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Entry # Time Turn Player Title Entry
147 4/14/2021 2:39:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message 30 hits for US, elim 27A

9 hits for JP, flip 1M

CV Lex PBM to Dutch Harbor.

File posted and my move later today
146 4/14/2021 2:36:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

6
0


Message from Japanese:
intel doesn't matter so we go straight to the battle:

US 20 +2
JP 9 +3
145 4/14/2021 1:08:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #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:
- 1OC with CPac + 4
* 5100 (Dutch Harbor) : CV Lexington Activates.
* 5100 (Dutch Harbor) : M Brigade Activates.
* 5100 (Dutch Harbor) : 1M Division Activates.

* 5100 (Dutch Harbor): 1M Division moves to 4600 (Attu/Kiska)
* 5100 (Dutch Harbor): M Brigade moves to 4600 (Attu/Kiska)
* 5100 (Dutch Harbor): CV Lexington moves to 4600 (Attu/Kiska)
144 4/14/2021 12:35:00 AM Sep-Dec 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:
CF OC for 5 activations

3SN, CA Nachi Biak to Ominato
CV Shokaku Tarakan to Tokyo
CVL Ryujo Miri to Tokyo
25AD Kure to Leyte

PBM

25AD to Tarakan
143 4/13/2021 1:17:00 PM Sep-Dec 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:
- 2EC with CPAc + up to 7
* 5808 (Oahu) : CV Lexington Activates.
* 5108 (Midway) : M Brigade Activates.
* 3823 (Port Moresby) : 1 MAW Deactivates.
* 3823 (Port Moresby) : S Pac HQ (Halsey) (Rivalry) Deactivates.
* 4021 (Rabaul) : SF Brigade Deactivates.
* 4021 (Rabaul) : CA Northampton Deactivates.
* 5108 (Midway): M Brigade moves to 5100 (Dutch Harbor)
* 5808 (Oahu): CV Lexington moves to 5100 (Dutch Harbor)
142 4/11/2021 11:42:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message Pass. No file
141 4/11/2021 10:17:00 AM 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:
- 1EC with SPac + 5
* 3823 (Port Moresby) : S Pac HQ (Halsey) (Rivalry) Activates.
* 4423 (Guadalcanal) : CA Northampton Activates.
* 4423 (Guadalcanal) : SF Brigade Activates.
* 3823 (Port Moresby) : 1 MAW Activates.

* 4423 (Guadalcanal): SF Brigade moves to 4021 (Rabaul)
* 4423 (Guadalcanal): CA Northampton moves to 4021 (Rabaul)
* Allied ASP Marker uses 1/3 ASP
* 3823 (Port Moresby): 1 MAW moves to 3922 (Buna)
* 3922 (Buna): 1 MAW moves to 3823 (Port Moresby)
* 4021 (Rabaul) is now Allied controlled.
* Allies have captured 3 progress of war hexes
- Logfile written.
140 4/11/2021 9:45:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card
139 4/11/2021 9:45:00 AM Sep-Dec 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:
File posted
138 4/11/2021 4:30:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #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:
Sorry, for the very long delay.
- 2EC with ANZAC + 6
* 3023 (Darwin) : ANZAC HQ (Agreement) Activates.
* 2721 (Koepang) : 7AF Air Activates.
* 2721 (Koepang) : 1 Aus Corps Activates.
* 2719 (Kendari) : Aus Air Activates.
* 3017 (Morotai) : 5AF Air Activates.
* 2721 (Koepang) : BB North Carolina Activates.
* 4024 (Gili Gili) : CA Kent Activates.

* 3017 (Morotai): 5AF Air moves to 2719 (Kendari)
* 2719 (Kendari): Aus Air moves to 3017 (Morotai)
* 2721 (Koepang): 7AF Air moves to 3023 (Darwin)
* 2721 (Koepang): 1 Aus Corps moves to 2715 (Jolo)
* 2721 (Koepang): BB North Carolina moves to 2715 (Jolo)
* 4024 (Gili Gili): CA Kent moves to 2721 (Koepang)
137 4/5/2021 2:15:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message I'm done with my recent run of traveling and ready to pick up the pace on this game.
136 4/1/2021 2:20:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message PBM

CA Takao Tainan to Saigon
(23AF) to Ambonia
27AF to Tainan
(5AD) to Leyte
BB Nagato to Singapore
135 4/1/2021 12:48:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message * 3014 (Samar/Leyte): 13AF Air is eliminated
* 3014 (Samar/Leyte): CV Enterprise is eliminated
* 2915 (Davao) : [5 AD] suffers a step loss.
* 2915 (Davao) : [23 AF] suffers a step loss.

