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Entry # Time Turn Player Card Number Ops Type Entry
234 9/11/2021 12:21:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 53 3 Event #53: 3 / Operation Forager II: Invasion of Saipan and Tinian
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 if US Central Pac HQ, for all others: 4

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
Activate CPAC HQ: Logistics 6+3=9 units
1. [CV Wasp] Rabaul to 4216, attack Eniwetok. [A]
This puts South Seas HQ OOS, so Japanese air at Ponape and Kwajalein lose their AZOI.
2-3. BB Washington escorts 2nd Marine division Rabaul AA vs Eniwetok. [A] 1/4 ASP.
4-5. [CA N. Orleans] escorts Marine Brigade Oahu AA vs Eniwetok. [A] 2/4 ASP.
6. 1st Marine division Marcus AA vs Ponape. [B] 3/4 ASP
7. CV Enterprise Rabaul to Kusaie, support [B]
8. BB N. Carolina Guadalcanal to Ponape, support [B]
9. [Marine SF] brigade Namu AA Kusaie. 4/4 ASP

No Japanese reaction is possible as South Seas HQ is OOS and no other HQ is within range of any battle.
231 9/9/2021 8:39:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 1 1 Event #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:
Best to play this now, before the excitement really begins.
230 9/9/2021 4:10:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 15 3 Operations #15: 3 / Mahatma Gandhi: Independence Campaign
Move the India marker one box toward India Revolts, if already in India Revolts box no additional effect. to the unrest box. Bonus: The Allies lose 1 ground replacement step next game turn and any other ground replacement steps available during the next game turn can only be used for non-Commonwealth ground units. Remove from played if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
OC on South (3+0)
* 2108 (Kwai Bridge North) : [Korean Army] Activates.
* 2012 (Singora) : 25th Army Activates.
* 1913 (Kuala Lumpur) : 5 AD Activates.
* 1913 (Kuala Lumpur): 5 AD moves to 2015 (Singapore)
* 2012 (Singora): 25th Army moves to 3209 (Okinawa) SGT
* 2108 (Kwai Bridge North): [Korean Army] moves to 2212 (Saigon) SGT
No PBM, no battles. Bty.
229 9/8/2021 4:35:00 PM 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:
Japanese Reports of the sinking of the entire BB N. Carolina division are not to be believed. The entire division makes it back to Guadalcanal and is repaired and ready for duty.

BB N. Carolina at full strength to Guadalcanal.
227 9/6/2021 4:35:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 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:
Push this into orange for the moment..
Bty.
217 9/4/2021 12:02:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 38 2 Operations #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:
Activate CPAC HQ: Logistics 2+3=5 units
1. BB Washington Rabaul to Eniwetok. [A]
2. BB N. Carolina Guadalcanal to Eniwetok. [A]
3. 11th LRB Nauru, [A]
4. CV Enterprise Rabaul to Jaluit, [A]
5. 2nd MAW Tarawa to Namu.
216 9/2/2021 4:26:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 76 2 card as 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:
Sorry, clicked wrong thing. Playing this as an OC on CF (2+2)
* 2812 (Clark Field) : 1 AD Activates.
* 3813 (Saipan/Tinian) : 28 AF Activates.
* 3813 (Saipan/Tinian): 28 AF moves to 3814 (Guam)
* 3814 (Guam): 28 AF moves to 4316 (Ponape)
* 2812 (Clark Field): 1 AD moves to 3014 (Samar/Leyte)
* 3014 (Samar/Leyte): 1 AD moves to 3416 (Palau Islands)
- PBM
* 4316 (Ponape): 28 AF moves to 4715 (Kwajalein)
* 3416 (Palau Islands): 1 AD moves to 3814 (Guam)
* 3814 (Guam): 1 AD moves to 3813 (Saipan/Tinian)
207 8/31/2021 8:22:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 54 2 Event #54: 2 / Hurricane Taskforce: Biak Invasion
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 if US SW Pac HQ, for all others: 3

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
Activate SW PAC HQ: Logistics 4+2=6 units.
1. I corps Aitape to Hollandia.
2-3. BB Washington, BB N. Carolina Rabaul to Kwajalein. [A]
4-5. CV Enterprise, [CV Lexington] Rabaul to Jaluit, support [A]
6. [13th LRB] Guadalcanal-Nauru-Namu, support [A]
192 8/29/2021 12:48:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 37 3 Event #37: 3 / Operation Galvanic: Gilbert Islands Invasion
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 Intelligence: Surprise Attack. Conditions: Only one ground unit (any size) may be activated during this Offensive. Banzai Charge: For the duration of this Offensive if ground combat occurs in a one hex island, the Allies add 2 to their ground combat die roll.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
I was all set up to AA Kwajalein, and the [27th army] arrived just in time to spoil my plans. It took some time to come up with an alternate play. Too many options, really.
