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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/13/2014 1:16:15 PM   
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Southwest Pacific HQ: Operation "Bigfoot". 2nd Wave unloaded returning back to Perth.

Quiet night. Martin did not send his bombers at night.

AF reach level 6.10

Transports ships with 2nd wave turn back to base.
24th and 7th US Divisions will attack tomorrow positions of 110th and 52nd IJA divisions supported by 41st Regiment and 4th Ind. Mixed Reg.
My troops are low on supplies, on other side 52nd, 41st and 4th were heavy beaten at Tjiatjap. I am hoping for very little resistance.

It seems whole Japanese fleet is park at Merak, including carriers. ???
I am going to move US Carriers to intercept position in case he decide came my side of Island and still staying 8 hex out of Batavia's CAP.


South Pacific HQ: Operation "Tiny steps".

VMO-155(15 F6F-3) and VMF-221(18 F6F-3) sweep Kavieng. Martin set LRCAP over port with ~20 Ki-84a. My Hellcats scored 5 Franks and lost 2 planes due crash landing.

Shortlands and Buka are bombed by 200 medium bombers as practice target on daily base.
All 4e set to fix planes and rest crews.

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/13/2014 1:57:37 PM   
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Java situation map:




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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/14/2014 10:39:24 AM   
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Southwest Pacific HQ: Operation "Bigfoot". One more transport with 30k support troops is closing.


AF reach level 7.21

Well 24th and 7th US Divisions attack did not go well.

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Ground combat at Bandoeng (50,100)

Allied Deliberate attack

Attacking force 27952 troops, 484 guns, 466 vehicles, Assault Value = 1079

Defending force 33319 troops, 280 guns, 22 vehicles, Assault Value = 1003

Allied adjusted assault: 181

Japanese adjusted defense: 1954

Allied assault odds: 1 to 10 (fort level 2)

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

Japanese ground losses:
541 casualties reported
Squads: 4 destroyed, 24 disabled
Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 2 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled

Allied ground losses:
4332 casualties reported
Squads: 94 destroyed, 381 disabled
Non Combat: 6 destroyed, 74 disabled
Engineers: 1 destroyed, 28 disabled
Guns lost 78 (10 destroyed, 68 disabled)
Vehicles lost 95 (29 destroyed, 66 disabled)

Assaulting units:
24th Infantry Division
766th Tank Battalion
7th Infantry Division
193rd Tank Battalion
637th Tank Destroyer Battalion
767th Tank Battalion
226th Field Artillery Battalion
Sixth US Army
249th Field Artillery Battalion
183rd Field Artillery Battalion
181st Field Artillery Battalion
208th Coast AA Regiment

Defending units:
110th Division
I./143rd Infantry Battalion
41st Infantry Regiment
52nd Division
4th Ind.Mixed Regiment
79th Garrison Battalion
56th Const Co
22nd Ind.AA Gun Co
5th Ind.Hvy.Art Battalion
26th Fld AA Gun Co



It seems I have to move around.
28 Hellcats sweep Batavia to meet 16 Franks, 9 Tojos, 7 Oscars. 3 F6F traded for 4 Ki-84, 2 Ki-43 and 3 Ki-44.

SS Triton put 2 more torpedoes into CA Suzuya. Very unlucky cruiser, 2nd & 3rd torpedo from sub, it should sunk soon.


South Pacific HQ: Operation "Tiny steps".

Rest day.

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/14/2014 11:35:27 AM   
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How many Command HQs did you bring with you to Java?? If they are teamed up with a Corp/Army HQ AND the dice gods are on your side, that extra 90% adjusted AV can really help.

Bandoeng - One of the few bases on Java that cannot be attacked from sea and is a mountain hex. This base may be very difficult to capture.

CD units - I hope you brought some to Java. You will need them to ruin the aim of some BB TFs that will soon be coming at your bases.

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/14/2014 11:43:16 AM   
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I think you've made a mistake in not cutting the rail line NE of Tjilatjap - Java remains a single front for the Japanese, and they can rail troops and planes around the island with ease.

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/14/2014 11:52:46 AM   
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ORIGINAL: ny59giants

How many Command HQs did you bring with you to Java?? If they are teamed up with a Corp/Army HQ AND the dice gods are on your side, that extra 90% adjusted AV can really help.

Bandoeng - One of the few bases on Java that cannot be attacked from sea and is a mountain hex. This base may be very difficult to capture.

CD units - I hope you brought some to Java. You will need them to ruin the aim of some BB TFs that will soon be coming at your bases.


I have 3 HQ. SW Pacific, 6th Army, 1st Corp. Are you talking about magic bonus ? I know everyone is talking about but nobody really saw it :D
I cannot afford to wait another 500 turns got it ;)

I have mines, I have 30+ PTs, 30 Warships, I have carriers with full load of planes. KB is shown to 3 carriers action ready. So his BB are welcome to visit.

That the reason I will go around with 2 Divisions and 500 tanks.

In 2 -3 days AF will be level 9 and I will start cleaning sky over island. 75 P-47 with pilots exp 80+ is just sitting and waiting for action.

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/14/2014 11:57:36 AM   
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ORIGINAL: mind_messing

I think you've made a mistake in not cutting the rail line NE of Tjilatjap - Java remains a single front for the Japanese, and they can rail troops and planes around the island with ease.


Actually I want him to rail his troop to north Java. This the reason why 1st US Corps is pushing north. I have 2 more US Corps in hand, one is loading on APAs right now with 100% prep and will land on south Java soon.

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/14/2014 12:00:08 PM   
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Actually I already have all I needed. All his DEI oil centers in range of AF lvl 9.

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/14/2014 2:32:17 PM   
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As an American of the Cold War period, I am just very thankful that Mr Kane did not lead the Warsaw Pact armed forces.

Bombing Spidery's oil may not be immediately fatal, but it is sure going to make things miserable. Lost tankers, additional escort, lost crude oil, and lots and lots of fighters on CAP will just make things tough. When the DEI is this compromised in mid-1943, I give Spidery about another year before Mr Kane is handed another laurel wreath.

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/14/2014 3:02:41 PM   
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ORIGINAL: princep01

As an American of the Cold War period, I am just very thankful that Mr Kane did not lead the Warsaw Pact armed forces.

Bombing Spidery's oil may not be immediately fatal, but it is sure going to make things miserable. Lost tankers, additional escort, lost crude oil, and lots and lots of fighters on CAP will just make things tough. When the DEI is this compromised in mid-1943, I give Spidery about another year before Mr Kane is handed another laurel wreath.



That is not all that Mr. Kane is really doing here IMO. He has made a large splash in the DEI and drawn Spidrey's attention and drawn his forces over to the west most part of the map. It is drawing troops about as far away from the home islands as they can get.

If the allies can secure a foothold on Puerto Principe or a few of the bases just to the west they can almost cut off any traffic flowing from Malaya/Sumatra to Japan. An amphibious assault near Cam Rahn Bay finishes that embargo. I believe that the quiet steps Mr. Kane is taking north of Australia will have an even further damaging effect upon the Japanese economy, naval shipping, etc.

It is likely that any reinforcements heading for these areas are now being diverted to the seemingly more priority areas of Java.

If the Allies gain a naval and/or air superiority between Java and the home islands the Japanese troops there can be isolated and destroyed at leisure, mostly out in the open.

Strategically it is brilliant :}



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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/14/2014 3:09:30 PM   
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I arrived to this world to late for that ;) Anyway my application to Military Academy was rejected due health issue. ( problems with colors ).

Starting this invasion I had three targets in my mind:
1. Destroy KB
2. AF lvl 9 DEI
3. Make my opponent busy in DEI before real offensive.

1st & 2nd are already completed. Base on my observations of Spidery reactions and amount of his warships in area. I can assume that 3rd is not out reach for me either.

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/15/2014 4:08:21 PM   
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Huge night battle at Java coast.

Allies Ships Sunk : BB Massachusetts, BB Mississippi, BB California, CA Dorsetshire, DD Flusser, DD Cummings.

Japan Ships Sunk: BB Yamato, BB Nagato, BB Fuso, CA Mikuma, CA Kumano, CA Kinugasa, CA Suzuya, CL Yura, CL Noshiro, CL Abukuma, DD Hatsuzuki, DD Niizuki, DD Wakazuki, DD Onami, DD Kiyonami, DD Maikaze, DD Nowaki, DD Ayanami, DD Asakaze, E Kamome, E Sokuten, E Hirashima, E Niizaki, I-22 and 2 PB

Details tomorrow, battle is on over yet.

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/15/2014 4:09:44 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: MrKane

4 Aug 1943

Huge night battle at Java coast.

Allies Ships Sunk : BB Massachusetts, BB Mississippi, BB California, CA Dorsetshire, DD Flusser, DD Cummings.

Japan Ships Sunk: BB Yamato, BB Nagato, BB Fuso, CA Mikuma, CA Kumano, CA Kinugasa, CA Suzuya, CL Yura, CL Noshiro, CL Abukuma, DD Hatsuzuki, DD Niizuki, DD Wakazuki, DD Onami, DD Kiyonami, DD Maikaze, DD Nowaki, DD Ayanami, DD Asakaze, E Kamome, E Sokuten, E Hirashima, E Niizaki, I-22 and 2 PB

Details tomorrow, battle is on over yet.


That was not a good exchange for the Japanese... 1/4 - 1/3 of both it's Cruiser and Battleships with no real reinforcements on the horizon.


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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/15/2014 4:31:46 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: Wargmr


quote:

ORIGINAL: MrKane

4 Aug 1943

Huge night battle at Java coast.

Allies Ships Sunk : BB Massachusetts, BB Mississippi, BB California, CA Dorsetshire, DD Flusser, DD Cummings.

Japan Ships Sunk: BB Yamato, BB Nagato, BB Fuso, CA Mikuma, CA Kumano, CA Kinugasa, CA Suzuya, CL Yura, CL Noshiro, CL Abukuma, DD Hatsuzuki, DD Niizuki, DD Wakazuki, DD Onami, DD Kiyonami, DD Maikaze, DD Nowaki, DD Ayanami, DD Asakaze, E Kamome, E Sokuten, E Hirashima, E Niizaki, I-22 and 2 PB

Details tomorrow, battle is on over yet.


That was not a good exchange for the Japanese... 1/4 - 1/3 of both it's Cruiser and Battleships with no real reinforcements on the horizon.


Right on! And Japan cannot afford the loss of 9 big DDs either. Sub crews will cheer the loss of 4 E's, but I think Japan can convert some ships to E's to make up.

