From: Cape Canaveral, Florida
ORIGINAL: V22 Osprey
So basically, just take what supply, supply ships, Combat Ships, and Aircraft I can out of Java, Borneo, and Singapore, and run to Darwin? Just abandon it?
What ships should I use to move troops around?
Any AK's you can use to move troops, keep AP's hidden because they are more valuable later on (AK's are supply ships, where as AP's are landing ships) AP's you can use to take islands later on in the game, AK's are generally only used for supply, but in dire situations you can use AK's just not all the time.
I would focus on taking out as much as you can of the following: Combat Troops, Air units, Engineers, Base Forces (anything that gives Aviation) and finally FUEL - I say Java to Darwin because its the closest, and later on when Darwin is maxed out in AF and Port you can move some units around to Townville or Cairnes to help defend Port Moresby, plus Darwin can be a pretty awesome base for operations in 1943 or whenever you decide to start an offense through northern Australia, I did this in my first game as allies and moved and took Java in mid 43 which supplied all the fuel I needed to supply my combat ships. Another good thing about Darwin, is you can supply some of the northern bases with fighters and protect transports coming from South Africa to supply Darwin, I generally leave the western ships "pearl harbor" to help build the West, and British to supply Perth and Darwin.
However this was simply my strategy for the time, so you can decide what is best for you :)
Artillery is pretty much not important, or AAA units, I rather get supplies or Fuel then take either since both will always be in short supply.
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