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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 12/31/2009 11:41:06 PM   
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Can anyone explain this little "mystery" drop in HI?




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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/1/2010 12:44:47 AM   
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Every first of the month you pay a HI price for your pilot replacement pool. 

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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/1/2010 3:30:13 AM   
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All the things I don't know...

Invaded Balikpapan and Samarinda on Borneo today - that's were the vaulable oil fields and refinery are!
Also bombed Cagayen in attempt to eradict the infamous woodpeckers of Mindanao or wherever they're based...
Nailed 3 ancient Stearman's but that's not what I was after.

Within a week we will be in Johore Bahru, got a dinner appointment with the Sultan of Johore
Historically Japan invaded Johore on the last day of January 1942 - so we're slightly ahead of schedule.
Pretty sure Andy will withdraw accross the strait asap!

On Luzon we're marching on Bataan, that will be fun.


AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Jan 04, 42

Surface Combat

Continous sub-asw battles with few hits...a bit pi$$ed when I-8 fired 6 torps on an ACM! - and MISSED!
Those fish were worth more than the target

Sub attack near Lihue at 175,111

Japanese Ships
SS I-8

Allied Ships
ACM Planter

SS I-8 launches 6 torpedoes

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Light Carrier Shoho

The CVL Shoho has joined the fleet!
In RL she had the dubious honor of being the first Jap carrier to be sunk in the war during the Battle of the Coral Sea.
She was overwhelmed by attack planes from the Yorktown and Lexington and sank in minutes after being hit by numerous torpedoes and bombs.




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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/1/2010 6:27:13 AM   
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UH, sorry Pzb, but that would be Lady Lex that was with Yorktown at Coral sea.........Good to see you back.

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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/1/2010 2:03:05 PM   
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It was late, it was very very late!
Sacrilege has been corrected!-)

Ok new turn loaded - sent the KB after Brisbane harbour this time.
Thought about pushing on to Sydney but could be spotted and I know US carriers were headed in this direction.


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ORIGINAL: 2ndACR

UH, sorry Pzb, but that would be Lady Lex that was with Yorktown at Coral sea.........Good to see you back.



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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/1/2010 3:47:11 PM   
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Interesting turn; Got some easy pickings near Brisbane.
- The KB just replenished NW of New Caledonia and I wanted to see if I could catch the cruiser Houston and its party.
We spotted them on the southern tip of New Guinea some time ago. They're probably in Sidney.

I also kept the KB in this area as support for our operations around New Britain and Rabaul.
Hate it when US carriers cleans out an invasion TF!

Also like to take the KB for a swing in as many areas as possible, this makes Andy jumpy and forces him to disperse and re-reoute his convoys. It's important to slow down the Allied buildup of supplies, fuel and troops in this area.


AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Jan 05, 42

Surface Combat

Ah, more sunken tonnage, me likes

Submarine attack near San Francisco at 205,95

Japanese Ships
SS I-5

Allied Ships
TK Seirstad, Torpedo hits 1, on fire, heavy damage

TK Seirstad is sighted by SS I-5
SS I-5 launches 4 torpedoes at TK Seirstad

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Submarine attack near San Francisco at 205,95

Japanese Ships
SS I-25

Allied Ships
xAK Herstein, Torpedo hits 1, on fire, heavy damage

xAK Herstein is sighted by SS I-25
SS I-25 launches 6 torpedoes at xAK Herstein

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Sub attack near San Francisco at 205,95

Japanese Ships
SS I-5

Allied Ships
TK Seirstad, Torpedo hits 2, on fire, heavy damage

SS I-5 launches 4 torpedoes at TK Seirstad

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Air Combat

Zero's from the KB swept Brisbane but found no one home.

Morning Air attack on Brisbane , at 96,160

Weather in hex: Partial cloud

Raid spotted at 38 NM, estimated altitude 21,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 12 minutes

Japanese aircraft
A6M2 Zero x 11

No Japanese losses

Aircraft Attacking:
11 x A6M2 Zero sweeping at 15000 feet

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We didn't find much near Brisbane, but there was the annual minelaying congregation!
Unfortunately we didn't sink all the little buggers....

Morning Air attack on TF, near Brisbane at 97,162

Weather in hex: Heavy cloud

Raid spotted at 33 NM, estimated altitude 15,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 12 minutes

Japanese aircraft
A6M2 Zero x 11
B5N2 Kate x 22
D3A1 Val x 31

Japanese aircraft losses
B5N2 Kate: 2 damaged
D3A1 Val: 3 damaged

Allied Ships
DM Preble
DM Breese, Bomb hits 1, on fire
DM Montgomery, Bomb hits 3, and is sunk
DM Pruitt, Torpedo hits 1, and is sunk
DM Sicard

Heavy smoke from fires obscuring DM Montgomery

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Found another little convoy though;

Morning Air attack on TF, near Bundaberg at 97,153

Weather in hex: Thunderstorms

Raid detected at 120 NM, estimated altitude 21,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 51 minutes

Japanese aircraft
A6M2 Zero x 11
B5N2 Kate x 26

Japanese aircraft losses
B5N2 Kate: 2 damaged

Allied Ships
AM Lithgow
CM Bungaree, Torpedo hits 4, and is sunk
xAK Suva, Torpedo hits 3, and is sunk
AM Mildura
AM Bunbury
TK Gulfdawn, Torpedo hits 3, and is sunk

Allied ground losses:
63 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 7 disabled
Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 7 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 4 disabled
Guns lost 1 (0 destroyed, 1 disabled)

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Morning Air attack on TF, near Brisbane at 97,160

Weather in hex: Severe storms

Raid spotted at 40 NM, estimated altitude 18,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 15 minutes

Japanese aircraft
A6M2 Zero x 11
D3A1 Val x 13

Japanese aircraft losses
D3A1 Val: 4 damaged

Allied Ships
CM Rigel, Bomb hits 4, heavy fires, heavy damage

Heavy smoke from fires obscuring CM Rigel

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Ground Combat

Plenty battles like this in China as we try to clean up.

Ground combat at 86,47
Japanese Deliberate attack

Attacking force 12458 troops, 112 guns, 69 vehicles, Assault Value = 466
Defending force 7494 troops, 38 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 168

Japanese adjusted assault: 478
Allied adjusted defense: 42

Japanese assault odds: 11 to 1

Combat modifiers
Defender: leaders(+), experience(-)
Attacker: leaders(+)

Japanese ground losses:
76 casualties reported
Squads: 1 destroyed, 7 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Vehicles lost 1 (0 destroyed, 1 disabled)

Allied ground losses:
3164 casualties reported
Squads: 88 destroyed, 0 disabled
Non Combat: 149 destroyed, 32 disabled
Engineers: 4 destroyed, 3 disabled
Guns lost 3 (2 destroyed, 1 disabled)
Units retreated 2

Defeated Allied Units Retreating!

Assaulting units:
37th Division

Defending units:
29th Chinese Corps
31st Group Army

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Ground combat at Samarinda (65,96)

Japanese Deliberate attack

Attacking force 2347 troops, 7 guns, 41 vehicles, Assault Value = 86
Defending force 529 troops, 17 guns, 2 vehicles, Assault Value = 11

Japanese engineers reduce fortifications to 0

Japanese adjusted assault: 36
Allied adjusted defense: 1

Japanese assault odds: 36 to 1 (fort level 0)
Japanese forces CAPTURE Samarinda !!!