Ground combat is automatic. Davao falls.

- PBM:
* 2719 (Kendari): [11AF Air] moves to 2715 (Jolo)
* 2715 (Jolo): [11AF Air] moves to 2813 (Manila/Corregidor)
* 3218: CV Wasp moves to 2715 (Jolo)
* 3023 (Darwin): 13AF LRB moves to 2715 (Jolo)
134 4/1/2021 12:43:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

7
8


Message from Allies:
* 2719 (Kendari) : [11AF Air] suffers a step loss.
* 2616 (Tarakan): 6 AD is eliminated

Battle D:
Japan 68 vs Allies 22
133 4/1/2021 12:42:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

9
8


Message from Allies:
no hits
Battle C:
Japan 8 vs Allies 20
132 4/1/2021 12:41:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

5
1


Message from Allies:
[CA Mogami] is eliminated
Battle B:
Japan 14 vs Allies 26
131 4/1/2021 12:40:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

1
2


Message from Allies:
Battle A:
Jap 9 vs Allied 40
130 4/1/2021 12:40:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message - reacting with ANZAC + 4
* 3023 (Darwin) : CV Wasp Activates.
* 2719 (Kendari) : 11AF Air Activates.
* 2719 (Kendari) : Aus Air Activates.
* 3624 (Cape York) : 13AF LRB Activates.

* 3023 (Darwin): CV Wasp moves to 3218
* 3218: CV Wasp joins Battle B
* 2719 (Kendari): Aus Air joins Battle A
* 2719 (Kendari): 11AF Air joins Battle C
* 3624 (Cape York): 13AF LRB moves to 3023 (Darwin)
* 3023 (Darwin): 13AF LRB joins Battle A

129 4/1/2021 12:29:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Allies:
intel roll (0-8)
128 4/1/2021 9:06:00 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:
EAM 5AD to Davao

S HQ EC for 8 activations

(CA Mogami) Soerabaja to Koepang, A
CA Takao Tainan to Moroti, B
8AD Bangkok to Tarakan, attack Jolo C
23AF Makassar to Davao, attack Leyte D
27AF Ambonia to Davao, D
5AD Davao, D
BB Nagato, 38A Singapore to Leyte, D 2/6 ASP

A: JP 9 vs. US 26
B: JP 14 vs. US 14
C: JP 8 vs. US 15 (no return fire)
D: JP 68 vs. US 22
127 4/1/2021 12:27:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message PBM:
* 2715 (Jolo): CV Wasp moves to 3023 (Darwin)

126 3/31/2021 6:23:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message Do you want to PBM your ships?
125 3/31/2021 6:22:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message elim 14A, 18A

Flip XI and XIV corps
124 3/31/2021 6:20:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

6
3


Message from Japanese:
elim 19LRB

Ground

US 49
JP 27
123 3/31/2021 6:19:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

8
3


Message from Japanese:
Battle A

A/N

US CH (surprise)
JP 22
122 3/31/2021 6:18:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

8


Message from Japanese:
intel 0-7
121 3/31/2021 4:52:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #21: 3 / Operation Cartwheel: Breaking the Bismark Barrier
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 if US SW Pac HQ, for all others: 4

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
- 3EC with SWPac + 8
* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor) : SW Pac HQ (Agreement) Activates.
* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor) : XIV Corps Activates.
* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor) : XI Corps Activates.
* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor) : [R Corps] Activates.
* 2912 : [SL Corps] Activates.
* 3720 (Wewak) : I Corps Activates.
* 3820 (Admiralty Islands) : CV Wasp Activates.
* 3820 (Admiralty Islands) : BB Mississippi Activates.
* 3023 (Darwin) : [19 LRB] Activates.

* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor): [R Corps], XI Corps, XIV Corps moves to 2812 (Clark Field)
* 2912: [SL Corps] moves to 2911 (Aparri)
* 2911 (Aparri) is now Allied controlled.
* Allies have captured 1 progress of war hexes
* 3720 (Wewak): I Corps moves to 2813 (Manila/Corregidor)
* 3023 (Darwin): [19 LRB] moves to 3017 (Morotai)
* 3017 (Morotai): [19 LRB] joins Battle A
* 3820 (Admiralty Islands): BB Mississippi moves to 2715 (Jolo)
* 3820 (Admiralty Islands): CV Wasp moves to 2715 (Jolo)
- Logfile written.
120 3/28/2021 9:53:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Draw Strategy cards Drew 6 cards.

119 3/28/2021 9:53:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message Hit. JP 6 cards + 1 pass, and you go first
118 3/28/2021 9:51:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Japanese:
subs 0-4
117 3/28/2021 9:51:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Change Japanese Divisions Available in China From 10 to 8
116 3/28/2021 9:50:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message JP Replacements

Save Naval Rep

2 China Divisions

(15A) to Davao
(28A) to Palau
115 3/27/2021 4:47:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Draw Strategy cards Drew 7 cards.

114 3/27/2021 4:21:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message - replacements
- 2 ground
* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor) : XIV Corps restored to full strength.
* 3720 (Wewak) : I Corps restored to full strength.

- 5 air (4 used)
* Eliminated AL Air Units: 1 MAW moves to 3823 (Port Moresby)
* Eliminated AL Air Units: 7AF Air moves to 2721 (Koepang)

113 3/27/2021 9:53:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message JP Reinforcements

27AF to Ambonia
7AD to Okinawa
(37A) to Saipan
112 3/27/2021 2:42:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message * 5100 (Dutch Harbor): CV Lexington moves to 5808 (Oahu)

* Delayed Reinforcements Box: 1M Division moves to 5100 (Dutch Harbor)
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: [XIV Corps] moves to 2813 (Manila/Corregidor)
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: [I Corps] moves to 3720 (Wewak)
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: 3 Aus Corps moves to 3023 (Darwin)
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: CV Wasp moves to 3820 (Admiralty Islands)
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: BB North Carolina moves to 3014 (Samar/Leyte)
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: 3NZ Division moves to 2721 (Koepang)
* 3014 (Samar/Leyte): BB North Carolina moves to 2721 (Koepang)
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: 13AF Air moves to 3014 (Samar/Leyte)
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: 11AF LRB moves to 3017 (Morotai)
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: 15 British Corps moves to 1905 (Dacca)
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: 33 British Corps moves to 1307 (Columbo)
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: 13AF LRB moves to 3624 (Cape York)
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: 11AF Air moves to 2719 (Kendari)
- Logfile written.

111 3/27/2021 2:25:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Allies:
War in Europe roll for the 14AF LRB
110 3/27/2021 2:23:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Message Ah, sorry. It will stay in Oahu then.
109 3/26/2021 10:03:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese Message Dutch Harbor is 11 hexes from Pearl Harbor. So you can't move a naval unit there on a 1OC

How do you want to revise?
108 3/26/2021 3:19:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies Change US Political Will From 7 to 5
107 3/26/2021 3:19:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies End Turn Japanese deck was reshuffled.

106 3/26/2021 3:19:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message - political phase
* Frank (Allies) creates Malaya Surrender Marker in Turn 3 (May-Aug 1942)
* Frank (Allies) creates DEI Surrender Marker in Turn 3 (May-Aug 1942)
* Frank (Allies) sets Political Will to 5
* 1914: [MA Air] is eliminated

- emergency move
* 2917 (Menado): [19 LRB] moves to 3023 (Darwin)
- no attrition
- Logfile written.

105 3/26/2021 3:11:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #36: 3 / Operation Cherry Blossom: Bougainville Landing
Activate: Any HQ. Logistics Value: 5 Arleigh Burke: US CA naval units have 2 added to their attack strength for the duration of this Offensive.

