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Entry # Time Turn Player Card Number Ops Type Entry
535 10/27/2021 12:07:00 PM May-Aug 1944 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:
SW Pac activates 9 units

1- Washington BB to Canton (A)

2 + 3- Mass BB and Cowpens CVL attack Manila (B)

4 + 5- N Carolina BB and (Lexington CV) attack Tainan (C)

6 + 7- (Intrepid) and Franklin CV attack Tsingtao (D)

8 + 9- Miss BB and (Enterprise) attack Seoul (E)
532 10/25/2021 4:08:00 PM May-Aug 1944 Japanese 15 3 Event #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:
The Indians grow restless, mumbling about British military incompetence. The only real effect of this event is to reduce the allies ground replacements to a single non-commonwealth step next turn.
527 10/24/2021 9:26:00 PM May-Aug 1944 Allies 5 2 Operations #5: 2 / Operation Matador: Pre-emptive Malaya Offensive
Activate: Any Allied HQ. Logistic Value: 3 Intelligence: Intercept Conditions: No ASPs may be used. Bonus: Alert Defenses, add 2 to Allied air unit defense strengths.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
CPAC activates 5 units

1- Franklin CV to 4117 attacks Truk (A)
2- Washington BB to Truk (A)
3- 1Mar Div invades Truk (A) (asp 1/9)
4- I US corps invades Truk (A) (asp 3/9)
5- (XIV) corps invades Rabaul (asp 4/9)
526 10/22/2021 7:55:00 PM May-Aug 1944 Japanese 3 2 card as Operations #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:
Activate South HQ: Logistics 2+1=3 army units.
Only two units are activated.
1. [15th army] Miri AA vs Kuantan. 1/1 ASP.
2. [3rd AD] Jolo-Miri.
PBM [3rd AD] Miri-Saigon-2111.

Puts all allied units in Siam/Malaya/French Indochina OOS.
516 10/21/2021 5:08:00 PM May-Aug 1944 Allies 50 2 Event #50: 2 / Tornado Taskforce: Hollandia Invasion
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 if US SW Pac HQ, for all others: 3 Bonus, MacArthur's Navy: Applies only if SW PAC HQ is the activating HQ and US Inter-Service Rivalry is in effect. The allies may activate US Navy units OR US Army units and a maximum of one non-carrier US Naval unit.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
SWPac activates 6 units

1. N Carolina BB to Saipan (A)
2. 10AF LRB to Eniwetok, attacks Saipan (A)
3. Washington BB to Palau (B)
4. 11AF LRB to Hollandia attacks Palau (B)
5. Hancock CV to 3716, attacks Ulithi (C)
6. Cowpens CVL to 4117 attacks Truck (D)
505 10/21/2021 9:56:00 AM May-Aug 1944 Allies 68 1 Event #68: 1 / Submarine Attack: Archerfish sinks Shinano
Play during an Offensive after combat against any active Japanese naval units or against any active Japanese naval unit if no battle hexes are declared during the Offensive. On a die roll of: 0-7: Japanese lose one naval step (Allies chooses, can eliminated a unit). 8-9: No Effect. Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Sub card, rolling for reaction next.
504 10/21/2021 9:37:00 AM May-Aug 1944 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:
Activate South Seas HQ: Logistics 7+2=9 navy units
1. [CV Taiho] Manila to 2309, attack Rangoon. [A]
2. BB Yamato Manila to Kuala Lumpur. [B]
3. [CA Mogami] Okinawa to Kuala Lumpur. [B]
4. [CA Takao] Davao to Kuala Lumpur. [B]
5. [61st AF] Palau Is.-Davao-Miri-Saigon, support [B]
6-7. [BB Kongo], [BB Hiei] Manila to Bangkok. [C]
8. [25th AF] 2911-Hanoi-Saigon, support [C].
9. [51st AF] Wake-Iwo Jima-Okinawa-Hong Kong, attack Cam Ranh.

Factors at each battle prior to any submarine attacks.
[A] Japanese 7, Allies 10
[B] Japanese 40, Allies 10
[C] Japanese 21, Allies 4
[D] Japanese 2, Allies 7
496 10/19/2021 11:05:00 AM May-Aug 1944 Allies 26 2 card as Operations #26: 2 / US Army Breaks Japanese Army Codes
Intelligence: Ambush. Bonus: For the duration of the Offensive the Allies gain +4 in any ground combat, in addition to the normal ambush modifier for air-naval combat. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
SEAC activates 3 units

- Warspite to Manila (A)
- Indomitable to 2711 attacks Manila (A)
- 14AF LRB to Cam Ranh attacks Manila (A)
494 10/17/2021 10:41:00 AM May-Aug 1944 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:
SEAC activates 4 units, no battles.

- Chindits move south and around taking Kuantan, Singapore, Khota Baru and Singora
- 33BR corps to Cam Ranh
- Indomitable pbms to Cam Ranh
- Warspite pbms to Cam Ranh
492 10/16/2021 3:15:00 PM May-Aug 1944 Allies 33 2 o hand #33: 2 / Quadrant Conference: Burma Offensive

Message from Allies:
Back from the discard pile.
491 10/16/2021 3:14:00 PM May-Aug 1944 Allies 83 2 #83: 2 / China Offensive: Battle for Central Honan
OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Discard
490 10/16/2021 3:14:00 PM May-Aug 1944 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:
As event, the grumpy old men finally get together...
488 10/16/2021 12:12:00 PM May-Aug 1944 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:
Sink our barges, will you! Japan sends the I-Boats to damage the Panama Canal locks. Like you, mostly doing it for the extra card draw.