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/16/2014 1:25:08 PM   
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Southwest Pacific HQ: Operation "Bigfoot". - Empire Strike Back

Ok, It seems Spidery send at night all ships available, BB, CA, CL, DD, PB, E etc ...
Most of his ships where detected by allied radars and due max visibility 2000y most engagements starts at range 3000y with Japan crew being surprised by Allied ships. However battles shows huge advantage in experience on Japanese side. BTW. Hero of night was BB Ise, it passes next to BB Massachusetts and BB South Dakota heavy damaging both completely unspotted by my BB. Summarizing both BB Massachusetts and BB South Dakota perform poorly that night. The same can be say about all my PT performance.

Additionally SS Haddock put one torp into Kongo class BB. I have noticed sound of a few mines exploding during night.

Martin decide go for all. So at morning total ~80 N1K1 and 35 Ki-84a sweep sky over my AF. They meet strong CAP: 12 Spit Mk Vc, 37 P-38, 69 P-39, 33 P-40 and 16 F4F. Shooting down 22 N1K1 and 14 Ki-84a cost me 26 P-39, 11 F4F, 2 Spits and 2 P-38.

Total toll of day was 65 Japan planes for 60 Allied.


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ASW attack near Bandoeng at 48,101

Japanese Ships
DD Hatsukaze
BB Nagato
DD Asashio
DD Hayashio

Allied Ships
SS Muskallunge, hits 1

SS Muskallunge launches 4 torpedoes at DD Hatsukaze
Muskallunge diving deep ....
DD Asashio attacking submerged sub ....
DD Asashio is out of ASW ammo
DD Asashio is out of ASW ammo
DD Hayashio fails to find sub and abandons search
DD Asashio fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Asashio fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Asashio fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Asashio attacking submerged sub ....
DD Asashio is out of ASW ammo
DD Asashio is out of ASW ammo
DD Asashio is out of ASW ammo
DD Asashio is out of ASW ammo
Escort abandons search for sub


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Night Time Surface Combat, near Tjilatjap at 51,102, Range 2,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
PB Nichiryo Maru, Shell hits 28, and is sunk
PB Sinko Maru, Shell hits 5, and is sunk

Allied Ships
BB Tennessee
BB New Mexico
BB Mississippi
DD McCook
DD Sims
DD Anderson
DD Drayton
DD Lamson
DD Conyngham

Poor visibility due to Rain with 7% moonlight
Maximum visibility in Rain and 7% moonlight: 2,000 yards
Range closes to 27,000 yards...
Range closes to 25,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 25,000 yards
Range closes to 23,000 yards...
Range closes to 21,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 21,000 yards
Range closes to 19,000 yards...
Range closes to 17,000 yards...
Range closes to 15,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 15,000 yards
Range closes to 13,000 yards...
Range closes to 11,000 yards...
Range closes to 10,000 yards...
Range closes to 9,000 yards...
Range closes to 8,000 yards...
Range closes to 7,000 yards...
Range closes to 6,000 yards...
Range closes to 5,000 yards...
Range closes to 4,000 yards...
Range closes to 3,000 yards...
Range closes to 2,000 yards...
CONTACT: Japanese lookouts spot Allied task force at 2,000 yards
CONTACT: Allied lookouts spot Japanese task force at 2,000 yards
Scott, Norman crosses the 'T'
BB Tennessee engages PB Sinko Maru at 2,000 yards
BB Tennessee engages PB Nichiryo Maru at 2,000 yards
DD Conyngham engages PB Sinko Maru at 2,000 yards
DD Anderson engages PB Nichiryo Maru at 2,000 yards
DD Sims engages PB Nichiryo Maru at 2,000 yards
PB Sinko Maru sunk by BB Mississippi at 2,000 yards
PB Nichiryo Maru sunk by BB Tennessee at 2,000 yards
Combat ends with last Japanese ship sunk...


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Night Time Surface Combat, near Tjilatjap at 51,102, Range 3,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
BB Haruna, Shell hits 1, on fire
BB Hiei, Shell hits 1
CL Oi, Shell hits 1, on fire
DD Hatsushima
DD Uranami
DD Shikinami
DD Sagiri, Shell hits 1, on fire
DD Amagiri, Shell hits 3, on fire

Allied Ships
CA Dorsetshire
CA Sussex, Shell hits 2, on fire
CA Suffolk
CA Cornwall, Shell hits 2
DD Beale
DD Braine
DD Claxton
DD Converse
DD Dyson
DD Foote, Shell hits 1
DD LaVallette
DD Taylor

Low visibility due to Rain with 7% moonlight
Maximum visibility in Rain and 7% moonlight: 2,000 yards
Range closes to 23,000 yards...
Range closes to 17,000 yards...
Range closes to 11,000 yards...
Range closes to 7,000 yards...
Range closes to 5,000 yards...
Range closes to 3,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 3,000 yards
Allies open fire on surprised Japanese ships at 3,000 yards
CA Cornwall fires at CL Oi at 3,000 yards
CA Cornwall fires at BB Haruna at 3,000 yards
CA Sussex launches Torpedoes at CL Oi at 3,000 yards
CA Cornwall fires at DD Amagiri at 3,000 yards
Range closes to 2,000 yards
BB Hiei engages CA Cornwall at 2,000 yards
BB Haruna engages CA Sussex at 2,000 yards
CA Sussex engages CL Oi at 2,000 yards
CA Cornwall engages DD Amagiri at 2,000 yards
CA Sussex engages DD Sagiri at 2,000 yards
DD LaVallette engages DD Hatsushima at 2,000 yards
DD Sagiri engages DD Foote at 2,000 yards
DD Hatsushima engages DD Foote at 2,000 yards
DD Claxton engages DD Amagiri at 2,000 yards
DD Beale engages DD Sagiri at 2,000 yards
Range increases to 4,000 yards
BB Hiei engages CA Sussex at 4,000 yards
BB Haruna engages CA Sussex at 4,000 yards
CL Oi engages CA Cornwall at 4,000 yards
CA Dorsetshire engages DD Amagiri at 4,000 yards
DD Sagiri engages DD Taylor at 4,000 yards
DD LaVallette engages DD Shikinami at 4,000 yards
DD Uranami engages DD Beale at 4,000 yards
DD Dyson engages DD Shikinami at 4,000 yards
DD Claxton engages DD Hatsushima at 4,000 yards
DD Amagiri engages DD Braine at 4,000 yards
DD Sagiri engages DD Beale at 4,000 yards
Task forces break off...


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Night Time Surface Combat, near Tjilatjap at 51,102, Range 3,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
BB Haruna, Shell hits 4, on fire
BB Hiei
CL Oi, Shell hits 8, on fire
DD Hatsushima
DD Uranami, Shell hits 15, heavy fires, heavy damage
DD Shikinami
DD Sagiri, Shell hits 3, heavy fires, heavy damage
DD Amagiri, Shell hits 5, heavy fires, heavy damage

Allied Ships
BB Tennessee
BB New Mexico, Shell hits 5
BB Mississippi, Shell hits 8, on fire
DD McCook
DD Sims
DD Anderson
DD Drayton
DD Lamson
DD Conyngham

Poor visibility due to Rain with 7% moonlight
Maximum visibility in Rain and 7% moonlight: 2,000 yards
Range closes to 23,000 yards...
Range closes to 17,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 17,000 yards
Range closes to 11,000 yards...
Range closes to 7,000 yards...
Range closes to 5,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 5,000 yards
Range closes to 3,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 3,000 yards
Allies open fire on surprised Japanese ships at 3,000 yards
BB New Mexico fires at BB Haruna at 3,000 yards
BB Mississippi fires at CL Oi at 3,000 yards
BB New Mexico fires at DD Amagiri at 3,000 yards
BB New Mexico fires at DD Sagiri at 3,000 yards
BB Mississippi fires at DD Uranami at 3,000 yards
BB Mississippi fires at DD Hatsushima at 3,000 yards
Range closes to 2,000 yards
BB Haruna engages BB Mississippi at 2,000 yards
BB Haruna engages BB New Mexico at 2,000 yards
BB New Mexico engages CL Oi at 2,000 yards
DD Sagiri engages DD Conyngham at 2,000 yards
DD Amagiri engages DD Lamson at 2,000 yards
DD Sagiri engages DD Drayton at 2,000 yards
DD Conyngham engages DD Uranami at 2,000 yards
DD Hatsushima engages DD Sims at 2,000 yards
DD McCook engages DD Uranami at 2,000 yards
Range increases to 6,000 yards
BB Haruna engages BB Mississippi at 6,000 yards
BB Haruna engages BB New Mexico at 6,000 yards
BB Mississippi engages CL Oi at 6,000 yards
DD Amagiri engages DD Sims at 6,000 yards
DD Amagiri engages DD Lamson at 6,000 yards
DD Shikinami engages DD McCook at 6,000 yards
DD Uranami engages DD Anderson at 6,000 yards
DD Hatsushima engages DD Sims at 6,000 yards
DD Uranami engages DD McCook at 6,000 yards
Hiraoka, Kumeichi orders Japanese TF to disengage
Task forces break off...


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Night Time Surface Combat, near Tjilatjap at 51,102, Range 2,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
E Sokuten, Shell hits 3, Torpedo hits 1, and is sunk
E Niizaki, Shell hits 10, and is sunk

Allied Ships
BB Arizona
BB Pennsylvania
BB California, Shell hits 3
DD Baldwin
DD Frankford
DD Preston
DD Cummings

Low visibility due to Rain with 7% moonlight
Maximum visibility in Rain and 7% moonlight: 2,000 yards
Range closes to 27,000 yards...
Range closes to 25,000 yards...
Range closes to 23,000 yards...
Range closes to 21,000 yards...
Range closes to 19,000 yards...
Range closes to 17,000 yards...
Range closes to 15,000 yards...
Range closes to 13,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 13,000 yards
Range closes to 11,000 yards...
Range closes to 10,000 yards...
Range closes to 9,000 yards...
Range closes to 8,000 yards...
Range closes to 7,000 yards...
Range closes to 6,000 yards...
Range closes to 5,000 yards...
Range closes to 4,000 yards...
Range closes to 3,000 yards...
Range closes to 2,000 yards...
CONTACT: Japanese lookouts spot Allied task force at 2,000 yards
CONTACT: Allied lookouts spot Japanese task force at 2,000 yards
BB California engages E Niizaki at 2,000 yards
BB California engages E Sokuten at 2,000 yards
BB Arizona engages E Niizaki at 2,000 yards
DD Baldwin engages E Niizaki at 2,000 yards
BB California engages E Niizaki at 2,000 yards
BB California engages E Sokuten at 2,000 yards
DD Frankford engages E Sokuten at 2,000 yards
E Sokuten sunk by DD Baldwin at 2,000 yards
Range increases to 3,000 yards
Massive explosion on E Niizaki
E Niizaki sunk by DD Frankford at 3,000 yards
Combat ends with last Japanese ship sunk...