Allied aircraft
no flights

Allied aircraft losses
No Allied losses

Combat modifiers
Defender: preparation(-), morale(-), experience(-)
Attacker:

Japanese ground losses:
13 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
Vehicles lost 1 (0 destroyed, 1 disabled)

Allied ground losses:
331 casualties reported
Squads: 4 destroyed, 4 disabled
Non Combat: 10 destroyed, 24 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Guns lost 5 (5 destroyed, 0 disabled)
Vehicles lost 2 (2 destroyed, 0 disabled)
Units retreated 2

Assaulting units:
2nd Engineer Regiment
2nd Recon Regiment

Defending units:
Samarinda KNIL Battalion
Samarinda Base Force

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Ground combat at Kavieng (106,122)

Japanese Shock attack

Attacking force 325 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 15
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0

Japanese adjusted assault: 7
Allied adjusted defense: 1

Japanese assault odds: 7 to 1 (fort level 0)

Japanese forces CAPTURE Kavieng !!!

Combat modifiers
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(-)

Assaulting units:
2nd Indpt SNLF Coy

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Balikpapan defenders didn't give up right away. But with forts gone...

Ground combat at Balikpapan (64,97)

Japanese Deliberate attack

Attacking force 1468 troops, 19 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 61
Defending force 1381 troops, 36 guns, 3 vehicles, Assault Value = 22

Japanese adjusted assault: 20

Allied adjusted defense: 6

Japanese assault odds: 3 to 1 (fort level 2)
Japanese Assault reduces fortifications to 1

Combat modifiers
Defender: disruption(-), preparation(-), morale(-), experience(-)
Attacker: leaders(-)

Japanese ground losses:
32 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 4 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled

Allied ground losses:
79 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 11 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled

Assaulting units:
Sasebo 2nd SNLF

Defending units:
VI KNIL Battalion
Balikpapan Base Force

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Kido Butai visits Brisbane




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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/1/2010 5:45:07 PM   
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Going to rest and replenish our big ships and continue with mopping up operations in the Phillippines and Malaya.
Want to get some air power in place in the DEI before we continue operations there, much better to cover our invasions with LBA than using carriers.

In the south I want an early invasion of Port Moresby, but first we will consolidate around Rabaul and New Britain.


AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Jan 06, 42

Sub Attacks

The IRON KNIGHT was also torpedoed by a Jap sub in RL and was recently found.

Submarine attack near San Francisco at 210,86

Japanese Ships
SS I-15

Allied Ships
xAK Iron Knight, Torpedo hits 1, on fire, heavy damage

xAK Iron Knight is sighted by SS I-15
SS I-15 launches 6 torpedoes at xAK Iron Knight
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Sub attack near San Francisco at 210,86

Japanese Ships
SS I-15

Allied Ships
xAK Iron Knight, Torpedo hits 2, on fire, heavy damage

SS I-15 launches 6 torpedoes

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Air Combat

Kept the KB close to the coast as it moved north - only found minor pickings.


Morning Air attack on TF, near Rockhampton at 95,152

Weather in hex: Thunderstorms

Raid detected at 80 NM, estimated altitude 19,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 34 minutes

Japanese aircraft
A6M2 Zero x 22
B5N2 Kate x 13

Japanese aircraft losses
B5N2 Kate: 1 damaged

Allied Ships
AM Lithgow
AM Bunbury
AM Mildura, Torpedo hits 3, and is sunk

Aircraft Attacking:
13 x B5N2 Kate launching torpedoes at 200 feet
Naval Attack: 1 x 18in Type 91 Torpedo
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Afternoon Air attack on TF, near Rockhampton at 95,152

Weather in hex: Severe storms

Raid detected at 120 NM, estimated altitude 17,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 51 minutes

Japanese aircraft
A6M2 Zero x 33
B5N2 Kate x 18

No Japanese losses

Allied Ships
AM Lithgow, Torpedo hits 2, and is sunk
AM Bunbury

Aircraft Attacking:
18 x B5N2 Kate launching torpedoes at 200 feet
Naval Attack: 1 x 18in Type 91 Torpedo

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Ground Combat

Balikpapan falls - now we got the oil rich areas on Borneo.
In Miri half the oil and refinery facilities were damaged, I figure we're going to need some 450k supplies
to fix things up in Borneo :-\

Ground combat at Balikpapan (64,97)
Japanese Shock attack

Attacking force 1441 troops, 19 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 58
Defending force 1298 troops, 36 guns, 3 vehicles, Assault Value = 19

Japanese adjusted assault: 35
Allied adjusted defense: 5

Japanese assault odds: 7 to 1 (fort level 1)
Japanese forces CAPTURE Balikpapan !!!

Combat modifiers
Defender: disruption(-), preparation(-), fatigue(-), morale(-)
experience(-)
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(-)

Japanese ground losses:
61 casualties reported
Squads: 1 destroyed, 2 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 4 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled

Allied ground losses:
942 casualties reported
Squads: 36 destroyed, 6 disabled
Non Combat: 115 destroyed, 40 disabled
Engineers: 5 destroyed, 0 disabled
Guns lost 48 (48 destroyed, 0 disabled)
Vehicles lost 3 (3 destroyed, 0 disabled)
Units retreated 1
Units destroyed 1

Defeated Allied Units Retreating!

Assaulting units:
Sasebo 2nd SNLF

Defending units:
VI KNIL Battalion
Balikpapan Base Force

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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/1/2010 5:55:41 PM   
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an early invasion of PM? It´s 6th Jan already, my opponent took PM with a full division at the end of December...

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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/1/2010 6:20:57 PM   
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Lots of things you can do early on, but I try to moderate my plans and e.g. not invade a base far far outside of our established front lines and air support.

To support a PM invasion I would therefore build up Rabaul, secure the surrounding bases and send in troops covered by carriers and LBA. - If I decide to invade Noumea this will only be done after PM has been secured and we have established a string of bases into the Solomons.

That's why it's important to prevent Allied build-up in the area - sinking their transports and inserting paranoia is just the perfect way to do it



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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/1/2010 10:39:02 PM   
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Our troops entered the suburbs of Johore Bharu today - the enemy is buggin' out.
We have also entered Moulmein on the way to Rangoon and our troops are now engaging the enemy on Bataan.


AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Jan 07, 42

Surface Combat

A large troop ship, the Rangitata - a worthy prize!
Almost 17000 tons; also comes with a history, a New Zealand vessel.

Submarine attack near San Francisco at 213,80

Japanese Ships
SS I-25

Allied Ships
xAP Rangitata, Torpedo hits 2, on fire, heavy damage

xAP Rangitata is sighted by SS I-25
SS I-25 launches 6 torpedoes at xAP Rangitata

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Sub attack near Johnston Island at 158,124

Japanese Ships
SS I-17

Allied Ships
ACM Planter, Torpedo hits 1, on fire, heavy damage

SS I-17 launches 6 torpedoes

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This was the first of our ships hit (by a non dud) by enemy subs.

Sub attack near Balabac at 71,84

Japanese Ships
xAKL Hokuhi Maru, Torpedo hits 1, on fire, heavy damage
xAKL Sunten Maru
PB Fuji Maru #4

Allied Ships
SS Shark

Japanese ground losses:
5 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Vehicles lost 1 (0 destroyed, 1 disabled)

SS Shark launches 4 torpedoes at xAKL Hokuhi Maru
Shark diving deep ....
PB Fuji Maru #4 fails to find sub, continues to search...

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Ground Combat

Ground combat at Moulmein (55,55)
Japanese Bombardment attack

Attacking force 3357 troops, 20 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 274
Defending force 1746 troops, 4 guns, 1 vehicles, Assault Value = 59

Assaulting units:
112th Infantry Regiment
15th Guards Regiment

Defending units:
Tenasserim BAF Battalion
3rd Burma Rifles Battalion
6th Burma Rifles Battalion
108th RAF Base Force

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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/2/2010 2:58:44 AM   
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Spent a lot of time on this turn.
- US subs are entering our shipping lanes and I have to take action.
More ASW patrols have been established and I'm converting as many AKL's to PB's as I can.