Your deck is looking a little thin there. Some nice cards are still in that short deck.
486 10/16/2021 8:12:00 AM May-Aug 1944 Allies 23 2 Event #23: 2 / PT Boats
Flip the Japanese ASP marker to its No Barges side. If Japanese Barges are not currently in play (Japanese card 73) that event is permanently superseded. Place the PT Boat marker on the game turn track as a reminder. Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
As event.
472 10/14/2021 5:26:00 PM Jan-Apr 1944 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:
Attacking in a different direction!

Activate South HQ: Logistics 4+1=5 army units
1. [15th army] Singapore SNT to Miri
2. [2nd AD] Kuantan-Miri-Jolo-Samar/Leyte
3. [3rd AD] Singora-Saigon-Miri-Jolo
4. [16th army] Saigon SNT to Ominato
5. 9th AD SAM Saigon-Hanoi-Swatow-Shanghai-Seoul
471 10/14/2021 11:46:00 AM Jan-Apr 1944 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:
SEAC activates three units, no battles.

1. Chindits to Kuala Lumpur

2. (SEAC SR) to Kuala Lumpur

3. (FE SR) to Bangkok

Now Bangkok is supply eligible so the ground units there are back in supply.
470 10/13/2021 8:20:00 PM Jan-Apr 1944 Japanese 10 3 Operations #10: 3 / 2nd Operational Phase: Solomon Island Expansion
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 Conditions: May only be played as an event if the Japanese Inter-Service Rivalry marker is on its Strategic Agreement side.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Activate Combined Fleet HQ: Logistics 4+3=7 army units.
Only activating 5 units.
1. [18th army] Samar/Leyte SNT to Truk
2. 25th Army Truk SNT to Samar/Leyte.
3. [15th army] Tarakan SNT to Singapore.
4. [Tinian air] Palau Is.-Guam-Iwo Jima-Sasebo
5. [7th AD] Sasebo to Iwo Jima.
460 10/10/2021 5:51:00 PM Jan-Apr 1944 Allies 28 2 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:
CPAC activates 6 units

- Franklin CV, Cowpens CVL, (Lexington CV) to 3910 attack Iwo Jima (A)

- Washington BB to Yap, Bunker Hill CV, (Essex CV) to 3716 fight in Yap (B)
459 10/10/2021 12:16:00 PM Jan-Apr 1944 Japanese 37 3 Operations #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:
Combined Fleet HQ - 6 Activations

1. CV Taiho: Seoul - Canton

2. CVL Ryujo: Port Arthur - Canton

3. CV Soryu: Port Arthur - Canton

4. 23 AF: Harbin - Kyoto

5. BB Kongo: Pusan - Port Arthur

6. SS Bd: Midway - Tokyo
449 10/5/2021 12:43:00 PM Jan-Apr 1944 Allies 63 3 Event #63: 3 / Operation Stalemate: Invasion of Pelelu and Ulithi
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 if US Central Pac HQ, for all others: 4

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
CPAC activates 9 units

1. New Jersey BB to Iwo Jima (a)
2. (Wasp CV) to 3910 attacks Iwo Jima (a)
3. N Carolina BB to Kure (b)
4. 5. (Essex CV) and Cowpens CVL to 3409 attack Kure (b)
6. 7. 8. Bunker Hill, (Enterprise CV) and (Lexington CV) to 3308 attack Pusan (c)
9. Franklin CV to 3207 attack Seoul (d)
431 10/3/2021 9:07:00 AM Jan-Apr 1944 Allies 74 3 card as Event #74: 3 / Operation Iceberg: Okinawa Invasion
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 8 if US Central Pac HQ, for all others: 4 Conditions: An Allied ground unit must make an amphibious move to a hex within 10 hexes of Tokyo or this card may only be used as an OC.

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
CPAC activates 11 units

Battle A: New Jersey BB, Bunker Hill CV, Cowpens CVL, (Intrepid CV), (Lexington CV) attack Ulithi

Battle B: Washington BB, Franklin CV, (Essex CV), attack Guam, SF Bde invades (ASP 2/7)

Battle C: Northampton CA and (Enterprise CV) attack Saipan
429 10/2/2021 2:48:00 PM Jan-Apr 1944 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:
Bunker Hill to Kavieng.
423 10/1/2021 7:53:00 PM Jan-Apr 1944 Japanese 29 3 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:
Activate Combined Fleet HQ: Logistics 2+3=5 navy units
Japanese Carrier units attack strength +2
1. [CV Soryu] to 3725, attack Cairns. [A]
2. CVL Ryujo Palau Is. to 3322, attack Darwin. [B]
3. CVL Zuiho Jolo to 3021, attack Vogelkop. [C]
4. CV Taiho Seoul to 3217, attack Vogelkop. [C]
5. BB Yamato Kure to Vogelkop. [C]
6. [CA Nachi] Hong Kong to Vogelkop. [C]
7. BB Kongo Sasebo to Sarong. [D]

46 factors vs Vogelkop.
13 factors vs Sarong.

Pretty sure the only HQs in range of the battle hexes cannot trace a command path to any unit capable of reacting to these battles.
413 9/30/2021 9:03:00 PM Jan-Apr 1944 Japanese 84 1 card as Event #84: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Japanese will change the Intel condition to Intercept.

