From: Southern California
******************Feb 21, 1943(c)********************
Mindanao and environs: Dutch sub beats up on poor San Clemente Maru. Anyopne think she'll sink?
Submarine attack near Dadjangas at 79,94
TK San Clemente Maru, Torpedo hits 3, heavy damage
I think this was a USMC Regt bound for Dadjangas from Darwin. Damn subs. There are so many choke points in the DEI.
Sub attack near Ambon at 76,111
xAP Empire Pride, Torpedo hits 1, heavy damage
AP George Clymer
AP Crescent City
AP President Polk
AP Leonard Wood
xAP Dunedin Star
Allied ground losses:
Guns lost 1 (1 destroyed, 0 disabled)
And the air drop goes well but they left the CO behind at Ternate. Probably not enough planes or he got air sickness. H-Hour goes well. The Arries have returned to the Phillipines in Feb. 43! Don't nobody tell MacArthur.
Ground combat at Dadjangas (78,93)
Allied Shock attack
Attacking force 300 troops, 12 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 23
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
Allied adjusted assault: 19
Japanese adjusted defense: 1
Allied assault odds: 19 to 1 (fort level 0)
Allied forces CAPTURE Dadjangas !!!
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(-)
503rd Parachute Rgt /1
< Message edited by Cap Mandrake -- 11/26/2012 9:25:40 PM >