Activate SW PAC HQ: Logistics 6+2=8 units.
1. BB N. Carolina Rabaul to Davao. [A]
2. CV Enterprise Rabaul to 3518, attack Biak. [B]
3. 5th AF Cape York-3226-Darwin-Sarong, support [B]
4. 13AF Aitape, attack Hollandia. [C]
5. 11th AF Wewak, attack Hollandia. [C]
6. BB Miss Funafuti to Kwajalein. [D]
7. CV Lexington Funafuti to Jaluit, support [D]
8. Marine SF brigade Rabaul AA vs Namu. 3/3 ASP
191 8/28/2021 4:56:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 65 1 Operations #65: 1 / Yamato Suicide Run
Activation: Any HQ Intelligence: Intercept Logistic Value: One more (+1) than Allied OC value. Conditions: Only air and naval units may be activated. During Post Battle Movement, if the Yamato naval unit is on the map it must be reduced one step, wether it participates in a battle or not. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
OC on South Seas (2+1)
Rearranging deck chairs...
* 3520 (Hollandia) : 2 AD Activates.
* 3520 (Hollandia) : ED Army Activates.
* 3520 (Hollandia) : 2 AD Deactivates.
* 3319 (Biak) : [31st Army] Activates.
* 4017 (Truk) : [27th Army] Activates.
* 3319 (Biak): [31st Army] moves to 3416 (Palau Islands)
* 4017 (Truk): [27th Army] moves to 4715 (Kwajalein)
* 3520 (Hollandia): ED Army moves to 4017 (Truk)
bty to finish it...
183 8/25/2021 8:37:00 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:
Activate SW PAC HQ: Logistics 3+2=5 units.
1. CV Wasp Guadalcanal to Faraulep, attack Ulithi. [A]
2. 11th LRB Wewak, supports [A]
3. 5th LRB Darwin - Aitape, supports [A]
4. 13th LRB Nauru-Buin-Aitape, supports [A]
5. 1st Marine Division Rabaul AA vs Marcus, 2/3 ASP.
174 8/23/2021 1:24:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 83 2 Event #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:
Event on South (4+1-1)
* 2108 (Kwai Bridge North) : Korean Army Activates.
* 2108 (Kwai Bridge North) : 38th Army Activates.
* 2108 (Kwai Bridge North) : 28th Army Activates.
* 2110 (Bangkok) : 4 AD Activates.
* 2108 (Kwai Bridge North): Korean Army moves to 2008 (Rangoon)
* 2108 (Kwai Bridge North): 38th Army moves to 2008 (Rangoon)
* 2108 (Kwai Bridge North): 28th Army moves to 2008 (Rangoon)
* RobC (Japan) clones Battle Hex (A)
* 2008 (Rangoon): Battle Hex (A) moves to 2110 (Bangkok)
Bty.
170 8/23/2021 12:27:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 43 1 Event #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

Message from Japanese:
No file, bty.
168 8/22/2021 8:12:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 37 3 o hand #37: 3 / Operation Galvanic: Gilbert Islands Invasion

Message from Allies:
Will likely need this one.
167 8/22/2021 8:12:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 5 2 #5: 2 / Operation Matador: Pre-emptive Malaya Offensive
OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Discard this
166 8/22/2021 8:12:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 52 1 card as Event #52: 1 / Roosevelt-Nimitz-MacArthur: End of US Army-Navy Dispute
This event ends a US inter-service rivalry. Flip the US Inter-Service Rivalry marker to its Strategic Agreement side. If the US Inter-Service Rivalry marker is already on Strategic Agreement side there is no additional effect. Bonus: If this card is played as an event, the Allies have the option to discard a card of their choice and replace it with any card from the discard pile (not those removed from play). Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Looks like it is time to get this out of the FO. Will be going to the discard pile.
165 8/22/2021 6:35:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 40 3 Event #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:
Event on South (4+1)
* 3416 (Palau Islands) : ED Army Activates.
* 3220 : [19th Army] Activates.
* 2110 (Bangkok) : 2 AD Activates.
* 2909 (Tainan) : 25 AF Activates.
* 2415 (Miri) : 2 SN Bde Activates.
* 2415 (Miri) : 2 SN Bde Deactivates.
