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Entry # Time Turn Player Card Number Ops Type Entry
449 12/10/2020 12:14:00 AM Jan-Apr 1944 Japanese 82 3 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:
We'll try this one. See if we can get these guys to surrender.
445 12/5/2020 2:11:00 PM Jan-Apr 1944 Allies 14 2 Operations #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:
AL5
+++
Ops

HQ: McArthur Wewak
Log: 2+2=4

1) 3M Div Wyndham => Wewak (SR)
2) 5AF 3226h => Amboina, att. Menado (A)
3) 7AF Darwin => Morotai, att.(A)
4) BB Washington Wewak => (A)

IDR<=4

A. Menado A/N
All=36(+3) vs Jap=4*

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443 12/3/2020 8:19:00 PM Jan-Apr 1944 Japanese 82 3 o hand #82: 3 / Indian Worker's Strike

Message from Japanese:
Pick this up.
442 12/3/2020 8:19:00 PM Jan-Apr 1944 Japanese 76 2 #76: 2 / Operation Tsurugi: Japan Attacks a B29 Base with Giretsu Airborne unit
OC: 4 EC: 6

Message from Japanese:
441 12/3/2020 8:18:00 PM Jan-Apr 1944 Japanese 67 2 card as Event #67: 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:
We'll discard and pick up a card:
437 11/29/2020 5:19:00 AM Jan-Apr 1944 Allies 31 3 Operations #31: 3 / Black Day: US New Guinea Air Offensive
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 Conditions: Only air units may be activated.

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
AL4
+++
Ops

HQ: Nimitz Oahu
Log: 3+3=6

1-5) 1M Div, 4 CVs Biak => Morotai (A?) (ASP 3/7)
6) 11AF/LRB Adm.Is => Sarong, sup (A?)

IDR<=5

A. Morotai(?) A/N
All=60(+3)

A. Morotai(?) Gr
All=12(+?)


A big risk, but the war is almost over.

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Have a good Sunday!

436 11/28/2020 10:57:00 PM Jan-Apr 1944 Japanese 56 3 Operations #56: 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:
COMB FLEET 2+3=5
429 11/13/2020 10:24:00 PM Jan-Apr 1944 Japanese 54 3 Operations #54: 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:
We're back on. See how long we can take this punishment!

SS 2+3=5
424 11/2/2020 10:33:00 AM Jan-Apr 1944 Allies 29 2 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:
AL2
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Event

HQ: Nimitz Oahu
Log: 3+4=7

1) (I Us) Kavieng => Maloeplap (ASP 1/7)
2) W Bde Marcus => Wotje (ASP 2/7)
3) CV Essex Biak => Menado (A)
4) CV B.Hill Hollandia => Menado (A)
5-7) CVs Wewak => Menado (A)

IDR<=6

A. Menado A/N
All=70(+3) vs Jap=16

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421 10/29/2020 11:03:00 AM Jan-Apr 1944 Allies 4 1 Event #4: 1 / Arcadia Conference
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: The Allied player receives the ABDA HQ, which is place in any in supply port in Java, Borneo, Sumatra or Celebes. If no such port is available this HQ is removed from play for the remained of the game. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
AL1
***
Event

ABDA HQ in Kendari

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407 10/24/2020 5:56:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 74 3 Event #74: 3 / Operation Iceberg: Okinawa Invasion
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:
AL8
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Event

HQ: Nimitz Oahu
Log: 3+8=11

1) W Bde Ponape => Marcus (ASP 4/6)
2) 1M Div Kwajalein => Biak (ASP 5/6)
3) CVL Cowpens Gili Gili => 3218h, sup. Biak
4) SF Bde Kusaie => Sarong (ASP 6/6)
5,6) CV Essex, BB Washington Kwajalein => Truk (A)
7,8) BB Miss, BB Mass Kavieng => (A)
9-11) CVs Wewak => (A)

