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183 9/9/2021 12:55:00 PM Master ID = 26118 Game Deleted
182 9/8/2021 5:48:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies Play Future Offensive card as Operations #59: 1 / Ultra Information: Japanese Burma Operation is penetrated
Intelligence: Intercept. Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Activate S Pac HQ

Attack Rabaul, I lost anyway but this is the only place I could grab some VP a this attack requires a lot of luck

file up
181 9/8/2021 2:10:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 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:
HQ SS
180 9/7/2021 5:24:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies Message file up
179 9/7/2021 1:32:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Japanese:
for my JN 25
178 9/7/2021 1:29:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese Message you are right, I was wrong: suddenly you also make 3 losses. There is equality in the number of losses suffered: in this case the defender wins, I change the save
177 9/6/2021 5:37:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies Message I modified the log file adding other losses on the ground combact that is won by US in case of only -1 DRM

if it is correct -2 instead just send back the navy to Admiralty Islands and as losses on A/N combact flip [50 AF]

file up
176 9/6/2021 5:25:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies Message Ground wasn't -1 because of jungle? so in thus way I won. Am I missing something?
175 9/6/2021 5:13:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

4
5


Message from Japanese:
Cbt Ground
AP 45 -2DRM
JP 36
174 9/6/2021 5:11:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

4
2


Message from Japanese:
Cbt "A/N"
AP 30 +1DRM
JP 53
173 9/6/2021 5:07:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #84: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
HQ SS
172 9/6/2021 4:50:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 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:
Activate SW Pac HQ

file up
171 9/6/2021 1:29:00 PM Sep-Dec 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:
HQ SS
170 9/6/2021 1:16:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies Message Those damn hex that has an airfield and not a port with the units above always confuse me. Sorry.
Place the Essex in the nearest port to that hex. Doesn't make a lot of difference as long as ground units are under a friendly ZOI
169 9/6/2021 12:59:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese Message the Essex CV is not on a port ...
168 9/6/2021 2:40:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies Message PBM Done, file up
167 9/5/2021 5:50:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies Message Did you post a file? I don't see it in the dropbox folder
166 9/5/2021 6:33:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

5
2


Message from Japanese:
7 AD] is eliminated

cbt B "A/N" :
AP : 40 +1 DRM
JP : 39
165 9/5/2021 6:31:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

4


Message from Japanese:
Cbt A "A/N" :
AP : automatic
JP need CH this dice
164 9/5/2021 6:16:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Japanese:
Réaction ?
163 9/5/2021 5:36:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies Message Thanks, now corrected
162 9/5/2021 1:21:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese Message hi daniel,
3 problems with your offensive:
14 AF cannot come to BH and does not need it elsewhere.
the 2 Maw AF if it does not move will jump at the end of the offensive because it will be over stacked.
What does 5 AF do? I suppose she participates in fight A
161 9/4/2021 4:16:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 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:
Activate SW Pac HQ

file up
160 9/3/2021 3:00:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #31: 3 / New Operation Plan: Island Fortifications
The Japanese player gains a +1 ground combat die roll modification for the remainder of the game in any battle that occurs on a one hex island. Place the Japanese +1 Defensive Doctrine marker on the game turn track as a remainder. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
HQ S
159 9/3/2021 2:36:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies Message PBM done
158 9/3/2021 11:47:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese Message you win, yours for the PBM
no file
157 9/3/2021 11:46:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

6


Message from Japanese:
Réaction ?
156 9/2/2021 5:02:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 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:
Activate SW Pac HQ, battle in Rangoon
155 9/2/2021 12:48:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese Play Future Offensive card as Operations #42: 3 / Ichi-Go: China Offensive
Move the China marker one box to the left toward Government Collaped box. If moved into the Government Collapsed box China surrenders immediately. Remove from play if use as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
HQ S
154 9/1/2021 4:24:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies Play Strategy card as Operations #79: 3 / Soviets Invade Manchuria
Manchuria: If Tojo has resigned, then this card MUST be played as an event, otherwise it can only be played as an OC. If played as the event the Japanese permanently lose two Resource Hexes (3302 and 3303). Place a Soviet Flag in each hex to denote Allied control that counts for Progress of the War. Bonus: If China has not surrendered, move the China marker two boxes toward or into the Stable Front box.. RESHUFFLE: If played as an OC or discarded, place this card back in the deck and reshuffle the deck at the end of the game turn. If played as the event, permanently remove this card from the deck and do NOT reshuffle. This card may not be played as a Future Offensive.