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Night Time Surface Combat, near Tjilatjap at 50,103, Range 3,000 Yards

Allied aircraft
no flights

Allied aircraft losses
Walrus II: 1 destroyed

Japanese Ships
BB Nagato, Shell hits 1
BB Mutsu, Shell hits 9
DD Hatsukaze, Shell hits 2, on fire
DD Natsushio, Shell hits 1
DD Hayashio
DD Asashio

Allied Ships
CA Dorsetshire, Shell hits 5, and is sunk
CA Suffolk
CA Cornwall
DD Beale
DD Braine, Shell hits 2, heavy fires
DD Claxton
DD Converse
DD Dyson
DD Foote
DD LaVallette

Low visibility due to Rain with 7% moonlight
Maximum visibility in Rain and 7% moonlight: 3,000 yards
Range closes to 23,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 23,000 yards
Range closes to 17,000 yards...
Range closes to 11,000 yards...
Range closes to 7,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 7,000 yards
Range closes to 5,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 5,000 yards
Range closes to 3,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 3,000 yards
Allies open fire on surprised Japanese ships at 3,000 yards
CA Dorsetshire launches Torpedoes at BB Mutsu at 3,000 yards
CA Dorsetshire launches Torpedoes at BB Nagato at 3,000 yards
CA Dorsetshire launches Torpedoes at DD Hayashio at 3,000 yards
DD Claxton launches Torpedoes at DD Hayashio at 3,000 yards
DD Claxton launches Torpedoes at DD Natsushio at 3,000 yards
DD Dyson launches Torpedoes at DD Hatsukaze at 3,000 yards
DD Claxton launches Torpedoes at DD Natsushio at 3,000 yards
DD Braine fires at DD Natsushio at 3,000 yards
Range closes to 2,000 yards
BB Mutsu engages CA Cornwall at 2,000 yards
BB Nagato engages CA Dorsetshire at 2,000 yards
CA Dorsetshire engages BB Mutsu at 2,000 yards
DD Natsushio engages DD LaVallette at 2,000 yards
DD Braine engages DD Natsushio at 2,000 yards
DD Hatsukaze engages DD Braine at 2,000 yards
DD Braine engages DD Hatsukaze at 2,000 yards
Range increases to 6,000 yards
CA Dorsetshire engages BB Mutsu at 6,000 yards
BB Mutsu engages CA Suffolk at 6,000 yards
DD Asashio engages DD Dyson at 6,000 yards
DD Hayashio engages DD Braine at 6,000 yards
DD Braine engages DD Natsushio at 6,000 yards
DD Dyson engages DD Natsushio at 6,000 yards
DD Asashio engages DD Braine at 6,000 yards
Range increases to 10,000 yards
BB Mutsu engages CA Cornwall at 10,000 yards
BB Nagato engages CA Dorsetshire at 10,000 yards
CA Dorsetshire sunk by BB Mutsu at 10,000 yards
DD Hayashio engages DD LaVallette at 10,000 yards
DD Natsushio engages DD Foote at 10,000 yards
DD Hatsukaze engages DD Dyson at 10,000 yards
DD Hatsukaze engages DD Beale at 10,000 yards
Task forces break off...


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Night Time Surface Combat, near Tjilatjap at 51,102, Range 5,000 Yards

Allied aircraft
no flights

Allied aircraft losses
OS2U-3 Kingfisher: 1 destroyed

Japanese Ships
BB Kongo, Shell hits 1
BB Yamato, Shell hits 18, heavy fires, heavy damage
DD Kiyonami
DD Inazuma
DD Mikazuki, Shell hits 1
DD Asakaze, Shell hits 2, heavy fires, heavy damage

Allied Ships
BB Tennessee, Shell hits 9, heavy fires
BB New Mexico, Shell hits 6, on fire
BB Mississippi, Shell hits 14, and is sunk
DD McCook
DD Sims
DD Anderson
DD Drayton, Shell hits 1
DD Lamson
DD Conyngham

Poor visibility due to Rain with 7% moonlight
Maximum visibility in Rain and 7% moonlight: 5,000 yards
Range closes to 23,000 yards...
Range closes to 17,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 17,000 yards
Range closes to 11,000 yards...
Range closes to 7,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 7,000 yards
Range closes to 5,000 yards...
CONTACT: Japanese lookouts spot Allied task force at 5,000 yards
CONTACT: Allied lookouts spot Japanese task force at 5,000 yards
Scott, Norman crosses the 'T'
BB Mississippi engages BB Yamato at 5,000 yards
BB Kongo engages BB Mississippi at 5,000 yards
DD Asakaze engages BB Mississippi at 5,000 yards
DD Conyngham engages DD Mikazuki at 5,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Conyngham at 5,000 yards
BB Mississippi engages DD Kiyonami at 5,000 yards
BB Yamato engages BB Mississippi at 5,000 yards
BB Kongo engages BB Mississippi at 5,000 yards
BB Yamato engages BB Tennessee at 5,000 yards
DD Conyngham engages DD Mikazuki at 5,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD Lamson at 5,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD Drayton at 5,000 yards
BB Yamato engages BB Mississippi at 5,000 yards
BB Tennessee engages BB Kongo at 5,000 yards
DD Conyngham engages DD Mikazuki at 5,000 yards
DD Lamson engages DD Mikazuki at 5,000 yards
DD Lamson engages DD Kiyonami at 5,000 yards
Range closes to 3,000 yards
BB Kongo engages BB New Mexico at 3,000 yards
BB Yamato engages BB Tennessee at 3,000 yards
DD Mikazuki engages DD Conyngham at 3,000 yards
DD Conyngham engages DD Inazuma at 3,000 yards
Range increases to 4,000 yards
BB Yamato engages BB New Mexico at 4,000 yards
BB New Mexico engages BB Yamato at 4,000 yards
BB Tennessee engages BB Kongo at 4,000 yards
DD Mikazuki engages DD Drayton at 4,000 yards
DD Drayton engages DD Inazuma at 4,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Drayton at 4,000 yards
Range increases to 6,000 yards
BB Yamato engages BB Mississippi at 6,000 yards
BB Yamato engages BB New Mexico at 6,000 yards
DD Asakaze engages DD Drayton at 6,000 yards
DD Mikazuki engages DD Lamson at 6,000 yards
DD Mikazuki engages DD Lamson at 6,000 yards
DD Lamson engages DD Kiyonami at 6,000 yards
Range increases to 7,000 yards
BB Tennessee engages DD Asakaze at 7,000 yards
DD Conyngham engages DD Asakaze at 7,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Conyngham at 7,000 yards
DD Mikazuki engages DD Drayton at 7,000 yards
DD Asakaze engages DD Sims at 7,000 yards
DD McCook engages DD Inazuma at 7,000 yards
Range increases to 9,000 yards
BB Yamato engages BB Mississippi at 9,000 yards
BB New Mexico engages BB Yamato at 9,000 yards
BB Yamato engages BB Tennessee at 9,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD Conyngham at 9,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Lamson at 9,000 yards
DD Mikazuki engages DD Drayton at 9,000 yards
DD McCook engages DD Asakaze at 9,000 yards
Range increases to 11,000 yards
BB Mississippi engages BB Yamato at 11,000 yards
BB New Mexico engages BB Yamato at 11,000 yards
DD Lamson engages DD Asakaze at 11,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD Conyngham at 11,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Lamson at 11,000 yards
DD Mikazuki engages DD Drayton at 11,000 yards
DD Anderson engages DD Inazuma at 11,000 yards
DD McCook engages DD Inazuma at 11,000 yards
Range increases to 13,000 yards
BB Kongo engages BB Mississippi at 13,000 yards
BB Yamato engages BB New Mexico at 13,000 yards
BB Yamato engages BB Tennessee at 13,000 yards
DD Conyngham engages DD Mikazuki at 13,000 yards
DD Mikazuki engages DD Lamson at 13,000 yards
DD Mikazuki engages DD Drayton at 13,000 yards
Range closes to 11,000 yards
BB Yamato engages BB Tennessee at 11,000 yards
BB Kongo engages BB Tennessee at 11,000 yards
DD Anderson engages DD Asakaze at 11,000 yards
DD Lamson engages DD Inazuma at 11,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Lamson at 11,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD Drayton at 11,000 yards
DD McCook engages DD Inazuma at 11,000 yards
Range increases to 12,000 yards
BB Yamato engages BB New Mexico at 12,000 yards
DD Conyngham engages DD Kiyonami at 12,000 yards
DD Mikazuki engages DD McCook at 12,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Drayton at 12,000 yards
DD Anderson engages DD Kiyonami at 12,000 yards
DD McCook engages DD Asakaze at 12,000 yards
BB New Mexico engages BB Kongo at 12,000 yards
BB Kongo engages BB Tennessee at 12,000 yards
DD Conyngham engages DD Asakaze at 12,000 yards
DD McCook engages DD Mikazuki at 12,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Sims at 12,000 yards
DD Anderson engages DD Kiyonami at 12,000 yards
DD Sims engages DD Asakaze at 12,000 yards
BB Yamato engages BB New Mexico at 12,000 yards
BB Kongo engages BB Tennessee at 12,000 yards
DD Conyngham engages DD Inazuma at 12,000 yards
DD Lamson engages DD Kiyonami at 12,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Drayton at 12,000 yards
DD Sims engages DD Kiyonami at 12,000 yards
DD McCook engages DD Kiyonami at 12,000 yards
Task forces break off...