One problem: All our patrol ac have low ASW skills; to adjust this I've ordered a major training program to increase this vital skill. I've also spent time adjusting the asw ac's search patterns, takes time to get the hang of it.

Seems like I have picked up to much oil and resources from Port Arthur, getting message about to little supplies for the industry. Bugger, need to keep an eye on everything!

Tomorrow we start bombarding Bataan from the ground while our troops will assault Johore Bharu and mass for the final push into Singers! - I'm personally looking forward to inspecting the city as soon as it falls, hopefully within the end of January cause tickets are already booked with Nippoin Airlines


AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Jan 08, 42

Surface - Sub / ASW Combat

This one was a classic! The Spearfish attacked the Nasusan Maru on the surface and hit her with 4 or 5 torpedoes - all duds!!!
The freaked out captain then egaged with the 3" gun while the freighter returned fire. After a prolonged fight the sub withdrew with smoking holes in the conning tower! The freighter is in poor shape, will try to make land.

Submarine attack near Laoag at 82,70

Japanese Ships
xAK Nasusan Maru, Shell hits 9, on fire

Allied Ships
SS Spearfish, hits 3, on fire

xAK Nasusan Maru is sighted by SS Spearfish
SS Spearfish attacking on the surface
SS Spearfish low on gun ammo, Pryce, R.F. breaks off surface engagement and submerges

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Our raider has intercepted another convoy between New Caledonia and Fiji!!
When the raider replenished in Truk I "retired" the former captein for lack of aggressiveness and replaced him
with a proper Samurai It worked and the large raider charged the enemy ships and leaves 3 of them in sinking condition.

Night Time Surface Combat, near Anatom at 125,160, Range 11,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
AMC Kiyosumi Maru

Allied Ships
AD Dobbin, Shell hits 2, Torpedo hits 1, on fire, heavy damage
AVP Swan
xAKL Hirondelle, Shell hits 5, heavy fires, heavy damage
PC Reliance, Shell hits 1, heavy fires, heavy damage


Allied ground losses:
72 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Non Combat: 2 destroyed, 26 disabled
Engineers: 1 destroyed, 2 disabled
Guns lost 2 (0 destroyed, 2 disabled)
Vehicles lost 7 (0 destroyed, 7 disabled)

Maximum visibility in Partly Cloudy Conditions and 64% moonlight: 11,000 yards
CONTACT: Japanese lookouts spot Allied task force at 11,000 yards
Japanese open fire on surprised Allied ships at 11,000 yards
AMC Kiyosumi Maru fires at xAKL Hirondelle at 11,000 yards
AMC Kiyosumi Maru engages AD Dobbin at 11,000 yards
AMC Kiyosumi Maru engages xAKL Hirondelle at 11,000 yards
Range closes to 8,000 yards
AMC Kiyosumi Maru engages PC Reliance at 8,000 yards
AMC Kiyosumi Maru engages AD Dobbin at 8,000 yards
Range closes to 7,000 yards
AMC Kiyosumi Maru engages AD Dobbin at 7,000 yards
AMC Kiyosumi Maru engages xAKL Hirondelle at 7,000 yards
Range closes to 6,000 yards
AMC Kiyosumi Maru engages PC Reliance at 6,000 yards
Allied Task Force Manages to Escape
Task forces break off...

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The survivors run into one of our subs and is rewarded with a hit that sinks the already burning patrol craft.

ASW attack near Anatom at 125,160

Japanese Ships
SS I-10

Allied Ships
PC Reliance, Torpedo hits 1, heavy fires, heavy damage
xAKL Hirondelle, heavy fires, heavy damage
AVP Swan

SS I-10 launches 6 torpedoes at PC Reliance
I-10 diving deep ....

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Ground Combat

Moulmein just south of Rangoon falls - Andy will most likely defend the area around Rangoon until Singapore falls before pulling back. It's not possible to defend Rangoon without loosing all the garrison troops as the city will become cut off.

Ground combat at Moulmein (55,55)
Japanese Deliberate attack

Attacking force 7741 troops, 68 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 275
Defending force 1749 troops, 4 guns, 1 vehicles, Assault Value = 58

Japanese adjusted assault: 70
Allied adjusted defense: 13

Japanese assault odds: 5 to 1 (fort level 1)
Japanese forces CAPTURE Moulmein !!!

Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), preparation(-), fatigue(-), morale(-)
experience(-)
Attacker: op mode(-), fatigue(-)

Japanese ground losses:
37 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 3 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled

Allied ground losses:
1222 casualties reported
Squads: 62 destroyed, 9 disabled
Non Combat: 74 destroyed, 19 disabled
Engineers: 6 destroyed, 0 disabled
Guns lost 2 (2 destroyed, 0 disabled)
Vehicles lost 1 (1 destroyed, 0 disabled)
Units retreated 3
Units destroyed 1

Defeated Allied Units Retreating!

Assaulting units:
112th Infantry Regiment
15th Guards Regiment

Defending units:
Tenasserim BAF Battalion
3rd Burma Rifles Battalion
6th Burma Rifles Battalion
108th RAF Base Force

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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/2/2010 3:25:56 AM   
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FYI, Miri starts half damaged at the beginning of the game. You captured it intact.


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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/2/2010 3:54:04 AM   
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Kudos for the AMC, he was worth its price!

Forgot to answer that:
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Good to hear, you done with China and studies by now?


Done with the studies, yes, but I am back in China, working in Beijing for my country. Feel free to visit anytime, got a spare bedrooms for valiant soldiers of the sun


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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/2/2010 6:50:35 AM   
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quote:

pull into a small base and reload everything except torpedoes.


Everything including torpedoes, if your AKE is large enough. I convert Lima class, with a 4900 capacity it can rearm almost everything (Don't have the manual open right now, but might be only Yamato class main guns that aren't covered)

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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/2/2010 3:14:07 PM   
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Hm, any reason why Miri starts at 50% capacity?
AKE's is a must indeed - moving some battlewagons south to Truk!

So you've moved to China altogether; found your spot in the world Fish
How is it to live in China?

Recon indicates twenty thousand enemy troops in Port Moresby!
If Andy has heavily reinforced this bastion already we have to make it an opportunity to capture a large amount of enemy troops. To achieve this we must put PM under siege. The Army and Navy airforces as well as the Combined Fleet must contribute to this together. Reinforcements are moving in!


AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Jan 09, 42

Sub - ASW Attacks

Sub attack near Nadi at 126,160

Japanese Ships
SS I-10

Allied Ships
AVP Swan, Torpedo hits 4, on fire, heavy damage

SS I-10 launches 6 torpedoes
I-10 diving deep ....
Escort abandons search for sub

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Submarine attack near Lahaina at 192,102

Japanese Ships
SS I-9

Allied Ships
xAK Liberty

xAK Liberty is sighted by SS I-9
SS I-9 attacking xAK Liberty on the surface
Nojima I. decides to submerge SS I-9 due to damage

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As noted, Allied subs are becoming more active - this damaged AMC heading back to base is now in trouble!

Submarine attack near Miri at 65,82

Japanese Ships
AMC Saigon Maru, Torpedo hits 1, on fire, heavy damage

Allied Ships
SS KXIV

AMC Saigon Maru is sighted by SS KXIV
SS KXIV launches 2 torpedoes

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Air Combat

Andy unleashed his Burma Airforce on our advance guard near Moulmein;


Morning Air attack on 15th Guards Regiment, at 55,55 (Moulmein)

Weather in hex: Clear sky

Raid spotted at 33 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 10 minutes

Allied aircraft
H81-A3 x 14
Hudson I x 18
Wirraway x 3
P-43 Lancer x 7

No Allied losses

Japanese ground losses:
40 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 4 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Guns lost 2 (0 destroyed, 2 disabled)

Also attacking 112th Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking 15th Guards Regiment ...

