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Entry # Time Turn Player Card Number Ops Type Entry
373 9/27/2021 12:53:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 38 3 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:
Haha I know, I know--just play a different game! :)

JK, but the problem is that spreading out the fleet lets you kill my ships off piecemeal at little cost, as happened with my carriers at Saipan.

Anyway, we're coming to the end here, so I'll throw all-in in the CBI, even with this crappy card.

OC on South HQ 2+3=5 acts

* 2006 (Akyab) : Korean Army Activates.
* 2006 (Akyab) : 38th Army Activates.
* 2006 (Akyab) : 28th Army Activates.
* 2105 (Imphal/Kohima) : 37th Army Activates.
* 1813 (Medan) : [10 AD] Activates.
* 1813 (Medan): [10 AD] moves to 2106 (Mandalay)
* 2006 (Akyab): Korean Army, 38th Army, 28th Army moves to 1905 (Dacca)
* 2105 (Imphal/Kohima): 37th Army moves to 2006 (Akyab)
* 2006 (Akyab): 37th Army moves to 1905 (Dacca)
* 2106 (Mandalay): [10 AD] joins Battle B
* 2106 (Mandalay): [10 AD] joins Battle A

BTY!
365 9/24/2021 10:46:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 70 1 Event #70: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Play this for the intercept.
364 9/22/2021 3:15:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 45 3 Event #45: 3 / Operation Flintlock: Marshall Is. Invasion
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 8 if US Central Pac HQ, for all others: 4

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
Attack on Eniwetok, file up
360 9/22/2021 3:34:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 6 2 card as 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:
I know, and it's quite interesting how useful pacifist social justice icon Gandhi is to the Japanese side in this game...

I'll try to wipe out that pesky PM brigade! I am working off the assumption that you have no one in range to react.

OC on South HQ 2+2=4 acts

* Eliminated AL Ground Units: [PM Bde] moves to 2018 (Batavia)
* 2205 (Ledo) : 37th Army Activates.
* 2909 (Tainan) : CA Takao Activates.
* 2220 (Soerabaja) : 1 AD Activates.
* 1916 (Palembang) : [2 AD] Activates.
* 2220 (Soerabaja): 1 AD moves to 2019 (Tjilatjap)
* 2019 (Tjilatjap): 1 AD joins Battle B
* 1916 (Palembang): [2 AD] joins Battle A
* 1916 (Palembang): [2 AD] joins Battle A
* 2019 (Tjilatjap): 1 AD joins Battle A
* 2205 (Ledo): 37th Army moves to 2105 (Imphal/Kohima)
* 2909 (Tainan): CA Takao moves to 3813 (Saipan/Tinian)

BTY.
359 9/20/2021 1:15:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 18 1 Operations #18: 1 / Edwin Booz: Defense Consultant
Allied player immediately receives 1 permanent amphibious shipping point. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
I thought the 16-12 corps was British, not Indian. Sigh... :)

SEAC HQ with 2 units
354 9/18/2021 6:34:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 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:
OK, I'll try to settle things up retroactively and line up my ducks in the CBI...

* 1905 (Dacca) : [4 Ind Corps] suffers a step loss.
- for the Gandhi card
- applying kamikaze losses...
* 3416 (Palau Islands) : [27 AF] suffers a step loss.
* 4715 (Kwajalein) : [CV Essex] suffers a step loss.
* 4715 (Kwajalein) : [CV Wasp] suffers a step loss.
* Eliminated JP Naval Units: [BB Kongo] moves to 3813 (Saipan/Tinian)
- I think you said Kongo comes back
- also I'm pretty sure PM brigade is dead?
* 2018 (Batavia): [PM Bde] is eliminated

OC on South HQ 2+3=5 acts

* 2006 (Akyab) : [ED Army] Activates.
* 2006 (Akyab) : [15th Army] Activates.
* 2008 (Rangoon) : 28th Army Activates.
* 2107 : 38th Army Activates.
* 3407 (Kure) : [CVE Kaiyo] Activates.
* 2006 (Akyab): [15th Army] moves to 2008 (Rangoon)
* 2006 (Akyab): [ED Army] moves to 2008 (Rangoon)
* 2107: 38th Army moves to 2006 (Akyab)
* 2008 (Rangoon): 28th Army moves to 2006 (Akyab)
* 3407 (Kure): [CVE Kaiyo] moves to 3813 (Saipan/Tinian)

No battles, BTY.
351 9/18/2021 6:20:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 21 3 Event #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:
I will also play this in reaction to your SEAC offensive this last play.
349 9/18/2021 6:14:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 81 2 Event #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:
345 9/15/2021 2:36:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 67 3 Operations #67: 3 / Curtis LeMay: Firebombing of Japan
Randomly remove one card from the Japanese hand if a B29 Long Range Bomber air unit is on a hex (not Air Units in China Box) within range of Tokyo. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Last preparations before the final assault. No battle.
338 9/13/2021 1:09:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 59 1 Event #59: 1 / Ultra Information: Japanese Burma Operation is penetrated
Intelligence: Intercept. Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
I intercept and draw a card
337 9/12/2021 8:14:00 PM Sep-Dec 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:
I'll go for broke in the CBI...