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Night Time Surface Combat, near Tjilatjap at 51,102, Range 2,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
E Kamome, Shell hits 5, and is sunk
E Hirashima, Shell hits 4, and is sunk

Allied Ships
BB South Dakota
BB Massachusetts
DD Mahan
DD Smith
DD Case
DD Shaw
DD Cushing
DD Flusser

Low visibility due to Rain with 7% moonlight
Maximum visibility in Rain and 7% moonlight: 2,000 yards
Range closes to 27,000 yards...
Range closes to 25,000 yards...
Range closes to 23,000 yards...
Range closes to 21,000 yards...
Range closes to 19,000 yards...
Range closes to 17,000 yards...
Range closes to 15,000 yards...
Range closes to 13,000 yards...
Range closes to 11,000 yards...
Range closes to 10,000 yards...
Range closes to 9,000 yards...
Range closes to 8,000 yards...
Range closes to 7,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 7,000 yards
Range closes to 6,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 6,000 yards
Range closes to 5,000 yards...
Range closes to 4,000 yards...
Range closes to 3,000 yards...
Range closes to 2,000 yards...
CONTACT: Japanese lookouts spot Allied task force at 2,000 yards
CONTACT: Allied lookouts spot Japanese task force at 2,000 yards
BB Massachusetts engages E Hirashima at 2,000 yards
BB Massachusetts engages E Kamome at 2,000 yards
DD Shaw engages E Kamome at 2,000 yards
BB Massachusetts engages E Hirashima at 2,000 yards
E Kamome sunk by BB Massachusetts at 2,000 yards
Nagamatsu, N. orders Japanese TF to disengage
Range increases to 3,000 yards
E Hirashima sunk by BB Massachusetts at 3,000 yards
Combat ends with last Japanese ship sunk...


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Night Time Surface Combat, near Tjilatjap at 51,102, Range 3,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
BB Ise
DD Makigumo, Shell hits 1, on fire
DD Shirakumo, Shell hits 1
DD Asanagi
E Sanae

Allied Ships
BB South Dakota, Shell hits 2, on fire
BB Massachusetts, Shell hits 4, on fire
DD Mahan, Shell hits 1
DD Smith, Shell hits 2
DD Case, Shell hits 2
DD Shaw
DD Cushing
DD Flusser, Shell hits 1

Reduced visibility due to Rain with 7% moonlight
Maximum visibility in Rain and 7% moonlight: 3,000 yards
Range closes to 23,000 yards...
Range closes to 17,000 yards...
Range closes to 11,000 yards...
Range closes to 7,000 yards...
Range closes to 5,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 5,000 yards
Range closes to 3,000 yards...
CONTACT: Japanese lookouts spot Allied task force at 3,000 yards
CONTACT: Allied lookouts spot Japanese task force at 3,000 yards
Takeda, Isamu* crosses the 'T'
BB Ise engages BB Massachusetts at 3,000 yards
BB South Dakota engages DD Asanagi at 3,000 yards
DD Flusser engages DD Shirakumo at 3,000 yards
E Sanae engages BB Massachusetts at 3,000 yards
DD Makigumo engages DD Case at 3,000 yards
DD Shirakumo engages DD Smith at 3,000 yards
Range closes to 2,000 yards
BB Ise engages BB Massachusetts at 2,000 yards
DD Smith engages DD Asanagi at 2,000 yards
DD Flusser engages DD Asanagi at 2,000 yards
DD Makigumo engages DD Case at 2,000 yards
DD Case engages DD Asanagi at 2,000 yards
DD Mahan engages DD Shirakumo at 2,000 yards
Range increases to 4,000 yards
BB Ise engages BB Massachusetts at 4,000 yards
BB Ise engages BB South Dakota at 4,000 yards
DD Makigumo engages DD Flusser at 4,000 yards
DD Cushing engages DD Shirakumo at 4,000 yards
Range increases to 8,000 yards
BB Ise engages BB Massachusetts at 8,000 yards
DD Mahan engages DD Asanagi at 8,000 yards
DD Shirakumo engages DD Smith at 8,000 yards
DD Makigumo engages DD Smith at 8,000 yards
DD Makigumo engages DD Shaw at 8,000 yards
DD Shirakumo engages DD Case at 8,000 yards
DD Asanagi engages DD Smith at 8,000 yards
Task forces break off...


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Night Time Surface Combat, near Tjilatjap at 51,102, Range 6,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
BB Nagato
BB Mutsu, Shell hits 19, on fire, heavy damage
DD Hatsukaze, Shell hits 4, heavy fires
DD Natsushio, Shell hits 8, Torpedo hits 1, heavy fires, heavy damage
DD Hayashio, Shell hits 1
DD Asashio

Allied Ships
BB South Dakota, Shell hits 2, on fire
BB Massachusetts, Shell hits 9, heavy fires, heavy damage
DD Mahan, on fire
DD Smith
DD Case, Shell hits 1
DD Shaw, Shell hits 1
DD Cushing
DD Flusser, Shell hits 3, Torpedo hits 1, and is sunk

Reduced visibility due to Rain with 7% moonlight
Maximum visibility in Rain and 7% moonlight: 6,000 yards
Range closes to 23,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 23,000 yards
Range closes to 17,000 yards...
Range closes to 11,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 11,000 yards
Range closes to 8,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 8,000 yards
Range closes to 6,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 6,000 yards
Allies open fire on surprised Japanese ships at 6,000 yards
BB South Dakota fires at BB Mutsu at 6,000 yards
BB South Dakota fires at BB Mutsu at 6,000 yards
DD Flusser launches Torpedoes at BB Mutsu at 6,000 yards
DD Cushing launches Torpedoes at BB Mutsu at 6,000 yards
DD Shaw launches Torpedoes at DD Natsushio at 6,000 yards
DD Case fires at DD Natsushio at 6,000 yards
Range closes to 2,000 yards
BB Mutsu engages BB Massachusetts at 2,000 yards
BB Mutsu engages BB South Dakota at 2,000 yards
DD Flusser engages DD Natsushio at 2,000 yards
DD Natsushio engages DD Cushing at 2,000 yards
DD Case engages DD Natsushio at 2,000 yards
DD Hatsukaze engages DD Flusser at 2,000 yards
Range increases to 3,000 yards
BB Mutsu engages BB Massachusetts at 3,000 yards
BB Mutsu engages BB South Dakota at 3,000 yards
DD Asashio engages DD Flusser at 3,000 yards
DD Cushing engages DD Hayashio at 3,000 yards
DD Hatsukaze engages DD Shaw at 3,000 yards
DD Flusser engages DD Hatsukaze at 3,000 yards
Range increases to 4,000 yards
BB Mutsu engages BB South Dakota at 4,000 yards
BB Mutsu engages BB South Dakota at 4,000 yards
DD Flusser engages DD Asashio at 4,000 yards
DD Flusser sunk by DD Hayashio at 4,000 yards
DD Shaw engages DD Natsushio at 4,000 yards
Range closes to 2,000 yards
BB Mutsu engages BB Massachusetts at 2,000 yards
BB Mutsu engages BB South Dakota at 2,000 yards
DD Shaw engages DD Asashio at 2,000 yards
DD Hayashio engages DD Shaw at 2,000 yards
DD Asashio engages DD Case at 2,000 yards
DD Hatsukaze engages DD Case at 2,000 yards
DD Hatsukaze engages DD Mahan at 2,000 yards
Range increases to 4,000 yards
BB Mutsu engages BB Massachusetts at 4,000 yards
BB Nagato engages BB Massachusetts at 4,000 yards
DD Asashio engages DD Case at 4,000 yards
DD Shaw engages DD Hatsukaze at 4,000 yards
DD Natsushio engages DD Case at 4,000 yards
DD Smith engages DD Hatsukaze at 4,000 yards
Range increases to 8,000 yards
BB Mutsu engages BB South Dakota at 8,000 yards
DD Asashio engages DD Mahan at 8,000 yards
DD Natsushio engages DD Shaw at 8,000 yards
DD Hatsukaze engages DD Case at 8,000 yards
DD Hatsukaze engages DD Smith at 8,000 yards
Range increases to 11,000 yards
BB Massachusetts engages BB Mutsu at 11,000 yards
BB Nagato engages BB Massachusetts at 11,000 yards
DD Asashio engages DD Shaw at 11,000 yards
DD Hayashio engages DD Shaw at 11,000 yards
Carpender, Arthur S orders Allied TF to disengage
Task forces break off...


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Night Time Surface Combat, near Tjilatjap at 51,102, Range 1,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
CL Noshiro, Shell hits 3, Torpedo hits 1, on fire
CL Yura, Shell hits 2
CL Abukuma, Shell hits 10, and is sunk
DD Onami
DD Maikaze
DD Nowaki, Shell hits 4, on fire
DD Ushio

Allied Ships
BB Arizona, Shell hits 3
BB Pennsylvania
BB California, Shell hits 4
DD Baldwin
DD Frankford
DD Preston
DD Cummings, Shell hits 1, Torpedo hits 1, and is sunk

Poor visibility due to Rain with 7% moonlight
Maximum visibility in Rain and 7% moonlight: 1,000 yards
Range closes to 23,000 yards...
Range closes to 17,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 17,000 yards
Range closes to 11,000 yards...
Range closes to 7,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 7,000 yards
Range closes to 5,000 yards...
Range closes to 3,000 yards...
Range closes to 1,000 yards...
BB California engages CL Abukuma at 1,000 yards
CL Yura engages BB California at 1,000 yards
BB Arizona engages CL Noshiro at 1,000 yards
CL Noshiro engages DD Cummings at 1,000 yards
DD Cummings sunk by DD Nowaki at 1,000 yards
Range increases to 2,000 yards
CL Abukuma sunk by BB California at 2,000 yards
CL Noshiro engages BB Pennsylvania at 2,000 yards
BB Arizona engages DD Nowaki at 2,000 yards
DD Baldwin engages DD Nowaki at 2,000 yards
Task forces break off...