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Morning Air attack on 112th Infantry Regiment, at 55,55 (Moulmein)

Weather in hex: Clear sky

Raid spotted at 39 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 12 minutes

Allied aircraft
Hudson I x 6

No Allied losses

Japanese ground losses:
22 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
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Morning Air attack on 15th Guards Regiment, at 55,55 (Moulmein)

Weather in hex: Clear sky

Raid spotted at 16 NM, estimated altitude 10,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes

Allied aircraft
Blenheim I x 12

No Allied losses

Japanese ground losses:
58 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 5 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled

Also attacking 112th Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking 15th Guards Regiment ...

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Ground Combat

First bombardment of Bataan; still hauling in guns - hope to scrounge a 1000 artillery pieces.
Will bombard until Singapore falls and then launch a probing attack to see how many more troops we are going to need
to get rid of this rabble.

Ground combat at Bataan (78,77)
Japanese Bombardment attack

Attacking force 35040 troops, 580 guns, 197 vehicles, Assault Value = 1841
Defending force 58952 troops, 1024 guns, 703 vehicles, Assault Value = 1889

Japanese ground losses:
66 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 5 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 4 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled

Allied ground losses:
271 casualties reported
Squads: 7 destroyed, 21 disabled
Non Combat: 12 destroyed, 37 disabled
Engineers: 1 destroyed, 3 disabled
Guns lost 6 (1 destroyed, 5 disabled)
Vehicles lost 13 (3 destroyed, 10 disabled)

Assaulting units:
20th Infantry Regiment
22nd Recon Regiment
1st Formosa Inf. Regiment
9th Infantry Regiment
1st Recon Regiment
48th Recon Regiment
38th Division
8th Tank Regiment
47th Infantry Regiment
16th Infantry Regiment
4th Tank Regiment
65th Brigade
7th Tank Regiment
2nd Tank Regiment
16th Recon Regiment
20th Recon Regiment
26th Recon Regiment
3rd Mortar Battalion
2nd Mortar Battalion
5th Mortar Battalion
2nd Ind.Hvy.Art. Battalion
1st RF Gun Battalion
1st Medium Field Artillery Regiment
10th Ind. Mountain Gun Regiment
15th Ind.Art.Mortar Battalion
9th Ind.Hvy.Art. Battalion
2nd Ind.Art.Mortar Battalion
48th Field Artillery Regiment
8th Medium Field Artillery Regiment
6th Shipping Engineer Regiment
17th Medium Field Artillery Regiment

Defending units:
31st Infantry Regiment
51st PA Infantry Division
1st PA Infantry Division
4th PA Constabulary Regiment
45th PS Infantry Regimental Combat Team
71st PA Infantry Division
2nd PA Constabulary Regiment
61st PA Infantry Div /1
194th Tank Battalion
14th PS Engineer Regiment
4th Marine Regiment
3rd/12th PA Inf Battalion
11th PA Infantry Division
Manila Bay Defenses
1st PA Constabulary Regiment
26th PS Cavalry Regiment
192nd Tank Battalion
93rd PA Infantry Regiment
2nd PA Constblry HW Regiment
41st PA Infantry Division
91st PA Infantry Division
21st PA Infantry Division
31st PA Infantry Division
57th PS Infantry Regimental Combat Team
Kowloon Bde /3
Clark Field USAAF Base Force
200th & 515th Coast AA Regiment
PAF Aviation
Provisional GMC Gp
Asiatic Fleet
88th PS Field Artillery Regiment
1st PI Base Force
Cavite USN Base Force
1st USMC AA Battalion
Far East USAAF
Manila USAAF Base Force
201st PA Construction Battalion
Bataan USN Base Force
803rd Engineer Aviation Battalion
II Philippine Corps
I Philippine Corps
USAFFE
202nd PA Construction Battalion
301st PA Field Artillery Regiment

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We captured Johore and kicked out the Oz rearguard Bde;

Ground combat at Johore Bahru (50,83)

Japanese Deliberate attack

Attacking force 16726 troops, 252 guns, 41 vehicles, Assault Value = 1822
Defending force 1953 troops, 29 guns, 1 vehicles, Assault Value = 74

Japanese adjusted assault: 271
Allied adjusted defense: 19

Japanese assault odds: 14 to 1 (fort level 2)
Japanese forces CAPTURE Johore Bahru !!!

Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), forts(+), op mode(-), leaders(+), disruption(-)
fatigue(-)
Attacker:

Japanese ground losses:
154 casualties reported
Squads: 1 destroyed, 8 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 9 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled

Allied ground losses:
740 casualties reported
Squads: 23 destroyed, 41 disabled
Non Combat: 19 destroyed, 8 disabled
Engineers: 14 destroyed, 0 disabled
Guns lost 10 (10 destroyed, 0 disabled)
Vehicles lost 1 (1 destroyed, 0 disabled)
Units retreated 1

Defeated Allied Units Retreating!

Assaulting units:
42nd Infantry Regiment
55th Infantry Regiment
4th Ind. Engineer Regiment
1st Tank Regiment
15th Ind. Engineer Regiment
56th Recon Regiment
148th Infantry Regiment
5th Recon Regiment
113th Infantry Regiment
11th Infantry Regiment
Imperial Guards Division
4th Division
41st Infantry Regiment
5th Field Artillery Regiment
55th Mountain Gun Regiment
18th Medium Field Artillery Regiment
56th Field Artillery Regiment
3rd Ind. Mountain Gun Regiment
21st Medium Field Artillery Battalion

Defending units:
27th Australian Brigade

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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/2/2010 6:16:45 PM   
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ORIGINAL: Mynok


FYI, Miri starts half damaged at the beginning of the game. You captured it intact.




oh no... that´s something I just noticed this last turn of my Allied PBEM and I´ve thought I would have been lucky in damaging it 50%...

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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/2/2010 10:50:28 PM   
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A couple of question to the experts out there;

1. When a fighter like the Zero or Oscar is ordered on a sweep mission is it then an advantage to put it on 15000 feet (its optimal altitude) or should it be set highter (18-24000 feet) in order to gain an altitude advantage over the enemy?

2. In Malaya we're getting ready to move into Singapore - is it best to move on "combat" mode instead of "move" mode in order to avoid excessive losses when we're forced to shock attack? I assume as much and this is what I will order...unless I get other advice!

Had to scuttle the AMC that got torpedoed yesterday; got some kewl message regarding bulkheads giving in - and then; crew is getting ready to abandon ship as water wash over the decks! Nice..


AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Jan 10, 42

Sub - ASW Attacks

Ouch, good thing we have sturdy boat! Should make it home...


TF 28 encounters mine field at Suva (132,160)

Japanese Ships
SS I-10, Mine hits 1, on fire

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Sub attack near Hilo at 187,122

Japanese Ships
SS I-2

Allied Ships
xAK Cold Brook, Torpedo hits 1, on fire, heavy damage
AVP Teal

SS I-2 launches 2 torpedoes at xAK Cold Brook
I-2 diving deep ....