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
- 3EC with ANZAC + 6
* 3023 (Darwin) : ANZAC HQ (Agreement) Activates.
* 3820 (Admiralty Islands) : CV Enterprise Activates.
* 3921 (Gasmata) : 5AF Air Activates.
* 3823 (Port Moresby) : [PM Bde] Activates.
* 3023 (Darwin) : 1 Aus Corps Activates.
* 3023 (Darwin) : Aus Air Activates.
* 2318 (Bandjermasin) : [Dut Air] Activates.

* 2318 (Bandjermasin): [Dut Air] moves to 2719 (Kendari)
* 2719 (Kendari): [Dut Air] moves to 3017 (Morotai)
* 2917 (Menado): [19 LRB] is in supply.
* 2917 (Menado): 6 Regiment is in supply.
* 3823 (Port Moresby): [PM Bde] moves to 3017 (Morotai)
* Allied ASP Marker uses 2/2 ASP
* 3023 (Darwin): Aus Air moves to 2919 (Amboina)
* 2919 (Amboina): Aus Air moves to 2719 (Kendari)
* 2719 (Kendari): 2 Aus Corps is in supply.
* 2719 (Kendari): 7 Regiment is in supply.
* 3023 (Darwin): 1 Aus Corps moves to 2721 (Koepang)
* 3820 (Admiralty Islands): CV Enterprise moves to 3014 (Samar/Leyte)
* 2912: [SL Corps] is in supply.
* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor): XI Corps is in supply.
* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor): [R Corps] is in supply.
* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor): SW Pac HQ (Agreement) is in supply.
* 3014 (Samar/Leyte): P Brigade is in supply.
* 3921 (Gasmata): 5AF Air moves to 3624 (Cape York)
* 3624 (Cape York): 5AF Air moves to 3226
* 3226: 5AF Air moves to 3023 (Darwin)
- PBM:
* 3023 (Darwin): 5AF Air moves to 2919 (Amboina)
* 2919 (Amboina): 5AF Air moves to 3017 (Morotai)
- Logfile written.
104 3/26/2021 3:05:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #3: 1 / Prime Minister Curtin
2 Ground replacements: The Australians get two ground replacements that must be used immediately to bring Australian ground units from reduced to full strength, or from the eliminated plie to reduced strength or full strength, which are placed in any friendly Australian port. Any unused replacements are forfeit. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Now it's my turn to say sorry. I could not focus on the game earlier.

- 1OC with CPAc + 4
* 5808 (Oahu) : Cen Pac HQ (Agreement) Activates.
* 5808 (Oahu) : CV Lexington Activates.
* 4423 (Guadalcanal) : CV Enterprise Activates.
* 4423 (Guadalcanal) : BB Mississippi Activates.

* 4423 (Guadalcanal): BB Mississippi moves to 3820 (Admiralty Islands)
* 4423 (Guadalcanal): CV Enterprise moves to 3820 (Admiralty Islands)
* 5808 (Oahu): CV Lexington moves to 5100 (Dutch Harbor)
103 3/21/2021 6:34:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message PBM

BB Nagato to Singapore
BB Yamato to Truk
BB Hiei to Ulithi
CV Shokaku to Tarakan
22AF to Davao
21AF to Biak
5AD to 2812
102 3/21/2021 6:30:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message Sorry for the delay. This has been a heavy travel month for me and will settle down in April.

The Aus AF can't use its parenthetical range to PBM.

https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/2440694/article/35010355#35010355

I don't think it can PBM (no base within 2 hexes) so I'm going to put it back and do my PBM
101 3/20/2021 9:34:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message - PBM:
* 1914: [MA Air] is out of supply.
* 3023 (Darwin): Aus Air moves to 2719 (Kendari)


100 3/20/2021 9:27:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

1


Message from Allies:
7AF Air eliminated
Battle D:
Japan auto vs Allied CH
99 3/20/2021 9:27:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

4
1


Message from Allies:
1MAW eliminated
Battle C:
Japan 40 vs Allied 10
98 3/20/2021 9:26:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

4
8


Message from Allies:
no hits
Battle B:
Japan 40 vs Allied CH
97 3/20/2021 9:25:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

4
6


Message from Allies:
Battle A:
Japan 14 vs Allied CH
96 3/20/2021 9:24:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message - reacting with ANZAC + 4
* 3023 (Darwin) : ANZAC HQ (Agreement) Activates.
* 3023 (Darwin) : Aus Air Activates.
* 2919 (Amboina) : 1 MAW Activates.
* 2715 (Jolo) : 7AF Air Activates.