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Night Time Surface Combat, near Tjilatjap at 51,102, Range 7,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
CA Haguro, Shell hits 1
CA Kinugasa, Shell hits 2, on fire
CA Furutaka
DD Kazegumo, Shell hits 1
DD Isonami, Shell hits 1, on fire
DD Ayanami, Shell hits 1, Torpedo hits 1, and is sunk
DD Harukaze

Allied Ships
CA Exeter, Shell hits 1
CA Hawkins, Shell hits 4, heavy fires
CA Frobisher, Shell hits 4, on fire
DD Anthony
DD Charles Ausburne
DD Bennett, Shell hits 1

Reduced visibility due to Rain with 7% moonlight
Maximum visibility in Rain and 7% moonlight: 6,000 yards
Range closes to 23,000 yards...
Range closes to 17,000 yards...
Range closes to 11,000 yards...
Range closes to 7,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 7,000 yards
Allies open fire on surprised Japanese ships at 7,000 yards
CA Frobisher launches Torpedoes at CA Kinugasa at 7,000 yards
CA Hawkins launches Torpedoes at CA Kinugasa at 7,000 yards
CA Exeter fires at CA Kinugasa at 7,000 yards
DD Bennett launches Torpedoes at CA Kinugasa at 7,000 yards
DD Bennett fires at DD Ayanami at 7,000 yards
CA Hawkins launches Torpedoes at DD Isonami at 7,000 yards
DD Bennett fires at DD Kazegumo at 7,000 yards
Range closes to 3,000 yards
CA Frobisher engages CA Kinugasa at 3,000 yards
CA Hawkins engages CA Kinugasa at 3,000 yards
CA Haguro engages CA Hawkins at 3,000 yards
DD Harukaze engages DD Bennett at 3,000 yards
DD Ayanami sunk by DD Charles Ausburne at 3,000 yards
DD Isonami engages DD Bennett at 3,000 yards
DD Bennett engages DD Kazegumo at 3,000 yards
Range increases to 4,000 yards
CA Furutaka engages CA Frobisher at 4,000 yards
CA Kinugasa engages CA Hawkins at 4,000 yards
CA Haguro engages CA Hawkins at 4,000 yards
DD Harukaze engages DD Bennett at 4,000 yards
DD Isonami engages DD Bennett at 4,000 yards
DD Kazegumo engages DD Bennett at 4,000 yards
Range increases to 7,000 yards
CA Haguro engages CA Frobisher at 7,000 yards
CA Exeter engages CA Kinugasa at 7,000 yards
CA Hawkins engages CA Haguro at 7,000 yards
DD Isonami engages DD Bennett at 7,000 yards
DD Isonami engages DD Bennett at 7,000 yards
DD Kazegumo engages DD Bennett at 7,000 yards
Range increases to 10,000 yards
CA Furutaka engages CA Hawkins at 10,000 yards
CA Frobisher engages CA Kinugasa at 10,000 yards
CA Haguro engages CA Exeter at 10,000 yards
DD Bennett engages DD Harukaze at 10,000 yards
DD Charles Ausburne engages DD Isonami at 10,000 yards
DD Isonami engages DD Anthony at 10,000 yards
Range increases to 13,000 yards
CA Frobisher engages CA Kinugasa at 13,000 yards
CA Kinugasa engages CA Hawkins at 13,000 yards
CA Frobisher engages CA Haguro at 13,000 yards
DD Harukaze engages DD Bennett at 13,000 yards
DD Isonami engages DD Anthony at 13,000 yards
DD Kazegumo engages DD Anthony at 13,000 yards
Task forces break off...


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TF 64 encounters mine field at Tjilatjap (51,102)

Japanese Ships
CA Kinugasa, Mine hits 1, on fire
CA Haguro, Mine hits 1, on fire



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Night Time Surface Combat, near Tjilatjap at 51,102, Range 4,000 Yards

Japanese aircraft
no flights

Allied aircraft
no flights

Japanese aircraft losses
E13A1 Jake: 3 destroyed

Allied aircraft losses
OS2U-3 Kingfisher: 1 destroyed

Japanese Ships
CA Chikuma
CA Mogami
CA Mikuma
CA Kumano, Shell hits 12, and is sunk
DD Wakazuki
DD Arare
DD Hatsuharu, Shell hits 2, heavy fires
DD Hayate

Allied Ships
BB Arizona, Shell hits 2, Torpedo hits 2
BB Pennsylvania, Shell hits 9
BB California, Shell hits 17, Torpedo hits 4, and is sunk
DD Baldwin
DD Frankford
DD Preston, Shell hits 3

Poor visibility due to Rain with 7% moonlight
Maximum visibility in Rain and 7% moonlight: 5,000 yards
Range closes to 23,000 yards...
Range closes to 17,000 yards...
Range closes to 11,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 11,000 yards
Range closes to 8,000 yards...
Range closes to 6,000 yards...
Range closes to 4,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 4,000 yards
Allies open fire on surprised Japanese ships at 4,000 yards
BB California fires at CA Kumano at 4,000 yards
BB Pennsylvania fires at CA Kumano at 4,000 yards
BB Pennsylvania fires at CA Mogami at 4,000 yards
BB Pennsylvania fires at CA Chikuma at 4,000 yards
BB California fires at DD Hayate at 4,000 yards
BB California fires at DD Hatsuharu at 4,000 yards
Range closes to 2,000 yards
CA Kumano engages BB California at 2,000 yards
CA Kumano sunk by BB Pennsylvania at 2,000 yards
CA Chikuma engages BB Pennsylvania at 2,000 yards
BB Pennsylvania engages DD Hayate at 2,000 yards
DD Hatsuharu engages BB Pennsylvania at 2,000 yards
DD Wakazuki engages BB California at 2,000 yards
Range increases to 5,000 yards
CA Mogami engages BB California at 5,000 yards
BB Pennsylvania engages CA Mogami at 5,000 yards
DD Preston engages DD Hayate at 5,000 yards
DD Hatsuharu engages DD Frankford at 5,000 yards
BB California sunk by DD Arare at 5,000 yards
CA Mogami engages BB Pennsylvania at 5,000 yards
CA Mogami engages DD Preston at 5,000 yards
DD Preston engages DD Arare at 5,000 yards
DD Hayate engages DD Frankford at 5,000 yards
DD Frankford engages DD Hatsuharu at 5,000 yards
DD Preston engages DD Arare at 5,000 yards
DD Wakazuki engages DD Preston at 5,000 yards
Range increases to 6,000 yards
CA Mogami engages BB Arizona at 6,000 yards
DD Preston engages CA Chikuma at 6,000 yards
DD Hatsuharu engages DD Frankford at 6,000 yards
DD Baldwin engages DD Hatsuharu at 6,000 yards
Range increases to 8,000 yards
CA Chikuma engages BB Pennsylvania at 8,000 yards
DD Hatsuharu engages BB Arizona at 8,000 yards
CA Chikuma engages DD Preston at 8,000 yards
DD Arare engages DD Frankford at 8,000 yards
DD Baldwin engages DD Arare at 8,000 yards
DD Wakazuki engages DD Preston at 8,000 yards
Range increases to 11,000 yards
CA Mikuma engages DD Preston at 11,000 yards
CA Mogami engages DD Preston at 11,000 yards
CA Chikuma engages BB Pennsylvania at 11,000 yards
DD Hayate engages DD Preston at 11,000 yards
DD Hatsuharu engages DD Baldwin at 11,000 yards
DD Arare engages DD Frankford at 11,000 yards
DD Wakazuki engages DD Preston at 11,000 yards
Range increases to 12,000 yards
BB Arizona engages CA Mikuma at 12,000 yards
CA Mogami engages BB Arizona at 12,000 yards
DD Hatsuharu engages DD Preston at 12,000 yards
DD Hayate engages DD Baldwin at 12,000 yards
DD Arare engages DD Baldwin at 12,000 yards
Task forces break off...


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Night Time Surface Combat, near Tjilatjap at 51,102, Range 2,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
CA Chikuma
CA Mogami
CA Mikuma
DD Wakazuki
DD Arare
DD Hatsuharu, heavy fires
DD Hayate

Allied Ships
PT-246
PT-249
PT-250
PT-251
PT-252
PT-254
PT-334
PT-335
PT-336
PT-337
PT-338
PT-339, Shell hits 2, and is sunk

Low visibility due to Rain with 7% moonlight
Maximum visibility in Rain and 7% moonlight: 2,000 yards
Range closes to 10,000 yards...
Range closes to 8,000 yards...
Range closes to 6,000 yards...
Range closes to 4,000 yards...
Range closes to 2,000 yards...
CONTACT: Japanese lookouts spot Allied task force at 2,000 yards
CONTACT: Allied lookouts spot Japanese task force at 2,000 yards
DD Hayate engages PT-339 at 2,000 yards
DD Hatsuharu engages PT-339 at 2,000 yards
DD Wakazuki engages PT-339 at 2,000 yards
CA Mogami engages PT-339 at 2,000 yards
PT-338 engages CA Mogami at 2,000 yards
DD Hatsuharu engages PT-339 at 2,000 yards
DD Arare engages PT-339 at 2,000 yards
DD Wakazuki engages PT-254 at 2,000 yards
CA Mogami engages PT-252 at 2,000 yards
PT-250 engages CA Mogami at 2,000 yards
Range increases to 3,000 yards
DD Arare engages PT-339 at 3,000 yards
DD Wakazuki engages PT-339 at 3,000 yards
DD Hatsuharu engages PT-251 at 3,000 yards
Range increases to 5,000 yards
DD Arare engages PT-339 at 5,000 yards
PT-246 engages CA Chikuma at 5,000 yards
Range increases to 7,000 yards
CA Mogami engages PT-339 at 7,000 yards
CA Chikuma engages PT-339 at 7,000 yards
PT-339 sunk by DD Hatsuharu at 7,000 yards
CA Chikuma engages PT-251 at 7,000 yards
Task forces break off...


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Night Time Surface Combat, near Tjilatjap at 51,102, Range 4,000 Yards

Japanese aircraft
no flights

Japanese aircraft losses
E13A1 Jake: 1 destroyed

Japanese Ships
CA Chikuma
CA Mogami
CA Mikuma, Shell hits 13, and is sunk
DD Wakazuki
DD Arare
DD Hayate

Allied Ships
BB Arizona, Shell hits 10
DD Preston

Poor visibility due to Rain with 14% moonlight
Maximum visibility in Rain and 14% moonlight: 4,000 yards
Range closes to 27,000 yards...
Range closes to 25,000 yards...
Range closes to 23,000 yards...
Range closes to 21,000 yards...
Range closes to 19,000 yards...
Range closes to 17,000 yards...
Range closes to 15,000 yards...
Range closes to 13,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 13,000 yards
Range closes to 11,000 yards...
Range closes to 10,000 yards...
Range closes to 9,000 yards...
Range closes to 8,000 yards...
Range closes to 7,000 yards...
Range closes to 6,000 yards...
Range closes to 5,000 yards...
Range closes to 4,000 yards...
CONTACT: Japanese lookouts spot Allied task force at 4,000 yards
CONTACT: Allied lookouts spot Japanese task force at 4,000 yards
CA Mikuma engages BB Arizona at 4,000 yards
CA Mogami engages BB Arizona at 4,000 yards
Range closes to 3,000 yards
BB Arizona engages CA Mikuma at 3,000 yards
Range increases to 4,000 yards
CA Mikuma engages BB Arizona at 4,000 yards
Range closes to 2,000 yards
Magazine explodes on CA Mikuma
CA Mikuma sunk by BB Arizona at 2,000 yards
DD Wakazuki engages DD Preston at 2,000 yards
BB Arizona engages CA Mogami at 2,000 yards
DD Wakazuki engages DD Preston at 2,000 yards
BB Arizona engages DD Wakazuki at 2,000 yards
Allied Task Force Manages to Escape
Task forces break off...