* 2206 (Lashio) : 15th Army Activates.
* 2106 (Mandalay) : Korean Army Activates.
* 2107 : 38th Army Activates.
* 2206 (Lashio) : 10 AD Activates.
* 2008 (Rangoon) : 3 AD Activates.
* 2212 (Saigon) : 21 AF Activates.
* 2106 (Mandalay) : [5 AD] Activates.
* 2212 (Saigon): 21 AF moves to 2008 (Rangoon)
* 2107 : 38th Army Deactivates.
* 2106 (Mandalay) : ED Army Activates.
- so I can move as a stack and prevent disengagement...
* 2106 (Mandalay): Korean Army, ED Army moves to 2006 (Akyab)
* 2206 (Lashio): 15th Army moves to 2006 (Akyab)
* 2206 (Lashio): 10 AD moves to 2106 (Mandalay)
* 2106 (Mandalay): 10 AD joins Battle B
* 2008 (Rangoon): 3 AD joins Battle A
* 2008 (Rangoon): 21 AF joins Battle A
* 2106 (Mandalay): [5 AD] joins Battle A

BTY for resolution.
332 9/11/2021 5:08:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 84 3 Event #84: 3 / U.S. Carrier Raids
Activate: Central Pacific HQ only. Logistic Value: 0 Intelligence: Surprise Attack, which cannot be changed by a reaction event card. Conditions: Only US Carrier naval units may be activated. This card cannot be cancelled by a weather card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
A carrier raid on Saipan. I resolve it immediately since you cannot cancel or modify it.
331 9/11/2021 3:00:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 58 3 o hand #58: 3 / Western Force: Conquest of Sumatra

Message from Japanese:
Will draw this instead...
330 9/11/2021 3:00:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 54 3 #54: 3 / WAR IN EUROPE: Minor Axis Victory
OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
329 9/11/2021 2:59:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 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:
The Emperor will try to get everyone to work together...
327 9/9/2021 12:48:00 PM Sep-Dec 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:
Some strategic redeployment, no battle

I don't how you feel about our game now, but I certainly feel the pressure :)
310 9/4/2021 12:20:00 PM May-Aug 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:
Ouch, this is not good news for me. I will soon be crushed in Northern India!

Time for a big naval battle in the Pacific.

Note I upgraded the module to 5.10 (which fixes some bugs). Hope you can do it too!
309 9/4/2021 11:47:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 39 2 Event #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:
Me too, in this case enlisting our Indian volunteers.
308 9/4/2021 9:14:00 AM May-Aug 1943 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:
a bit of reorganization in the CBI, no battle
299 9/2/2021 1:11:00 AM May-Aug 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:
Alright, I'll try to draw your attention in the CBI.

EC on South HQ 2+5=7 acts

* 2008 (Rangoon) : ED Army Activates.
* 2106 (Mandalay) : Korean Army Activates.
* 2107 : 38th Army Activates.
* 2106 (Mandalay) : 5 AD Activates.
* 2305 (Myitkyina) : 3 AD Activates.
* 1916 (Palembang) : 8 AD Activates.
* 2008 (Rangoon) : [2 AD] Activates.
* 2106 (Mandalay) : 25th Army Activates.
* 2107 : 38th Army Deactivates.
- I want to prevent disengagement
* 2106 (Mandalay): 25th Army, Korean Army moves to 2006 (Akyab)
* 2008 (Rangoon): ED Army moves to 2006 (Akyab)
* 2305 (Myitkyina): 3 AD moves to 2106 (Mandalay)
* 2008 (Rangoon): [2 AD] moves to 2106 (Mandalay)
* 1916 (Palembang): 8 AD moves to 2106 (Mandalay)
* 2106 (Mandalay): 5 AD joins Battle A
* 2106 (Mandalay): 3 AD joins Battle A
* 2106 (Mandalay): [2 AD] joins Battle A
* 2106 (Mandalay): 8 AD joins Battle A
* 2106 (Mandalay): 8 AD joins Battle B

BTY.
289 8/30/2021 6:54:00 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:
Subs will take a shot...
287 8/29/2021 8:34:00 AM May-Aug 1943 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:
The marines are making another attempt at capturing Kwaj
Let's hope the weather is more forgiving this time! :)
286 8/29/2021 1:05:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 29 3 card as Event #29: 3 / Combined Fleet: Battle of Santa Cruz
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: Only air and naval units may be activated. Effective Aerial Torpedo Tactics: Increase Japanese aircraft carrier naval units attack strength by 2 for the duration of the Offensive.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Yeah, those monsoons are a doozy! I think that must be one of the hardest things about playing AP, not knowing when you're going to have an entire offensive canceled.

I'll do a redeployment.

CF HQ 2+4=6 acts

* 3607 (Nagoya) : 3 AD Activates.
* 3709 (Iwo Jima) : 7 AD Activates.
* 3813 (Saipan/Tinian) : [37th Army] Activates.
* 2212 (Saigon) : ED Army Activates.
* 2915 (Davao) : [27th Army] Activates.
* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor) : 14th Army Activates.
* 2212 (Saigon): ED Army moves to 2008 (Rangoon)
* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor): 14th Army moves to 2212 (Saigon)
* 2915 (Davao): [27th Army] moves to 2813 (Manila/Corregidor)
* 3607 (Nagoya): 3 AD moves to 2305 (Myitkyina)
* 3709 (Iwo Jima): 7 AD moves to 3607 (Nagoya)
* 3813 (Saipan/Tinian): [37th Army] moves to 3709 (Iwo Jima)

No battles, no PBM, BTY.
284 8/28/2021 2:19:00 AM May-Aug 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:
well this turn will be much tougher than I anticipated
I do some troop repositioning in India, no battle
282 8/27/2021 12:06:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 83 2 Operations #83: 2 / Invasion of Java: Battle of the Java Sea
Activation: South HQ only Logistic Value: 4 Long Lance Torpedoes: Japanese CA naval units add 2 to their attack strengths for the duration of this offensive.