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Sub attack near Hilo at 186,123

Japanese Ships
SS I-21

Allied Ships
xAK Cold Brook, Torpedo hits 1, on fire, heavy damage

SS I-21 launches 6 torpedoes

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Air Combat

Andy continues to attack our troops in Moulmein;

Morning Air attack on Moulmein , at 55,55
Weather in hex: Thunderstorms

Raid spotted at 32 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 10 minutes

Allied aircraft
Hudson I x 15
Wirraway x 3
P-43 Lancer x 8

No Allied losses

Japanese ground losses:
17 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled

Airbase hits 1
Airbase supply hits 1
Runway hits 9

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Morning Air attack on 15th Guards Regiment, at 55,55 (Moulmein)

Weather in hex: Thunderstorms

Raid spotted at 31 NM, estimated altitude 13,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 10 minutes

Allied aircraft
Blenheim I x 12
Hudson I x 3

No Allied losses

Japanese ground losses:
23 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled

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We sweep Rangoon and encounter....Lancers! These buggers put up a good fight and while we shoot down 17 of them in all we also loose 8 Zero's and 2 Oscars today.

Afternoon Air attack on Rangoon , at 54,53

Weather in hex: Clear sky
Raid detected at 32 NM, estimated altitude 20,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 10 minutes

Japanese aircraft
A6M2 Zero x 20

Allied aircraft
P-43 Lancer x 27

Japanese aircraft losses
A6M2 Zero: 2 destroyed

Allied aircraft losses
P-43 Lancer: 2 destroyed

CAP engaged:
AVG/2nd Sqn with P-43 Lancer (2 airborne, 5 on standby, 20 scrambling)
7 plane(s) intercepting now.
Group patrol altitude is 17000 , scrambling fighters between 14000 and 19000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 14 minutes

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Afternoon Air attack on Rangoon , at 54,53

Weather in hex: Clear sky

Raid detected at 28 NM, estimated altitude 17,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 9 minutes

Japanese aircraft
Ki-43-Ib Oscar x 12

Allied aircraft
P-43 Lancer x 16

Japanese aircraft losses
Ki-43-Ib Oscar: 1 destroyed

Allied aircraft losses
P-43 Lancer: 1 destroyed

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Afternoon Air attack on Rangoon , at 54,53

Weather in hex: Clear sky

Raid detected at 80 NM, estimated altitude 19,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 26 minutes

Japanese aircraft
A6M2 Zero x 34

Allied aircraft
P-43 Lancer x 8

No Japanese losses

Allied aircraft losses
P-43 Lancer: 2 destroyed

Aircraft Attacking:
7 x A6M2 Zero sweeping at 15000 feet
15 x A6M2 Zero sweeping at 15000 feet

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Ground Combat

We captured Gasmata and another base on the NW coast of Borneo.

In Bataan our bombardments are efficient, but I wonder if it's Allied counterbattery that raises fatigue so high?
Goes up 30 - 60 points in a couple of turns despite the low losses we are taking.

Ground combat at Bataan (78,77)
Japanese Bombardment attack

Attacking force 38671 troops, 619 guns, 197 vehicles, Assault Value = 1856
Defending force 58489 troops, 1023 guns, 700 vehicles, Assault Value = 1861

Japanese ground losses:
9 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 0 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled

Allied ground losses:
505 casualties reported
Squads: 6 destroyed, 26 disabled
Non Combat: 14 destroyed, 45 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 12 disabled
Guns lost 3 (2 destroyed, 1 disabled)
Vehicles lost 18 (3 destroyed, 15 disabled)

Assaulting units:
38th Division
19th Ind. Engineer Regiment
65th Brigade
1st Recon Regiment
22nd Recon Regiment
8th Tank Regiment
48th Recon Regiment
16th Infantry Regiment
20th Recon Regiment
47th Infantry Regiment
7th Tank Regiment
16th Recon Regiment
1st Formosa Inf. Regiment
2nd Tank Regiment
4th Tank Regiment
20th Infantry Regiment
9th Infantry Regiment
26th Recon Regiment
8th Medium Field Artillery Regiment
2nd Ind.Art.Mortar Battalion
5th Mortar Battalion
48th Field Artillery Regiment
1st Medium Field Artillery Regiment
15th Ind.Art.Mortar Battalion
1st RF Gun Battalion
3rd Mortar Battalion
9th Ind.Hvy.Art. Battalion
2nd Mortar Battalion
10th Ind. Mountain Gun Regiment
2nd Ind.Hvy.Art. Battalion
6th Shipping Engineer Regiment
17th Medium Field Artillery Regiment

Defending units:
2nd PA Constabulary Regiment
61st PA Infantry Div /1
3rd/12th PA Inf Battalion
93rd PA Infantry Regiment
21st PA Infantry Division
91st PA Infantry Division
14th PS Engineer Regiment
4th Marine Regiment
71st PA Infantry Division
Manila Bay Defenses
192nd Tank Battalion
1st PA Infantry Division
26th PS Cavalry Regiment
2nd PA Constblry HW Regiment
57th PS Infantry Regimental Combat Team
1st PA Constabulary Regiment
4th PA Constabulary Regiment
11th PA Infantry Division
51st PA Infantry Division
41st PA Infantry Division
45th PS Infantry Regimental Combat Team
194th Tank Battalion
31st Infantry Regiment
31st PA Infantry Division
Kowloon Bde /3
Provisional GMC Gp
88th PS Field Artillery Regiment
200th & 515th Coast AA Regiment
201st PA Construction Battalion
USAFFE
Asiatic Fleet
II Philippine Corps
Far East USAAF
1st USMC AA Battalion
Manila USAAF Base Force
803rd Engineer Aviation Battalion
Bataan USN Base Force
I Philippine Corps
Clark Field USAAF Base Force
Cavite USN Base Force
202nd PA Construction Battalion
PAF Aviation
1st PI Base Force
301st PA Field Artillery Regiment

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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/2/2010 11:06:11 PM   
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Another question;
When I order my Sallys and Lily's to bomb Singapore and Bataan we score very few hits at 20-25k feet.
So I have lowered the bombing altitude to 15k feet and this helps, but we're taking more damage from AA.

What altitude do you use in such situations?

AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Jan 11, 42

Sub Attacks

Even tiny HDML's are sunk with torpedoes....

Sub attack near Pagai-eilanden at 42,88

Japanese Ships
SS RO-33

Allied Ships
HDML 1097, Torpedo hits 1, heavy damage
HDML 1096

SS RO-33 launches 2 torpedoes at HDML 1097

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Sub attack near Pagai-eilanden at 42,87

Japanese Ships
SS RO-33

Allied Ships
HDML 1096, Torpedo hits 1, heavy damage

SS RO-33 launches 2 torpedoes

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Our ASW efforts is keeping the enemy at bay!

ASW attack near Shikuka at 126,45

Japanese Ships
SC Ch 25

Allied Ships
SS Tuna, hits 1

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Air Combat

Continued air attacks on Moulmein!