* 2620 (Makassar): 23 AF is in supply.
95 3/20/2021 8:47:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Draw Extra Strategy card
94 3/20/2021 8:47:00 AM May-Aug 1942 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:
Intercepting.
93 3/20/2021 8:37:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #25: 3 / Operation KA: Battle for the Eastern Solomons
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Allied Tactical Confusion: US aircraft carrier naval units have their attack strength reduced by 2 for the duration of this Offensive.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
CF EC for 7 activations

CV Akagi Truk to 3323, attack Darwin A
22AF Davao to Sarong, attack Ambonia, B
BB Nagato Kure to Ambonia, B
5AD 2812 to Davao, attack Jolo, C
BB Yamato Tarakan to Jolo, C
21AF Tainan to Davao, attack Leyte D
BB Hiei Tokyo to Leyte, D

A: JP 14 vs Au CH
B: JP 40 vs US CH
C: JP 40 vs US 10
D: JP 33 vs BR CH
92 3/18/2021 1:56:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message Tojo really wants to resign it seems

I will use my pass. Bty.
91 3/17/2021 9:08:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Set Deck Reshuffle Deck will be reshuffled before next deal
90 3/17/2021 9:07:00 PM May-Aug 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:
SS OC for 3 activations

(4SN) Kwajalein to Tarawa (4/7 ASP)
24AF Kwajalein to Jaluit
1AD Tokyo to Iwo Jima
89 3/17/2021 1:41:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Future Offensive 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:
Recent events unite the branches. I will not use the option to discard.
88 3/17/2021 12:09:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message no file. bty
87 3/17/2021 12:09:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Future Offensive Message from Japanese:
86 3/17/2021 2:53:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Draw Extra Strategy card
85 3/17/2021 2:52:00 AM May-Aug 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:
84 3/17/2021 1:43:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message * 2015 (Singapore): [8 Aus Division] is eliminated
* 2015 (Singapore): Malaya HQ (Agreement) is eliminated
*Frank (Allies) removes all battle markers

- PBM:
* 2008 (Rangoon): BB Warspite moves to 1905 (Dacca)
* 1914: CV Indomitable moves to 1307 (Columbo)
- Logfile written.

83 3/17/2021 1:36:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

1


Message from Allies:
* 2008 (Rangoon): [28th Army] is eliminated
* 2008 (Rangoon) : [1 Ind Corps] suffers a step loss.

Battle B (Singapore) a/n:
Allies 13(+4)
82 3/17/2021 1:34:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

6
6


Message from Allies:
* 2008 (Rangoon): 15th Army is eliminated

Battle A ground:
Japan 9(+4) vs Allied 18(+4)
81 3/17/2021 1:33:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Allies:
Battle A (Rangoon) a/n:
Allies 27(+4)
80 3/17/2021 1:32:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #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:
- ambushed by SEAC + 3
* 1805 (Calcutta) : SEAC HQ (Rivalry) Activates.
* 2007 : 66 Army Activates.
* 1905 (Dacca) : BB Warspite Activates.
* 1307 (Columbo) : CV Indomitable Activates.

* 1307 (Columbo): CV Indomitable moves to 1914
* 1914: CV Indomitable joins Battle B
* 2007: 66 Army moves to 2008 (Rangoon)
* 1905 (Dacca): BB Warspite moves to 2008 (Rangoon)
79 3/16/2021 4:03:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #3: 2 / Col. Tsuji, Unit 82: Jungle Warfare
Activate: Any HQ Logistic Value: 3 Intelligence: Surprise Attack Conditions: Only Japanese ground units may be activated. Bonus: In any ground combat that occurs in a Malaya, Jungle or Mixed terrain hex for the duration of this operation, the final die roll modifier for the Japanese in any ground battles is +4.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
S HQ EC for 3 activations (Burma penalty)

(28A), 15A 2108 to Rangoon, A
38A Kuantan to Singapore, B
78 3/16/2021 10:20:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message Place it in Bandjermasin, please.