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Night Time Surface Combat, near Tjilatjap at 51,102, Range 2,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
CA Haguro
CA Furutaka
DD Kazegumo
DD Harukaze

Allied Ships
PT-340
PT-341
PT-342
PT-343
PT-344
PT-345
PT-346
PT-347
PT-348
PT-349
PT-350
PT-351, Shell hits 2

Poor visibility due to Rain with 14% moonlight
Maximum visibility in Rain and 14% moonlight: 2,000 yards
Range closes to 10,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 10,000 yards
Range closes to 8,000 yards...
Range closes to 6,000 yards...
Range closes to 4,000 yards...
Range closes to 2,000 yards...
CONTACT: Japanese lookouts spot Allied task force at 2,000 yards
CONTACT: Allied lookouts spot Japanese task force at 2,000 yards
CA Furutaka engages PT-351 at 2,000 yards
DD Harukaze engages PT-351 at 2,000 yards
PT-348 engages DD Harukaze at 2,000 yards
CA Furutaka engages PT-342 at 2,000 yards
DD Harukaze engages PT-341 at 2,000 yards
CA Furutaka engages PT-350 at 2,000 yards
DD Harukaze engages PT-351 at 2,000 yards
DD Harukaze engages PT-348 at 2,000 yards
Range increases to 4,000 yards
PT-350 engages DD Harukaze at 4,000 yards
DD Harukaze engages PT-351 at 4,000 yards
CA Furutaka engages PT-348 at 4,000 yards
CA Furutaka engages PT-341 at 4,000 yards
CA Furutaka engages PT-351 at 4,000 yards
CA Furutaka engages PT-350 at 4,000 yards
DD Harukaze engages PT-343 at 4,000 yards
DD Harukaze engages PT-348 at 4,000 yards
CA Furutaka engages PT-346 at 4,000 yards
Range increases to 5,000 yards
CA Furutaka engages PT-351 at 5,000 yards
CA Haguro engages PT-351 at 5,000 yards
DD Kazegumo engages PT-348 at 5,000 yards
CA Haguro engages PT-347 at 5,000 yards
Range increases to 8,000 yards
CA Furutaka engages PT-351 at 8,000 yards
CA Haguro engages PT-350 at 8,000 yards
CA Furutaka engages PT-349 at 8,000 yards
DD Kazegumo engages PT-351 at 8,000 yards
CA Furutaka engages PT-351 at 8,000 yards
CA Haguro engages PT-340 at 8,000 yards
DD Harukaze engages PT-349 at 8,000 yards
DD Kazegumo engages PT-351 at 8,000 yards
CA Furutaka engages PT-347 at 8,000 yards
CA Furutaka engages PT-340 at 8,000 yards
Task forces break off...


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Sub attack near Balikpapan at 65,100

Japanese Ships
TK Hoyo Maru, Torpedo hits 1, on fire
E Oki

Allied Ships
SS Amberjack

SS Amberjack launches 2 torpedoes at TK Hoyo Maru
Amberjack diving deep ....
E Oki fails to find sub, continues to search...
E Oki fails to find sub, continues to search...
E Oki fails to find sub, continues to search...
E Oki fails to find sub, continues to search...
E Oki fails to find sub, continues to search...
Escort abandons search for sub


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Day Time Surface Combat, near Tjilatjap at 51,102, Range 21,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
CL Noshiro
CL Yura
DD Onami
DD Maikaze
DD Nowaki
DD Ushio

Allied Ships
BB South Dakota, Shell hits 1
BB Massachusetts, heavy fires, heavy damage
DD Shaw
DD Cushing

Reduced visibility due to Rain
Maximum visibility in Rain: 15,000 yards
Range closes to 26,000 yards...
Range increases to 27,000 yards...
Range closes to 26,000 yards...
Range closes to 25,000 yards...
Range closes to 21,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 21,000 yards
Range increases to 22,000 yards...
Range increases to 23,000 yards...
Range closes to 21,000 yards...
Range increases to 24,000 yards...
Range increases to 25,000 yards...
Range closes to 23,000 yards...
Range closes to 22,000 yards...
Range increases to 26,000 yards...
Range increases to 28,000 yards...
Range closes to 27,000 yards...
Range closes to 25,000 yards...
Range closes to 24,000 yards...
Range increases to 26,000 yards...
Range closes to 25,000 yards...
Range closes to 21,000 yards...
Range increases to 23,000 yards...
Range closes to 20,000 yards...
Range closes to 19,000 yards...
Range closes to 15,000 yards...
CONTACT: Japanese lookouts spot Allied task force at 15,000 yards
CONTACT: Allied lookouts spot Japanese task force at 15,000 yards
Both TF attempt to withdraw!
Range increases to 21,000 yards...
CL Noshiro engages BB Massachusetts at 21,000 yards
BB South Dakota engages CL Noshiro at 21,000 yards
CL Noshiro engages DD Shaw at 21,000 yards
DD Maikaze engages DD Cushing at 21,000 yards
Range increases to 27,000 yards
BB Massachusetts engages CL Noshiro at 27,000 yards
Task forces break off...


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Day Time Surface Combat, near Tjilatjap at 51,102, Range 15,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
CL Noshiro, Shell hits 19, and is sunk
CL Yura, Shell hits 14, and is sunk
DD Onami, Shell hits 11, and is sunk
DD Maikaze, Shell hits 12, and is sunk
DD Nowaki, Shell hits 21, and is sunk
DD Ushio, Shell hits 12, heavy fires, heavy damage

Allied Ships
CA Suffolk, Shell hits 3
CA Cornwall, Shell hits 6
DD Beale, Shell hits 3, heavy fires
DD Braine, Shell hits 1
DD Claxton, Shell hits 2
DD Converse, Shell hits 1
DD Dyson
DD Foote
DD LaVallette, Shell hits 3, on fire

Poor visibility due to Rain
Maximum visibility in Rain: 15,000 yards
Range closes to 27,000 yards...
Range closes to 25,000 yards...
Range closes to 23,000 yards...
Range closes to 21,000 yards...
Range closes to 19,000 yards...
Range closes to 17,000 yards...
Range closes to 15,000 yards...
CONTACT: Japanese lookouts spot Allied task force at 15,000 yards
CONTACT: Allied lookouts spot Japanese task force at 15,000 yards
CA Cornwall engages CL Yura at 15,000 yards
CA Suffolk engages CL Yura at 15,000 yards
CL Yura engages DD LaVallette at 15,000 yards
DD Maikaze engages DD Foote at 15,000 yards
DD LaVallette engages DD Onami at 15,000 yards
DD Maikaze engages DD Claxton at 15,000 yards
DD Braine engages DD Onami at 15,000 yards
DD Onami engages DD Beale at 15,000 yards
CA Cornwall engages CL Noshiro at 15,000 yards
CL Noshiro engages CA Suffolk at 15,000 yards
DD Maikaze engages DD LaVallette at 15,000 yards
DD Dyson engages DD Onami at 15,000 yards
DD Braine engages DD Onami at 15,000 yards
DD Maikaze engages DD Claxton at 15,000 yards
DD Onami engages DD Braine at 15,000 yards
Range closes to 12,000 yards
CL Yura engages CA Cornwall at 12,000 yards
CL Noshiro engages CA Suffolk at 12,000 yards
DD Ushio engages DD Claxton at 12,000 yards
DD Foote engages DD Nowaki at 12,000 yards
DD Maikaze engages DD LaVallette at 12,000 yards
DD Onami engages DD Foote at 12,000 yards
DD Claxton engages DD Maikaze at 12,000 yards
DD Maikaze engages DD Braine at 12,000 yards
Range closes to 8,000 yards
CL Yura engages CA Suffolk at 8,000 yards
CL Noshiro engages CA Suffolk at 8,000 yards
DD Claxton engages DD Ushio at 8,000 yards
DD Foote engages DD Nowaki at 8,000 yards
DD Ushio engages DD Dyson at 8,000 yards
DD Onami engages DD LaVallette at 8,000 yards
DD Claxton engages DD Nowaki at 8,000 yards
DD Braine engages DD Onami at 8,000 yards
DD Maikaze engages DD Beale at 8,000 yards
Range closes to 7,000 yards
CA Cornwall engages CL Noshiro at 7,000 yards
CA Suffolk engages CL Noshiro at 7,000 yards
DD LaVallette engages DD Nowaki at 7,000 yards
DD Nowaki engages DD Foote at 7,000 yards
DD Maikaze engages DD Foote at 7,000 yards
DD Onami engages DD Converse at 7,000 yards
DD Nowaki engages DD Claxton at 7,000 yards
DD Onami engages DD Braine at 7,000 yards
DD Ushio engages DD Beale at 7,000 yards
CL Yura engages CA Cornwall at 7,000 yards
DD Ushio engages DD LaVallette at 7,000 yards
DD Dyson engages DD Nowaki at 7,000 yards
DD Dyson engages DD Maikaze at 7,000 yards
DD Onami engages DD Foote at 7,000 yards
DD Nowaki engages DD Claxton at 7,000 yards
DD Braine engages DD Onami at 7,000 yards
DD Onami engages DD Beale at 7,000 yards
Range closes to 6,000 yards
CL Yura engages CA Cornwall at 6,000 yards
CA Suffolk engages CL Noshiro at 6,000 yards
DD Ushio engages DD LaVallette at 6,000 yards
DD Nowaki engages DD Foote at 6,000 yards
DD Maikaze engages DD Dyson at 6,000 yards
DD Maikaze engages DD Converse at 6,000 yards
DD Maikaze engages DD Claxton at 6,000 yards
DD Maikaze engages DD Braine at 6,000 yards
DD Beale engages DD Onami at 6,000 yards
Range closes to 4,000 yards
CL Yura engages CA Cornwall at 4,000 yards
CA Suffolk engages CL Noshiro at 4,000 yards
DD Ushio engages DD LaVallette at 4,000 yards
DD Nowaki engages DD Foote at 4,000 yards
DD Nowaki engages DD Dyson at 4,000 yards
DD Ushio engages DD Converse at 4,000 yards
DD Maikaze engages DD Claxton at 4,000 yards
DD Maikaze engages DD Braine at 4,000 yards
DD Ushio engages DD Beale at 4,000 yards
Range closes to 3,000 yards
CA Cornwall engages CL Yura at 3,000 yards
CL Noshiro engages CA Suffolk at 3,000 yards
DD Onami engages DD LaVallette at 3,000 yards
DD Foote engages DD Nowaki at 3,000 yards
DD Maikaze engages DD Braine at 3,000 yards
DD Converse engages DD Nowaki at 3,000 yards
DD Claxton engages DD Onami at 3,000 yards
DD Nowaki sunk by DD Beale at 3,000 yards
CL Yura engages CA Cornwall at 3,000 yards
CL Noshiro engages CA Suffolk at 3,000 yards
DD Onami engages DD LaVallette at 3,000 yards
DD Maikaze engages DD Braine at 3,000 yards
DD Ushio engages DD Dyson at 3,000 yards
DD Onami engages DD Converse at 3,000 yards
DD Onami engages DD Claxton at 3,000 yards
DD Ushio engages DD Braine at 3,000 yards
DD Maikaze engages DD Beale at 3,000 yards
Range increases to 4,000 yards
CL Yura engages CA Cornwall at 4,000 yards
CL Noshiro sunk by CA Suffolk at 4,000 yards
DD LaVallette engages DD Onami at 4,000 yards
DD Foote engages DD Ushio at 4,000 yards
DD Dyson engages DD Onami at 4,000 yards
DD Converse engages DD Ushio at 4,000 yards
Magazine explodes on DD Onami
DD Onami sunk by DD Claxton at 4,000 yards
CA Cornwall engages DD Ushio at 4,000 yards
CA Suffolk engages DD Maikaze at 4,000 yards
DD Claxton engages DD Ushio at 4,000 yards
DD Maikaze engages DD Beale at 4,000 yards
Range increases to 7,000 yards
DD Ushio engages DD Braine at 7,000 yards
DD Maikaze engages DD Foote at 7,000 yards
DD LaVallette engages DD Ushio at 7,000 yards
DD Maikaze engages DD Braine at 7,000 yards
Range increases to 9,000 yards
DD Ushio engages DD Converse at 9,000 yards
CA Suffolk engages DD Maikaze at 9,000 yards
DD Dyson engages DD Ushio at 9,000 yards
DD Ushio engages DD Beale at 9,000 yards
Range increases to 12,000 yards
CA Cornwall engages DD Maikaze at 12,000 yards
CA Suffolk engages DD Maikaze at 12,000 yards
Manwaring, P.C.W. orders Allied TF to disengage
Range increases to 14,000 yards
DD Ushio engages DD Braine at 14,000 yards
CA Suffolk engages DD Maikaze at 14,000 yards
DD Ushio engages DD Converse at 14,000 yards
DD Claxton engages DD Ushio at 14,000 yards
DD Ushio engages DD Braine at 14,000 yards
DD Ushio engages DD Beale at 14,000 yards
Range increases to 20,000 yards
CA Cornwall engages DD Ushio at 20,000 yards
CA Suffolk engages DD Maikaze at 20,000 yards
Range increases to 23,000 yards
CA Cornwall engages DD Ushio at 23,000 yards
DD Maikaze sunk by CA Cornwall at 23,000 yards
Range increases to 28,000 yards
CA Cornwall engages DD Ushio at 28,000 yards
Task forces break off...