OC: 4 EC: 6

Message from Japanese:
OK, a very modest advance in the CBI.

OC on South HQ 2+1=3 acts

* 2008 (Rangoon) : 38th Army Activates.
* 2305 (Myitkyina) : [37th Army] Activates.
* 2008 (Rangoon): 38th Army moves to 2007
* 2007: 38th Army moves to 2107
* 2305 (Myitkyina): [37th Army] moves to 2205 (Ledo)

Battle hex in Ledo, but which is unlikely to produce any actual casualties. BTY.
278 8/25/2021 1:36:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 19 2 Event #19: 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:
Your instincts are good... I'm afraid you're right. :) Now the question is whether you have another ISR card to redraw it and play it a third time!
277 8/25/2021 12:58:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies 9 3 Event #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:
ok let's try again
I am suspicious though... your last play makes me think you have another weather card! :)
275 8/25/2021 12:34:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 80 2 Event #80: 2 / Submarine Launched Air Attack on the Panama Canal: I-400
Allied Reinforcements for the next game turn are delayed. Place those reinforcements in the delay box when they arrive. If reinforcements are already delayed, there are no additional effects. Place the Panama Canal Attack marker on the game turn track as a reminder. Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Well, I think I can guess what's coming next...

We'll sabotage the canal to slow down the relentless flow of US shipping.
273 8/24/2021 7:24:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies 9 3 o hand #9: 3 / Olympic and Coronet: the Invasion of Japan

Message from Allies:
272 8/24/2021 7:24:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies 73 2 #73: 2 / WAR IN EUROPE: Major Allied Victory
OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
271 8/24/2021 7:23:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies 52 1 Event #52: 1 / Roosevelt-Nimitz-MacArthur: End of US Army-Navy Dispute
This event ends a US inter-service rivalry. Flip the US Inter-Service Rivalry marker to its Strategic Agreement side. If the US Inter-Service Rivalry marker is already on Strategic Agreement side there is no additional effect. Bonus: If this card is played as an event, the Allies have the option to discard a card of their choice and replace it with any card from the discard pile (not those removed from play). Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
I think I will try again...
file up
268 8/23/2021 6:51:00 PM May-Aug 1943 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:
That is... terrifying.

Fortunately for the bad guys, your concerns about the weather were justified. I will rain all over this nightmare!
267 8/23/2021 3:03:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies 9 3 card as Event #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:
Time to see what the navy is capable of, the real work begins.
Unless our weather forecasters did a really poor job...? :)
266 8/22/2021 5:23:00 PM May-Aug 1943 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:
OC on CF HQ 2+2=4 acts

* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor) : 9 AD Activates.
* 3704 (Hakodate) : [27th Army] Activates.
* 2212 (Saigon) : [35th Army] Activates.
* 3706 (Tokyo) : ED Army Activates.
* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor): 9 AD moves to 2620 (Makassar)
* 2212 (Saigon): [35th Army] moves to 2715 (Jolo)
* 3704 (Hakodate): [27th Army] moves to 2915 (Davao)
* 3706 (Tokyo): ED Army moves to 2212 (Saigon)

No battles, no PBM, BTY.
260 8/21/2021 6:26:00 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:
The Ryujo is threatened. Although I doubt this will stay a surprise, but who knows :)
248 8/20/2021 4:01:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 18 1 Event #18: 1 / Bridge on River Kwai: Death Railroad
If the Japanese control hexes 2108 and 2109, they become Trans Routes for the remainder of the game and any Japanese HQ that can trace a continuous Trans Routes via the Kwai RR to Rangoon has +1 added to its efficiency rating if any units are activated in Burma or Northern India. Place the Bridge Over the River Kwai marker near this location as a reminder. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Alright, it's a turn full of war crimes for me. I will build the bridge.
240 8/20/2021 12:30:00 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:
The IJN cannot ignore the challenge! Intercept.
239 8/20/2021 2:23:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 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:
Time to assess the value of the US navy, they have been pretty quiet so far!
238 8/19/2021 6:28:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 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:
Yeah, things are looking pretty grim for the Empire!

OC on South HQ 1+1=2 acts

* 2206 (Lashio) : [37th Army] Activates.
* 2616 (Tarakan) : [17th Army] Activates.
* 2616 (Tarakan): [17th Army] moves to 2917 (Menado)
* 2206 (Lashio): [37th Army] moves to 2305 (Myitkyina)
* 2305 (Myitkyina) is now Japanese controlled.
* Japanese ASP Marker (Barges) uses 1/3 ASP

No battles, no PBM, BTY.
228 8/18/2021 3:02:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 62 3 Event #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:
a big air operation in NG
225 8/17/2021 5:03:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 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:
Well, looks like this is going to be pretty much totally useless... will use it for OC instead and try to push on in Burma.