* 2109 (Kwai Bridge South) : 25th Army Activates.
* 2109 (Kwai Bridge South): 25th Army moves to 2110 (Bangkok)
* 2110 (Bangkok): 25th Army moves to 2011
* 2011: 25th Army moves to 2012 (Singora)
* 2012 (Singora): 25th Army moves to 2112 (Khota Baru)
* 2112 (Khota Baru): 25th Army moves to 2012 (Singora)
* 2112 (Khota Baru) is now Japanese controlled.
* 2012 (Singora) is now Japanese controlled.
* 2110 (Bangkok): 2 AD moves to 2212 (Saigon)
* 2212 (Saigon): 2 AD moves to 2415 (Miri)
* 2415 (Miri): 2 AD moves to 2715 (Jolo)
* 3220: [19th Army] moves to 3219 (Vogelkop)
* 3416 (Palau Islands): ED Army moves to 3520 (Hollandia)
* 2909 (Tainan): 25 AF moves to 3209 (Okinawa)
* 3209 (Okinawa): 25 AF moves to 3709 (Iwo Jima)
* 3709 (Iwo Jima): 25 AF moves to 4110 (Marcus)
* 4110 (Marcus): 25 AF moves to 3709 (Iwo Jima)
- PBM:
* 2715 (Jolo): 2 AD moves to 3017 (Morotai)
* 3017 (Morotai): 2 AD moves to 3319 (Biak)
* 3319 (Biak): 2 AD moves to 3520 (Hollandia)
Totally defensive in 42. Not good for JP!
160 8/20/2021 11:17:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 57 2 Operations #57: 2 / Axiom: British Amphibious Rangoon-Singapore Operation.
Activate: Any Commonwealth or Joint HQ. Logistic Value: 5 Conditions: Only Commonwealth and Chinese units plus US air units may be activated.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
Activate SW PAC HQ: Logistics 2+2=4 units.
1. XIV corps Wewak to Aitape.
2. 13th AF Aitape, attack Hollandia. [A]
3. 5th AF Lae to Madang, support [A]
4. 7thAF PM to Madang, support [A]
159 8/20/2021 9:37:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 44 3 Event #44: 3 / Tokyo Express: Bougainville Reinforcements
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Bonus: The Japanese temporarily gain 2 ASPs that can be used for the duration of this Offensive. Place the Tokyo Express marker in any Japanese controlled hex. See Emergency Supply Routes for the use of this marker.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Event on South (4+1) +2 ASP's
* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor) : 14th Army Activates.
* 2616 (Tarakan) : [19th Army] Activates.
* 2019 (Tjilatjap) : Korean Army Activates.
* 2212 (Saigon) : South HQ (Agreement) Activates.
* 2909 (Tainan) : CA Takao Activates.
* 2010 : 15th Army Activates.
* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor): 14th Army moves to 3520 (Hollandia)
* 2909 (Tainan): CA Takao moves to 2415 (Miri)
* 2616 (Tarakan): [19th Army] moves to 3220
* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 3/7 ASP
* 2010: 15th Army moves to 2616 (Tarakan)
* 2019 (Tjilatjap): Korean Army moves to 2108 (Kwai Bridge North)
* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 4/7 ASP
* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 5/7 ASP
No battles, bty.
158 8/19/2021 12:44:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 76 2 Operations #76: 2 / Oboe: Australians Invade Borneo
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 5 Conditions: Any nationality air and naval units may be activated, but only Australian ground units may be activated.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
Activate SW PAC HQ: Logistics 2+2=4 units
1. I corps Wewak to Aitape.
2. XIV corps Rabaul to Wewak.
3. 13th AF Buin to Aitape
4. Marine SF Darwin SR to Rabaul
157 8/18/2021 11:33:00 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:
OPS on CF (2+2)
* 3704 (Hakodate) : [27th Army] Activates.
* 3407 (Kure) : BB Yamato Activates.
* 3407 (Kure) : 25 AF Activates.
* 2909 (Tainan) : 21 AF Activates.
* 3704 (Hakodate): [27th Army] moves to 4017 (Truk)
* 2909 (Tainan): 21 AF moves to 3014 (Samar/Leyte)
* 3014 (Samar/Leyte): 21 AF moves to 3017 (Morotai)
* 3407 (Kure): 25 AF moves to 2909 (Tainan)
* 3407 (Kure): BB Yamato moves to 3813 (Saipan/Tinian)
- PBM:
* 3017 (Morotai): 21 AF moves to 3319 (Biak)
- Bty.