We are working out the details of our interception now.
412 9/30/2021 2:13:00 PM Jan-Apr 1944 Allies 35 2 Event #35: 2 / Operation Ash: Vella Lavella Invasion
Activate: Anzac HQ only. Logistic Value: 2 Intelligence: Surprise Attack. Conditions: Any air or naval units may be activated, but the only ground unit that can be activated is the 3rd NZ division.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
ANZAC activates 3 units

1+2: Intrepid + Franklin CVs to 3116 attack Davao (A)
3: Bataan CVL to 3218 attacks Morotai (B)
411 9/30/2021 10:06:00 AM Jan-Apr 1944 Japanese 54 3 Operations #54: 3 / WAR IN EUROPE: Minor Axis Victory
Decrease the War in Europe marker a number of spaces equal to the value associated with the year of the current game turn: 1942: 2 1943: 1 1944: No Effect 1945: No Effect Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Activate South HQ: Logistics 3+1=4 army units
1. [17th army] to Manila.
2. [2nd army] to Davao.
3. [29th army] AA vs Marcus.
4. [2nd AD] to Kuantan
402 9/29/2021 4:50:00 AM Jan-Apr 1944 Allies 70 2 Event #70: 2 / Slim's Burma Offensive
Activate: SEAC HQ only. Logistic Value: 6 Conditions: Only Commonwealth and Chinese units plus US air units may be activated. Bonus: The Allied player receives the 7th Armored Brigade. Place this unit in any friendly in supply, Indian or Burmese port hex. If this condition cannot be met, the unit is permanently remove from the game. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
SEAC activates 7 units, the Royal Navy sails again

1+2: 33BR and 15BR corps attack Bangkok (A)
3: SEAC SR in Rangoon attacks Bangkok (A)
4: Indomitable CV to 1811 attacks Medan (B)
5: 14AF LRB to Rangoon attacks Medan (B)
6: Warspite to Medan (B)
7: Chindits invade Jitra (ASP 1/8)

7Arm Bde to Rangoon
387 9/27/2021 9:06:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 48 3 Event #48: 3 / General Adachi: New Guinea Offensive
Activation: South or South Seas HQs only. Logistic Value: 5 Conditions: Only air and ground units may be activated. Bonus: Neither the HQ nor the units being activated need to be in supply in order to be activated, but must be within HQ activation range.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Activate South Seas HQ: Logistics 5+2=7 units
We will activate only 2 units for this operation.
Event allows OOS units to activate
1. Tainan AD Samar/Leyte-Yap-Truk-Admiralty Island
2. [27th army] Rabaul AA vs Iwo Jima. 1/1 ASP.

PBM Tainan AD to Yap
378 9/26/2021 12:08:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 48 2 Event #48: 2 / New China Army: Stilwell Burma Offensive
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 if SEAC HQ, for all others: 3 Conditions: Only ground and air units may be activated. Bonus: The Allies receive one Chinese ground replacement step for a reduced Chinese unit. This replacement step cannot be saved and is lost if not used immediately. Additionally, all Chinese army units in range of the activating HQ may be activated for no additional activation cost.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
SWPac activates 5 USAAF units

1.-3.: 10AF LRB, 13AF LRB and 13AF SR to Kavieng attack Truk.

4.+5.: 5AF LRB and 11AF LRB to Hollandia attack Ulithi.

No Japanese AZOIs were entered.
377 9/25/2021 6:47:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 78 1 Event #78: 1 / Tainan Air Unit: Reinforcement
The Japanese player receives the Tainan Air Unit. This unit may be placed on any friendly, in supply, airfield that is within range of an in supply Japanese HQ. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Tainan Air unit to Samar/Leyte
364 9/24/2021 3:08:00 PM Sep-Dec 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:
CPAC HQ activates 9 USN units.

To 3814: Bunker Hill, Belleau Wood, Sangamon, (Wasp) attack Saipan (A)

To 4119: Enterprise, Cowpens, (Essex), (Lexington), (St Jacinto) attack Truk (B)

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361 9/23/2021 6:34:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 72 3 Event #72: 3 / Carrier Conversion: Reinforcement
3 Naval Replacements: The Japanese player receives 3 naval replacement steps. These may be used immediately, or recorded as replacement steps for future use. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
BB Yamato to Kure, bank the 3rd naval replacement step. Now 2 saved.
356 9/23/2021 9:54:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 16 1 Operations #16: 1 / Makin Island Raid: US Raiders
One Japanese air unit (Allied Player's choice) that is on a non-Japanese Islands hex within the range of a US HQ is reduced one step, even if this would eliminate the air unit. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
CPAC activates 4 USN units

1- 1 MAW to Mili attacks Kwajalein (A)
2- 2 MAW to Namu attacks Kwajalein (A)
3-/4- Belleau Wood CVL and (M Bde) to Kwajalein (A)

351 9/22/2021 3:26:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 24 2 Event #24: 2 / Skip Bombing Attack: Battle of the Bismark Sea
The Japanese permanently lose one Amphibious Shipping Point unless it is their last ASP. Bonus: Prior to battle, if an active Japanese CA, CL or APD naval unit moved within the extended range of a U.S. non-LRB air unit it loses one step. If more than one naval unit qualifies, Japanese player's choice. Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if use as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
In reaction. Japanese ASPs are reduced to 1. This uses up the allowed ASP under ISR, and marker goes to the 1 slot as 1/1 I believe. Bonus is not used.
350 9/22/2021 3:09:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 14 3 Event #14: 3 / Operation MO: Battle of the Coral Sea
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 5 Condtions: Only one ground unit (of any size) may be activated. Fortuitous Rain Squalls: Japanese CV (not CVL) naval units have their defense strength increased by 2 for the duration of the Offensive.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Activate South HQ: Logistics 5+1=6 navy units
1- BB Kongo Singapore to Kure
2- CVL Ryujo to Palau Is.
3- [CA Nachi] to Miri
4- 1SN Bangka to Okinawa
5- CA Mogami Saigon Okinawa
6- BB Hiei Okinawa to Ulithi