OC on South HQ 1+3=4 acts

* 1813 (Medan) : 6 AD Activates.
* 2110 (Bangkok) : [28th Army] Activates.
* 2107 : 15th Army Activates.
* 2008 (Rangoon) : [37th Army] Activates.
* 2107: 15th Army moves to 2206 (Lashio)
* 2008 (Rangoon): [37th Army] moves to 2206 (Lashio)
* 1813 (Medan): 6 AD moves to 2106 (Mandalay)
* 2106 (Mandalay): 6 AD joins Battle A
* 2110 (Bangkok): [28th Army] moves to 2008 (Rangoon)

BTY for resolution.


223 8/16/2021 11:30:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 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:
No subs lurking
Ok letís try to secure the next batch of reinforcements!
Could you adjust the WIE level in your next file?
221 8/16/2021 11:13:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 8 3 Event #8: 3 / Operation C: Indian Ocean Raid
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: May activate only Naval units. Bonus: Add 1 to all Japanese air-naval battle die rolls if any Commonwealth naval units are present in the battle.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
EC on SS HQ 2+4=6 acts

* 4415 (Eniwetok) : CV Junyo Activates.
* 4415 (Eniwetok) : BB Kongo Activates.
* 4415 (Eniwetok) : BB Nagato Activates.
* 2915 (Davao) : CV Soryu Activates.
* 3615 (Ulithi) : CVL Zuiho Activates.
* 4715 (Kwajalein) : CL Tenryu Activates.
* 4415 (Eniwetok): CV Junyo moves to 4017 (Truk)
* 2915 (Davao): CV Soryu moves to 3813 (Saipan/Tinian)
* 3615 (Ulithi): CVL Zuiho moves to 2915 (Davao)
* 4715 (Kwajalein): CL Tenryu moves to 3814 (Guam)
* 3814 (Guam): CL Tenryu moves to 3014 (Samar/Leyte)
* 4415 (Eniwetok): BB Kongo moves to 3813 (Saipan/Tinian)
* 4415 (Eniwetok): BB Nagato moves to 3407 (Kure)

No battles, no PBM, BTY.
217 8/15/2021 2:55:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 1 1 Operations #1: 1 / Bataan Death March: Atrocity
Increase US Political Will by one if the Japanese control Manila (2813). Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
ok let's try this... roll 0-3 for special reaction and interception
216 8/15/2021 2:44:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 31 3 Event #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:
Looks like the Red Army has held off the Germans at Stalingrad!

Meanwhile the Japanese dig in... File up.
215 8/15/2021 4:45:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 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:
let's try to turn things a little more into our favor
file up
213 8/14/2021 2:19:00 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:
Well those subs hurt!
I wasn't sure if I would make use of this card for Ops or Event, now I know :)
211 8/13/2021 10:35:00 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:
I'll play this war crime for the air replacements.
208 8/13/2021 10:32:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 27 1 Event #27: 1 / Submarine Attack: I-19 sinks the Wasp
Play during an offensive; at the end of all combat against any active Allied naval units or against any active Allied naval unit, if no battle hexes were declared during the Offensive. On a die roll of: 0-4: Lose one naval step* 5-7: Lose two naval steps* 8-9: No Effect. *Japanese choice; can eliminate a unit. Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Torpedoes!

I'm not sure if I need to declare targets before I fire, I don't believe I do? I'll assign a hit each to the BB and to CV Wasp if I get very lucky.
207 8/13/2021 5:48:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 77 2 Operations #77: 2 / Mao Tse Tung: Communits 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: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
ok let's start gentle and secure the solomons.
you're gone anyway :)
189 8/9/2021 1:42:00 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:
A small air attack and a diversion to conclude the turn.
Intel roll on 0-5
187 8/6/2021 1:36:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 23 2 Operations #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:
A bit of reorg among the Aussies
Bty for last card
182 8/5/2021 11:28:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 8 1 Event #8: 1 / Australian Coast Watchers
Intelligence: Intercept. Conditions: Can only be played if Japanese air or naval units are activated for the current Offensive. Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
I play this to intercept and draw a card
178 7/22/2021 11:22:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 45 3 card as 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:
Hi Didier,

I've been holding off on moving so you can relax on vacation, but I see you helping to lead us in the Staff Game anyway so I figure I'll throw a turn your way, feel free to ignore it until you get back!

OC on South HQ 2+3=5 acts

* 2107 : 25th Army Activates.
* 2007 : Korean Army Activates.
* 2008 (Rangoon) : [2 AD] Activates.
* 1916 (Palembang) : 5 AD Activates.
* 2110 (Bangkok) : 21 AF Activates.
* 1916 (Palembang): 5 AD moves to 2008 (Rangoon)
* 2110 (Bangkok): 21 AF moves to 2008 (Rangoon)
* 2107: 25th Army moves to 2106 (Mandalay)
* 2007: Korean Army moves to 2106 (Mandalay)
* 2008 (Rangoon): [2 AD] joins Battle A
* 2008 (Rangoon): 5 AD joins Battle A
* 2008 (Rangoon): 21 AF joins Battle A

BTY for resolution.
176 7/16/2021 2:02:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 29 2 Operations #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:
file up
I will be out of town for a couple of weeks, time for some holiday!
166 7/10/2021 11:58:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 83 2 Operations #83: 2 / Invasion of Java: Battle of the Java Sea
Activation: South HQ only Logistic Value: 4 Long Lance Torpedoes: Japanese CA naval units add 2 to their attack strengths for the duration of this offensive.