IDR<=7

A. Truk A/N
All=103(+1) vs Jap=14

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406 10/22/2020 11:13:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 48 3 Event #48: 3 / General Adachi: New Guinea Offensive
Activation: South or South Seas HQs only. Logistic Value: 5 Conditions: Only air and ground units may be activated. Bonus: Neither the HQ nor the units being activated need to be in supply in order to be activated, but must be within HQ activation range.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
SS 1+5=6

No battles.
Bty.
400 10/21/2020 3:10:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 49 1 Event #49: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
We'll react so we can draw a card:

SS 2+2=4
399 10/21/2020 1:28:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 48 2 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:
AL7
***
Event

HQ: Nimitz Oahu
Log: 3+3=6

1) 11AF Tarawa att. 1/2 Namu (A)
2) 13AF Nauru att. 1/2 Namu (A)
3-6) 5AF/LRB, 7AF/LRB, 11AF/LRB, 13AF/LRB => Ponape, att. Truk (B)

IDR<=4

A. Namu A/N
All=10(+1) vs Jap=10

B. Truk A/N
All=16(+1) vs Jap=N

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396 10/16/2020 11:42:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 82 3 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:
Knock India down 1 notch.

bty
387 10/15/2020 12:09:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 40 3 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:
AL6
***
Event

HQ: McArthur Wewak
Log: 2+5=7

1) CV Essex Wewak => 4216h, att. Eniwetok (A)

Truk OOS

2,3) BB Washington, 1M Div Hollandia => Kwajalein (B) (ASP 2/6)
4) SF Bde Marcus => Kusaie (ASP 3/6)
5-7) CVs Franklin, B.Hill, Intrepid Wewak => 3815h, att. Saipan (C)

IDR<=7?

A. Eniwetok A/N
All=14(+1) vs Jap=N

B. Kwajalein A/N
All=16 vs Jap=4*

B. Kwajalein Gr
All=12(?) vs Jap=2

C. Saipan A/N
All=42(+1) vs Jap=16

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380 10/10/2020 12:38:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 42 2 Operations #42: 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:
AL5
+++
Ops

HQ: Nimitz Oahu
Log: 3+2=5

1) W Bde Gili Gili => Ponape (ASP 1/5)
2-5) 4 CVs Wewak => 3818h, att. Truk (A)

IDR<=4

A. Truk A/N
All=56(+1) vs Jap=16

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379 10/7/2020 11:09:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 78 1 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:
We'll add this guy to the fight.

I fixed the Nachi. I think I was wishing for .5x and since it's still possible.

bty
373 10/5/2020 11:10:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 76 2 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:
AL4
***
Event

HQ: ANZAC Darwin
Log: 1+5=6

1) 3 Aus 2718h => Kendari
2-4) 2 CVs + BB Wyndham => Davao (A)
5,6) 2 CVs Wewak => (A)


IDR<=6

A. Davao A/N
All=72(+1) vs Jap=18

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366 9/29/2020 11:18:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 52 3 Operations #52: 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:
COMB FLEET 2+3=5
365 9/29/2020 12:08:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 16 1 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:
AL3
***
Event

3AD Eniwetok destroyed

File in arrive, to you
359 9/24/2020 11:41:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 12 3 Operations #12: 3 / Operation MI: Battle of Midway
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 8 Conditions: All battles must be fought in one hex islands. Long Range Reconnaissance of Pearl Harbor: If French Shoals (5508) is not in an Allied air ZOI or within 3 hexes of a US CA naval unit, then the Allies add +4 to any intelligence die roll due to superior Japanese information security.

OC: 5 EC: 8

Message from Japanese:
COMB FLEET 2+3=5
358 9/24/2020 12:53:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 27 1 Event #27: 1 / Operation Vengeance: The Death Of Yamamoto
Immediately remove the Japanese Yamamoto Combined Fleet HQ from its current hex location and replace it with the Japanese Ozawa Combined Fleet HQ in that location. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
AL2
***
Event

No file, to you
356 9/23/2020 8:15:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 82 3 o hand #82: 3 / Indian Worker's Strike

Message from Japanese:
We'll pick up this card:
355 9/23/2020 8:15:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 37 3 #37: 3 / 1st Convoy Escort Fleet: Escort Organization
OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
354 9/23/2020 8:15:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 33 2 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:
Discard and pick a card:
352 9/23/2020 3:20:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 43 1 Event #43: 1 / Japanese Army/Navy Dispute
Flip the Japanese Inter-Service Rivalry Marker from its Strategic Agreement to its Inter-Service Rivalry side. No additional impact if Inter-Service Rivarly is already in effect. Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
AL1
***
Event

I try to sow discord in Tokyo. I hope it will last...

