From: Los Angeles
Well I've gotten a game vs the allied AI up to 1/43 and I find it is a lot less fun than version 1 was. The US army for one thing is way too tough. The bump of training to 60 (from 50) really is a killer. Used to be you could bash them to 49 and then mop them up. Your own 50 exp units you could carefully blood to 55 and were safe then.
I had thought that IJA units train to 60 just as U.S., British, and Australian do. (It's just slow.) And when you think about it, nowhere outside the Philippines, Wake, and Guam did Japanese ground troops defeat American units, and that was because they were surrounded. The Japanese may have bloodied them, but when the smoke cleared the Yanks were in possession of the ground.
Try cutting off the Allied supplies, and you'll find U.S. troops don't do as well when they're not at full readiness.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?