OC: 4 EC: 6

Message from Japanese:

I don't know how you manage 5 games at once, and such active leadership on the staff game! I can barely keep 3 games crawling along...

OC on South HQ 1(-1)+4=4

* 2015 (Singapore) : 38th Army Activates.
* 2008 (Rangoon) : 25th Army Activates.
* 2007 : [15th Army] Activates.
* 2008 (Rangoon) : 2 AD Activates.
* 2008 (Rangoon): 25th Army moves to 2107
* 2007: [15th Army] moves to 2107
* 2015 (Singapore): 38th Army moves to 2008 (Rangoon)
* 2008 (Rangoon): 2 AD joins Battle A

BTY for resolution.
162 7/8/2021 1:33:00 AM Sep-Dec 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:
Too bad I didn't get to keep Chandra Bose and the INA, I sense he might have come in handy!

Will try this anyway...

South HQ 1(-1 for Rangoon)+3=3 acts

* 2008 (Rangoon) : Korean Army Activates.
* 2008 (Rangoon) : 15th Army Activates.
* 2008 (Rangoon): Korean Army moves to 2007
* 2008 (Rangoon): 15th Army moves to 2007
* 2015 (Singapore) : 25th Army Activates.
* 2015 (Singapore): 25th Army moves to 2008 (Rangoon)

BTY for resolution.
161 7/7/2021 1:34:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 57 2 Event #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:
file up, no battle
159 7/6/2021 12:28:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 39 2 o deck #39: 2 / Subhas Chandra Bose: Pro-Japanese Indian Army
OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Sorry, forgot about my ISR card! You're absolutely right.
153 7/5/2021 6:59:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 86 1 Event #86: 1 / Submarine Attack: I-58 sinks the USS Indianapolis
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: 0-7: Allies lose one naval step (Japanese choice; can eliminate a unit). 8-9: No Effect. Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Again against N. Carolina.
149 7/5/2021 6:58:00 PM Sep-Dec 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:
This time on BB North Carolina.
145 7/5/2021 6:52:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 36 1 Event #36: 1 / Submarine Attack
Play 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:
Thanks Didier! It was lovely up in the mountains, just got back.

The main Japanese forces may have pulled out of the Solomons, but the waters are still rife with Japanese subs. Here goes the first one...
143 7/1/2021 9:49:00 PM 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:
Did I scare you so much? :)
Let us try this then!
140 7/1/2021 7:23:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 43 1 Operations #43: 1 / Tojo Resigns: Moderates in Power
If the game turn is 1944 or later, this card must be played as an event otherwise it is a Japanese option to play as an event, an OC, or discard. Reduce US Political Will by two. The Allied Manchurian Invasion card's prerequisite has been met. Flip the game turn marker from its PM Tojo to its Tojo Resigns side as a reminder. RESHUFFLE: If this card is played as an OC or a discard, reshuffle the Japanese deck at the end of this game turn. This card may not be played as a Future Offensive. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 3 EC: 0

NOTE: Deck will be reshuffled before next deal.Message from Japanese:
Mission accomplished, we were on our way out as it was!

Plus this guy keeps wanting to resign...

OC on South Seas HQ 1+2=3

* 3520 (Hollandia) : [26 AF] Activates.
* 4222 (Buin) : 25 AF Activates.
* 3520 (Hollandia): [26 AF] moves to 3615 (Ulithi)
* 4222 (Buin): 25 AF moves to 4517 (Kusaie)

No battles, no PBM.
134 6/28/2021 4:17:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 17 2 Operations #17: 2 / China Airlift
Hump Operations into China: Flip the Burma Road Status marker from its No Hump to Hump side for the remainder of the game. Bonus: The AVG air unit (which normally cannot receive replacements) or a 14th AF air unit (either one) immediately receives a replacement step if it is in Northern India, Burma, or the Air units in China box. This replacement can be used to bring a 14th AF air unit (but not the AVG) back from elimination in any friendly in supply Northern India or Burma airfield. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Time to start some air raids!
File up, one battle with reaction on 0-2
133 6/28/2021 3:35:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 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:
OC on South Seas HQ 2+2=4 acts

* 4021 (Rabaul) : [31st Army] Activates.
* 3520 (Hollandia) : [4 AD] Activates.
* 3520 (Hollandia) : [18th Army] Activates.
* 3520 (Hollandia): [18th Army] moves to 2719 (Kendari)
* 4021 (Rabaul): [31st Army] moves to 4017 (Truk)
* 3520 (Hollandia): [4 AD] moves to 2719 (Kendari)

No battles, no PBM, BTY!

132 6/28/2021 3:35:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 63 2 oved Strategy card to hand #63: 2 / Kamikaze Attack

Message from Japanese:
Sorry, that was a misclick! Will play it for ops momentarily.
131 6/28/2021 3:34:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 63 2 Event #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:
130 6/24/2021 2:11:00 PM Sep-Dec 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:
no battle, bty
128 6/23/2021 6:29:00 PM Sep-Dec 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:
Sorry to forget the ASPs, thanks!

