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RE: The willing Admiral - RA 4.6 - Allies Dan Nichols(A... - 9/8/2012 12:50:38 AM   
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April 4-5, 1942

One more turn where not a lot has happened. He captured Vaitupu, Madioen and IIoilo today.
I forgot that he took Baker Island last turn. More bombing in China and Burma.
I had some Hurricanes intercept some escorted bombers and they had success. Reported was
he lost 28 aircraft to my 5. His reported losses included 6 A6M22 and 8 Bettys. Hopefully
some of those had elite crews.

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RE: The willing Admiral - RA 4.6 - Allies Dan Nichols(A... - 9/10/2012 12:34:38 PM   
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While he's busy trying to get things together in the DEI, and still taking Singapore (!!), do you have any plans for pressing his forces in the Pacific? He must be stretched a bit thin, and getting footholds on islands like Ndeni, Tabiteuaea and securely holding Canton could really help out in the next year and give you springboards for easy offensives.

Also, do you have thoughts about stiffening the defense of Burma?

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RE: The willing Admiral - RA 4.6 - Allies Dan Nichols(A... - 9/12/2012 2:51:16 AM   
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I see I have been lax on doing updates.

April 6-7, 1942

Not much happened.
He sank an xAP near Raoul Island and I sank I-22 at Kodiak.

April 8-9, 1942

He was able to coordinate 5 divisions into Singapore. 38th, 21st, 4th, 18th and 33rd.
He did much better this time, but still some good losses on his side. Since I consider
all forces lost in the area, my losses are not that important.
The short form of the CR
Ground combat at Singapore (50,84)

Japanese Shock attack

Attacking force 62280 troops, 584 guns, 175 vehicles, Assault Value = 2043

Defending force 48914 troops, 533 guns, 533 vehicles, Assault Value = 1024

Japanese adjusted assault: 2585

Allied adjusted defense: 2107

Japanese assault odds: 1 to 1 (fort level 4)

Japanese Assault reduces fortifications to 3

Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), forts(+), leaders(+), experience(-), supply(-)
Attacker: shock(+), disruption(-), fatigue(-)

Japanese ground losses:
5171 casualties reported
Squads: 24 destroyed, 668 disabled
Non Combat: 2 destroyed, 51 disabled
Engineers: 1 destroyed, 62 disabled
Guns lost 63 (2 destroyed, 61 disabled)


Allied ground losses:
936 casualties reported
Squads: 45 destroyed, 96 disabled
Non Combat: 29 destroyed, 115 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 18 disabled
Guns lost 52 (4 destroyed, 48 disabled)
Vehicles lost 61 (14 destroyed, 47 disabled)
Units destroyed 1
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He captured Soerabaja this turn.

I lost a xAKL at Diego Garcia to a sub.
I lost a pair of small xAPs near Adelaide.


April 10-11, 1942
Small battles in China and Burma continue. No real gains or losses on either side.
He is using lots of air power all over.

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RE: The willing Admiral - RA 4.6 - Allies Dan Nichols(A... - 9/12/2012 3:05:11 AM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: obvert

While he's busy trying to get things together in the DEI, and still taking Singapore (!!), do you have any plans for pressing his forces in the Pacific? He must be stretched a bit thin, and getting footholds on islands like Ndeni, Tabiteuaea and securely holding Canton could really help out in the next year and give you springboards for easy offensives.

Also, do you have thoughts about stiffening the defense of Burma?


Hi Erik. This is a R.A. 4.6 scenario which means his Naval Air is a lot stronger than stock. He has extra and larger naval air units and the aircraft to fill them. He will also be getting more CVs, here is a quick look at the historical arrival list of CV/CVLs. What doesn't show is that he has 3 CVLs at start, all with full complements of A6M2 and B5N2 groups. And his main CVs all have fighter groups of size 21 - 27.

So, he has more naval air power, more CV/CVLs than I do. As shown at PM, he can take most any base he wants within some reason. I have concentrated on getting good garrisons at Noumea, Nadi, Suva, Pago Pago and Christmas Island. I am trying to get a full division, a Marine Defense, a FA, 1-2 AA, 2-3 BFs in all of those bases and building the forts up to at least 6. And then the ports and airfields. I am critically short of PPs since I used 500+ to change leaders in Singapore and probably another 200 for leader changes in China. I did just get two separate regiments this turn and I am sending them to the South Pacific area, their reporting HQ, for deployment to smaller islands.