No battles. Done.
334 9/20/2021 7:48:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 62 2 Event #62: 2 / Kamikaze Attack
Play prior to one battle of the Offensive that is within 11 hexes of Tokyo (3706) and within extended range of a Japanese air unit. The Japanese player eliminates two Allied naval steps (Japanese player's choice, may not eliminate a unit unless there is no other option), while reducing the Japanese air unit whose range was used one step (even if this would eliminate the air unit). No more than one Kamikaze per battle, but more than one Kamikaze per offensive is allowed. Draw One Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Pilots! To your planes!

The Japanese staff are still working out the details of our reaction. These are all the response cards that will be played for this operation, so I will now draw two replacement cards. These are our 2nd and 3rd card draws for the turn.
333 9/20/2021 7:46:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 4 1 Event #4: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Japanese detect the operation, change the Intel condition to Intercept.
332 9/20/2021 8:44:00 AM Sep-Dec 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:
CPAC activates 11 USN units

1- 2MAW attacks Kwajalein (A)
2- Lexington CV to 4514 attacks Kwajalein (A)
3- Bunker Hill CV to 4112 attacks Marcus (B)
4- Enterprise CV to 4112 attacks Marcus (B)
5- Cowpens CVL to 4112 attacks Marcus (B)
6- Belleau Wood CVL to 4112 attacks Marcus (B)
7- (Essex CV) to 3711 attacks Iwo Jima (C)
8- (M Bde) invades Iwo Jima (C), asp 4/7
9- Wasp CV to 3711 attacks Iwo Jima (C)
10- San Jacinto CVL to 3711 attacks Iwo Jima (C)
11- Washington BB to Iwo Jima (C)
330 9/19/2021 11:28:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 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:
SWPac activates 5 USN units

- SF Bde invades Kavieng (asp 4/7)
- Wasp CV pbms to Kavieng
- Enterprise CV pbms to Kavieng
- Washington BB pbms to Kavieng
- San Jacinto CVL pbms to Kavieng

Progress of war @ 2.
328 9/17/2021 12:50:00 PM Sep-Dec 1943 Japanese 7 2 card as Event #7: 2 / US Joint Staff Debate: US Inter-Service Rivalry
Flip the US Inter-Service Rivalry Marker from its Strategic Agreement to its Inter-Service Rivalry side. No additional impact if Inter-Service Rivalry is already in effect. Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
I am reasonably sure it comes as no surprise that the Japanese Future Offensive card is an allied ISR event. Our future offensive turns out to be a Diplomatic Offensive to restore the Allied ISR condition.
327 9/17/2021 10:51:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 39 2 Event #39: 2 / Sextant Conference: Burma Road
This event ends a US inter-service rivalry. Flip the US Inter-Service Rivalry marker to its Strategic Agreement side. If the US Inter-Service Rivalry marker is already on Strategic Agreement side there is no additional effect. Bonus: In addition the Allied player immediately receives 3 Chinese ground and 1 Allied air replacement steps that must be used immediately (cannot be saved) on in supply units. Allied air units can be in the air units in China box. In addition, the Allies may immediately construct the Jarhat Trans Route for no cost. If Jarhat already constructed then either Ledo or Imphal may be constructed. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Now as event.
326 9/17/2021 10:51:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 39 2 o hand #39: 2 / Sextant Conference: Burma Road

Message from Allies:
325 9/17/2021 10:51:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 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:
ISR ends. Jarhat route is built. Replacements are lost. I am pretty busy this weekend and will try to post files during the day.
321 9/17/2021 9:13:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 78 1 Event #78: 1 / Submarine Attack: British X Craft Attack Singapore
Play during an offensive before the beginning of the combat phase, or at the conclusion of the Offensive if no battle hexes are declared during the Offensive. On a die roll of: 0-7: Japanese lose one naval step (Allies chooses, can eliminated a unit). 8-9: No Effect. The target naval unit must be inactive and in a non-Japanese Islands port hex. Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
X Craft against Shokaku at Truk
320 9/17/2021 9:02:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 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:
Activate South Seas HQ: Logistics 2+1=3 units.
1. 25th army Kwajalein SNT to Truk.
2. 31st army Truk SNT to Palau Is.
3. [18th army] Palau Is. SNT to Samar/Leyte
312 9/15/2021 7:55:00 AM Sep-Dec 1943 Allies 45 3 card as 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:
The Allies do use their FoQ to initiate hostilities though!

One battle (A) at Eniwetok

1. 2. BWood CVL and 3MarDiv invade Eniwetok
3. 4. N Carolina BB and Mar Bde invade Eniwetok
5. 6. Sangamon CVE and 1MarDiv invade Eniwetok
7. Northampton CA to Eniwetok
8. Lexington CV to 4417 attacks Eniwetok
9. Cowpens CVL to 4417 attacks Eniwetok
10. Bunker Hill CV to 4417 attacks Eniwetok
11. Essex CV to 4417 attacks Eniwetok
300 9/13/2021 3:27:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies 14 2 Operations #14: 2 / WAR IN EUROPE: Minor Allied Victory
Increase the War in Europe marker a number of spaces equal to the value associated with the year of the current game turn: 1942: 1 1943: 1 1944: 2 1945: 3 Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Not a terribly exciting card.