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338 9/19/2020 7:24:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 45 3 Operations #45: 3 / Operation Sho-Go
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 5 if Combined Fleet HQ, otherwise: 4. Intelligence: Intercept. Bonus: If a Kamikaze attack reaction card is played in conjunction with this card, increase the effect of the Kamikaze reaction card by one additional Allied naval step loss in one battle. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
COMB FLEET 3+3=6

This was the card I didn't think you wanted to run into at Saipan with the extra Kamikaze.

I can't take out the air in India without risking a move that opens it back up. I guess I don't want that. Have to try it next turn. Should keep things entertaining for a few more turns.

No PBM so bty.
337 9/19/2020 4:38:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies 26 2 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:
AL7
+++
Ops

HQ: McArthur Wewak
Log: 2+2=4

1,2) XI, XIV Us 3621h => Hollandia
3) XXIV Us Aitape => Wewak
4) (5AF) Guadalcanal => 3226h (PBM)

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332 9/13/2020 12:46:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 61 2 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:
COMB FLEET 2+3=5
326 9/10/2020 10:06:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 69 1 Event #69: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
We'll bring the thunder.

COMB FLEET 2+3=5
325 9/10/2020 3:07:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies 44 2 Event #44: 2 / Operation Squarepeg: Green Is. Invasion
Activate: Anzac HQ only. Logistic Value: 2 Intelligence: Surprise Attack. Conditions: Any air or naval units may be activated, but the only ground unit that can be activated is the 3rd NZ division.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
AL6
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Event

HQ: ANZAC Darwin
Log: 1+2=3

1,2) (CV Indomitable), 3 NZ Koepang => Tarakan (A) (ASP 3/5)
3) BB Washington Hollandia => Tarakan (A)

No IDR

A. Tarakan A/N
All=21 vs Jap=10*

A. Tarakan Gr
All=9 vs Jap=N

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319 9/6/2020 12:18:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies 49 1 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:
AL5
+++
Ops

HQ: McArthur Wewak
Log: 1+2=3

1-3) CV Lady Lex, BB Washington, 2M Div Wewak => Vogelkop (ASP 2/5)

IDR<=3

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315 8/31/2020 9:59:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 66 2 Operations #66: 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:
COMB FLEET 2+3=5
314 8/31/2020 4:10:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies 54 2 Event #54: 2 / Hurricane Taskforce: Biak Invasion
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 if US SW Pac HQ, for all others: 3

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
AL4
***
Event

HQ: ANZAC Darwin
Log: 1+3=4

1) 1M Div Aitape => Hollandia
2,3) (CV Wasp), (BB N.Carolina) Koepang => Hollandia (PBM)
4) (CV Indomitable) Darwin => Koepang (PBM)

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313 8/30/2020 3:30:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 21 3 Operations #21: 3 / Mahatma Gandhi: Worker Strikes in India
Can only be played in reaction to an Offensive activated by the SEAC HQ. Cancels a SEAC HQ offensive and the Allies must reduce one full strength Indian Corps (cannot eliminate a reduced unit, if none available, no additional effect). Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
SS 2+3=5
312 8/30/2020 3:58:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies 19 2 Event #19: 2 / Anakim Operation: Burma Offensive
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 3 Conditions: Only ground and air units may be activated.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
AL3
***
Event

HQ: ANZAC Darwin
Log: 1+3=4

1) (3 Aus) Koepang => 2718h (ASP 1/5)
2) 3 NZ Makassar => Koepang
3) XIV Us Wewak => 3621h
4) SEAC AF/LRB Wyndham => Makassar

