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Entry # Time Turn Player Card Number Ops Type Entry
256 10/24/2020 12:49:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies 36 3 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:
As an Event on ANZAC for 6 activations.

SF Marines AA (2/5) to New Georgia, -1 PoW made
1st Marine Div AA's (3/5) to Bougainville, - 1 PoW made
Aus 2nd Corps AA's (4/5) to Admiralty Islands, -1 PoW made
Aus Air from Buna to 3520 Hollandia,
11th AF SAT's from Koepang to Aitape via Darwin, Hex 3226 and Cape York,
Marine Brigade AA's (5/5) to Makassar. -1 PoW made

(T6-A3)
255 10/24/2020 9:06:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 38 3 Event #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:
T6-J4

Seems like a good time to play this. Bump up Escorts to +4
247 10/22/2020 5:34:00 PM May-Aug 1943 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:
Take a potshot at Mass
244 10/22/2020 5:29:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 49 1 Event #49: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Forcing me to play this since I can't rely on making the intel roll

Activate South Seas for 3 activations
242 10/21/2020 7:22:00 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:
As a 1OC on SW Pac for 3 activations

5th AF attacks Sarong; Battle A
Marine Brigade AA's (1/5) to Sarong escorted by Massachusetts, joins (A)

(T5-A2)
241 10/20/2020 8:39:00 AM May-Aug 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:
To Balikpapan
234 10/14/2020 8:58:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies 51 2 Event #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:
As an Event on SW Pac for 6 activations.

5th AF to Amboina, joins 1st MAW and 11th AF already there and attacks Sarong; Battle A,
13th LRB at Aitape joins (A),
2nd MAW (no movement involved, just attacking from its home hex) and 14th LRB at Hollandia attack Biak; Battle B.

Using the bonus 14th AF and placing it in the China Air Box.

(T5-A1)
223 10/13/2020 4:05:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 60 3 Operations #60: 3 / East Force: Conquest of Celebes
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:
On South as a 3OC for 4 Activations
222 10/13/2020 9:26:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 59 1 Operations #59: 1 / Ultra Information: Japanese Burma Operation is penetrated
Intelligence: Intercept. Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
As a 1 OC on SEAC for 2 activations.

5th and 11th AF's from CBI to the Turn Track.

(T5-A8)
221 10/13/2020 8:20:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 62 2 Operations #62: 2 / Kamikaze Attack
Play prior to one battle of the Offensive that is within 11 hexes of Tokyo (3706) and within extended range of a Japanese air unit. The Japanese player eliminates two Allied naval steps (Japanese player's choice, may not eliminate a unit unless there is no other option), while reducing the Japanese air unit whose range was used one step (even if this would eliminate the air unit). No more than one Kamikaze per battle, but more than one Kamikaze per offensive is allowed. Draw One Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Sorry, just noticed you sent a move on Friday afternoon. Not sure how I missed it.

I'm playing another card and doing nothing, so no file sent. Back to you.
220 10/9/2020 1:26:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 7 2 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:
As a 2OC on SW Pac for 4 activations

Marine Brigade SGT's to Kendari
1st Marine Div. SGT's to Kavieng
I Corps SGT's to Gili
XIV Corps overland to Rabaul.

(T5-A7)
218 10/9/2020 10:24:00 AM 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:
I like where my troops are located. So playing this as ops but I have nothing to move so back to you.
217 10/8/2020 8:10:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 55 3 Event #55: 3 / Operation Forager: Marianas Is. Invasion
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 if US Central Pac HQ, for all others: 4 The Great Marianas Turkey Shoot: Japanese aircraft carrier naval units have their attack strength reduced by 2 for the duration of this Offensive. In addition, at the conclusion of the Offensive, one active Japanese air unit or an air unit in a battle hex (Allied Player's choice) loses one step, which may eliminate the air unit.

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
As an Event on SW Pac for 6 activations.

2nd Marine Division AA's (3/4) to Kendari,
SF Marine Brigade AA's (4/4) to Kavieng,
XIV Corps overland to 4022,

(T5-A6)
216 10/8/2020 9:46:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 32 3 Operations #32: 3 / Operation I-Go: Air Offensive
Acitvation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: Only air units may be activated. Air Shuttle: The Japanese gain a +1 die roll modification during air-naval combat if the battle is within 6 hexes of an inactive Japanese CV or CVL naval unit.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
As a 3 OC on South for 4 activations
214 10/5/2020 8:30:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 35 2 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:
As a surprise attack Event on ANZAC for 3 activations.