156 8/17/2021 11:47:00 AM Sep-Dec 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:
Activate CPAC HQ: Logistics 2+3=5 units.
1-3. CV Lexington, BB Miss, CA Northampton Oahu SR to Funafuti.
4. CV Wasp Espiritu Santo to Guadalcanal.
5. XIV corps Guadalcanal to Rabaul
154 8/16/2021 6:42:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 55 3 Event #55: 3 / WAR IN EUROPE: Major Axis Victory
Decrease the War in Europe marker a number of spaces equal to the value associated with the year of the current game turn: 1942: 3 1943: 2 1944: 1 1945: No Effect Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Going very poorly here, will attack in Europe...
145 8/16/2021 2:54:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 24 1 card as Event #24: 1 / Submarine Attack
Play during an offensive; at the end of all combat against any active Allied naval units or against any active Allied naval unit, if no battle hexes were declared during the Offensive. On a die roll of: 0-4: Allies lose one naval step (Japanese choice; can eliminate a unit). 5-9: No Effect. Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Will play this after no reaction...
144 8/15/2021 11:52:00 AM Sep-Dec 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:
Activate SW PAC HQ: Logistics 7+2=9 units.
1-2. BB N. Carolina escorts 1st Marine Division Espiritu Santo to Rabaul. [A] 1/3 ASP.
3. 13th LRB Buin-Nauru, attack Eniwetok. [B]
4. 13th AF Buin, support [A]
5. 7th AF Port Moresby to Lae, support [A]
6. 5th LRB Lae, support [A]
7. 11th AF Wewak to Gasmata, support [A]
8. CV Enterprise Darwin to 4023, support [A]
9. 5th AF Darwin-3226-Cape York-Lae, support [A]
143 8/14/2021 11:43:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 6 2 Operations #6: 2 / China Operation: Doolittle Raid Reprisal
May only be played as an event after the allies have played the Doolittle Raid card as an event; Allied card #6 Move the China marker one box to the left toward Government Collapse box. If moved into the Government Collapse box China surrenders immediately. Remove from play if use as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
OC on South, (2+1)
* 2110 (Bangkok) : 25th Army Activates.
* 2212 (Saigon) : 15th Army Activates.
* 2015 (Singapore) : 38th Army Activates.
* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 1/7 ASP
* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 2/7 ASP
* 2015 (Singapore): 38th Army moves to 2108 (Kwai Bridge North)
* 2110 (Bangkok): 25th Army moves to 2109 (Kwai Bridge South)
* 2212 (Saigon): 15th Army moves to 2010
Used 2/7 ASP's
no nothing, bty.
128 8/12/2021 2:06:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies 74 3 Operations #74: 3 / Operation Iceberg: Okinawa Invasion
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 8 if US Central Pac HQ, for all others: 4 Conditions: An Allied ground unit must make an amphibious move to a hex within 10 hexes of Tokyo or this card may only be used as an OC.

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
Activate SEAC HQ: Logistics 3+1=4 units.
1. [1st Ind corps] Rangoon to 2107
2. 66th Route army Rangoon to 2007
3. [6th Route army] Rangoon to Mandalay
4. SEAC AF Dacca to Rangoon
123 8/11/2021 8:09:00 PM May-Aug 1942 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:
Event
* 2108 (Kwai Bridge North) : 28th Army restored to full strength.
* 2110 (Bangkok) : 25th Army restored to full strength.
* 2108 (Kwai Bridge North) : 28th Army Activates.
* 2110 (Bangkok) : 25th Army Activates.
Bty.
121 8/11/2021 5:03:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 86 1 card as Operations #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:
Brutal...
OK,
OC on South (1+1)
* 3007 (Shanghai) : [35th Army] Activates.
* 1916 (Palembang) : [25th Army] Activates.
* 2212 (Saigon) : South HQ (Agreement) Activates.
* 3007 (Shanghai): [35th Army] moves to 3813 (Saipan/Tinian)
* 1916 (Palembang): [25th Army] moves to 2110 (Bangkok)
Bty.
120 8/11/2021 2:32:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies 60 3 Operations #60: 3 / 20th Bomber Command: B29 Raids from China
Randomly remove one card from the Japanese hand if a B29 air unit is located in the China air unit box. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Allies build the Kohima/Imphal Transport route, restoring supply to Rangoon.
114 8/10/2021 9:48:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 31 3 Operations #31: 3 / New Operation Plan: Island Fortifications
The Japanese player gains a +1 ground combat die roll modification for the remainder of the game in any battle that occurs on a one hex island. Place the Japanese +1 Defensive Doctrine marker on the game turn track as a remainder. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
OC on South (3+1-1)
* 2108 (Kwai Bridge North) : 28th Army Activates.