77 3/16/2021 8:46:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message Where do you want to EAM the Dutch air from Palembang? I can add it to my file
76 3/16/2021 2:36:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #72: 2 / Halsey: Carrier Raids on Japan
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 8 if US Central Pac HQ, for all others: 4. Bonus: If during the offensive a US carrier naval unit declares a battle in a Japanese Island hex, unless the Japanese immediately play a weather card, the Allies randomly remove one card from the Japanese hand.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
Recycling the old plan hoping for better weather ...

- 2EC with ANZAC + 5
* 3023 (Darwin) : ANZAC HQ (Rivalry) Activates.
* 3023 (Darwin) : 7AF Air Activates.
* 3023 (Darwin) : CVL Hermes Activates.
* 2719 (Kendari) : XI Corps Activates.
* 3727 (Townsville) : 2 Aus Corps Activates.
* 3727 (Townsville) : Aus Air Activates.

* 3727 (Townsville): 2 Aus Corps moves to 2719 (Kendari)
* 3727 (Townsville): Aus Air moves to 3626 (Cairns)
* 3626 (Cairns): Aus Air moves to 3226
* 3023 (Darwin): 7AF Air moves to 2919 (Amboina)
* 2919 (Amboina): 7AF Air moves to 3017 (Morotai)
* 3023 (Darwin): CVL Hermes moves to 3014 (Samar/Leyte)
* 2719 (Kendari): XI Corps moves to 2813 (Manila/Corregidor)

- PBM:
* 3226: Aus Air moves to 3023 (Darwin)
* 3017 (Morotai): 7AF Air moves to 2715 (Jolo)
- Logfile written.
75 3/15/2021 2:40:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message PBM

2AD to Medan
(CA Mogami) to Soerabaja
BB Yamato to Tarakan
74 3/15/2021 1:55:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message * 1916 (Palembang) : [CA Mogami] suffers a step loss.
* 1916 (Palembang): 1 Regiment is eliminated

* 1916 (Palembang) is now Japanese controlled.
* 2017 (Bangka) is now Japanese controlled.
* Japanese Resources are now at 11

- PBM:
* 1914: CV Indomitable moves to 1307 (Columbo)
- Logfile written.

73 3/15/2021 1:51:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

3
9


Message from Allies:
Battle A ground is automatic.

Battle B a/n:
Japan 12 vs Allied 4

72 3/15/2021 1:48:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

8


Message from Allies:
- reacting with SEAC
* 1805 (Calcutta) : SEAC HQ (Rivalry) Activates.
* 1307 (Columbo) : CV Indomitable Activates.
* 1307 (Columbo): CV Indomitable moves to 1914
* 1914: CV Indomitable joins Battle A

Battle A a/n:
Japan can't hit, Allies need crit
71 3/15/2021 1:39:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Allies:
intel roll
70 3/14/2021 5:12:00 PM May-Aug 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:
S HQ for 8 activations

38A Kulua Lampur to Kuantan A
BB Yamato Kure to Kuantan A
18A Teleo. to Palembang B
CA Mogami Cam Ranh to Palembang B
(16A) Tjilatjap to 2812 2/7 ASP
(28A) 2109 to 2108
2SN Makassar to Bangka 3/7 ASP
2 AD Peiping Hanoi
69 3/14/2021 5:12:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #22: 2 / Weather: Monsoon Rains Cancel Offensive
Allied Offensive is canceled. All units are placed back at their starting locations. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Rain it out. Reload my new file because I reverted back to my last one
68 3/14/2021 11:43:00 AM 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:
- 3EC with ANZAC + 7

* 3023 (Darwin) : ANZAC HQ (Rivalry) Activates.
* 3023 (Darwin) : 7AF Air Activates.
* 3023 (Darwin) : CVL Hermes Activates.
* 2719 (Kendari) : XI Corps Activates.
* 2917 (Menado) : [19 LRB] Activates.
* 2917 (Menado): [19 LRB] is in supply.
* 3921 (Gasmata) : 5AF Air Activates.
* 3727 (Townsville) : Aus Air Activates.
* 3727 (Townsville) : 2 Aus Corps Activates.