Morning Air attack on Moulmein , at 55,55
Weather in hex: Severe storms

Raid spotted at 15 NM, estimated altitude 13,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 4 minutes

Allied aircraft
Hudson I x 18

No Allied losses

Airbase hits 2
Airbase supply hits 1
Runway hits 11
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Morning Air attack on 112th Infantry Regiment, at 55,55 (Moulmein)

Weather in hex: Severe storms

Raid spotted at 33 NM, estimated altitude 16,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 11 minutes

Allied aircraft
Blenheim I x 12
Wirraway x 3

No Allied losses

Japanese ground losses:
27 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Guns lost 1 (0 destroyed, 1 disabled)

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Ground Combat

Ground combat at Bataan (78,77)
Japanese Bombardment attack

Attacking force 3280 troops, 332 guns, 130 vehicles, Assault Value = 1872
Defending force 57931 troops, 1021 guns, 696 vehicles, Assault Value = 1821

Japanese ground losses:
7 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 8 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Guns lost 1 (0 destroyed, 1 disabled)
Vehicles lost 9 (1 destroyed, 8 disabled)

Allied ground losses:
94 casualties reported
Squads: 2 destroyed, 6 disabled
Non Combat: 2 destroyed, 9 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Guns lost 2 (0 destroyed, 2 disabled)
Vehicles lost 11 (2 destroyed, 9 disabled)

Assaulting units:
8th Tank Regiment
16th Infantry Regiment
16th Recon Regiment
1st Formosa Inf. Regiment
20th Infantry Regiment
47th Infantry Regiment
19th Ind. Engineer Regiment
7th Tank Regiment
4th Tank Regiment
1st Recon Regiment
38th Division
9th Infantry Regiment
65th Brigade
2nd Tank Regiment
22nd Recon Regiment
20th Recon Regiment
48th Recon Regiment
21st Ind. Engineer Regiment
26th Recon Regiment
2nd Ind.Hvy.Art. Battalion
48th Field Artillery Regiment
1st Medium Field Artillery Regiment
6th Shipping Engineer Regiment
9th Ind.Hvy.Art. Battalion
2nd Ind.Art.Mortar Battalion
8th Medium Field Artillery Regiment
5th Mortar Battalion
2nd Mortar Battalion
1st RF Gun Battalion
15th Ind.Art.Mortar Battalion
3rd Mortar Battalion
10th Ind. Mountain Gun Regiment
17th Medium Field Artillery Regiment

Defending units:
2nd PA Constabulary Division
194th Tank Battalion
41st PA Infantry Division
21st PA Infantry Division
31st Infantry Regiment
Manila Bay Defenses
1st PA Infantry Division
192nd Tank Battalion
14th PS Engineer Regiment
26th PS Cavalry Regiment
51st PA Infantry Division
57th PS Infantry Regimental Combat Team
11th PA Infantry Division
93rd PA Infantry Regiment
91st PA Infantry Division
4th Marine Regiment
71st PA Infantry Division
45th PS Infantry Regimental Combat Team
31st PA Infantry Division
61st PA Infantry Div /1
3rd/12th PA Inf Battalion
Kowloon Bde /3
200th & 515th Coast AA Regiment
1st USMC AA Battalion
Asiatic Fleet
PAF Aviation
201st PA Construction Battalion
USAFFE
Bataan USN Base Force
1st PI Base Force
II Philippine Corps
Provisional GMC Gp
Clark Field USAAF Base Force
88th PS Field Artillery Regiment
Far East USAAF
Cavite USN Base Force
I Philippine Corps
202nd PA Construction Battalion
803rd Engineer Aviation Battalion
Manila USAAF Base Force
301st PA Field Artillery Regiment

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A surprise counterattack on Moulmein!

Ground combat at Moulmein (55,55)

Allied Shock attack
Attacking force 8155 troops, 56 guns, 20 vehicles, Assault Value = 846
Defending force 7565 troops, 68 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 262

Allied adjusted assault: 207
Japanese adjusted defense: 161

Allied assault odds: 1 to 1 (fort level 0)
Allied Assault reduces fortifications to 0

Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), leaders(-), preparation(-), experience(-)
Attacker: shock(+)

Japanese ground losses:
47 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 3 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 9 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled

Allied ground losses:
278 casualties reported
Squads: 1 destroyed, 27 disabled
Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 24 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled

Assaulting units:
1st Burma Division
45th Indian Brigade
16th Indian Brigade
44th Indian Brigade
46th Indian Brigade
48th Gurkha Brigade
1st Burma Auxiliary AA Regiment

Defending units:
112th Infantry Regiment
15th Guards Regiment

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Front in Burma

No doubt Andy wants to take advantage of the fighting in Singapore and Keep us away from Rangoon as long as possible.
I'm mostly interested in shooting down as many Commonwealth ac as possible and make life easier later on. - The Army now has to show its Bushido spirit and hold on.




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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/2/2010 11:16:35 PM   
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I tend to go as low as I feel comfortable with. 10-15k sounds about the right altitude. The good old "go in at 6k" witp style no longer produces good results. Or atleast, no good results for the bombers.

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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/3/2010 12:44:58 AM   
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1. When a fighter like the Zero or Oscar is ordered on a sweep mission is it then an advantage to put it on 15000 feet (its optimal altitude) or should it be set highter (18-24000 feet) in order to gain an altitude advantage over the enemy?


It depends on the plane you are fighting. So for example if your maneuver rating is only 2 points higher than the other plane at 15k, but 4 points higher at a higher altitude, then you'll have better performance at the higher altitude. There is no set formula anymore in air to air, it's all based on the different performance abilities of the planes involved now.

Personally I haven’t learned all the different models specific abilities yet. But I’m sure after some time we’ll all know what altitudes are best when facing the different model planes. I hesitate to say you should go into the database and compare altitude bands. It’s up to you how “unaware” you want to be for your first big game.

If you prefer to feel it out by experimenting (my personal preference) with things in the game environment, then don’t look at the numbers and change things around occasionally and see how it goes. Otherwise do a side by side comparison of the database numbers and make the decision from that for the different models you come up against.

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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/3/2010 1:01:59 AM   
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Personally I haven’t learned all the different models specific abilities yet. But I’m sure after some time we’ll all know what altitudes are best when facing the different model planes. I hesitate to say you should go into the database and compare altitude bands. It’s up to you how “unaware” you want to be for your first big game.


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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/3/2010 1:07:34 AM   
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Grab the 90th regiment from Korea for PM. It's a good unit. I highly doubt the mass of troops in PM are very good. You'll need the 144th and it, plus probably part of a division to handle that lot though.

I airfield attack at 10k. Army bombers don't seem to do well above that...or below it.


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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/3/2010 3:08:12 AM   
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Thanx for the input guys!

I am learning while doing...and it seems sensible to go for altitude advantage since Jap fighters will have a higher manouverability at these altitudes as well.

Losses to AA below 15k feet have been high - a bit annoyed at how losses and damage is reported after air combat.
- The number of ac shot down is BS, way too low. In RL way to high numbers were reported and that would be to prefer to 1-4.
- Same with number of damaged ac, think 100 of my bombers were reported damaged today and when I look at them hardly a dozen requires maintenance.

Got 2 crack regiments preparing for PM, one is already in Truk and the other is enroute together with an engineer regiment.
Don't want to place unit in malaria bases unless I have to.


AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Jan 12, 42

Sea

Mostly non-decisive engagements between subs and escorts today.
Been busy upgrading DD / DMS that have a 01/42 upgrade, also learning how to manage repair yards
Also Working to refit all carrier air groups with maxed out air groups (plus reserve ac and pilots)

Air

In the air we bombed Moulmein - we had some skirmishes with enemy fighters.
The experienced Nates I placed on LRCAP were shredded by AVG fighters.
Not a very good position to be in, need to hunker down until the storm passes and we can get some heavy metal up to Rangoon.

72 Sallys bombing Bataan from 15k feet - 1!! runway hit.
Is this the actual damage inflicted or is there more than the eye can see?

Morning Air attack on Bataan , at 78,77
Weather in hex: Moderate rain

Raid spotted at 49 NM, estimated altitude 18,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 16 minutes

Japanese aircraft
Ki-21-Ic Sally x 72

Japanese aircraft losses
Ki-21-Ic Sally: 16 damaged

Runway hits 1

Aircraft Attacking:
26 x Ki-21-Ic Sally bombing from 15000 feet
Port Attack: 4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
27 x Ki-21-Ic Sally bombing from 17000 feet
Airfield Attack: 4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
19 x Ki-21-Ic Sally bombing from 15000 feet
Airfield Attack: 4 x 250 kg GP Bomb

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Ground

On Bataan I've had to rest the artillery as disruption peaked into 60-70's after 2-3 days of bombardment.