* 2108 (Kwai Bridge North) : 15th Army Activates.
* 2415 (Miri) : [CA Nachi] Activates.
* 2108 (Kwai Bridge North): 28th Army moves to 2008 (Rangoon)
* 2108 (Kwai Bridge North): 15th Army moves to 2008 (Rangoon)
* 2415 (Miri): [CA Nachi] moves to 2008 (Rangoon)
Bty.
112 8/9/2021 1:56:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies 41 2 Event #41: 2 / WAR IN EUROPE: Minor Allied Victory
Increase the War in Europe marker a number of spaces equal to the value associated with the year of the current game turn: 1942: 1 1943: 1 1944: 2 1945: 3 Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Operation Fall Blau suffers a setback in the Ukraine.
Need to keep the WiE level close to zero and receive those Essex class carriers on schedule!

No file, you can adjust the marker with your next move.
105 8/8/2021 1:04:00 PM May-Aug 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:
Event on CG (2+2)
* 3407 (Kure) : Comb Fleet HQ (Oza) (Agreement) Activates.
* 2911 (Aparri) : 1 SN Bde Activates.
* 2812 (Clark Field) : 14th Army Activates.
* 3813 (Saipan/Tinian) : CV Junyo Activates.
* 3615 (Ulithi) : CV Soryu Activates.
* 3813 (Saipan/Tinian): CV Junyo moves to 3113
* 3615 (Ulithi): CV Soryu moves to 3114
* 2812 (Clark Field): 14th Army moves to 2813 (Manila/Corregidor)
* 2911 (Aparri): 1 SN Bde moves to 2813 (Manila/Corregidor)
* RobC (Japan) clones Battle Hex (A)
* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor): Battle Hex (A) moves to 3113
* RobC (Japan) clones Battle Hex (A)
* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor): Battle Hex (A) moves to 3114
* RobC (Japan) creates Convoy Escorts Marker (+2) in Turn 4 (Sep-Dec 1942)
Bty.
102 8/6/2021 2:58:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies 44 2 card as 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:
Activate ANZAC HQ: Logistics 2+1=3 units in a surprise attack!
1. Aus AF Sarong attacks Biak. [A]
2. [5th AF] Darwin to Sarong, joins [A]
3. 5th AF LRB Lae, joins [A]
98 8/4/2021 8:48:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 17 2 Operations #17: 2 / Japanese Counterattack at Savo Island
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 3 Intelligence: Intercept. Conditions: Either air or naval units may be activated, but not both. Japanese Night Fighting Advantage: Japanese CA, CL and APD naval units have 2 added to their attack strength for all battles fought during the current Offensive. Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
OC on South. (2+1)
* 2014 (Kuantan) : 38th Army Activates.
* 2212 (Saigon) : CV Shokaku Activates.
* 2109 (Kwai Bridge South): 28th Army moves to 2108 (Kwai Bridge North)
* 2014 (Kuantan): 38th Army moves to 2015 (Singapore)
* 2212 (Saigon): CV Shokaku moves to 2015 (Singapore)
One battle, freakin' Singapore again...
95 8/4/2021 9:28:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies 81 2 Operations #81: 2 / China Offensive: Counter-Offensive in Kweilin-Liuchow
Move the China marker one box to the right toward the Stable Front box, unless this would put the China marker in the Stable Front box, in which case no effect.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Activate ANZAC HQ: Logistics 2+1=3 units.
1. Aus AF Townsville SR -Cairns-3226-Darwin-Sarong.
2. [5th AF] Sarong to Darwin.
3. 5th AF LRB Darwin-Cape York-Lae
89 8/3/2021 1:15:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Japanese 79 2 Operations #79: 2 / Tinian Raid: Japanese Attack B29 Base
Activation: Any HQ Logistics Value: 1 Conditions: Any air or naval units may be activated, but only one brigade size ground unit may be activated. Bonus: If the Allied player has a B29 LRB unit within 8 hexes of Tokyo (3706) or in the China Air units box, the Japanese player rolls a die. On a die roll of: 0-4: Lose one B29 Air step* 5-9: No Effect *Japanese choice Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 6

Message from Japanese:
OC on South (2+1)
* 2014 (Kuantan) : 38th Army Activates.
* 1913 (Kuala Lumpur) : 5 AD Activates.
* 2110 (Bangkok) : 28th Army Activates.