SWPac activates 4 Army units

1- (XIV US corps) invades Buin (asp 3/5)
2- 5AF SR to Lae attacks Kavieng (A)
3- 13AF SR to Lae attacks Kavieng (A)
4. 11AF LRB in Cape York attacks Kavieng (A)
299 9/13/2021 11:59:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 86 1 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:
Send Combined Fleet HQ from Kure to the turn track.

All done. Now to see what the allies have saved for last!
293 9/12/2021 11:04:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 21 3 Operations #21: 3 / Mahatma Gandhi: Worker Strikes in India
Can only be played in reaction to an Offensive activated by the SEAC HQ. Cancels a SEAC HQ offensive and the Allies must reduce one full strength Indian Corps (cannot eliminate a reduced unit, if none available, no additional effect). Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Activate South Seas HQ: Logistics 3+2=5 IJN units
1. CV Junyo Saipan to Midway. [A]
2. BB Hiei Kwajalein to Midway. [A]
3. SS Brigade Truk AA vs Midway. [A] 1/2 ASP
4. 21st AF Kwajalein-Wake Is.-Marcus
5. 27th AF Marcus-Wake Is.-Kwajalein
291 9/11/2021 7:50:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies 66 2 Event #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:
For the event.
290 9/10/2021 10:04:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 24 1 Operations #24: 1 / Submarine Attack
Play during an offensive; at the end of all combat against any active Allied naval units or against any active Allied naval unit, if no battle hexes were declared during the Offensive. On a die roll of: 0-4: Allies lose one naval step (Japanese choice; can eliminate a unit). 5-9: No Effect. Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Activate South Seas HQ: Logistics 1+2=3 Army units
1. [8th AD] Gasmata to Kavieng.
2. 14th army Rabaul SNT to Saipan.
3. [27th army] Saipan SNT to Rabaul.

No battles, no PBM
286 9/10/2021 10:05:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 49 1 Event #49: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Activate Combined Fleet HQ in reaction: Logistics 2+3=5 IJN units.
1-2. BB Nagato & CA Takao CA to Vogelkop. [A]
3. APD Kamikaze Truk to Vogelkop. [A]
4. 23AF in Palau, [A]
5. 50AF in Iwo Jima to Palau. [A]
285 9/9/2021 3:29:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies 42 2 Operations #42: 2 / WAR IN EUROPE: Minor Allied Victory
Increase the War in Europe marker a number of spaces equal to the value associated with the year of the current game turn: 1942: 1 1943: 1 1944: 2 1945: 3 Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
ANZAC HQ activates 3 USN/CW units

1- 1Mar Div attacks Vogelkop (A)
2- Hermes CVL to 3119, attacks Vogelkop (A)
3- (2Mar Div) takes Lae

Progress of War @ 3.
281 9/9/2021 10:53:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies 61 1 Event #61: 1 / Submarine Attack: Darter-Dace
Play during an Offensive prior to combat against any active Japanese naval units or against any active Japanese naval unit if no battle hexes are declared during the Offensive. On a die roll of: 0-4: Japanese lose one naval step* 5-7: Japanese lose two naval steps* (can eliminate a unit) 8-9: No Effect. *Japanese chooses Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Subs on the hunt always.
280 9/9/2021 10:32:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 10 3 Operations #10: 3 / 2nd Operational Phase: Solomon Island Expansion
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 Conditions: May only be played as an event if the Japanese Inter-Service Rivalry marker is on its Strategic Agreement side.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Activate South Seas HQ: Logistics 3+2=5 IJN units.
1. CA Aoba Rabaul to Samar/Leyte.
2. 2SN from Ponape to Samar/Leyte.
3. 28th AF Baka to Ponape.
4. SS from Wake Is. to Truk.
5. 51st AF from Ulithi to Wake Is.

No battles, no PBM
279 9/8/2021 7:58:00 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:
We are going to rain-out your operation. No Operation, No Transport Route, Allied ISR continues.

We are working out the details of our next card play now.
277 9/8/2021 9:14:00 AM May-Aug 1943 Allies 33 2 Event #33: 2 / Quadrant Conference: Burma Offensive
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 3 Conditions: Only air and ground units may be activated. Bonus: 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. In addition, the Allies may immediately construct the Jarhat Trans Route for no cost. If Jarhat already constructed the either Ledo or Imphal can be constructed.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
SWPac activates 5 air/ground units. ISR ends.

1- 2Mar Div attacks Vogelkop (A)
2- 11AF LRB to Biak attacks Vogelkop (A)
3- 2MAW in Mili attacks Kwajalein (B)
4- 1MAW to Mili attacks Kwajalein (B)
5- 11AF SR to Namu attacks Kwajalein (B)
269 9/5/2021 9:54:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 70 1 Event #70: 1 / JN25 Code Change
Intelligence: Intercept Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Japanese change Intel to Intercept.
South Seas HQ activates 3 units in reaction.
1. 28th AF @Woodlark, [A]
2. CA Aoba Rabaul to Woodlark, [A]
3. CV Shokaku Truk to Kavieng, [A]
266 9/5/2021 3:29:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Allies 49 1 Operations #49: 1 / Roosevelt Threatens Chungking: Chinese Army Offensive
Move the China marker one box to the right toward the Stable Front box, unless this would put the China marker in the Stable Front box, in which case no effect. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
As OC, CPAC activates 4 USN units. All from Guadalcanal go to Gili Gili:

- N Carolina BB
- Lexington CV
- Northampton CA
- M Mar Bde

264 9/4/2021 2:50:00 PM May-Aug 1943 Japanese 23 2 Operations #23: 2 / Operation RE: Attack on Milne Bay
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 3 Elite Units: The Japanese player gains a +1 ground combat die modifier if any brigade size ground units are involved in a ground combat during this Offensive.