In Burma I have made a mess of myself there. I will have to be content to try and hold Myitkyina and Wazup. I have the 5th Chinese Corps units on the China/Burma border but I need 1800 PPs to release it. I have units spread to all of the bases in Bengal and they are building forts and airfields. I don't need any Paratroops in my rear areas.







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RE: The willing Admiral - RA 4.6 - Allies Dan Nichols(A... - 9/12/2012 7:48:41 AM   
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That CV line-up is impressive. No wonder John III splits his CVs and runs them all over creation.

I was just thinking that what would demoralize me the most and make me possibly frantic, making bad choices, is if the Allied player started grabbing small bases all over the place. All you need now past the landing bonus is to take places with Raider battalions and make him prep to get them back if he decides to do that. By all means your build-up on the more useful important bases you mention is solid and necessary. Any of those smaller more expendable units could just be used to cause some havoc. Maybe get some footholds for deep search at one of the Southern Gilberts or Nanumea. Strengthening Aleutians holdings, although I can't remember what's happening up there.

Just thinking that if you can divide his attention and forces while he's still busy with the SRA you could have opportunities to either get footholds or spank a fragmented response.

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RE: The willing Admiral - RA 4.6 - Allies Dan Nichols(A... - 9/14/2012 10:35:50 PM   
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I am closing this AAR will be mostly leaving this forum. I have two games going and will certainly continue them. There are just too many stupid people on this forum for me to continue to keep my cool.

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RE: The willing Admiral - RA 4.6 - Allies Dan Nichols(A... - 9/15/2012 10:02:35 AM   
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Dan,

Don´t let a few (or one for that matter) bad apple(s) get to you. Just use the green button instead. I for one have always valued you advice greatly and I´m learning a lot from reading your AAR. It would be a shame to see you leave!

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RE: The willing Admiral - RA 4.6 - Allies Dan Nichols(A... - 10/19/2012 4:32:53 AM   
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I am going to open this again and do some updating.
We are up to June 19, 1941

India - Burma
I have vacated Burma, except for Akyab, completely. He did a good maneuver and moved a couple of units via Taung Gyi
and cut off some of my troops, most importantly the 1st Burma Division. It has been destroyed and I plan to rebuild it
starting in 1944. I have no Burmese squads and they are updated with 1944 Indian squads.

I have held the Akyab, Imphal, Ledo line with no problems. He tried to cross the river between Akyab and Coxs Bazaar
with bad results. He also tried an attack at Imphal, that also didn't work.

May 16, across the river:
Ground combat at 55,43 (near Cox's Bazar)

Japanese Shock attack

Attacking force 4427 troops, 36 guns, 16 vehicles, Assault Value = 158

Defending force 6438 troops, 48 guns, 146 vehicles, Assault Value = 302

Japanese adjusted assault: 1

Allied adjusted defense: 765

Japanese assault odds: 1 to 765

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

Japanese ground losses:
1474 casualties reported
Squads: 12 destroyed, 160 disabled
Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 16 disabled
Engineers: 1 destroyed, 15 disabled
Guns lost 9 (3 destroyed, 6 disabled)

May 17th, counter attack:
Ground combat at 55,43 (near Cox's Bazar)

Allied Deliberate attack

Attacking force 6978 troops, 72 guns, 198 vehicles, Assault Value = 302

Defending force 2976 troops, 33 guns, 16 vehicles, Assault Value = 8

Allied adjusted assault: 214

Japanese adjusted defense: 11

Allied assault odds: 19 to 1

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

Japanese ground losses:
1195 casualties reported
Squads: 47 destroyed, 0 disabled
Non Combat: 37 destroyed, 10 disabled
Engineers: 4 destroyed, 1 disabled
Guns lost 10 (4 destroyed, 6 disabled)
Vehicles lost 2 (1 destroyed, 1 disabled)
Units retreated 1



Defeated Japanese Units Retreating!