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ASW attack near Tjilatjap at 50,103

Japanese Ships
SS I-156, hits 3

Allied Ships
DD Frankford

SS I-156 is sighted by escort
I-156 diving deep ....
DD Frankford fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Frankford fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Frankford fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Frankford fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Frankford attacking submerged sub ....
Massive explosion on SS I-156
Escort abandons search for sub


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Day Time Surface Combat, near Tjilatjap at 51,102, Range 13,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
BB Kongo, Shell hits 1
DD Kiyonami, Shell hits 5, heavy fires, heavy damage
DD Inazuma, Shell hits 1
DD Asakaze, Shell hits 7, heavy fires, heavy damage

Allied Ships
DD Mahan, Shell hits 2, on fire
DD Smith, Shell hits 4, heavy fires
DD Case, Shell hits 1

Low visibility due to Rain
Maximum visibility in Rain: 15,000 yards
Range closes to 27,000 yards...
Range closes to 25,000 yards...
Range closes to 23,000 yards...
Range closes to 21,000 yards...
Range closes to 19,000 yards...
Range closes to 17,000 yards...
Range closes to 15,000 yards...
Range closes to 13,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allied lookouts spot Japanese task force at 13,000 yards
Allies open fire on surprised Japanese ships at 13,000 yards
DD Case fires at DD Kiyonami at 13,000 yards
DD Case fires at DD Asakaze at 13,000 yards
DD Mahan fires at DD Kiyonami at 13,000 yards
DD Mahan fires at DD Kiyonami at 13,000 yards
Range closes to 10,000 yards
DD Asakaze engages DD Mahan at 10,000 yards
DD Case engages DD Kiyonami at 10,000 yards
Range closes to 7,000 yards
DD Case engages DD Asakaze at 7,000 yards
DD Case engages DD Asakaze at 7,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Case at 7,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD Mahan at 7,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Case at 7,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Mahan at 7,000 yards
DD Mahan engages DD Kiyonami at 7,000 yards
Range closes to 6,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Case at 6,000 yards
DD Asakaze engages DD Mahan at 6,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD Mahan at 6,000 yards
DD Case engages DD Kiyonami at 6,000 yards
BB Kongo engages DD Mahan at 6,000 yards
DD Mahan engages DD Inazuma at 6,000 yards
Range closes to 5,000 yards
DD Case engages DD Kiyonami at 5,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Mahan at 5,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD Case at 5,000 yards
Range increases to 6,000 yards
DD Smith engages DD Asakaze at 6,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Case at 6,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD Mahan at 6,000 yards
Range closes to 5,000 yards
DD Case engages DD Inazuma at 5,000 yards
DD Smith engages DD Asakaze at 5,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Smith at 5,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD Mahan at 5,000 yards
Range closes to 4,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD Smith at 4,000 yards
DD Mahan engages DD Kiyonami at 4,000 yards
Carpender, Arthur S orders Allied TF to disengage
Range closes to 3,000 yards
DD Smith engages BB Kongo at 3,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD Smith at 3,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Smith at 3,000 yards
Range increases to 9,000 yards
BB Kongo engages DD Mahan at 9,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD Smith at 9,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Mahan at 9,000 yards
Range increases to 13,000 yards
BB Kongo engages DD Smith at 13,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Smith at 13,000 yards
Range increases to 18,000 yards
BB Kongo engages DD Mahan at 18,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD Smith at 18,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Smith at 18,000 yards
Range increases to 21,000 yards
BB Kongo engages DD Mahan at 21,000 yards
Range increases to 26,000 yards
BB Kongo engages DD Case at 26,000 yards
Task forces break off...


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Day Time Surface Combat, near Tjilatjap at 51,102, Range 5,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
BB Kongo
DD Kiyonami, heavy fires, heavy damage
DD Inazuma, on fire
DD Asakaze, Torpedo hits 1, and is sunk

Allied Ships
PT-246
PT-249
PT-250
PT-251
PT-252
PT-254, Shell hits 1, and is sunk
PT-334
PT-335
PT-336
PT-337
PT-338

Low visibility due to Rain
Maximum visibility in Rain: 6,000 yards
Range closes to 23,000 yards...
Range closes to 21,000 yards...
Range closes to 19,000 yards...
Range closes to 17,000 yards...
Range closes to 15,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 15,000 yards
Range closes to 13,000 yards...
Range closes to 11,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 11,000 yards
Range closes to 10,000 yards...
Range closes to 9,000 yards...
Range closes to 8,000 yards...
Range closes to 7,000 yards...
Range closes to 6,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allied lookouts spot Japanese task force at 6,000 yards
Range closes to 5,000 yards...
DD Inazuma engages PT-338 at 5,000 yards
DD Asakaze sunk by PT-249 at 5,000 yards
Range increases to 6,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages PT-334 at 6,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages PT-254 at 6,000 yards
BB Kongo engages PT-338 at 6,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages PT-338 at 6,000 yards
BB Kongo engages PT-254 at 6,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages PT-252 at 6,000 yards
BB Kongo engages PT-246 at 6,000 yards
Range increases to 7,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages PT-338 at 7,000 yards
Range increases to 8,000 yards
BB Kongo engages PT-338 at 8,000 yards
BB Kongo engages PT-337 at 8,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages PT-338 at 8,000 yards
PT-254 sunk by DD Kiyonami at 8,000 yards
Range increases to 9,000 yards
BB Kongo engages PT-334 at 9,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages PT-246 at 9,000 yards
BB Kongo engages PT-338 at 9,000 yards
BB Kongo engages PT-250 at 9,000 yards
BB Kongo engages PT-249 at 9,000 yards
Range increases to 11,000 yards
Range increases to 15,000 yards
Whalley, T.F. orders Allied TF to disengage
Range increases to 20,000 yards
BB Kongo engages PT-334 at 20,000 yards
Task forces break off...