* 3727 (Townsville): 2 Aus Corps moves to 2719 (Kendari)
* 3023 (Darwin): 7AF Air moves to 2715 (Jolo)
* 3023 (Darwin): CVL Hermes moves to 3014 (Samar/Leyte)
* 2719 (Kendari): 2 Aus Corps moves to 2813 (Manila/Corregidor)
* UNDO: * 2719 (Kendari): 2 Aus Corps moves to 2813 (Manila/Corregidor)
* 2719 (Kendari): XI Corps moves to 2813 (Manila/Corregidor)
* 3727 (Townsville): Aus Air moves to 3023 (Darwin)
* 3921 (Gasmata): 5AF Air moves to 3023 (Darwin)
* 2917 (Menado): [19 LRB] moves to 2919 (Amboina)

- PBM:
* 3023 (Darwin): Aus Air moves to 2721 (Koepang)
* 3023 (Darwin): 5AF Air moves to 2318 (Bandjermasin)

* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor): SW Pac HQ (Rivalry) is in supply.
* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor): [R Corps] is in supply.
* 2015 (Singapore): [MA Air] is in supply.
* 2015 (Singapore): [8 Aus Division] is in supply.
* 2015 (Singapore): Malaya HQ (Rivalry) is in supply.
* 2620 (Makassar): 23 AF is out of supply.
- Logfile written.
67 3/14/2021 9:18:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Japanese:
file posted
66 3/14/2021 9:18:00 AM May-Aug 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:
65 3/13/2021 4:57:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #81: 2 / China Offensive: Counter-Offensive in Kweilin-Liuchow
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:
- 2OC with CPac + 5
* 5808 (Oahu) : Cen Pac HQ (Agreement) Activates.
* 5808 (Oahu) : M Brigade Activates.
* 3823 (Port Moresby) : 1 MAW Activates.
* 3823 (Port Moresby) : 5AF Air Activates.
* 4222 (Buin) : 10AF LRB Activates.
* 4423 (Guadalcanal) : XI Corps Activates.

* 5808 (Oahu): M Brigade moves to 5108 (Midway)
* Allied ASP Marker uses 1/2 ASP
* 3823 (Port Moresby): 1 MAW moves to 3624 (Cape York)
* 3624 (Cape York): 1 MAW moves to 3226
* 3226: 1 MAW moves to 3023 (Darwin)
* 3023 (Darwin): 1 MAW moves to 2919 (Amboina)
* 3823 (Port Moresby): 5AF Air moves to 3921 (Gasmata)
* 4222 (Buin): 10AF LRB moves to 3820 (Admiralty Islands)
* 4423 (Guadalcanal): XI Corps moves to 2719 (Kendari)
- Logfile written.
64 3/11/2021 9:07:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #23: 2 / Operation RE: Attack on Milne Bay
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 3 Elite Units: The Japanese player gains a +1 ground combat die modifier if any brigade size ground units are involved in a ground combat during this Offensive.

OC: 4 EC: 6

Message from Japanese:
SS EC for 5

SS Bd, Aoba CA Rabaul to Hollandia
CV Akagi Rabaul to Truk
(31A) Truk to Sarong (1/7 ASP)
ED Tokyo to Truk

No PBM. Bty
63 3/11/2021 12:22:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message No, go ahead.
62 3/10/2021 6:28:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message Pre-empt?
61 3/10/2021 6:23:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Draw Strategy cards Drew 7 cards.

60 3/10/2021 6:22:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

3


Message from Japanese:
subs 0-2
59 3/10/2021 6:22:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Change Japanese Divisions Available in China From 11 to 10
58 3/10/2021 6:22:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message Rep's

Flip BB Yamato Kure
Flip 18A Teloek
57 3/10/2021 4:59:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Draw Strategy cards Drew 6 cards.

