8:45:00 PM May-Aug 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:
As an Event.

Down 2.

(T3-J3)

102 12/30/2020 7:19:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Change US Political Will From 7 to 8
101 12/30/2020 7:19:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #1: 1 / Bataan Death March: Atrocity
Increase US Political Will by one if the Japanese control Manila (2813). Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
PW back to 8 for the moment.
Back to you for next card.
100 12/30/2020 7:18:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message Surprise attack. Manila falls, no losses to JP.

Back to you for PBM, and next card. I'll play my next card as it will not be affected by your PBM..
99 12/30/2020 7:17:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Allies:
Intercept (0-4)
98 12/30/2020 12:06:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #79: 2 / Tinian Raid: Japanese Attack B29 Base
Activation: Any HQ Logistics Value: 1 Conditions: Any air or naval units may be activated, but only one brigade size ground unit may be activated. Bonus: If the Allied player has a B29 LRB unit within 8 hexes of Tokyo (3706) or in the China Air units box, the Japanese player rolls a die. On a die roll of: 0-4: Lose one B29 Air step* 5-9: No Effect *Japanese choice Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 6

Message from Japanese:
As a 2OC on Combined Fleet for 5 activations.

14th and 35th Divisions move on Manila; Battle A,
Ryujo to Manila, supports (A),
SS Brigade SGT's to Davao,
Kor Army SGT's to Rabaul,

(T3-J2)
97 12/30/2020 11:20:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #29: 2 / Operation Toenails: New Georgia Invasion
Actiavte: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Artillery Support: During all battles for this Offensive, the Allies receive a +1 die roll modifier during Ground combat.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
Event on ANZAC 4+1
Port Moresby 5 AF to Biak
Darwin 1 AUS SGT to Biak
Townsville 2 AUS SGT Wewak
Townsville AUS AF to Cairns
Port Moresby XI Corps to Lae

PBM:
5 AF to Hollandia

No battles, back to you...
96 12/29/2020 2:41:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message No hits.
AP PBM back to Darwin

Over to you for PBM...
95 12/29/2020 2:39:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

3
4


Message from Allies:
A/N Tjilatjap
JP 6

AP 4
Ground is auto for JP, no damage to JP possible.
94 12/29/2020 2:38:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message OK, 7 AF LRB flies to Bali. Let's see if the "crit magic" still works...
93 12/29/2020 2:37:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

2


Message from Allies:
Intercept 0-5

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