OK, right back at you with ISR...
126 6/21/2021 4:44:00 PM Sep-Dec 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:
let's get started with this, file up
107 6/13/2021 2:30:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies 69 3 Event #69: 3 / S-Day: Invasion of Luzon
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 8 if SW Pac HQ, for all others: 6 Bonus: If the 11th Airborne Division is on an airfield, not activated, with ANY in supply US air unit, the 11th Airborne division can be placed on any unoccupied hex that is not in an unneutralized Japanese air ZOI and is within the extended range/normal LRB (including B29) range of the air unit that it is stacked with.

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
this operation is clearly under-resourced but high command has pressed us to "DO something about GC!"
So here we go
103 6/9/2021 1:24:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies 39 2 Operations #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:
Another air raid.
The 5AF is just activated for PBM.
No movement so successful reaction on 0-2.
99 6/8/2021 6:06:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 43 1 Operations #43: 1 / Tojo Resigns: Moderates in Power
If the game turn is 1944 or later, this card must be played as an event otherwise it is a Japanese option to play as an event, an OC, or discard. Reduce US Political Will by two. The Allied Manchurian Invasion card's prerequisite has been met. Flip the game turn marker from its PM Tojo to its Tojo Resigns side as a reminder. RESHUFFLE: If this card is played as an OC or a discard, reshuffle the Japanese deck at the end of this game turn. This card may not be played as a Future Offensive. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 3 EC: 0

NOTE: Deck will be reshuffled before next deal.Message from Japanese:
OC on South HQ 1+1=2

* 2517 (Balikpapan) : CVL Ryujo Activates.
* 2620 (Makassar) : 22 AF Activates.
* 2620 (Makassar): 22 AF moves to 2917 (Menado)
* 2517 (Balikpapan): CVL Ryujo moves to 2719 (Kendari)

Small move. BTY.
93 6/5/2021 6:00:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies 4 1 card as Operations #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:
another small air raid :)
87 6/3/2021 12:40:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 12 3 Event #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:
I debated doing this attack on my last card play and ultimately decided against it, but your raid demonstrates that I can't survive in NG by just standing still. It would have probably been better to do it before my elite AD got reduced, but perhaps better late than never, we'll see.

EC on South Seas HQ 2+8=10

* 3520 (Hollandia) : CA Mogami Activates.
* 3520 (Hollandia) : 1 SN Bde Activates.
* 3520 (Hollandia) : [4 AD] Activates.
* 4021 (Rabaul) : 23 AF Activates.
* 4423 (Guadalcanal) : 26 AF Activates.
* 4715 (Kwajalein) : 24 AF Activates.
* 4415 (Eniwetok) : 25 AF Activates.
* 4017 (Truk) : BB Yamato Activates.
* 3615 (Ulithi) : CV Akagi Activates.
* 4017 (Truk) : CV Junyo Activates.
* 3520 (Hollandia): CA Mogami, 1 SN Bde moves to 3319 (Biak)
* 4021 (Rabaul): 23 AF moves to 3520 (Hollandia)
* 4423 (Guadalcanal): 26 AF moves to 3520 (Hollandia)
* 4715 (Kwajalein): 24 AF moves to 3520 (Hollandia)
* 4017 (Truk): BB Yamato moves to 3319 (Biak)
* 3615 (Ulithi): CV Akagi moves to 3417
* 4017 (Truk): CV Junyo moves to 3417
* 3417: CV Akagi joins Battle A
* 3417: CV Junyo joins Battle A
* 3520 (Hollandia): [4 AD] joins Battle A
* 3520 (Hollandia): 23 AF joins Battle A
* 3520 (Hollandia): 26 AF joins Battle A
* 3520 (Hollandia): 24 AF joins Battle A
* 4415 (Eniwetok): 25 AF moves to 3520 (Hollandia)
* 3520 (Hollandia): 25 AF joins Battle A

BTY for reaction/resolution.
81 6/2/2021 12:39:00 PM May-Aug 1942 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:
time to try a small raid!
no movement so this is an intel roll on 0-1... or an intercept card!
file up
76 6/1/2021 11:14:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 50 3 Operations #50: 3 / Ha-Go: Burma Offensive
Activation: South or South Seas HQs only. Logistic Value: 6 Conditions: Only air and ground units may be activated.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Thanks Didier! It was a nice visit. :)

OC on South HQ 1+3=4

* 2018 (Batavia) : CVL Zuiho Activates.
* 2014 (Kuantan) : 38th Army Activates.
* 2112 (Khota Baru) : 25th Army Activates.
* 2019 (Tjilatjap) : Korean Army Activates.
* 2019 (Tjilatjap): Korean Army moves to 2008 (Rangoon)
* 2014 (Kuantan): 38th Army moves to 2015 (Singapore)
* 2112 (Khota Baru): 25th Army moves to 2015 (Singapore)
* 2018 (Batavia): CVL Zuiho moves to 3615 (Ulithi)

BTY for resolution.
69 5/27/2021 1:20:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 73 2 Event #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:
EC on South HQ 1+3=4

* 1913 (Kuala Lumpur) : 38th Army Activates.
* 1913 (Kuala Lumpur) : 5 AD Activates.
* 2220 (Soerabaja) : 1 AD Activates.
* 2110 (Bangkok) : 21 AF Activates.
* 1913 (Kuala Lumpur): 38th Army moves to 2014 (Kuantan)
* 2110 (Bangkok): 21 AF moves to 2112 (Khota Baru)
* 2220 (Soerabaja): 1 AD moves to 2017 (Bangka)
* 2112 (Khota Baru): 21 AF joins Battle A
* 1913 (Kuala Lumpur): 5 AD joins Battle A
* 2017 (Bangka): 1 AD joins Battle D
* 2017 (Bangka): 1 AD joins Battle B

BTY for resolution.
68 5/26/2021 12:59:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies 3 1 Operations #3: 1 / Prime Minister Curtin
2 Ground replacements: The Australians get two ground replacements that must be used immediately to bring Australian ground units from reduced to full strength, or from the eliminated plie to reduced strength or full strength, which are placed in any friendly Australian port. Any unused replacements are forfeit. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
file up
62 5/24/2021 5:51:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 32 3 Event #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:
Fleet redeployment and I'll take a shot on Manila in case I get lucky...