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311 8/27/2020 11:00:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 72 3 Event #72: 3 / Carrier Conversion: Reinforcement
3 Naval Replacements: The Japanese player receives 3 naval replacement steps. These 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:
Play for some reinforcements:
306 8/25/2020 12:59:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies 50 2 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:
AL2
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Event

HQ: McArthur Wewak
Log: 2+4=6

1) XXIV Us Wewak => Aitape
2) XIV Us Guadalcanal => Wewak
3) BB Mass Kavieng => Hollandia (A)
4) 7AF Darwin => C.York, sup.(A) 1/2
5) 5AF Buin => Wewak, sup.(A)
6) 5AF/LRB Rabaul, sup.(A)

IDR<=6

A. Hollandia A/N
All=39(+1) vs Jap=N

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303 8/24/2020 2:16:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies 73 2 Event #73: 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:
Ok, let's start with this card... wait and see

AL1b
****
Event

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302 8/22/2020 3:04:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies 40 3 o hand #40: 3 / Operation Dexterity: New Britain Invasion

Message from Allies:
298 8/21/2020 3:47:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies 40 3 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:
AL1
***
Event

HQ: McArthur Wewak
Log: 2+5=7

1,2) (CV Big E), 2M Div Wewak => Saipan (A) (ASP 1/5)
3) CV S.Jacinto Kavieng => 3815h, sup.(A)
4) BB Mass Kavieng => (A)
5) BB Washington Wewak => (A)
6) CV Lady Lex) Wewak => (A)
7) 1M Div Aitape => Saipan (A) (ASP 2/5)

IDR<=7

A. Saipan A/N
All=62(+1) vs Jap=10

A. Saipan Gr
All=24(+0?) vs Jap=N

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284 8/17/2020 8:42:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 81 2 Operations #81: 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:
COMB FLEET 3+2=5
277 8/15/2020 9:01:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 44 3 Event #44: 3 / Tokyo Express: Bougainville Reinforcements
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Bonus: The Japanese temporarily gain 2 ASPs that can be used for the duration of this Offensive. Place the Tokyo Express marker in any Japanese controlled hex. See Emergency Supply Routes for the use of this marker.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
COMB FLEET 3+4=7
274 8/14/2020 11:46:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 34 2 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:
We'll try this and see if it sticks.
273 8/14/2020 5:03:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 51 2 Operations #51: 2 / Chenault: 14th Air Force Offensive
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Condtions: Only air units may be activated. Bonus: The Allied player receives the non-LRB 14th AF air unit in any friendly, in supply airbase in North India or in the China air unit box. If neither of those locations is available, then bring the air unit into any friendly in supply airbase. If the US AVG air unit is in play, immediately remove it from the game. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
EAM:
AVG Air Calcutta
10AF/LRB Madras

AL7
+++
Ops

HQ: SEAC Calcutta
Log: 1+2=3

1) 2 Ind Dacca => Dimasur
2) 33 Br Imphal => Dacca
3) (FE Air) Madras => Jarhat

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266 8/13/2020 12:14:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 58 3 Event #58: 3 / Western Force: Conquest of Sumatra
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:
SOUTH 1+5=6
260 8/11/2020 11:40:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 4 1 card as Event #4: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
We'll intercept
258 8/11/2020 3:51:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 13 3 card as Event #13: 3 / Operation Watchtower: Guadalcanal Invasion
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 5 Intelligence: Surprise Attack Conditions: A maximum of one ground unit may be activated for this Offensive.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
AL6
***
Event

HQ: McArthur Wewak
Log: 2+5=7

1,2) CA Northampton, W Bde Darwin => Kendari (ASP 3/4)
3) 7AF Darwin => Aitape, att. Hollandia (A)
4) 5AF Buin => Aitape, sup.(A)
5) BB Washington => Hollandia (A)
6) BB Miss Kavieng => Hollandia (A)
7) 1MAW Lae => Aitape, sup.(A)