OC: 3 EC: 0

NOTE: Deck will be reshuffled before next deal.Message from Allies:
End ISR

Now back on track
153 9/1/2021 2:24:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies Message Hi Nicolas, really sorry, I got married this monday and a lot of stuffs were going on. I count this evening to catch up with all my games. Sorry!
152 9/1/2021 1:34:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese Message I hope all is well for you, it's your turn to play
151 8/29/2021 12:31:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese Message I take my "pass"
150 8/29/2021 12:31:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese Change Japanese Divisions Available in China From 8 to 6
149 8/29/2021 10:00:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies Message I have redone my AP2, same card.

File up
148 8/28/2021 12:03:00 PM Sep-Dec 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:
Activate SW Pac HQ

If I have understood correctly you can not react

file up
147 8/28/2021 11:04:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese Draw Extra Strategy card Message from Japanese:
for ISR Card
146 8/28/2021 11:04:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #7: 2 / US Joint Staff Debate: 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:
pas de file,
145 8/28/2021 10:35:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies Message Ah, ok I didn't get it I didn't have the reps. Feel free to put the marine back in the eliminated box then and sorry.

Finally some good rolls, everything is easier then :)
144 8/28/2021 10:30:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies Message [19th Army] is eliminated

[XI Corps] flips

PBM done
143 8/28/2021 10:29:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

9
8


Message from Allies:
26 AF eliminate, you can not respond

Battle B Ground

AP 22
JP 9
142 8/28/2021 10:27:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

8
4


Message from Allies:
6 AD eliminate, no hits on AP

Battle C A/N

AP 30+1
JP 10

141 8/28/2021 10:26:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

9
0


Message from Allies:
Combact A A/N

AP 19+1
JP 4
140 8/28/2021 10:21:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese Message missed
139 8/28/2021 10:21:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Japanese:
Réaction ?
138 8/28/2021 10:00:00 AM Sep-Dec 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:
Activate SW Pac HQ

file up
137 8/28/2021 6:30:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese Draw Strategy cards Drew 6 cards.

136 8/28/2021 4:30:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies Message You have one card an one AA less.
Let me know if you use FO
135 8/28/2021 4:29:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies Draw Strategy cards Drew 7 cards.

134 8/28/2021 4:28:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Allies:
Submarine warfare
133 8/28/2021 4:28:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies Message Sorry for that I will fix in the next log adding a marine flipped somewhere
132 8/27/2021 6:11:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies Message Reps and Reinf up
131 8/27/2021 9:03:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese End Turn
130 8/27/2021 9:03:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Change US Political Will From 3 to 2
129 8/27/2021 9:02:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Play Strategy card as Event #82: 3 / Indian Worker's Strike
Move the India Status marker one box toward India Revolts, if already in India Revolts box there is no additional effect. Bonus: The Allies lose 1 ground replacement step next game turn and any other ground replacement steps available during the next game turn can only be used for non-Commonwealth ground units.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
128 8/27/2021 2:59:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message I knew that one would have costed me..

Ok retreat and all ships back where they started. (I don't know if that influence your move) I have already lost the game anyway...
127 8/26/2021 6:35:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Nothing again

I retreaded you to Hollandia and made my PBM

I am doing many things wrong, but is the most important? It's a stupid move trying to attack different hexes trying to exploit my superior Air and Naval reps vs you air or naval in order you to have less power to answer my offensives or to have less ZOI in the islands?
126 8/26/2021 6:32:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

0
1


Message from Allies:
nothing on bth sides

Combact C A/N

AP 16
JP 5
125 8/26/2021 6:31:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

4
7


Message from Allies:
AP wins 22 vs 18 both units flipped you have to retreat

Combact B A/N

AP 10+1
JP 5


124 8/26/2021 6:28:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

1
6


Message from Allies:
6 AD is eliminated no hit on AP

Combact A Ground

AP 22+3
JP 18
123 8/26/2021 6:27:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

6
1


Message from Allies:
Combact A A/N

AP 49+1
JP 8
122 8/26/2021 6:09:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message missed
it's up to you to finish
121 8/26/2021 6:07:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

9


Message from Japanese:
Réaction ?
120 8/26/2021 3:29:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Sorry I wrote the wrong HQ..