Assaulting units:
45th Indian Brigade
150th RAC Regiment
16th British Brigade
8th Medium Regiment

Defending units:
Imperial Guards/A Division

May 22 and 23 at Imphal:
Ground combat at Imphal (60,40)

Allied Deliberate attack

Attacking force 10151 troops, 100 guns, 681 vehicles, Assault Value = 583

Defending force 4137 troops, 35 guns, 13 vehicles, Assault Value = 132

Allied adjusted assault: 505

Japanese adjusted defense: 490

Allied assault odds: 1 to 1

Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), leaders(+)
Attacker:

Japanese ground losses:
549 casualties reported
Squads: 7 destroyed, 34 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 3 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 3 disabled


Allied ground losses:
115 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 6 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 3 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 3 disabled
Vehicles lost 20 (1 destroyed, 19 disabled)


Assaulting units:
254th Armoured Brigade
7th Armoured Brigade
2nd Hyder Lancers Regiment
43rd Cavalry Regiment
36th Indian Brigade
23rd Indian Mountain Gun Regiment

Defending units:
Imperial Guards/C Division


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Ground combat at Imphal (60,40)

Allied Deliberate attack

Attacking force 10030 troops, 100 guns, 682 vehicles, Assault Value = 558

Defending force 3694 troops, 35 guns, 13 vehicles, Assault Value = 90

Allied adjusted assault: 465

Japanese adjusted defense: 154

Allied assault odds: 3 to 1

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

Japanese ground losses:
958 casualties reported
Squads: 39 destroyed, 10 disabled
Non Combat: 39 destroyed, 15 disabled
Engineers: 2 destroyed, 3 disabled
Guns lost 10 (5 destroyed, 5 disabled)
Vehicles lost 3 (2 destroyed, 1 disabled)
Units retreated 1


Allied ground losses:
31 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 5 disabled
Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 1 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Vehicles lost 8 (2 destroyed, 6 disabled)


Defeated Japanese Units Retreating!

Assaulting units:
2nd Hyder Lancers Regiment
43rd Cavalry Regiment
254th Armoured Brigade
7th Armoured Brigade
36th Indian Brigade
23rd Indian Mountain Gun Regiment

Defending units:
Imperial Guards/C Division





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RE: The willing Admiral - RA 4.6 - Allies Dan Nichols(A... - 10/19/2012 4:41:57 AM   
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China:

I lost Wenchow on June 14, 1942. It held for quite a while. I abandoned Kukong and Liuchow. We have had a few
fights in the North of China, and I have been able to completely destroy two small units and wreck at least 2 others.
Here is a picture of southern and Central China. The units in the two red boxes are trapped and will be lost, but
they will take a number of turns yet before they surrender. I have no other great concerns at this time. I do
have three corps moving to the hex just West of Hengyang to prevent a river crossing. The cities around Changsha
are well garrisoned and have level 5 forts and will be level 6 in a week or two.




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RE: The willing Admiral - RA 4.6 - Allies Dan Nichols(A... - 10/19/2012 4:55:20 AM   
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Malaya.

All of Malaya is in Japanese hands, Singapore fell April 22, 1942. Not too bad and I
had moved the 11th Indian division to Palembang.

Borneo and Java in all in Japanese hands.

All of Sumatra except Palembang are in Japanese hands. Palembang still has 125,000+ supply, 982 AV
and a number of guns and AFVs. The forts are at level 4(42) and still growing. We will see how long
it takes him to take it. By my calculations, there has been at least 800,000 fuel lost to spoilage
so far. That in itself will put a dent into his production. Plus it will take him a while to assemble
enough troops to take the city.


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RE: The willing Admiral - RA 4.6 - Allies Dan Nichols(A... - 10/19/2012 5:04:50 AM   
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New Guinea.

He has taken Port Moseby, very expensive for him since he sent continuous streams of BB and CA bombardment
TFs. That had to cost a lot of fuel and wear and tear on his ships. He has not taken Milne Bay or any of the islands
around there, but I expect him to rectify that in the near future.

South Pacific

As you can see in the picture, there has not been much movement here by Japan. I have not yet sent troops to
Luganville, but they are scheduled to move in the next few days. I have more than two divisions on New Caldonia
and the airfields at Efate are building nicely. Suva, Nadi, and Pago Pago are staffed with a good number of troops
and will be expensive to take if he tries.





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It is getting late, so last update for tonight.

Aleutian Islands.

As you can see in the picture, he has taken three bases in the Western part of the
Aleutians. I am building Dora Harbor( 1 hex West of Cold Bay ) as a major air base
to help stage air units and provide a place for defense. Other bases in the area are
being built also, but Dora Harbor is the main base for now.