Enterprise to hex 2920,
3rd NZ Div. AA's (2/4) to Amboina,
1st MAW is activated

(T5-A5)
213 10/5/2020 9:55:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 76 2 Operations #76: 2 / Operation Tsurugi: Japan Attacks a B29 Base with Giretsu Airborne unit
Activation: Any HQ Logistics Value: 1 Conditions: Any air or naval units may be activated, but only one brigade size ground unit may be activated. Bonus: If the Allied player has a B29 LRB unit within 8 hexes of Tokyo (3706) or in the China Air units box, the Japanese player rolls a die. On a die roll of: 0-4: Lose one B29 Air step* 5-9: No Effect *Japanese choice Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 6

Message from Japanese:
As a 2 OC on South Seas
205 9/30/2020 8:22:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 70 1 Event #70: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Reacting to Ammonia Invasion
204 9/28/2020 5:06:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 13 3 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:
As a Surprise Attack event on ANZAC for 6 activations.

Enterprise, Lexington and 1st MAW at Koepang attack 21st AF at Kendari; Battle A,
3rd NZ Div. AA's (1/4) to Sarong, Escorted by Washington; Battle B,
13th AF at Aitape joins Battle B.

(T5-A4)

199 9/28/2020 11:10:00 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:
react to U-Go and attack Kamikaze

(T5-A3)
198 9/28/2020 8:12:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 40 3 Operations #40: 3 / Operation U-Go: Burma Offensive
Acivation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: Only Air and Ground units may be activated.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
As a 3 OC on South
197 9/25/2020 8:38:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 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:
As an Event. Up another notch. No file sent.

(T5-A2)

If we were doing this face to face, the beer would be going flat and pretzels would be going stale.



195 9/24/2020 10:18:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 14 2 Event #14: 2 / WAR IN EUROPE: Minor Allied Victory
Increase the War in Europe marker a number of spaces equal to the value associated with the year of the current game turn: 1942: 1 1943: 1 1944: 2 1945: 3 Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
As an Event, up 1. No file sent.

(T5-A1)


186 9/21/2020 12:51:00 PM Sep-Dec 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:
As an Event on SW Pac for 8 activations.

US XIV Corps overland to Gasmata,
Wasp and Northampton move to Gasmata to protect the XIV Corps
Marine Brigade AA's (3/3) to Koepang,
escorted by Lexington and Enterprise.
13th LRB and 1st MAW are activated.

(T4-A10)
185 9/21/2020 9:10:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 54 3 Event #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:
I think playing this as an event is the right thing for me to do, but who knows.

Check the logfile too as there is some additional commentary on unit dispositions.
181 9/14/2020 11:25:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 28 2 card as Event #28: 2 / Operation Chronicle: Woodlark Island Operation
Actiavte: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 3 Bonus: If ground units are landed on an unoccupied one hex island, prior to ANY reaction place an Allied control marker on all adjacent unoccupied one hex islands.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
As an Event on ANZAC for 4 activations

2nd Aus Corps AA's (2/3) to Green Island,
Mississippi and North Carolina act as escorts,
7th AF to Baka Island via Buna.

(T4-A9)
179 9/11/2020 7:49:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 22 2 Operations #22: 2 / Orde Wingate: Chindits
Cancel the activation of one Japanese ground unit that activated in Burma or Northern India (Allied player's choice). Place the deactivated unit back in its starting hex. 77 SF Bde: The Allies gain the 77 Special Forces Brigade as a reinforcement during the next game turn (it cannot be delayed). Place the unit on the game turn track as a reminder. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
As a 2OC on SEAC for 3 activations.

Br 33 Corps STG's to Rangoon,
1 B Division to hex 2308,
6th Chinese Army to hex 2107.

(T4-A8)
176 9/11/2020 10:27:00 AM 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:
T4-J6 on South for 4 activations
175 9/9/2020 3:42:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 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:
As a 3OC on SEAC for 4 activations

1B, and B 1st Indian Divisions to 2209,
15th Br and 3rd Aus Corps to 2108.