OC: 4 EC: 6

Message from Japanese:
Activate South Seas HQ: Logistics 2+2=4 units
[33rd army] to Balikpapan.
14th army to Davao.
[18th army] to Palau Is.
[19th army] to Ulithi.
[35th army] to Saipan.
262 9/2/2021 5:09:00 PM May-Aug 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:
SWPac activates 4 units:

1- 2Mar division to Sarong

2- Washington BB to Sarong

3- Wasp CV to 3318 covers Sarong

4- Enterprise CV to 3318 covers Sarong

All fight in Sarong if a SR is triggered.
244 8/31/2021 2:11:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 13 3 Event #13: 3 / Operation Watchtower: Guadalcanal Invasion
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 5 Intelligence: Surprise Attack Conditions: A maximum of one ground unit may be activated for this Offensive.

OC: 3 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
Will lay out the details later.
239 8/30/2021 3:59:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 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:
Here is what it SHOULD be!

Activate South Seas HQ: Logistics 4+2=6 navy units.
1. CL Tenryu to Guadalcanal. [A]
2. CV Akagi to Wake Is. [B]
3. CA Aobo Saipan to Wake Is. [B]
4. SS Bde Wewak AA vs Wake Is. [B] 1/2 ASP.
5. 28th AF Iwo Jima-Guam-Ponape-Eniwetok. [B]
6. 22nd AF Gili-Gili to Green.

Place the Tokyo Express Marker in Kwajalein
238 8/30/2021 3:57:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 28 3 o hand #28: 3 / Big Tokyo Express Operation: Battle of Cape Esperance

Message from Japanese:
We had a couple of operations under consideration. It appears I cut and pasted the wrong one into the Journal.
234 8/30/2021 2:40:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 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:
Activate South Seas HQ: Logistics 4+2=6 navy units.
1. CL Tenryu to Guadalcanal. [A]
2. CV Akagi to Wake Is. [B]
3-4. BB Yamato and SS Bde to Wake Is. 1/2 ASP. [B]
5-6. 27th and 28th AF to Eniwetok. [B]

Place the Tokyo Express Marker in Kwajalein
229 8/28/2021 5:42:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 40 3 card as Operations #40: 3 / Operation Dexterity: New Britain Invasion
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 5 if US SW HQ, for all others: 3

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
SWPac activates 5 USAAF units, all attack Bougainville.

13AF LRB and 11AF LRB to Cape York
5AF LRB in Cape York
13AF SR to Guadalcanal
10AF LRB in Nauru
228 8/28/2021 8:59:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 53 3 Operations #53: 3 / WAR IN EUROPE: Minor Axis Victory
Decrease the War in Europe marker a number of spaces equal to the value associated with the year of the current game turn: 1942: 2 1943: 1 1944: No Effect 1945: No Effect Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Activate South HQ: Logistics 3+1=4 army units.
1. [17th army] Saigon to 2011.
2. [Kor army] Miri SNT to Bangkok
3. [16th army] Soerabaja SNT to Saigon.
4. [3rd AD] Bangkok to Singora
227 8/26/2021 1:16:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 64 2 Event #64: 2 / Tradewind Taskforce: Morotai Invasion
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 if US SW Pac HQ, for all others: 3

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
SEAC activates 4 units

15BR and (1 Ind) to 2010
66CN to Rangoon
4 Ind to Akyab
226 8/26/2021 9:41:00 AM 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:
[7th AD] to Sasebo
[8th AD] to Gasmata
225 8/25/2021 10:04:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 56 2 Event #56: 2 / Typhoon Taskforce: New Guinea: Vogelkop Invasion
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 if US SW Pac HQ, for all others: 3

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
SEAC activates 4 units.

33BR, 15BR and (1Ind) move to Kwai south.
Warspite moves to Rangoon.

No battles, no pbm.
215 8/24/2021 11:04:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 8 3 Operations #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:
Flip the 1st Ind corps at the massacre outside Rangoon.

Activate South Seas HQ for 5 activations.
1. 38th army Lae to Buna. [A]
2. ED army PM to Buna. [A]
3. 4th AD Kavieng to Lae. [A]
4. 25th army Gili-Gili SNT to Kwajalein.
5. [19th army] Kwajalein SNT to Gili-Gili.
209 8/23/2021 12:45:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 29 2 Event #29: 2 / Operation Toenails: New Georgia Invasion
Actiavte: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Artillery Support: During all battles for this Offensive, the Allies receive a +1 die roll modifier during Ground combat.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
SEAC HQ activates 5 units, all attack Kwai north (A)


- BR33
- BR15
- Ind1
- SEAC SR to Rangoon
- Warspite to Kwai north
207 8/23/2021 11:25:00 AM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 22 2 Event #22: 2 / Orde Wingate: Chindits
Cancel the activation of one Japanese ground unit that activated in Burma or Northern India (Allied player's choice). Place the deactivated unit back in its starting hex. 77 SF Bde: The Allies gain the 77 Special Forces Brigade as a reinforcement during the next game turn (it cannot be delayed). Place the unit on the game turn track as a reminder. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
It took us a while to think our next move through. The Imperials were having too much fun with the IJA to let them go without saying goodbye.