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RE: The willing Admiral - RA 4.6 - Allies Dan Nichols(A... - 10/19/2012 7:05:06 AM   
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Welcome back!

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RE: The willing Admiral - RA 4.6 - Allies Dan Nichols(A... - 10/19/2012 7:09:32 AM   
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Looks like you have been defending well everywhere. SOPAC appears to be at least 4 months behind the usual IJN landing schedule. My guess is he has lost the initiative for expansion and must now defend. Any naval action worth mentioning?

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RE: The willing Admiral - RA 4.6 - Allies Dan Nichols(A... - 10/19/2012 7:27:22 AM   
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Great job in China. How has he used the IJAAF there?

Your roadblocks seem to be keeping him out of the Sian area completely.

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RE: The willing Admiral - RA 4.6 - Allies Dan Nichols(A... - 10/19/2012 12:49:28 PM   
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Hi Jocke, I think I am over a couple of persons replies.

BBfanboy, no major Naval actionss in the last couple of months. He did make a
second PH attack in April. He sank BB Maryland and damaged most of the others.
I did not have any CVs there so no great loss. He also at the same time ran
a BB TF to bombard Johnson Island and ran into a fleet sub. SS Pompano put one
Mk 14 into BB Krishima and observed a large explosion. BB Kirishima is still
listed on my sunk ship report.

Obvert, he has been using incessant bomber streams in China, but my guys have held.
I still think the biggest thing was after our short game, I started moving everyone
to better terrain on day one. No lingering about. That plus the stacking limits
certainly help.

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RE: The willing Admiral - RA 4.6 - Allies Dan Nichols(A... - 10/19/2012 2:30:48 PM   
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The stacking limits are a major factor of course. Although even in the Greyjoy/Q-Ball game with stacking the Allies are having some difficulty in China, and slowly being ground down in those defensive hexes. It looks like you've chosen the right plan but also implemented it really well.

Do you feel there are weak spots he can exploit but hasn't gotten there since Singapore and other areas of the SRA took so long as well? I've heard the changes in game have slowed the movement of supply from Burma. Have you found that to be true or can you still push several 100k through the passes before the Japanese roll through there?

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RE: The willing Admiral - RA 4.6 - Allies Dan Nichols(A... - 10/20/2012 3:33:39 AM   
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I think it is a number of things combined. He did not seem to immediately attack in China with full vigor. This allowed me
to move into better terrain and my units were able to repair disabled elements. A large percentage, about 50%, of most units
are disabled. Getting those in action is critical. I have not seen any units that start out unrestricted being used in
China, so it is just the starting forces plus what he has bought out from the Kwangtang Army. I was able to move about 150,000
supply to Rangoon before things got too hot. In my next game I intend to at least double that number.

In an email a couple of weeks ago, he indicated that he was about ready for a big move. I have no idea what that will be. I
am waiting to see if he is going to make a serious attack somewhere. He really doesn't have a lot of land power to make one,
considering he will need 5-7 divisions to take Palembang. The next month or so will let me know what I can do.

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We have played the June 19-20, 1942 turn.

nothing much happened that turn.

Here is the intel screen for today
Things to note:
My air-2-Air losses are about 1.22 to 1. Not bad considering that I lost a lot of
buffaloes and Dutch fighters.
You can see the effect of the AAA changes that the Babes team did to this RA scenario.
I assume that his longer range and lower durability is reflected in his much higher
Ops loss numbers. I manage to get about 1530 sorties per ops loss. He gets only about
700 sorties per ops loss. Much of the destroyed on field for me was the first turn, he
got two days of attacks before I could give orders.
I have lost a number of ships, but that is to be expected. He sank just about all the ships
that start in the PI. And I have lost a number of CL and CA of the Dutch and British Navies
trying to slow him down in the SRA.




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Here is the top two pages of total aircraft losses.
I like the fact that he has lost about twice as many A6M2 Zeros as I have
P-40Es. And 224 Betties is great, like killing those for sure.
I made a terrible mistake without knowing it. I had about 12 B-17E units at
Mohave Air base, but no aviation support. The were only on the map for two weeks
and I didn't move them. Most of them were damaged when I had to disband them, 36
aircraft were lost to ops losses. I didn't realize that would happen. Live and
learn I guess.