(T4-A7)
172 9/9/2020 9:39:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 68 1 Event #68: 1 / Submarine Attack: Archerfish sinks Shinano
Play during an Offensive after 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: 0-7: Japanese lose one naval step (Allies chooses, can eliminated a unit). 8-9: No Effect. Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Aoba isn't zig zagging and she is broadside to my line of attack. Launch a full spread!
171 9/9/2020 9:26:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 37 3 Event #37: 3 / 1st Convoy Escort Fleet: 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:
As an EC on Combined Fleet
168 9/8/2020 12:30:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 9 3 Operations #9: 3 / Olympic and Coronet: the Invasion of Japan
Activate: US SW or Central Pacific HQs only. Logistic Value: 12 Conditions: In order for this card to be played as an event at least one Japanese Islands hex must be declared a battle hex and the potential for a ground combat must exist in the designated Japanese Islands battle hex. Bonus: The Allies temporarily gain 4 ASPs that can be used for the duration of this Offensive.

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
As a a 3OC on SEAC for 4 activations.

Warspite to hex 2109 to bombard 15th Army; Battle A
SEAC Air, the 5th and 11th AF's to Rangoon to get in on the action (A)

(T4-A5)
167 9/8/2020 11:37:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 74 1 card as Event #74: 1 / Tokyo Rose: Mrs. Iva Ikuko D'Aquino
Reduce US Political Will by one. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
165 9/8/2020 11:36:00 AM 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:
I'll weather Lilliput
164 9/7/2020 12:24:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 25 1 Operations #25: 1 / Operation Lilliput: Buna, New Guinea Offensive
Activate: SW HQ only. Logistic Value: 3 Conditions: May only activate US air and US/Australian ground units (an exception to the Allied HQ National Command rules). US Reservist Enter Combat: US ground units have their attack strength reduced by one for the duration of this Offensive.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
As a 1OC on SW Pac for 3 activations.

Lexington, Enterprise and Wasp launch an attack o Biak from Hollandia.

(T4-A4)

163 9/7/2020 9:28:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 16 3 Operations #16: 3 / Operation RI: New Guinea Offensive
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: Only air and ground units may be activated.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
As an OC on Combined Fleet
162 9/4/2020 9:27:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 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:
As an Event on SW Pac for 8 activations.

7th AF to Madang,
XIV Corps AA's (1/3) to hex 4022 on New Britain,
Wasp, Lexington, Enterprise and North Carolina to Hollandia,
Marine Brigade and Marine SF Brigade SGT to Hollandia and Wewak respectively.

(T4-A3)
159 9/4/2020 12:12:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 23 2 Event #23: 2 / PT Boats
Flip the Japanese ASP marker to its No Barges side. If Japanese Barges are not currently in play (Japanese card 73) that event is permanently superseded. Place the PT Boat marker on the game turn track as a reminder. Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
As an Event.

(T4-A2)
158 9/4/2020 9:08:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 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:
Time to shuffle deck chairs
157 9/3/2020 10:35:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 39 2 Event #39: 2 / Sextant Conference: Burma Road
This event ends a US inter-service rivalry. Flip the US Inter-Service Rivalry marker to its Strategic Agreement side. If the US Inter-Service Rivalry marker is already on Strategic Agreement side there is no additional effect. Bonus: In addition the Allied player immediately receives 3 Chinese ground and 1 Allied air replacement steps that must be used immediately (cannot be saved) on in supply units. Allied air units can be in the air units in China box. In addition, the Allies may immediately construct the Jarhat Trans Route for no cost. If Jarhat already constructed then either Ledo or Imphal may be constructed. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
As an Event.

(T4-A1)
139 8/30/2020 11:35:00 AM May-Aug 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:
As a 2OC on SEAC for 3 activations.

SEAC Air and 5th AF's to Rangoon and attack 1st AD at Bangkok; Battle Y,
10th LRB to Rangoon and attacks the 5th AD at Kuala Lumpur: Battle Z.

(T3-A6)
138 8/30/2020 9:52:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 53 3 Event #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:
133 8/29/2020 11:00:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 14 3 Operations #14: 3 / Operation MO: Battle of the Coral Sea
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 5 Condtions: Only one ground unit (of any size) may be activated. Fortuitous Rain Squalls: Japanese CV (not CVL) naval units have their defense strength increased by 2 for the duration of the Offensive.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
T3-J6

OC on South
132 8/28/2020 10:50:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies 62 3 Operations #62: 3 / Operation King II: A-Day - "I Have Returned" Invasion of Leyte
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 8 if SW Pac HQ, for all others: 6 Conditions: may only be played as an event if at least one battle hex is declared in a Philippine hex. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
As a 3OC on SEAC HQ for 4 activations.