56 3/10/2021 3:23:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message Replacements:
3727 (Townsville) : Aus Air restored to full strength.
* 3727 (Townsville) : 2 Aus Corps restored to full strength.
* 3023 (Darwin) : 1 Aus Corps restored to full strength.
* 2007 : 66 Army restored to full strength.
55 3/10/2021 2:04:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Message Reinf

CV Junyo to Saipan
(31A) to Truk
26AF to Palau
6AD to Bangkok

Bty for your replacements
54 3/10/2021 12:06:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies Message Ah, sorry, forgot those rolls.
53 3/10/2021 11:58:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 6

8
2
9
5
3
3


Message from Japanese:
Divert to Europe rolls (0-1)

(XIV) corps
(I) corps
13th AF
13th LRB
11th AF
11th LRB
52 3/10/2021 2:13:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies End Turn Japanese deck was reshuffled.

51 3/10/2021 2:13:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Change US Political Will From 8 to 7
50 3/10/2021 1:42:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Message *Frank (Allies) deactivates Allied units.
*Frank (Allies) unmarks all moved units
- no political changes
- attrition;
No political changes
* Frank (Allies) sets Political Will to 7
- (from game start)

Attrition:
* 2014 (Kuantan) : [3 Ind Corps] suffers a step loss.
* 2015 (Singapore) : [8 Aus Division] suffers a step loss.
* 2015 (Singapore) : [MA Air] suffers a step loss.
* 1916 (Palembang) : [Dut Air] suffers a step loss.
* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor) : [R Corps] suffers a step loss.
* 3023 (Darwin) : [1 Aus Corps] suffers a step loss.
* 3727 (Townsville) : [Aus Air] suffers a step loss.
* 3727 (Townsville) : [2 Aus Corps] suffers a step loss.
* 3823 (Port Moresby) : [PM Bde] suffers a step loss.

* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 0/7 ASP
* Game Turn Marker (PM Tojo) set to Turn 3 (May-Aug 1942)

* Strategic Record Track (1): Allied ASP Marker moves to Strategic Record Track (2)
* Frank (Allies) creates Alaska Occupied Marker in Turn 2 (Jan-Apr 1942)

Reinforcements:
* Allied Reinforcement Chart: ANZAC HQ (Agreement) moves to 3023 (Darwin)
* Allied Reinforcement Chart: S Pac HQ (Ghormley) (Agreement) moves to 3823 (Port Moresby)
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: XI Corps moves to 4423 (Guadalcanal)
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: CVL Hermes moves to 3023 (Darwin)
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: SEAC Air moves to 1708
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: BB Warspite, CV Indomitable moves to 1608
* 1708: SEAC Air moves to 2006 (Akyab)
* 1608: CV Indomitable moves to 1307 (Columbo)
* 1608: BB Warspite moves to 1905 (Dacca)
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: M Brigade moves to 5808 (Oahu)
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: SF Brigade moves to 4423 (Guadalcanal)
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: CA Northampton moves to 4423 (Guadalcanal)
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: BB Mississippi moves to 4423 (Guadalcanal)
* Off Board: 7AF Air moves to 3023 (Darwin)
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: 5AF Air moves to 3823 (Port Moresby)
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: 1 MAW moves to 3823 (Port Moresby)
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: 10AF LRB moves to 4222 (Buin)
* 3727 (Townsville): [Aus Air] is in supply.
* Delayed Reinforcements Box: 5AF LRB moves to 4423 (Guadalcanal)
- Logfile written.

49 3/10/2021 1:22:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #75: 3 / Operation Detachment: Iwo Jima
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 8 if US Central Pac HQ, for all others: 4 Conditions: An Allied ground unit must make an amphibious move to a hex within 10 hexes of Tokyo or this card may only be used as an OC.

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
- 3OC with CPac + 6
* 5108 (Midway) : 7AF Air Activates.
* 5808 (Oahu) : 7AF LRB Activates.
* 5808 (Oahu) : CV Enterprise Activates.

* 5108 (Midway): 7AF Air moves to Off Board
* 5808 (Oahu): 7AF LRB moves to 5108 (Midway)
* 5808 (Oahu): CV Enterprise moves to 4423 (Guadalcanal)
48 3/9/2021 9:10:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese Message CV Shokaku to Biak

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