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A few more days have gone by. Not a lot happening until this turn. My opponent made his first DA at Palembang today.
Ground combat at Palembang (48,91)

Japanese Deliberate attack

Attacking force 60709 troops, 506 guns, 564 vehicles, Assault Value = 2147

Defending force 33046 troops, 314 guns, 200 vehicles, Assault Value = 955

Japanese engineers reduce fortifications to 3

Japanese adjusted assault: 1204

Allied adjusted defense: 2107

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

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

Japanese ground losses:
6111 casualties reported
Squads: 107 destroyed, 388 disabled
Non Combat: 23 destroyed, 52 disabled
Engineers: 20 destroyed, 69 disabled
Guns lost 66 (20 destroyed, 46 disabled)
Vehicles lost 43 (10 destroyed, 33 disabled)


Allied ground losses:
1567 casualties reported
Squads: 17 destroyed, 65 disabled
Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 16 disabled
Engineers: 1 destroyed, 11 disabled
Guns lost 23 (5 destroyed, 18 disabled)
Vehicles lost 6 (1 destroyed, 5 disabled)
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It is going to be a bloody affair.

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quote:

It is going to be a bloody affair.


Yuck. That is going to try out badly for the Japanese. Curious to hear how trashed the place will be when he finally gets it.


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RE: The willing Admiral - RA 4.6 - Allies Dan Nichols(A... - 10/31/2012 2:05:00 AM   
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Another boring turn. My opponent is not pleased with Palembang and the fact that refineries make supply in this mod. I didn't realize it until a couple of months ago myself, I thought they didn't.

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A couple more boring turns. He is grinding down Palembang, but that was expected. It will
be interesting to see what shape it is in when he takes it. The last turn was for July 22, 1942. I still have
93,000+ supply and an AV of 738. Palembang is a swamp hex, +3 for terrain. And I still have level 3 forts.
The airfield, runway, and port are quite damaged and I expect he will keep them that way. He has done a couple
of small Naval Bombardment missions and damaged the facilities a bit, but not too much.

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We just did the July 27-28, 1942 turn. It appears he crossed the river with a unit into
Palembang and caused a shock attack that was not good for him.

Japanese Shock attack

Attacking force 6773 troops, 213 guns, 103 vehicles, Assault Value = 1624

Defending force 29226 troops, 300 guns, 207 vehicles, Assault Value = 667

Japanese adjusted assault: 19

Allied adjusted defense: 1102

Japanese assault odds: 1 to 58 (fort level 3)

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

Japanese ground losses:
1396 casualties reported
Squads: 21 destroyed, 98 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 26 disabled
Engineers: 1 destroyed, 2 disabled
Guns lost 47 (16 destroyed, 31 disabled)
Vehicles lost 27 (2 destroyed, 25 disabled)


Allied ground losses:
98 casualties reported
Squads: 1 destroyed, 10 disabled
Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 1 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
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The only new unit was the 2nd Maizuru Assault Division. He also unloaded a TF at Palembang
but I got no reports of any troops losses, so I expect he is moving supply in via Amphip TF.

No other exciting news to report. China is mostly quiet, I am trying to surround a small unit up
North by Hami, but that is just a side note. Right now he is using the majority of his bombers
to deal with Palembang. Roughly 630 2 and single engine bombers hit Palembang that turn. Mostly
2 engine, but some Naval DBs and TBs also. That came in 27 separate attacks. It does get a bit
boring hitting ESC so often.

My AV is shrinking, but I still have level 3 forts and the hex terrain is swamp for another +3.

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After a long series of ground, air, and naval bombardments, he finally took Palembang on August 22, 1942. It would appear
that no damage was done when he took the base. The oil had been damaged by 92 and the refineries by 12 before he took
the base. I was hoping for some damage by my engineers, but he has fatigued, disrupted, and disabled they a lot. I am
content with the results. He has lost about 1,000,000 fuel that spoiled, 250,000 oil that did not produce and the many
lcu devices lost. He used a lot of supply and fuel to continually bombard the base. He also lost a number of small
xAKL, xAK, PB, APDs unloading troops and supplies directly into the hex to feed what I suppose was an overstack.

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Interesting to see this result. Surprised there was not a lot of damage to the facilities from the time the siege took. Still, you've done very well here. All of that oil/fuel lost is a killer, plus the other stuff and the time allocated for those troops as well.

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