OC on CF 2+3=5 acts

* 3706 (Tokyo) : BB Hiei Activates.
* 3407 (Kure) : BB Nagato Activates.
* 2311 (Cam Ranh) : BB Kongo Activates.
* 3407 (Kure) : BB Yamato Activates.
* 2812 (Clark Field) : 14th Army Activates.
* 3407 (Kure): BB Nagato moves to 4415 (Eniwetok)
* 2311 (Cam Ranh): BB Kongo moves to 4415 (Eniwetok)
* 3407 (Kure): BB Yamato moves to 4017 (Truk)
* 3706 (Tokyo): BB Hiei moves to 4017 (Truk)
* 2812 (Clark Field): 14th Army moves to 2813 (Manila/Corregidor)

BTY for resolution.
61 5/24/2021 4:07:00 PM May-Aug 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:
a bit of air rearrangement in NG
file up
59 5/20/2021 8:36:00 PM May-Aug 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:
OK finally.

OC on South Seas HQ 2+3=5

* 3607 (Nagoya) : 4 AD Activates.
* 3706 (Tokyo) : [18th Army] Activates.
* 3520 (Hollandia) : CV Shokaku Activates.
* 4423 (Guadalcanal) : CV Akagi Activates.
* 3520 (Hollandia): CV Shokaku moves to 3518
* 4423 (Guadalcanal): CV Akagi moves to 3518
* 2812 (Clark Field) : 1 AD Activates.
* 2812 (Clark Field): 1 AD moves to 2220 (Soerabaja)
* 3607 (Nagoya): 4 AD moves to 3520 (Hollandia)
* 3706 (Tokyo): [18th Army] moves to 3520 (Hollandia)
* 3518: CV Shokaku joins Battle A
* 3518: CV Akagi joins Battle A
* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 3/7 ASP
* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 2/7 ASP
* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 1/7 ASP
* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 0/7 ASP

BTY for resolution.
44 5/19/2021 1:28:00 PM Jan-Apr 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:
Repositioning the fleet and finishing the turn
File up
43 5/18/2021 2:19:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 4 1 Operations #4: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
OC on South Seas HQ 1+2=3

* 4021 (Rabaul) : SS Bde Activates.
* 4021 (Rabaul) : CA Aoba Activates.
* 3520 (Hollandia) : CV Akagi Activates.
* 4021 (Rabaul): SS Bde, CA Aoba moves to 4423 (Guadalcanal)
* 3520 (Hollandia): CV Akagi moves to 4021 (Rabaul)
- no battles, I will PBM Akagi
* 4021 (Rabaul): CV Akagi moves to 4423 (Guadalcanal)
- and Aoba
* 4423 (Guadalcanal): CA Aoba moves to 4021 (Rabaul)

No battles, I did my PBM, but feel free to play reaction card retroactively.
42 5/18/2021 1:16:00 PM Jan-Apr 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:
file up
39 5/16/2021 1:44:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 29 3 Operations #29: 3 / Combined Fleet: Battle of Santa Cruz
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: Only air and naval units may be activated. Effective Aerial Torpedo Tactics: Increase Japanese aircraft carrier naval units attack strength by 2 for the duration of the Offensive.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Poor Yamamoto can't catch a break in any of my games! I have to say, the staff game is going a little fast for me, too much on my plate. And yes, good thing I didn't go for Attu!

OC on reduced CF 2+3=5

* 2709 (Hong Kong) : [17th Army] Activates.
* 3706 (Tokyo) : CV Akagi Activates.
* 2909 (Tainan) : 21 AF Activates.
* 2212 (Saigon) : CV Shokaku Activates.
* 3007 (Shanghai) : [35th Army] Activates.
* 2709 (Hong Kong): [17th Army] moves to 2616 (Tarakan)
* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 4/7 ASP
* 3706 (Tokyo): CV Akagi moves to 2914
* 2212 (Saigon): CV Shokaku moves to 3218
* 3007 (Shanghai): [35th Army] moves to 2212 (Saigon)
* 2909 (Tainan): 21 AF moves to 2110 (Bangkok)
* 2914: CV Akagi joins Battle A

BTY for resolution.
38 5/15/2021 4:12:00 AM Jan-Apr 1942 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:
I was hoping that you'd send a unit to Attu/Kiska on your first CFHQ activation! Now, I think it is time to play this!
File up
34 5/13/2021 1:56:00 PM Jan-Apr 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:
OK, here goes my attempt to fix my problems.