No IDR

A. Hollandia A/N
All=57(+1) vs Jap=N

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252 8/9/2020 1:02:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 73 2 Operations #73: 2 / Ants: Japanese Barge Traffic Reinforcement
Activation: South or South Seas HQ only Logistics Value: 3 Bonus: If the Allies have not yet played the PT Boats event (Allied card 23) flip the Japanese ASP marker to its Barges side. The Japanese can use Japanese Barge movement until the Allied play of the PT Boats event cancels this capability. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 6

Message from Japanese:
COMB FLEET 3+2=5
251 8/8/2020 2:52:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 3 1 Event #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:
AL5
***
Event

3 Aus full step

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242 8/6/2020 3:09:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 61 1 Event #61: 1 / Submarine Attack: Darter-Dace
Play during an Offensive prior to combat against any active Japanese naval units or against any active Japanese naval unit if no battle hexes are declared during the Offensive. On a die roll of: 0-4: Japanese lose one naval step* 5-7: Japanese lose two naval steps* (can eliminate a unit) 8-9: No Effect. *Japanese chooses Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Surprise!

But, first, a couple of torpedoes against Jap Cvs
240 8/6/2020 12:21:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 41 3 Operations #41: 3 / Patrick Hurley: Chinese Nationalist and Communist Reconciliation Fails
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:
COMB FLEET 3+3=6
232 8/4/2020 3:18:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 58 2 Event #58: 2 / Operation Romulus: British Arakan Offensive
Activate: SEAC HQ only. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: Only Commonwealth and Chinese units plus US air units may be activated.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
AL4
***
Event

HQ: SEAC Calcutta
Log: 1+4=5

1) (CA Exeter) Dacca => Rangoon (A)
2) AVG Air Calcutta => Jarhat, att. Mandalay (B)
3,4) 3 Aus, 15 Br Akyab => 2007h (C)
5) (CV Indomitable) Calcutta => 1806h, sup.(C)

IDR<=6

A. Rangoon A/N
All=3* vs Jap=41

B. Mandalay A/N
All=6* vs Jap=20

C. 2007h A/N
All=5* vs Jap=N

C. 2007h Gr
All=38(+3?) vs Jap=18

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How are the weather forecast? Monsoon rain expected?
227 8/3/2020 10:49:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 63 2 Operations #63: 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:
COMB FLEET 3+2=5
220 8/1/2020 11:09:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 24 1 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:
We'll take a crack at the Wasp:
219 8/1/2020 4:59:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 34 2 Operations #34: 2 / Operation Culverin: Invasion of Sumatra
Activate: Any Joint or Commonwealth HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Contions: Only Commonwealth units may be activated.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
AL3
+++
Ops

HQ: McArthur Wewak
Log: 2+2=4

1) W Bde Gili Gili => Darwin
2) XI Us Wewak => 3621h
3) (CV Wasp) Wewak => Darwin (SR)
4) (19AF/LRB) Koepang => Makassar

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217 7/31/2020 4:14:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 15 2 Event #15: 2 / Heroic Repair: Emergency Battle Repairs
2 Naval Replacements: The Allies gain two US naval replacements that must be used immediately. Unused replacements are lost. If the Allied Player brings a naval unit from the eliminated pile back into the game it is placed within range of a US or Joint HQ, in any friendly, in supply port.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
AL2
***
Event

(CVs) in Wewak

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216 7/30/2020 10:18:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 5 2 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:
We'll fix up some of the damage.

bty
205 7/27/2020 2:58:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 21 3 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:
AL1b
****
Event

HQ: McArthur Wewak
Log: 2+6=8

1,2) CV Lady Lex, M Bde Rabaul => Iwo Jima (ASP 1/4)
3) XIV Us Guadalcanal => Wewak
4) XI Us Lae => Wewak
5) BB N.Carolina Kavieng => Truk (A)
6,7) CV Wasp, BB Washington Wewak => Truk (A)
8) CV Big E Darwin => Truk (A)

IDR<=7 (you may use the last die roll)

A. Truk A/N
All=56(+1) vs Jap=16

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204 7/27/2020 1:52:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 58 2 o hand #58: 2 / Operation Romulus: British Arakan Offensive