15 army remains in Kwai North.
206 8/22/2021 1:50:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 32 3 Operations #32: 3 / Operation I-Go: Air Offensive
Acitvation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: Only air units may be activated. Air Shuttle: The Japanese gain a +1 die roll modification during air-naval combat if the battle is within 6 hexes of an inactive Japanese CV or CVL naval unit.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Activate South HQ: Logistics 3+1-1=3 army units.
1. 38th army Singapore SNT to Lae.
2. 15th army Kwai River North SNT to Bangkok.
3. [Kor army] Kwai River North SNT to Miri.
204 8/21/2021 12:16:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 80 1 Event #80: 1 / New Submarine Doctrine: Japanese Escort Destruction Priority
The Japanese lose all Submarine Warfare modifiers, except defective torpedoes, for the remainder of the game. Remove the Japanese escort marker from the game. The play of this card supersedes the Event Bonus on Japanese cards 37 and 38 for the remainder of the game, even if they have not yet been played. . Draw one Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
As event.
202 8/20/2021 3:02:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Allies 19 2 Operations #19: 2 / Anakim Operation: Burma Offensive
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 3 Conditions: Only ground and air units may be activated.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
SEAC HQ activates 3 units

- 1Ind to Rangoon
- SEAC SR to Akyan
- London CA to Rangoon

No battles, no PBM
196 8/19/2021 3:16:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 Japanese 63 2 Operations #63: 2 / Kamikaze Attack
Play prior to one battle of the Offensive that is within 11 hexes of Tokyo (3706) and within extended range of a Japanese air unit. The Japanese player eliminates two Allied naval steps (Japanese player's choice, may not eliminate a unit unless there is no other option), while reducing the Japanese air unit whose range was used one step (even if this would eliminate the air unit). No more than one Kamikaze per battle, but more than one Kamikaze per offensive is allowed. Draw One Strategy Card. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Activate South Seas HQ: Logistics 2+2=4 army units.
1. 35th army Lae to Buna. [A]
2. ED army PM to Buna. [A]
3. [7th AD] Sarong-Biak-Wewak. [A] at extended range.
4. [18th army] Buin SR to PM.
195 8/18/2021 3:17:00 PM Jan-Apr 1943 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:
CPAC activates 4 army units

- XIV corps lands in 3923 (asp 2/5)
- 13AF LRB strat moves Funafuti-GC-Buna-Cape York-Townsville
- 11AF LRB strat moves Kusaie-GC-Buna-Cape York-Cairns
- 5AF LRB strat moves Tarawa-Nauru-GC-Buna-Cape York
177 8/16/2021 8:04:00 PM 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:
Just a 2OC...

CPAC HQ activates 5

SF Bde invades Namu (asp 4/4)
NCarol BB to Namu
Lexington, Enterprise and Wasp to 4618

All naval units will fight at Namu if battle ensues.

As Japan is out of cards I will take the liberty to roll the SR and intel conditions.
174 8/16/2021 11:35:00 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:
Activate Combined Fleet HQ: Logistics 2+3=5 army units
1. 14th army Manila to Rabaul.
2. [18th army] Tokyo to Bougainville.
3. [27th army] Hakodate to Saipan.
4. 1st AD Manila to Biak.
5. Sorry, no more army units to move!
166 8/14/2021 5:44:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 72 2 Event #72: 2 / Halsey: Carrier Raids on Japan
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 8 if US Central Pac HQ, for all others: 4. Bonus: If during the offensive a US carrier naval unit declares a battle in a Japanese Island hex, unless the Japanese immediately play a weather card, the Allies randomly remove one card from the Japanese hand.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
CPAC HQ activates 10 units

- (N Orleans CA) attacks Kwajalein (A)
- Northampton CA attacks Port Moresby (B )
- Wasp, Enterprise, Lexington CVs attack GC (C)
- Missisipi and N Carolina BBs attack GC (C)
- 1Mar Div from E Santo invades Guadalcanal (C) ASP 1/4
- X Mar Bde invades Ponape ASP 2/4
- SF Mar Bde invades Mili ASP 3/4
153 8/13/2021 2:20:00 PM 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:
These Australian Coast Watchers have a hell of an eyesight!
152 8/13/2021 12:50:00 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:
Activate South HQ: Logistics 4+1-1=4 army units.
1-2. Kor army and 28th army Kwai River North attack Rangoon. [A]
3. 1st AD Clark field - Canton - Hanoi, support [A]
4. 5th AD Singora - Bangkok, attack 2007. [B]
149 8/12/2021 4:12:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 75 1 card as 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:
The I-Boats are out, looking for targets. At last!
148 8/12/2021 2:17:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 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:
CPAC HQ activates 5 units

- Lexington, Enterprise and (N Orleans) SM to Funafuti
- BB Miss to Funafuti
- BB N Carolina to E Santo

No battles, no PBM.


144 8/11/2021 8:17:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 25 3 Event #25: 3 / Operation KA: Battle for the Eastern Solomons
Activation: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Allied Tactical Confusion: US aircraft carrier naval units have their attack strength reduced by 2 for the duration of this Offensive.