OC on CF 3+3=6

* 3004 (Peiping) : 2 AD Activates.
* 3009 (Taihoku) : 23 AF Activates.
* 2311 (Cam Ranh) : CA Mogami Activates.
* 2311 (Cam Ranh) : 1 SN Bde Activates.
* 3407 (Kure) : 25 AF Activates.
* 2212 (Saigon) : 22 AF Activates.
* 2311 (Cam Ranh): CA Mogami, 1 SN Bde moves to 3520 (Hollandia)
* 2212 (Saigon): 22 AF moves to 2415 (Miri)
* 3009 (Taihoku): 23 AF moves to 2916 (Davao)
* 3407 (Kure): 25 AF moves to 4415 (Eniwetok)
* 3004 (Peiping): 2 AD moves to 2008 (Rangoon)
* 2415 (Miri): 22 AF joins Battle A
* 2915 (Davao): 23 AF joins Battle A

BTY for resolution.
32 5/12/2021 6:56:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 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 know, I've lucked out... so far!

OC on South HQ 1+2=3

* 2220 (Soerabaja) : 2 SN Bde Activates.
* 2220 (Soerabaja) : CA Nachi Activates.
* 2911 (Aparri) : 1 SN Bde Activates.
* 2911 (Aparri): 1 SN Bde moves to 2311 (Cam Ranh)
* 2220 (Soerabaja): 2 SN Bde, CA Nachi moves to 2620 (Makassar)
* 2620 (Makassar) is now Japanese controlled.
* 2620 (Makassar): CA Nachi moves to 2915 (Davao)

No battles, and I already did the PBM for Nachi to save time. BTY!
25 5/11/2021 6:33:00 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:

Sorry, I did things in a weird order.

EC on South HQ 1+3=4

2108 (Kwai Bridge North): 15th Army moves to 2008 (Rangoon)
* 2008 (Rangoon) : 15th Army Activates.
* 2017 (Bangka) : [16th Army] Activates.
* 2018 (Batavia) : Korean Army Activates.
* 2517 (Balikpapan): [19th Army] moves to 2719 (Kendari)
* 2719 (Kendari) : [19th Army] Activates.
* 2017 (Bangka): [16th Army] moves to 1916 (Palembang)
* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 4/7 ASP
* 2018 (Batavia): Korean Army moves to 2019 (Tjilatjap)

BTY.
19 5/10/2021 3:08:00 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:
EC on South HQ 1+5=6

* 1813 (Medan): 2 Regiment is eliminated
* Japanese Resources are now at 5
* 1813 (Medan) is now Japanese controlled.
- paratroops
* 2415 (Miri) : 2 SN Bde Activates.
* 2415 (Miri) : CA Nachi Activates.
* 2018 (Batavia) : [16th Army] Activates.
* 3305 (Seoul) : Korean Army Activates.
* 2109 (Kwai Bridge South) : 15th Army Activates.
* 1913 (Kuala Lumpur) : 5 AD Activates.
* 2109 (Kwai Bridge South): 15th Army moves to 2108 (Kwai Bridge North)
* 1913 (Kuala Lumpur): 5 AD moves to 2110 (Bangkok)
* 2018 (Batavia): [16th Army] moves to 2017 (Bangka)
* 3305 (Seoul): Korean Army moves to 2018 (Batavia)
* 2415 (Miri): 2 SN Bde, CA Nachi moves to 2220 (Soerabaja)
* 2110 (Bangkok): 5 AD joins Battle A
* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 3/7 ASP

BTY for reaction.
13 5/9/2021 12:00:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies 34 2 Event #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:
file up
4 5/8/2021 7:11:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 47 3 Event #47: 3 / VADM Kondo: Conquest of the Dutch East Indies
Activation: South or South Seas HQs only. Logistic Value: 7 Float Plane Tactics: Japanese CA naval units add 2 to their attack strengths for the duration of this Offensive.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Thanks for setting it up Didier. Allons-y! :)

EC on SS HQ 2+7=9

* 2812 (Clark Field) : 5 AD Activates.
* 3706 (Tokyo) : CV Shokaku Activates.
* 3706 (Tokyo) : CV Soryu Activates.
* 3706 (Tokyo) : 1 AD Activates.
* 2915 (Davao) : [16th Army] Activates.
* 2915 (Davao) : CA Nachi Activates.
* 2915 (Davao) : CVL Ryujo Activates.
* 2915 (Davao) : CVL Zuiho Activates.
* 2913 : [19th Army] Activates.
* 2812 (Clark Field): 5 AD moves to 1913 (Kuala Lumpur)
* 3706 (Tokyo): CV Shokaku moves to 2314
* 3706 (Tokyo): 1 AD moves to 2812 (Clark Field)
* 2915 (Davao): [16th Army], CVL Zuiho moves to 2018 (Batavia)
* 2913: [19th Army] moves to 2517 (Balikpapan)
* 2915 (Davao): CA Nachi moves to 2813 (Manila/Corregidor)
* 2915 (Davao): CVL Ryujo moves to 2517 (Balikpapan)
* 3706 (Tokyo): CV Soryu moves to 2915 (Davao)
* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 1/7 ASP
* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 2/7 ASP
* 1913 (Kuala Lumpur): 5 AD joins Battle A
* 2314: CV Shokaku joins Battle A
* 2812 (Clark Field): 1 AD joins Battle A
* 2915 (Davao): CV Soryu joins Battle A
* 2812 (Clark Field): 1 AD joins Battle D
* 2915 (Davao): CV Soryu joins Battle D

BTY, roll away!

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