Message from Allies:
200 7/25/2020 2:59:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 58 2 Event #58: 2 / Operation Romulus: British Arakan Offensive
Activate: SEAC HQ only. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: Only Commonwealth and Chinese units plus US air units may be activated.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
AL1
***
Event

HQ: SEAC Calcutta
Log: 1+4=5

1,2) 3 Aus, 15 Br Akyab => 2007h (A)
3) (CA Exeter) Dacca => 2007h (A)
4) 14AF/LRB Jarhat att. Mandalay (B)
5) AVG Air Calcutta => Akyab, att. Rangoon (C)

IDR<=6

A. 2007h A/N
All=3* vs All=N

A. 2007h Gr
All=38(-1) vs Jap=18

B. Mandalay A/N
All=4* vs Jap=20

C. Rangoon A/N
All=6* vs Jap=41

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183 7/23/2020 10:39:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 57 3 Operations #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:
SOUTH HQ 1+3=4
181 7/23/2020 8:10:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 64 2 Event #64: 2 / Weather: Halsey's Typhoon
Allied Offensive is canceled. All units are placed back at their starting locations. The Japanese player may reduce one full strength Allied CA or DD naval unit (Japanese player choice) that was activated for the canceled Offensive. This can only reduce, not eliminate, the naval unit. If none of the specified naval units are available, there is no additional effect. Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Well, like you I saved a good card until the end.

I'll go ahead and use it and see what I draw.
180 7/23/2020 4:10:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 12 2 Operations #12: 2 / Commander Rochefort: HYPO Success - JN25 Code break
Intelligence: Ambush. Bonus: During all battles of this Offensive, the Allied player achieves a critical hit result on all modified air-naval combat die rolls of 9 or greater. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
AL7
+++
Ops

HQ: McArthur Wewak
Log: 2+2=4

1) W Bde Gili Gili => Kusaie (ASP 3/3)
2) 5AF/LRB Cairns => Gili Gili
3) XI Us Lae => Wewak
4) CV Wasp Wewak => Kavieng

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177 7/22/2020 12:54:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 84 1 card as Operations #84: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Go big or go home.
We'll move COMB FLEET to TRT.
176 7/21/2020 3:56:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 7 2 card as Operations #7: 2 / Vinegar' Joe Stilwell: Burma Offensive
Activate: SEAC HQ only. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: May only activate air and ground units. Merrill's Marauders: During any ground combat in any battles initiated by this Offensive, the Allied player adds 2 to all Allied ground combat die rolls for the duration of this Offensive due to the assistance of the 5307th Composite Group. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
AL6
+++
Ops

Movements in Australian Mandates

HQ: McArthur Wewak
Log: 2+2=4

1) M Bde Guadalcanal => Rabaul (ASP 2/3)
2,3) CV Lady Lex, BB Miss Gili Gili => Kavieng
4) BB N.Carolina Wewak => Kavieng

PBM: CV Lady Lex Kavieng => Rabaul

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175 7/20/2020 11:23:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 65 1 Operations #65: 1 / Yamato Suicide Run
Activation: Any HQ Intelligence: Intercept Logistic Value: One more (+1) than Allied OC value. Conditions: Only air and naval units may be activated. During Post Battle Movement, if the Yamato naval unit is on the map it must be reduced one step, wether it participates in a battle or not. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
This card is looking less appetizing:

SS 1+2=3
174 7/20/2020 2:27:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 72 2 Operations #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:
AL5
+++
Ops

HQ: SEAC Calcutta
Log: 1+2=3

1) (1 Ind) Imphal => Lashio
2) 33 Br Akyab => Imphal
3) 15 Br Dacca => Akyab

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168 7/18/2020 1:09:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 13 2 Operations #13: 2 / JN 25 Code Change: May 28, 1942
Intelligence: Intercept Conditions: May be played after an intelligence die roll, but not after the play of another intelligence reaction card. Remove from play if use as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
SOUTH 1+2=3
166 7/17/2020 3:14:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 11 2 Event #11: 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:
AL4
***
Event