* 2014 (Kuantan): 38th Army moves to 2015 (Singapore)
* RobC (Japan) clones Battle Hex (A)
* 2015 (Singapore): Battle Hex (A) moves to 1913 (Kuala Lumpur)
* 2110 (Bangkok): 28th Army moves to 2109 (Kwai Bridge South)
One battle, bty...
88 8/1/2021 9:15:00 PM May-Aug 1942 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:
Allies 3-1:
Allies will build the Jarhat Transport Route.
No file, back to you.
68 7/30/2021 8:09:00 PM May-Aug 1942 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:
Event on South seas (5+2)
Airborne take Jolo
* 3813 (Saipan/Tinian) : BB Nagato Activates.
* 3706 (Tokyo) : ED Army Activates.
* 3607 (Nagoya) : 3 AD Activates.
* 2812 (Clark Field) : 1 AD Activates.
* 3520 (Hollandia) : CV Akagi Activates.
* 4017 (Truk) : [31st Army] Activates.
* 3813 (Saipan/Tinian) : BB Nagato Deactivates.
* 4021 (Rabaul) : CV Soryu Activates.
* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 1/7 ASP
* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 2/7 ASP
* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 3/7 ASP
* 2812 (Clark Field): 1 AD moves to 2915 (Davao)
* 3520 (Hollandia): CV Akagi moves to 3319 (Biak)
* RobC (Japan) clones Battle Hex (A)
* 3319 (Biak): Battle Hex (A) moves to 3119 (Sarong)
* 3319 (Biak): Battle Hex (A) moves to 3319 (Biak)
* 3813 (Saipan/Tinian) : BB Nagato Activates.
* 3813 (Saipan/Tinian): BB Nagato moves to 3119 (Sarong)
* 3607 (Nagoya): 3 AD moves to 3209 (Okinawa)
* 3209 (Okinawa): 3 AD moves to 2911 (Aparri)
* 2911 (Aparri): 3 AD moves to 2915 (Davao)
* 4017 (Truk): [31st Army] moves to 3319 (Biak)
* 4021 (Rabaul): CV Soryu moves to 3416 (Palau Islands)
* 3706 (Tokyo): ED Army moves to 3416 (Palau Islands)
* RobC (Japan) clones Battle Hex (C)
* 3014 (Samar/Leyte): Battle Hex (C) moves to 2915 (Davao)
SR Biak.
I think some of this was legal....but don't think any of it will work...
50 7/28/2021 6:48:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies 37 3 Event #37: 3 / Operation Galvanic: Gilbert Islands Invasion
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 Intelligence: Surprise Attack. Conditions: Only one ground unit (any size) may be activated during this Offensive. Banzai Charge: For the duration of this Offensive if ground combat occurs in a one hex island, the Allies add 2 to their ground combat die roll.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Activate CPAC HQ: Logistics 6+3=9 units.
Like I have nine units available!
1-2. CV Enterprise and CV Lexington Oahu to 4514, attack Kwajalein [A]
3. [CA N. Orleans] Oahu to Kwajalein [A]
4. 7th AF Midway to the turn track, returns next turn.
5. 7th AF LRB Oahu to Midway
6. Wake Is. Brigade AA vs Palau Is.
Out of units to activate...
46 7/26/2021 6:05:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 51 3 Event #51: 3 / WAR IN EUROPE: Minor Axis Victory
Decrease the War in Europe marker a number of spaces equal to the value associated with the year of the current game turn: 1942: 2 1943: 1 1944: No Effect 1945: No Effect Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Better get these out while i can...
40 7/26/2021 1:10:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 28 3 Event #28: 3 / Big Tokyo Express Operation: Battle of Cape Esperance
Acitvation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: Only one ground unit (of any size) may be activated. Bonus: Place the Tokyo Express marker in any Japanese controlled hex. See Emergency Supply Routes for the use of this marker.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Event on CF (4+2)
* 3706 (Tokyo) : [18th Army] Activates.
* 3407 (Kure) : BB Nagato Activates.
* 3004 (Peiping) : 2 AD Activates.
* 3706 (Tokyo) : CV Akagi Activates.
* 3706 (Tokyo) : BB Hiei Activates.
* 3607 (Nagoya) : 4 AD Activates.
* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 5/7 ASP
* 3706 (Tokyo): [18th Army] moves to 3520 (Hollandia)
* 3407 (Kure): BB Nagato moves to 3319 (Biak)
* 3706 (Tokyo): CV Akagi moves to 3618
* RobC (Japan) clones Battle Hex (A)
* 3319 (Biak): Battle Hex (A) moves to 3618
* 3004 (Peiping): 2 AD moves to 3007 (Shanghai)
* 3007 (Shanghai): 2 AD moves to 2709 (Hong Kong)
* 2709 (Hong Kong): 2 AD moves to 2409 (Hanoi)
* 3607 (Nagoya): 4 AD moves to 3209 (Okinawa)
* 3209 (Okinawa): 4 AD moves to 2809 (Swatow)
* 2809 (Swatow): 4 AD moves to 2409 (Hanoi)
* 3706 (Tokyo): BB Hiei moves to 4415 (Eniwetok)
Bty.

Sorry for delay. Family invasion! Fighting is desperate!
Also, SWEET move in Staff game to finish turn. Are you going too invade Australia. You can tell me, I'll never talk....just type :-)
34 7/24/2021 4:09:00 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:
Event on South (3+1)
* 1913 (Kuala Lumpur) : 38th Army Activates.
* 2018 (Batavia) : Korean Army Activates.
* 2516 : [19th Army] Activates.
* 2017 (Bangka) : [25th Army] Activates.
* 1913 (Kuala Lumpur): 38th Army moves to 2014 (Kuantan)
* 2017 (Bangka): [25th Army] moves to 1916 (Palembang)
* 2018 (Batavia): Korean Army moves to 2019 (Tjilatjap)
* 2516: [19th Army] moves to 2616 (Tarakan)
Bty.
33 7/23/2021 7:36:00 PM Jan-Apr 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:
Activate SEAC HQ: Logistics 6+1=7 units.
1. 3rd Indian corps Kuantan by Transit Route to Sinngora then back to Kuantan.
2. B Ind division Rangoon to Akyab
3. 1st Ind corps Imphal to Rangoon.
4. [66th Route Army] Kunming to Rangoon.
5. FE AF Dacca to Mandalay
6. [5th Route Army] Kunming to 2007
7. [6th Route Army] Kunming to 2107
32 7/23/2021 7:35:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Allies 69 3 o hand #69: 3 / S-Day: Invasion of Luzon

Message from Allies:
Yep, NOW the position looks a lot more normal.
Will pick this up and replay it with minor changes.
Note the Command Path to Kuantan goes from 1909 into 2010 then down the Peninsula.
30 7/23/2021 5:17:00 PM Jan-Apr 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:
Activate SEAC HQ: Logistics 6+1=7 units.
1. 3rd Indian corps Kuantan by Transit Route...to Khota Baru-Singora-Jitra-end in Singora.
2. B Ind division Rangoon to Akyab
3. 1st Ind corps Imphal to Rangoon.
4. [66th Route Army] Kunming to Rangoon.
5. FE AF Dacca to Mandalay
6. [5th Route Army] Kunming to 2007
7. [6th Route Army] Kunming to 2107
23 7/21/2021 4:02:00 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:
Event on South (5+1)
* 2212 (Saigon) : South HQ (Agreement) Activates.
* 2709 (Hong Kong) : [17th Army] Activates.
* 2109 (Kwai Bridge South) : 15th Army Activates.
* 1913 (Kuala Lumpur) : 5 AD Activates.
* 3305 (Seoul) : Korean Army Activates.
* 3416 (Palau Islands) : CV Shokaku Activates.
* 3009 (Taihoku) : 23 AF Activates.
Medan captured by airborne
* : 2 Regiment is eliminated
* Japanese Resources are now at 5
* 1813 (Medan) is now Japanese controlled.
* 2109 (Kwai Bridge South): 15th Army moves to 2108 (Kwai Bridge North)
* 1913 (Kuala Lumpur): 5 AD moves to 2110 (Bangkok)
* RobC (Japan) clones Battle Hex (A)
* 2108 (Kwai Bridge North): Battle Hex (A) moves to 2110 (Bangkok)
* 2108 (Kwai Bridge North): Battle Hex (A) moves to 2208
* 3416 (Palau Islands): CV Shokaku moves to 2220 (Soerabaja)
* 2709 (Hong Kong): [17th Army] moves to 2815
* 2815: [17th Army] moves to 2220 (Soerabaja)
* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 4/7 ASP
* 3009 (Taihoku): 23 AF moves to 2812 (Clark Field)
* 2812 (Clark Field): 23 AF moves to 2415 (Miri)
* 2415 (Miri): 23 AF moves to 2018 (Batavia)
* 3305 (Seoul): Korean Army moves to 2712
* 2712: Korean Army moves to 2318 (Bandjermasin)
* 2318 (Bandjermasin): Korean Army moves to 2018 (Batavia)
* 2019 (Tjilatjap): Battle Hex (B) moves to 2019 (Tjilatjap)
* RobC (Japan) clones Battle Hex (B)
* 2019 (Tjilatjap): Battle Hex (B) moves to (Billiton)
* 2220 (Soerabaja): Battle Hex (C) moves to 2319
Bty.