OC: 5 EC: 7

Message from Japanese:
Activate Combined Fleet HQ: Logistics 4+3=7 navy units.
1. 23rd AF Palau Is.-Davao-Miri-Phnom Penh, attack Rangoon at extended range. [A]
2. CVL Ryujo Davao to 2011, support [A]
3. CV Soryu Miri to 2011, support [A]
4-5. BB Negato and CA Takao Miri to Rangoon, [A]
6-7. BB Kongo and CA Mogami Cam Ranh to Rangoon, [A]
142 8/11/2021 11:28:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 1 1 card as 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:
141 8/10/2021 7:53:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 13 2 Operations #13: 2 / JN 25 Code Change: May 28, 1942
Intelligence: Intercept Conditions: May be played after an intelligence die roll, but not after the play of another intelligence reaction card. Remove from play if use as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Activate Combined Fleet HQ: Logistics 2+3=5 navy units
1. BB Nagato Kure SR to Miri
2. CA Takao Tainan to Miri
3. BB Hiei Tokyo SR to Kwajalein
4. 21st AF Biak SR -Admiralty Is-Truk-Eniwetok-Kwajalein
5. APD Kamikaze Truk to Biak

No Battles
137 8/9/2021 12:48:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 76 2 Event #76: 2 / Oboe: Australians Invade Borneo
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 5 Conditions: Any nationality air and naval units may be activated, but only Australian ground units may be activated.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
CPAC activates 7 army air units.

- 7AF SR to Oahu
- 7AF LRB to Midway
- 13AF LRB to Tarawa attacks Kwajalein (A)
- 5AF LRB attacks Kwajalein (A)
- 10AF LRB Kwajalein (A)
- 11AF LRB and 11AF SR Kwajalein (A)

135 8/9/2021 8:57:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 56 3 Event #56: 3 / WAR IN EUROPE: Minor Axis Victory
Decrease the War in Europe marker a number of spaces equal to the value associated with the year of the current game turn: 1942: 2 1943: 1 1944: No Effect 1945: No Effect Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 5 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
German offensive reaches Stalingrad!
134 8/8/2021 6:39:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 18 1 Event #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:
For the event. No file coming, will adjust logs later.
131 8/7/2021 2:54:00 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:
As event
120 8/7/2021 8:43:00 AM Sep-Dec 1942 Japanese 26 2 Operations #26: 2 / Chiang Kai-shek: Anti Communist Offensive
Move the China marker one box to the left toward Government Collaped box. If moved into the Government Collapsed box China surrenders immediately. Remove from play if use as an event.

OC: 4 EC: 0

Message from Japanese:
Activate South Seas HQ: Logistics 2+2=4 units.
1. 35th army Lae to Buna. [A]
2. BB Yamato Eniwetok to Buna. [A]
3. 4th AD Admiralty Is. to Gasmata. [A]
4. 7th AD Sarong-Biak-Wewak. [A]

42 attacking factors in the A/N battle.
119 8/6/2021 12:25:00 PM Sep-Dec 1942 Allies 30 2 Operations #30: 2 / Operation Sandcrab-Cottage: Recapture of Attu and Kiska
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 4 Conditions: If there is at least one Japanese occupied Aleutian Island hex(hexes 4600 to 5100 inclusive) this event MUST be played as an event to declare a minimum of one battle hex against a Japanese occupied Aleutian Island hex OR this card must be discarded. If there is no Japanese occupied Aleutian Island hex this event may be played as an OC. Remove from play if used as an event.

OC: 2 EC: 4

Message from Allies:
ANZAC HQ activates 3 units:

- 3NZ div moves to Buna
- 3 AUS corps to Townsville
- 2 AUS corps to Cairns
101 8/3/2021 4:39:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies 21 3 Operations #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:
ANZAC activates 3 units

- 3NZ attacks Gili Gili (A)
- (19 LRB) to Cairns attacks Gili Gili (A)
- Kent CA attacks Gili Gili (a)
99 8/3/2021 2:06:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies 59 1 card as Event #59: 1 / Ultra Information: Japanese Burma Operation is penetrated
Intelligence: Intercept. Draw one Strategy Card.

OC: 1 EC: 0

Message from Allies:
For intercept.
98 8/3/2021 1:46:00 PM May-Aug 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:
Final Japanese Card for the turn!

Activate South HQ: Logistics 3+1=4 units.
1. 38th army Kuantan to Singapore. Battle [A]
2. 14th army Clark Field to Manila. Battle [B]
3. 3rd SN Sarong to Vogelkop
4. [35th army] Tarakan SNT to Lae
93 8/3/2021 7:03:00 AM May-Aug 1942 Allies 55 3 Operations #55: 3 / Operation Forager: Marianas Is. Invasion
Activate: Any HQ. Logistic Value: 6 if US Central Pac HQ, for all others: 4 The Great Marianas Turkey Shoot: Japanese aircraft carrier naval units have their attack strength reduced by 2 for the duration of this Offensive. In addition, at the conclusion of the Offensive, one active Japanese air unit or an air unit in a battle hex (Allied Player's choice) loses one step, which may eliminate the air unit.

OC: 3 EC: 5

Message from Allies:
ANZAC HQ activates 4 units

- 5AF SR to Buna
- AUS AF to Madang
- XIUS Corps SM to Hollandia
- 3NZ invades 3923 (asp 2/2)

No battles, no PBM.
91 8/1/2021 5:29:00 PM May-Aug 1942 Allies 17 2 Event #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:
90 8/1/2021 8:03:00 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:
Japanese also prepare for the coming storm.

Activate South HQ: Logistics 8+1=9 units
1. Kor army Tjilatjap AA vs Kwai River North. 4/6 ASP.
2. 28th army Kwai River South to Kwai River North.
3. SS Bde Balikpapan AA vs Wewak. 5/6 ASP.
4. CV Soryu to Miri.
5. [2nd AD] to Palembang.
6. [19th army] SNT to Kwajalein.
7. [25th army] to Davao.
8. 25th AF to Medan.
9. [17th army] to Saigon.

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