U.S. AVG to Akyab,
66th Indian Army to hex 2108,
Brit 15 Corps SGT to Rangoon,
1st Indian Corps to hex 2208.

(T3-A4)

130 8/26/2020 7:31:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 76 2 Operations #76: 2 / Operation Tsurugi: Japan Attacks a B29 Base with Giretsu Airborne unit
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:
t3-J5

As an OC on South for 3 Activations
129 8/25/2020 12:26:00 PM May-Aug 1942 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:
As a 2OC on ANZAC for 3 activations.

US I Corps and Australian 2 Corps SGT to Lae
Australian Air unit SAT to Buna -enjoy the good time guys!

(T3-A3)

127 8/24/2020 3:58:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 39 2 Operations #39: 2 / Subhas Chandra Bose: Pro-Japanese Indian Army
2 Ground Replacements: The Japanese gain two ground replacement steps that must be used immediately. The recipent ground unit must be within 3 hexes of Rangoon (2008) to receive the replacement. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
T3-J4

On South as an OC for 3 activations
126 8/24/2020 10:21:00 AM May-Aug 1942 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:
As an Event to bring back Lexington (reduced) to Port Moresby and Wasp (reduced) at Cairns.

(T3-A2)
124 8/23/2020 9:33:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 26 2 Operations #26: 2 / Chiang Kai-shek: Anti Communist 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: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Was taking son back to school yesterday and helping pack stuff on Friday.

T2-J3 as a 2OC on Combined Fleet
120 8/21/2020 8:15:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 45 3 Event #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:
I think this is the right thing to do . . .

Change intel to intercept.

On Combined Fleet for 8 activations
119 8/19/2020 8:19:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies 29 2 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:
As an Event on SW Pac for 6 activations.

Wasp and Lexington to hex 4223,
Northampton escorts Marine Brigade in AA (1/2) of Bougainville,
Wasp, Lexington, Mississippi and North Carolina support the landing.

T3-A1
117 8/19/2020 1:07:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 11 2 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:
Ok, let's see what you got.

No file sent.
107 8/19/2020 11:35:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies 79 3 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:
(T2-A6) Soviets Invade Manchuria as a 3OC on CinCPac for 4 activations

Lexington and Enterprise to Gili, Gili,
7th LRB to Kauai and
7th AF to Turn Track.
106 8/19/2020 11:34:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies 47 2 Event #47: 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:
(T2-A5) War in Europe as an Event, up 1.
103 8/18/2020 1:08:00 PM Jan-Apr 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:
T2-J7

As an OC on SS for 4 activations

If not for the redraw on my ISR ender (and having the ISR ender) this hand was no better than the last one. I also figure you have at least one WiE card so you can kick start your reinforcements which is why you were happy to keep your drawn hand.
102 8/17/2020 9:37:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies 54 2 Operations #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:
As an OC to put Doug on the Turn Track.

(T2-A4)
97 8/14/2020 5:14:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 22 2 Operations #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:
As a 2 OC on South for 3 Activations
92 8/13/2020 11:18:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 24 1 Operations #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:
As a 1 OC on Combined Fleet for 4 Activations
85 8/12/2020 7:59:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 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:
As an OC on South
84 8/10/2020 10:01:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies 32 3 Event #32: 3 / Operation Reno II: Invasion of Rabaul
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 7 if US SW HQ, for all others: 4

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
As an Event on SEAC HQ for 5 activations.

The Dutch Air will PBM to Makassar via Soerabaja (not in Japanese control until end of the phase) and Bali.

Both 7th USAAF units will return at full strength, the 7th LRB at Midway and the 7th AF at Pearl.

*

1st Indian Corps at Imphal overland to Lashio, then using the transroute, down to hex 2107,
B Indian Div to hex 2108,
66th Chinese Army via trans route to Rangoon,
5th and 6th Chinese Armies via trans route to Mandalay.

(T2-A3)


79 8/10/2020 8:08:00 AM Jan-Apr 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:
Deja vu all over again
78 8/10/2020 7:50:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 84 1 #84: 1 / JN25 Code Change
OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Good catch the discard. This is the discard.

This hand looks a lot like my first hand.
76 8/9/2020 6:25:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 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:
As an Event, ABDA HQ at Soerabaja.