SW Pac Activate so number of activation is correct, and also in the log that one is activated
119 8/26/2021 2:06:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Sorry..activate South Pac HQ Instead

Going to lose another PoW probably..file up
118 8/25/2021 5:24:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #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:
Activate Centra Pac HQ

file up
117 8/25/2021 1:37:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Change US Political Will From 4 to 3
116 8/25/2021 10:08:00 AM May-Aug 1943 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:
HQ SS
115 8/25/2021 9:14:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Play Strategy card as Future Offensive Message from Allies:
FO as well
114 8/25/2021 8:38:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Play Strategy card as Future Offensive Message from Japanese:
no svg, no file
113 8/25/2021 6:00:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Obiousvly nothing from my side... and my SF flipped

PBM done
112 8/25/2021 5:56:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

2
9


Message from Allies:
Automatic flip of 1SN Bde in the A/N

Battle A Ground

AP 4 +4
JP 2 +3
111 8/25/2021 2:05:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message you can resolve the battle
110 8/25/2021 2:04:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

7


Message from Japanese:
réaction ?
109 8/24/2021 5:11:00 PM May-Aug 1943 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:
Activate Cen Pac HQ

attack Tarawa

file up
108 8/24/2021 5:05:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message do not change anything it will be fine
107 8/24/2021 4:50:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message But I didn't have any Marines so the hex is still your isn't it? so no change in PBM I guess
106 8/24/2021 4:46:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Cool, so I will change my PBM and stay there

file up corrected, you have an EAM
105 8/24/2021 4:46:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message on this, I use my pass
no file
104 8/24/2021 4:34:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Nothing..it's a bit frustrating because small battle with low possibilities to interception requires high rolls or big operations, but then you respond with all your Air/Naval forces that are equal than mine

PBM, up to you
103 8/24/2021 4:32:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

1
5


Message from Allies:
nothing...again

Battle C A/N

AP 12+1
JP 4

102 8/24/2021 4:31:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

0
0


Message from Allies:
Battle B A/N

AP 14+1
JP 5
101 8/24/2021 4:30:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message Nothing...dice are a bit cruel this game

Battle B A/N

AP 14+1
JP 5
100 8/24/2021 4:30:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

1
0


Message from Allies:
Battle A A/N

AP 16
JP 9
99 8/24/2021 4:24:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message no reaction, now you can resolve the battles
98 8/24/2021 4:15:00 PM May-Aug 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:
Activate SW Pac

file up
97 8/24/2021 3:41:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Play Strategy card as Operations #38: 3 / Grand Escort Command: Improved Escort Organization
Activation: Combined Fleet HQ only Logistic Value: 2 Bonus: The Japanese player places the Escort marker on the game turn track on its +2 side or flips the escort marker to its +4 side if the marker is already in play on its +2 side. See Submarine Warfare for effects of this die roll modifier. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
HQ S
96 8/24/2021 1:50:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message PBM done, up to you

Attacking in this game is definitely harder than defend
95 8/24/2021 5:29:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message [APD Kamikaze] suffers a step loss.
[21 AF] and CA Takao is eliminated
94 8/24/2021 5:27:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

6
0


Message from Japanese:
BB Nagato is eliminated
Cbt D "A/N"
AP 44 +1 DRM
JP 28
93 8/24/2021 5:25:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

9
1


Message from Japanese:
1M Division is eliminated
The Allied player automatically loses 1 Political Will point.
[3 SN Bde] suffers a step loss.

Cbt C "A/N" :
AP 30 +1 DRM
JP 20
92 8/24/2021 3:54:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

5
6


Message from Japanese:
nothing

Cbt B ground :
AP 12 AA +0 DRM
JP 13

91 8/24/2021 3:53:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

0
5


Message from Japanese:
[CV Enterprise] suffers a step loss.
[CV Shokaku] suffers a step loss.

AA cbt A canceled

Cbt B "A/N" :
AP 30 +1 DRM
JP 15
90 8/24/2021 3:48:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 2

4
3


Message from Japanese:
Cbt A "A/N" :
AP 12 +1DRM
JP 24
89 8/24/2021 3:30:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Die roll request Request: 10-sided die x 1

5


Message from Japanese:
Réaction
88 8/23/2021 5:07:00 PM May-Aug 1943 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:
Activate Central Pac HQ

file up
87 8/23/2021 11:25:00 AM May-Aug 1943 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:
HQ S 3 Units
86 8/23/2021 5:34:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Message my Reps

BU(1): BUc to RB(1,0)
TU(2): flip TUc in Sinai
AH(3): 2(AHc) to RB(1,3), AH1 to Budapest
GE(6): flip GE5 in Breslau, flip GE7 in Metz, flip GEc in Konigsberg and Breslau, 3 GEc to RB(8,0)

file up
85 8/23/2021 5:27:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies Play Strategy card as Event #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:
Move China box

no file
84 8/23/2021 2:27:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese Message PBM done

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