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158 7/15/2020 10:47:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 82 3 Operations #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:
SOUTH 1+3=4

We'll walk into your good cards if you have them.
157 7/15/2020 4:48:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 75 3 Event #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:
AL3
***
Event

HQ: McArthur Wewak
Log: 2+4=6

1,2) CV Lexington, SF Bde Gili Gili => Marcus (ASP 1/3) (PoW=1)
3) W Bde Makassar => Gili Gili
4) CV Enterprise Gili Gili => Darwin
5) 7AF Darwin => Makassar (14 Jap OOS)
6) 1M Mar Wewak => Aitape

My PBM:
CV Enterprise => Gili Gili

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152 7/14/2020 10:50:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 6 2 Operations #6: 2 / China Operation: Doolittle Raid Reprisal
May only be played as an event after the allies have played the Doolittle Raid card as an event; Allied card #6 Move the China marker one box to the left toward Government Collapse box. If moved into the Government Collapse box China surrenders immediately. Remove from play if use as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
SOUTH 1+2=3
151 7/14/2020 5:20:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 38 2 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:
AL2
***
Event

HQ: SEAC Calcutta
Log: 1+4=5

1) (1 Ind) Akyab => Imphal
2,3) 3 Aus, 33 Br Dacca => Akyab
4) 2 Ind Akyab => Dacca
5) 15 Br Trincomalee => Dacca

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149 7/13/2020 2:59:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 81 2 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:
AL1
+++
Ops

HQ: SEAC Calcutta
Log: 1+2=3

1) SEAC Air Trincomalee => Madras
2) (CV Indomitable) Trincomalee => Calcutta
3) (FE Air) Madras => Trincomalee

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129 7/10/2020 5:48:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies 35 2 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:
AL8
***
Event

HQ: ANZAC Darwin
Log: 1+2=3

1-3) Both CVs and BB attack Rabaul (A)

A. Rabaul A/N
All=35(+3) vs Jap=?
128 7/10/2020 5:40:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies 71 2 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:
AL7
***
Event

HQ: SEAC Calcutta
Log: 1+4=5

1) (CV Indomitable) Madras => Trincomalee
2) 2 Ind Dacca => Akyab
3) AVG Air Madras => Calcutta
4) (FE Air) Calcutta => Madras
5) lost

AL8 will follow
124 7/9/2020 8:14:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 70 1 Operations #70: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
COMB FLEET 3+1=4

Time to take my medicine! Blah!

bty.
123 7/9/2020 8:14:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 70 1 Operations #70: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
COMB FLEET 3+1=4

Time to take my medicine! Blah!

bty.
122 7/9/2020 2:24:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies 56 2 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:
AL6
***
Event

HQ: ANZAC Darwin
Log: 1+3=4

1) W Bde Koepang => Makassar (ASP 1/2)
2) SF Bde Darwin => Gili Gili
3) Aus Air Townsville => Koepang (PBM)
4) 2 Aus Townsville => Koepang (SR)

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120 7/8/2020 3:23:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies 57 2 Operations #57: 2 / Axiom: British Amphibious Rangoon-Singapore Operation.
Activate: Any Commonwealth or Joint HQ. Logistic Value: 5 Conditions: Only Commonwealth and Chinese units plus US air units may be activated.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
AL5
+++
Ops

HQ: SEAC Calcutta
Log: 1+2=3

1) (FE Air) Dacca => Calcutta
2) (CA Exeter) Maldives => Dacca
3) lost

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112 7/6/2020 8:16:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 23 2 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:
SOUTH HQ 3+1=4

We're still coming after them. That was only half a Midway disaster.

bty.
109 7/6/2020 7:49:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 75 1 Event #75: 1 / Submarine Attack
During an offensive before the beginning of the combat phase 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:
Well, we'll try a torpedo attack on those CVs.
108 7/6/2020 4:28:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies 60 3 Operations #60: 3 / 20th Bomber Command: B29 Raids from China
Randomly remove one card from the Japanese hand if a B29 air unit is located in the China air unit box. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
AL4
+++
Ops