In the DEI we're preparing for the next wave - want to advance under air cover.
Much the same on New Britain, building Rabaul and bringing in support units and supplies.



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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/3/2010 3:10:25 AM   
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re - sally damage - continue to recon. Seems to make all the difference.

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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/3/2010 3:16:38 AM   
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Same with number of damaged ac, think 100 of my bombers were reported damaged today and when I look at them hardly a dozen requires maintenance.


Two things:
1) In the turn sequence, the aircraft repair phase occurs after both air phases and the air transport phase. So many planes which were reported as damaged could be repaired before you get a chance to look.
2) I *think* the number of damaged planes counts the total number of damaging hits, so if the same plane is damaged three times it's reported as three.

Which isn't to say there isn't FOW in the combat report but it might not be as exaggerated as you think.

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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/3/2010 5:00:33 AM   
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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/3/2010 7:38:18 AM   
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I don't plan on staying here forever, but well, Im just answering my country's (very generous) call for now ^^

I have a question regarding corsaires: I may want to use some in an upcoming game, and I wanted to know what were your settings, which apparently allowed for your AMCs to ravage Andy's backwaters? Max reac range, leader (agressive I guess?), search plane patterns or sub spotting? Patrol zones? Tell me your secret!


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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/3/2010 3:33:46 PM   
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Aye aye Al, more recon it will be; careful with whom you give advice now

Hm, it's a bit confusing if every hit on a plane is recorded as individual damage...not the best feature.
Minor damage may be quickly repaired and thus shouldn't bother the CinC - only damage the requires 1+ days to repair needs to be reported if you ask me.

Fish; give your raiders aggressive leaders, set patrol vectors in an area were your subs operate and enter a high react radius.
I also put a couple of Jake's on the ships, with a range of 10 hexes these are much more valuable assets.

The little drama around Rangoon continues; We tried to sweep Rangoon but our fighters went in in separate groups morning - afternoon. This was not fortunate and we lost 10 Zeros and 2 Oscars while shooting down only 3-4 enemy ac.

We simply have to counter-bomb the enemy ground troops and hang on until Singapore falls.
- Then we will transfer the Army bobmers and level Rangoon once and for all.

It will be another 2 days until our army enters Singapore - on Bataan I'm uncertain how to proceed.
With such extreme fatigue levels obtained in the last bombardment it looks like we only can fire our guns once every 3rd day if we want to keep our units in shape. It is of course possible to ignore fatigue and fire only the artillery units around the clock for a week before pausing 3-4 days. - No one with similar experiences?


AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Jan 13, 42

Sub Attacks

Submarine attack near Rangoon at 52,54

Japanese Ships
SS I-165

Allied Ships
xAKL Lee Sang, Torpedo hits 1, heavy damage

xAKL Lee Sang is sighted by SS I-165
SS I-165 launches 4 torpedoes at xAKL Lee Sang

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Submarine attack near San Francisco at 208,89

Japanese Ships
SS I-5

Allied Ships
xAK Maetsuycker, Torpedo hits 1, on fire, heavy damage

xAK Maetsuycker is sighted by SS I-5
SS I-5 launches 4 torpedoes at xAK Maetsuycker

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Submarine attack near San Francisco at 208,89

Japanese Ships
SS I-5

Allied Ships
xAK Mundalla, Shell hits 3, Torpedo hits 1, heavy damage

xAK Mundalla is sighted by SS I-5
SS I-5 attacking xAK Mundalla on the surface

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Air Combat

Morning Air attack on Rangoon , at 54,53

Weather in hex: Light rain

Raid detected at 25 NM, estimated altitude 27,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 8 minutes

Japanese aircraft
A6M2 Zero x 12

Allied aircraft
H81-A3 x 24
P-43 Lancer x 6

Japanese aircraft losses
A6M2 Zero: 5 destroyed

Allied aircraft losses
H81-A3: 1 destroyed

CAP engaged:
AVG/1st Sqn with H81-A3 (0 airborne, 9 on standby, 0 scrambling)
9 plane(s) intercepting now.
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 4 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 27000 , scrambling fighters between 20000 and 29000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 34 minutes
AVG/2nd Sqn with P-43 Lancer (0 airborne, 4 on standby, 0 scrambling)
4 plane(s) intercepting now.
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 2 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 27000 , scrambling fighters to 27000.
Raid is overhead
AVG/3rd Sqn with H81-A3 (3 airborne, 8 on standby, 0 scrambling)
11 plane(s) intercepting now.
Group patrol altitude is 27000 , scrambling fighters between 21000 and 27000.
Raid is overhead
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Morning Air attack on Rangoon , at 54,53

Weather in hex: Light rain

Raid spotted at 40 NM, estimated altitude 26,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 13 minutes

Japanese aircraft
A6M2 Zero x 3

Allied aircraft
H81-A3 x 19
P-43 Lancer x 3

No Japanese losses

No Allied losses

CAP engaged:
AVG/1st Sqn with H81-A3 (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 7 being recalled, 4 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 27000
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 36 minutes
AVG/2nd Sqn with P-43 Lancer (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 3 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 27000
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 4 minutes
AVG/3rd Sqn with H81-A3 (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) intercepting now.
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 6 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 27000
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 3 minutes
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Morning Air attack on Rangoon , at 54,53

Weather in hex: Light rain

Raid detected at 80 NM, estimated altitude 27,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 27 minutes

Japanese aircraft
Ki-43-Ib Oscar x 21

Allied aircraft
H81-A3 x 18
P-43 Lancer x 3

Japanese aircraft losses
Ki-43-Ib Oscar: 3 destroyed

Allied aircraft losses
H81-A3: 2 destroyed

Aircraft Attacking:
8 x Ki-43-Ib Oscar sweeping at 23000 feet

CAP engaged:
AVG/1st Sqn with H81-A3 (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
4 plane(s) intercepting now.
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 6 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 27000
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 6 minutes
AVG/2nd Sqn with P-43 Lancer (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
3 plane(s) intercepting now.
Group patrol altitude is 27000
Raid is overhead
AVG/3rd Sqn with H81-A3 (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
4 plane(s) intercepting now.
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 2 being recalled, 2 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 27000
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 40 minutes

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A raid on the airfield of Palembang bagged a variety of fruits; a few Buffalos, a Falcon, a Lodestar and 2 B17's.

Morning Air attack on Palembang , at 48,91

Weather in hex: Clear sky

Raid spotted at 35 NM, estimated altitude 20,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 13 minutes

Japanese aircraft
G3M2 Nell x 16

Allied aircraft
B-339D x 1

Japanese aircraft losses
G3M2 Nell: 1 destroyed, 1 damaged

Allied aircraft losses
B-17D Fortress: 1 destroyed on ground
CW-22 Falcon: 1 destroyed on ground

Allied ground losses:
4 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled

Airbase hits 1
Runway hits 12

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Morning Air attack on Palembang , at 48,91
Weather in hex: Clear sky

Raid spotted at 43 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 14 minutes

Japanese aircraft
A6M2 Zero x 9

Allied aircraft
B-339D x 4

Japanese aircraft losses
A6M2 Zero: 1 damaged

Allied aircraft losses
B-339D: 1 destroyed
L-18 Lodestar: 1 destroyed on ground

Runway hits 5

Aircraft Attacking:
4 x A6M2 Zero attacking from 100 feet
Airfield Attack: 1 plane(s) with no ordnance
Airfield Attack: 2 x 60 kg GP Bomb
4 x A6M2 Zero attacking from 100 feet
Airfield Attack: 2 x 60 kg GP Bomb

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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/3/2010 6:28:58 PM   
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Pretty slow going as we're struggling into Singapore from Johore at 10-12 miles per day.
Also bringing forward troops and supplies to sustain our next advances into Sumatra and Java.