22 7/20/2021 8:34:00 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:
Oh, what the heck! Let's go ahead and place ABDA HQ in Soerabaja!
19 7/19/2021 7:00:00 PM Jan-Apr 1942 Japanese 85 2 Operations #85: 2 / Battle of Kolombangara
Activation: Any HQ Intelligence: Intercept Logistic Value: Equal to Allied OC value. Conditions: Only naval units may be activated. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
OC on South (2+1)
* 2018 (Batavia): CL Dutch moves to 2719 (Kendari)
* 2212 (Saigon) : South HQ (Agreement) Activates.
* 2212 (Saigon) : 22 AF Activates.
* 2112 (Khota Baru) : [25th Army] Activates.
* 2517 (Balikpapan) : [19th Army] Activates.
* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 3/7 ASP
* 2112 (Khota Baru): [25th Army] moves to 2017 (Bangka)
* 2015 (Singapore): MA Air is in supply.
* 2212 (Saigon): 22 AF moves to 1913 (Kuala Lumpur)
* 1913 (Kuala Lumpur): 22 AF moves to 2018 (Batavia)
* RobC (Japan) clones Battle Hex (A)
* 2220 (Soerabaja): Battle Hex (A) moves to (Billiton)
* 2517 (Balikpapan): [19th Army] moves to 2516
Bty,
15 7/17/2021 11:05:00 PM 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:
The British have agents close to Admiral Yamamoto.
Way too close it seems.
8 7/16/2021 8:11:00 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:
Event on South seas (7+2)
* 4017 (Truk) : South Seas HQ (Agreement) Activates.
* 2812 (Clark Field) : 5 AD Activates.
* 2913 : [19th Army] Activates.
* 2915 (Davao) : CVL Zuiho Activates.
* 2915 (Davao) : CA Nachi Activates.
* 2915 (Davao) : [16th Army] Activates.
* 2018 (Batavia): CL Dutch is in supply.
* 2019 (Tjilatjap): Dut Air is in supply.
* 2915 (Davao) : CVL Ryujo Activates.
*RobC () sets AZOI ON (AZOI shading is SOLID)
* 3706 (Tokyo) : CV Soryu Activates.
* 3706 (Tokyo) : CV Shokaku Activates.
* 2812 (Clark Field): 5 AD moves to 2609 (Canton)
* 2609 (Canton): 5 AD moves to 2211 (Phnom Penh)
* 2211 (Phnom Penh): 5 AD moves to 1913 (Kuala Lumpur)
* RobC () clones Battle Hex (A)
* 2015 (Singapore): Battle Hex (A) moves to 1913 (Kuala Lumpur)
* 2915 (Davao): CVL Zuiho moves to (Billiton)
* RobC () clones Battle Hex (B)
* 2220 (Soerabaja): Battle Hex (B) moves to (Billiton)
* 2915 (Davao): CA Nachi moves to 2018 (Batavia)
* 2915 (Davao): [16th Army] moves to 2018 (Batavia)
* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 1/7 ASP
* Japanese ASP Marker (No Barges) uses 2/7 ASP
* 2913: [19th Army] moves to 2517 (Balikpapan)
* 2915 (Davao): CVL Ryujo moves to 2517 (Balikpapan)
* 3706 (Tokyo) : 1 AD Activates.
* 3706 (Tokyo): 1 AD moves to 3307 (Sasebo)
* 3307 (Sasebo): 1 AD moves to 2909 (Tainan)
* 2909 (Tainan): 1 AD moves to 2812 (Clark Field)
* 3706 (Tokyo): CV Soryu moves to 2915 (Davao)
* 3706 (Tokyo): CV Shokaku moves to 3113
* RobC () clones Battle Hex (E)
* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor): Battle Hex (E) moves to 2915 (Davao)
* RobC () clones Battle Hex (E)
* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor): Battle Hex (E) moves to 3113
* RobC () clones Battle Hex (E)
* 2813 (Manila/Corregidor): Battle Hex (E) moves to 2812 (Clark Field)
Bty. No rush for me either. Good luck in this, and the Staff game!

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