HQ: Nimitz Oahu
Log: 3+3=6

1,2) CV Big E, CV Lady Lex Funafuti => Gili Gili
3) BB Miss Guadalcanal => Gili Gili
4) (CA N.Orleans) Dutch Harbor => Guadalcanal (SR)

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101 7/4/2020 4:09:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 51 3 Operations #51: 3 / WAR IN EUROPE: Minor Axis Victory
Decrease the War in Europe marker a number of spaces equal to the value associated with the year of the current game turn: 1942: 2 1943: 1 1944: No Effect 1945: No Effect Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
COMB FLEET 3+3=6

Yamamoto's planning staff is getting a workout. Every day they roll in at 4 AM, "Crap, he's still alive!"

Lots of fireworks going off, everyone is just wearing masks this year.

Bty.
99 7/4/2020 1:23:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies 82 2 Operations #82: 2 / China Offensive: Battle of Changsa-Hengyang
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:
AL3
+++

McArthur back in Turn 4

No file, to you!

And Happy 4th of July, Greg!
93 7/3/2020 11:01:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 35 3 Operations #35: 3 / Operation KE: Guadalcanal Evacuation
Choose a Japanese occupied coastal hex. Up to 3 Japanese ground units in the chose hex and all adjacent hexes (that do not have to be coastal hexes) may conduct strategic naval movement (with no amphibious shipping points required) from these hexes to any single friendly port hex. No battles may be initiated. The move is unaffected by Allied air ZOI, however all other conditions for a strategic naval move apply.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
COMB FLEET 3+3=6
89 7/2/2020 2:11:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies 80 1 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:
AL1
***
Event

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78 7/1/2020 3:13:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies 78 1 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:
Intercept, but, first, an attack on BB Hiei at Eniwetok
76 6/30/2020 10:15:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 10 3 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:
COMB FLEET 3+6=9
61 6/28/2020 5:08:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies 66 2 Operations #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:
AL7
+++
Ops

HQ: Nimitz Oahu
Log: 2+3=5

1,2) CV Big E, CV Lady Lex Oahu => Funafuti (SR)
3) W Bde Guadalcanal => Koepang (SR)
4,5) lost

Turn end phase will follow
59 6/28/2020 4:48:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 55 3 Event #55: 3 / WAR IN EUROPE: Major 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: 3 1943: 2 1944: 1 1945: No Effect Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Sea Lion was a great success. Better than trying Stalingrad!
58 6/28/2020 4:23:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies 30 2 Operations #30: 2 / Operation Sandcrab-Cottage: Recapture of Attu and Kiska
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: If there is at least one Japanese occupied Aleutian Island hex(hexes 4600 to 5100 inclusive) this event MUST be played as an event to declare a minimum of one battle hex against a Japanese occupied Aleutian Island hex OR this card must be discarded. If there is no Japanese occupied Aleutian Island hex this event may be played as an OC. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
AL6
+++
Ops

HQ: Nimitz Oahu
Log: 2+3=5

1) 7AF Midway => Turn 3
2) 7AF/LRB Oahu => Midway
3) (CA N.Orleans) Oahu => Dutch Harbor (SR)
4) W Bde Wake => Guadalcanal (SR)
5) lost

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54 6/27/2020 7:05:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 59 3 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:
SOUTH 1+5=6
50 6/26/2020 7:36:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies 41 2 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:
AL5
***
Event

A small victory in Europe

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41 6/25/2020 9:16:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 77 3 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:
COMP FLEET 3+3-1=5
35 6/24/2020 8:42:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 3 2 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:
SS 3+1=4
31 6/23/2020 10:56:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 15 3 Operations #15: 3 / Mahatma Gandhi: Independence Campaign
Move the India marker one box toward India Revolts, if already in India Revolts box no additional effect. to the unrest box. 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. Remove from played if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
COMB FLEET 3+3=6
29 6/22/2020 8:34:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 31 3 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:
COMB FLEET 3+3=6

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