Trying another bombardment at Bataan tomorrow, some units still got 40+ fatigue after resting for 2-3 days.
I'm mostly bombing airfields and ports at Bataan from the air - maybe I should switch some bombers to ground attacks as well?
- My thought is that we need to drain enemy supplies before we can get anywhere.

Also somewhat short of support, with so few Army HQ's available I'm not sure what to do - releasing a few from China?
I'm moving the Combined Fleet to Truk, Yamamoto is riding shotgun on the Nagato since his new yacht the Yamato still isn't fit for fight


AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Jan 14, 42

Sub Attacks

Only one of 3 ships attacked were hit today, but in return it was a tanker!

Submarine attack near San Francisco at 213,80

Japanese Ships
SS I-26

Allied Ships
TK Belita, Torpedo hits 1, on fire, heavy damage

SS I-26 is sighted by TK Belita
SS I-26 launches 6 torpedoes at TK Belita

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Air Combat

Some back and forth attacks over Moulmein today and we got AVG fighters in return for a couple of Oscars.
Both sides bombed the opposing troops.

Ground Combat

At Cagayan we met a whole rabble of enemy troops and need to consolidate before we continue our attacks!

Ground combat at Cagayan (79,89)
Japanese Deliberate attack

Attacking force 3947 troops, 32 guns, 17 vehicles, Assault Value = 159
Defending force 8861 troops, 57 guns, 56 vehicles, Assault Value = 340

Japanese adjusted assault: 117
Allied adjusted defense: 111

Japanese assault odds: 1 to 1 (fort level 2)
Japanese Assault reduces fortifications to 1

Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), experience(-)
Attacker:

Japanese ground losses:
266 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 11 disabled
Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 16 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 6 disabled

Allied ground losses:
59 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 3 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 4 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled

Assaulting units:
146th Infantry Regiment

Defending units:
103rd PA Infantry Regiment
3rd/101st PA Battalion
3rd PA Constabulary Regiment
102nd PA Infantry Division
Cagayan USAAF Base Force
III Philippine Corps

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Andy recaptured Moulmein today - not sure what he got in mind, time will show!

Ground combat at Moulmein (55,55)
Allied Deliberate attack

Attacking force 22329 troops, 139 guns, 154 vehicles, Assault Value = 907
Defending force 7513 troops, 68 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 262

Allied adjusted assault: 484
Japanese adjusted defense: 179

Allied assault odds: 2 to 1 (fort level 0)
Allied forces CAPTURE Moulmein !!!

Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), preparation(-), experience(-)
Attacker:

Japanese ground losses:
2695 casualties reported
Squads: 74 destroyed, 28 disabled
Non Combat: 73 destroyed, 21 disabled
Engineers: 21 destroyed, 0 disabled
Guns lost 23 (23 destroyed, 0 disabled)
Units retreated 2

Allied ground losses:
342 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 38 disabled
Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 23 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 4 disabled
Vehicles lost 9 (1 destroyed, 8 disabled)

Defeated Japanese Units Retreating!

Assaulting units:
45th Indian Brigade
46th Indian Brigade
48th Gurkha Brigade
1st Burma Division
16th Indian Brigade
44th Indian Brigade
36th Chinese Division
1st Burma Auxiliary AA Regiment

Defending units:
112th Infantry Regiment
15th Guards Regiment

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Tanker hit!




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RE: BACK IN BUSINESS - PzB goes East again(st) Andy Mac - 1/3/2010 9:01:08 PM   
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Andy celebrates his victory in Burma!
- At least we know that he packs a punch and got 60000 odd troops up in Rangoon, that's more than I thought.

We're ready to move on Palembang; 2 special naval landing units, a crack Battalion landed by fast transports and paratroopers to assure some extra punch. The force sails from Kuching today and is supported by a naval squadron and a few light carriers standing off. We also got naval air formations on Borneo that will provide support.

Tomorrow the army crosses the Johore Strait and enters Singapore island!
A few days later we will attempt a deliberate attack and evaluate the lay of the land - we got more than 3000 assault points gathered so hopefully it will be quick.


AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Jan 15, 42

Sub Attacks

We bag something each day!
This ship was engaged on the surface, when the sub was straddled with .303 Lewis MG fire the captian got mad and
sent 3 torps into her!

Submarine attack near Johnston Island at 170,112

Japanese Ships
SS I-174, hits 2

Allied Ships
xAKL Regulus, Shell hits 12, Torpedo hits 3, heavy fires, heavy damage

xAKL Regulus is sighted by SS I-174
SS I-174 attacking on the surface

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Ground Combat

Here we go again; 300 enemy casualties - we need at least 20 more of these rounds before it start to help!

Ground combat at Bataan (78,77)
Japanese Bombardment attack

Attacking force 46715 troops, 739 guns, 211 vehicles, Assault Value = 2005
Defending force 58607 troops, 1020 guns, 695 vehicles, Assault Value = 1832

Allied ground losses:
300 casualties reported
Squads: 5 destroyed, 18 disabled
Non Combat: 2 destroyed, 18 disabled
Engineers: 2 destroyed, 2 disabled
Guns lost 3 (0 destroyed, 3 disabled)
Vehicles lost 13 (5 destroyed, 8 disabled)

Assaulting units:
2nd Tank Regiment
48th Recon Regiment
16th Recon Regiment
8th Tank Regiment
1st Formosa Inf. Regiment
7th Tank Regiment
65th Brigade
20th Recon Regiment
19th Ind. Engineer Regiment
24th Infantry Regiment
21st Ind. Engineer Regiment
22nd Recon Regiment
1st Recon Regiment
4th Tank Regiment
47th Infantry Regiment
20th Infantry Regiment
9th Infantry Regiment
16th Infantry Regiment
38th Division
26th Recon Regiment
8th Medium Field Artillery Regiment
1st Medium Field Artillery Regiment
10th Ind. Mountain Gun Regiment
15th Ind.Art.Mortar Battalion
2nd Field Artillery Regiment
2nd Ind.Hvy.Art. Battalion
3rd Mortar Battalion
9th Ind.Hvy.Art. Battalion
48th Field Artillery Regiment
6th Shipping Engineer Regiment
2nd Mortar Battalion
2nd Ind.Art.Mortar Battalion
5th Mortar Battalion
1st RF Gun Battalion
18th Mountain Gun Regiment
17th Medium Field Artillery Regiment

Defending units:
31st Infantry Regiment
26th PS Cavalry Regiment
1st PA Infantry Division
192nd Tank Battalion
31st PA Infantry Division
2nd PA Constabulary Division
11th PA Infantry Division
41st PA Infantry Division
194th Tank Battalion
21st PA Infantry Division
91st PA Infantry Division
3rd/12th PA Inf Battalion
45th PS Infantry Regimental Combat Team
14th PS Engineer Regiment
4th Marine Regiment
Manila Bay Defenses
93rd PA Infantry Regiment
61st PA Infantry Div /1
57th PS Infantry Regimental Combat Team
51st PA Infantry Division
71st PA Infantry Division
Kowloon Bde /3
II Philippine Corps
Asiatic Fleet
Cavite USN Base Force
202nd PA Construction Battalion
301st Construction Battalion
1st USMC AA Battalion
803rd Engineer Aviation Battalion
200th & 515th Coast AA Regiment
PAF Aviation
Manila USAAF Base Force
1st PI Base Force
201st PA Construction Battalion
Provisional GMC Gp
Clark Field USAAF Base Force
Far East USAAF
I Philippine Corps
USAFFE
Bataan USN Base Force
88th PS Field Artillery Regiment
301st PA Field Artillery Regiment

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