(T2-A2)
75 8/9/2020 3:43:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 10 3 o hand #10: 3 / 2nd Operational Phase: Solomon Island Expansion

Message from Japanese:
My retrieval from discards per Imperial Intervention
74 8/9/2020 3:42:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 33 2 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:
At least i have an ISR ender this time
72 8/9/2020 1:28:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies 2 1 Event #2: 1 / Imperial HQ Debate: Japanese Inter-Service rivalry
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:
As an Event.

(T2-A1)
67 8/8/2020 8:57:00 AM Jan-Apr 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:
Guess I'd better play a card too.
55 8/7/2020 8:48:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 41 3 y card #41: 3 / Patrick Hurley: Chinese Nationalist and Communist Reconciliation Fails

Message from Japanese:
54 8/7/2020 8:48:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 70 1 y card #70: 1 / JN25 Code Change

Message from Japanese:
53 8/7/2020 8:48:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 17 2 y card #17: 2 / Japanese Counterattack at Savo Island

Message from Japanese:
52 8/7/2020 8:47:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 64 2 y card #64: 2 / Weather: Halsey's Typhoon

Message from Japanese:
51 8/7/2020 8:47:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 20 2 y card #20: 2 / Naval Battle of Guadalcanal

Message from Japanese:
50 8/7/2020 8:47:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 47 3 m discard pile back to deck #47: 3 / VADM Kondo: Conquest of the Dutch East Indies

Message from Japanese:
49 8/7/2020 8:46:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 47 3 cial discard #47: 3 / VADM Kondo: Conquest of the Dutch East Indies

Message from Japanese:
48 8/7/2020 8:46:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 47 3 cial discard #47: 3 / VADM Kondo: Conquest of the Dutch East Indies

Message from Japanese:
47 8/7/2020 8:46:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 47 3 cial discard #47: 3 / VADM Kondo: Conquest of the Dutch East Indies

Message from Japanese:
46 8/7/2020 8:46:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 47 3 cial discard #47: 3 / VADM Kondo: Conquest of the Dutch East Indies

Message from Japanese:
44 8/7/2020 7:32:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies 2 1 o hand #2: 1 / Imperial HQ Debate: Japanese Inter-Service rivalry

Message from Allies:
43 8/7/2020 7:31:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies 22 2 o deck #22: 2 / Orde Wingate: Chindits
OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
32 8/7/2020 10:19:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 49 1 Operations #49: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Things don't get much better.
30 8/7/2020 9:15:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies 2 1 Event #2: 1 / Imperial HQ Debate: Japanese Inter-Service rivalry
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:
As an Event. Welcome to ISR.

(T2-A1)
25 8/6/2020 8:09:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 42 3 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:
Your cousin is back from vacation. This may be the best card in my hand.

On combined fleet as an OC for 6 activations.
4 8/3/2020 5:28:00 PM December 1941 Japanese 2 3 Event #2: 3 / IAI-Operation No.1: Conquest of SE Asia
Activate: Any units within range of any Japanese HQ. Logistic Value: 20 +6 Total HQ Efficiency Intelligence: Surprise Attack Condtions: A total of 26 units may be activated. If a Japanese naval unit enters a Malaysian coastal hex, Force Z is placed in that hex during reaction movement. (If choice, Allied chooses). No Allied air ZOI during this Offensive, but if not in a battle hex automatically participates in one battle within range. May only Amphibious Assault hexes that are within 5 contiguous water hexes of a Japanese controlled port. AA to Manila/Singapore requires naval escort and each naval unit loses one step prior to battle. May only be played as an event as the second card of the December 1941 game turn. Remove after playing as an event.

OC: 0 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Here is the big one. Pretty conservative, i think
3 8/3/2020 4:17:00 PM December 1941 Japanese 1 3 Event #1: 3 / Operation Z: Attack on Pearl Harbor
Activate: Hex 3705: CV Akagi, CV Soryu, CV Shokaku, and BB Hiei. Intelligence: Surprise Attack Condtions: These 4 naval units cannot be activated again during this game turn. Naval units may move 18 hexes. Must declare hex 5808 (Oahu) a Battle hex. Allied player does not roll during the AIr Naval Combat Segment and units defend at 1/2 strength. US Political Will marker is moved +8. The US CVs in hexes 5410/5609 cannot be attacked and must conduct post battle movement to 5808. May only be played as an event as the first card of the December 1941 game turn. Remove from play if use as an event.

OC: 0 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
The easy one.

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