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Day Time Surface Combat, near Tjilatjap at 51,103, Range 15,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
BB Kongo, Shell hits 23, on fire, heavy damage
DD Kiyonami, Shell hits 18, and is sunk
DD Inazuma, Shell hits 5, heavy fires

Allied Ships
BB New Mexico, Shell hits 5
DD McCook, Shell hits 1, on fire
DD Sims
DD Anderson
DD Drayton
DD Lamson

Reduced visibility due to Rain
Maximum visibility in Rain: 15,000 yards
Range closes to 27,000 yards...
Range closes to 25,000 yards...
Range closes to 23,000 yards...
Range closes to 21,000 yards...
Range closes to 19,000 yards...
Range closes to 17,000 yards...
Range closes to 15,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allied lookouts spot Japanese task force at 15,000 yards
Allies open fire on surprised Japanese ships at 15,000 yards
BB New Mexico fires at BB Kongo at 15,000 yards
DD Lamson fires at BB Kongo at 15,000 yards
DD Drayton fires at BB Kongo at 15,000 yards
DD Anderson fires at BB Kongo at 15,000 yards
DD Sims fires at BB Kongo at 15,000 yards
DD McCook fires at BB Kongo at 15,000 yards
Range closes to 13,000 yards
BB Kongo engages BB New Mexico at 13,000 yards
BB Kongo engages DD Lamson at 13,000 yards
BB Kongo engages DD Drayton at 13,000 yards
BB Kongo engages DD Anderson at 13,000 yards
BB Kongo engages DD Sims at 13,000 yards
BB Kongo engages DD McCook at 13,000 yards
Range closes to 11,000 yards
BB Kongo engages BB New Mexico at 11,000 yards
BB Kongo engages DD Lamson at 11,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD Anderson at 11,000 yards
BB Kongo engages DD Sims at 11,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD McCook at 11,000 yards
Range closes to 10,000 yards
BB Kongo engages BB New Mexico at 10,000 yards
DD Lamson engages DD Kiyonami at 10,000 yards
DD Drayton engages DD Kiyonami at 10,000 yards
BB Kongo engages DD Anderson at 10,000 yards
DD Sims engages DD Kiyonami at 10,000 yards
Range closes to 9,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD Lamson at 9,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD Anderson at 9,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD Anderson at 9,000 yards
BB Kongo engages DD Sims at 9,000 yards
DD McCook engages DD Kiyonami at 9,000 yards
Range increases to 10,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD Lamson at 10,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD Anderson at 10,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD Sims at 10,000 yards
BB Kongo engages DD McCook at 10,000 yards
Range closes to 8,000 yards
BB Kongo engages BB New Mexico at 8,000 yards
DD Kiyonami engages DD Lamson at 8,000 yards
DD Kiyonami sunk by DD Drayton at 8,000 yards
BB Kongo engages DD McCook at 8,000 yards
Range closes to 7,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Anderson at 7,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Drayton at 7,000 yards
DD Anderson engages DD Inazuma at 7,000 yards
DD Inazuma engages DD Sims at 7,000 yards
Range increases to 11,000 yards
BB Kongo engages BB New Mexico at 11,000 yards
Range increases to 14,000 yards
BB New Mexico engages BB Kongo at 14,000 yards
DD Lamson engages DD Inazuma at 14,000 yards
BB Kongo engages DD Anderson at 14,000 yards
DD Sims engages DD Inazuma at 14,000 yards
BB Kongo engages DD McCook at 14,000 yards
Range increases to 16,000 yards
DD Lamson engages DD Inazuma at 16,000 yards
BB Kongo engages DD Drayton at 16,000 yards
BB Kongo engages DD Sims at 16,000 yards
BB Kongo engages DD McCook at 16,000 yards
Task forces break off...


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Day Time Surface Combat, near Tjilatjap at 51,102, Range 15,000 Yards

Japanese aircraft
no flights

Japanese aircraft losses
E13A1 Jake: 3 destroyed

Japanese Ships
CA Kinugasa, Shell hits 8, and is sunk
DD Isonami, Shell hits 1, on fire

Allied Ships
BB Pennsylvania, Shell hits 1
DD Baldwin
DD Frankford, Shell hits 1

Reduced visibility due to Rain
Maximum visibility in Rain: 15,000 yards
Range closes to 27,000 yards...
Range closes to 25,000 yards...
Range closes to 23,000 yards...
Range closes to 21,000 yards...
Range closes to 19,000 yards...
Range closes to 17,000 yards...
Range closes to 15,000 yards...
CONTACT: Japanese lookouts spot Allied task force at 15,000 yards
CONTACT: Allied lookouts spot Japanese task force at 15,000 yards
CA Kinugasa engages BB Pennsylvania at 15,000 yards
CA Kinugasa engages DD Frankford at 15,000 yards
Range closes to 13,000 yards
CA Kinugasa engages BB Pennsylvania at 13,000 yards
DD Isonami engages DD Baldwin at 13,000 yards
Range closes to 9,000 yards
CA Kinugasa engages BB Pennsylvania at 9,000 yards
DD Isonami engages DD Frankford at 9,000 yards
Range closes to 6,000 yards
CA Kinugasa engages DD Baldwin at 6,000 yards
DD Isonami engages DD Frankford at 6,000 yards
DD Isonami engages DD Baldwin at 6,000 yards
Range increases to 8,000 yards
CA Kinugasa engages BB Pennsylvania at 8,000 yards
DD Isonami engages DD Frankford at 8,000 yards
DD Isonami engages DD Baldwin at 8,000 yards
Range increases to 11,000 yards
CA Kinugasa sunk by BB Pennsylvania at 11,000 yards
DD Isonami engages DD Frankford at 11,000 yards
DD Isonami engages DD Baldwin at 11,000 yards
Range increases to 12,000 yards
DD Isonami engages DD Baldwin at 12,000 yards
DD Isonami engages DD Baldwin at 12,000 yards
Jenkins, S. orders Allied TF to disengage
Range increases to 14,000 yards
BB Pennsylvania engages DD Isonami at 14,000 yards
Range increases to 22,000 yards
Range increases to 29,000 yards
Task forces break off...


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ASW attack near Bandoeng at 48,101

Japanese Ships
DD Makigumo
DD Asanagi
DD Shirakumo

Allied Ships
SS Muskallunge

SS Muskallunge launches 4 torpedoes at DD Makigumo
Muskallunge diving deep ....
DD Asanagi fails to find sub and abandons search
DD Shirakumo fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Shirakumo fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Shirakumo fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Shirakumo fails to find sub, continues to search...
Escort abandons search for sub


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Sub attack near Tjilatjap at 49,102

Japanese Ships
BB Kongo, Torpedo hits 1, heavy fires, heavy damage

Allied Ships
SS Haddock

SS Haddock launches 6 torpedoes at BB Kongo


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Sub attack near Tjilatjap at 49,102

Japanese Ships
DD Inazuma, heavy fires

Allied Ships
SS Haddock

SS Haddock launches 2 torpedoes at DD Inazuma


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Morning Air attack on Tjilatjap , at 51,102

Weather in hex: Thunderstorms

Raid detected at 49 NM, estimated altitude 43,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 14 minutes

Japanese aircraft
N1K1-J George x 29

Allied aircraft
Kittyhawk III x 2
Spitfire Vc Trop x 12
P-38F Lightning x 8
P-38G Lightning x 29
P-39D Airacobra x 69
P-40K Warhawk x 33
F4F-4 Wildcat x 16

Japanese aircraft losses
N1K1-J George: 5 destroyed

Allied aircraft losses
Spitfire Vc Trop: 1 destroyed
P-39D Airacobra: 4 destroyed
P-40K Warhawk: 1 destroyed

Aircraft Attacking:
14 x N1K1-J George sweeping at 41000 feet

CAP engaged:
VF-35 with F4F-4 Wildcat (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 1 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 15000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 2 minutes
VMF-124 with F4F-4 Wildcat (0 airborne, 12 on standby, 0 scrambling)
3 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 15000 and 34000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 24 minutes
No.85 Sqn RAAF with Kittyhawk III (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 20000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 14 minutes
No.54 Sqn RAF with Spitfire Vc Trop (0 airborne, 4 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 37000
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 18 minutes
No.452 Sqn RAF with Spitfire Vc Trop (0 airborne, 4 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 37000
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 26 minutes
49th FG/7th FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 6 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters to 29000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 19 minutes
49th FG/8th FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 6 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 15000 and 29000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 19 minutes
49th FG/9th FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 6 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 25000 , scrambling fighters to 29000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 19 minutes
18th FG/12th FS with P-38F Lightning (0 airborne, 6 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 22 minutes
51st FG/16th FS with P-38G Lightning (0 airborne, 6 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 21 minutes
51st FG/25th FS with P-38G Lightning (0 airborne, 6 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 21 minutes
51st FG/26th FS with P-38G Lightning (0 airborne, 6 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 24 minutes
8th FG/35th FS with P-39D Airacobra (0 airborne, 17 on standby, 0 scrambling)
6 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 10000 , scrambling fighters between 10000 and 32100.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 24 minutes
8th FG/36th FS with P-39D Airacobra (0 airborne, 17 on standby, 0 scrambling)
17 plane(s) intercepting now.
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 6 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 15000 and 32100.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 36 minutes
18th FG/70th FS with P-38G Lightning (0 airborne, 4 on standby, 0 scrambling)
1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 21 minutes
8th FG/80th FS with P-39D Airacobra (0 airborne, 17 on standby, 0 scrambling)
6 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 15000 and 32100.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 17 minutes
475th FG/431st FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 2 on standby, 0 scrambling)
1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 12 minutes
475th FG/432nd FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 2 on standby, 0 scrambling)
1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 13 minutes
475th FG/433rd FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 2 on standby, 0 scrambling)
1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters to 29000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 29 minutes



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Morning Air attack on Tjilatjap , at 51,102

Weather in hex: Thunderstorms

Raid detected at 27 NM, estimated altitude 42,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 8 minutes

Japanese aircraft
N1K1-J George x 36

Allied aircraft
Kittyhawk III x 2
Spitfire Vc Trop x 10
P-38F Lightning x 8
P-38G Lightning x 29
P-39D Airacobra x 56
P-40K Warhawk x 29
F4F-4 Wildcat x 16

Japanese aircraft losses
N1K1-J George: 4 destroyed

Allied aircraft losses
Spitfire Vc Trop: 1 destroyed
P-39D Airacobra: 3 destroyed
P-40K Warhawk: 1 destroyed
F4F-4 Wildcat: 2 destroyed

Aircraft Attacking:
12 x N1K1-J George sweeping at 41000 feet

CAP engaged:
VF-35 with F4F-4 Wildcat (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 1 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 34000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 2 minutes
VMF-124 with F4F-4 Wildcat (4 airborne, 4 on standby, 0 scrambling)
4 plane(s) intercepting now.
7 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 34000 and 39100.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 27 minutes
No.85 Sqn RAAF with Kittyhawk III (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 20000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 23 minutes
No.452 Sqn RAF with Spitfire Vc Trop (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
6 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 37000 , scrambling fighters to 39100.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 29 minutes
49th FG/7th FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 2 on standby, 0 scrambling)
6 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters to 29000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 19 minutes
49th FG/8th FS with P-40K Warhawk (1 airborne, 6 on standby, 0 scrambling)
1 plane(s) intercepting now.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 15000 and 29000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 19 minutes
49th FG/9th FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 4 on standby, 0 scrambling)
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 2 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 25000 , scrambling fighters to 29000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 19 minutes
18th FG/12th FS with P-38F Lightning (2 airborne, 2 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) intercepting now.
4 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters between 35000 and 39000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 22 minutes
51st FG/16th FS with P-38G Lightning (0 airborne, 4 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 2 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 43 minutes
51st FG/25th FS with P-38G Lightning (0 airborne, 2 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 4 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters between 36650 and 42000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 35 minutes
51st FG/26th FS with P-38G Lightning (0 airborne, 4 on standby, 0 scrambling)
4 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters between 36650 and 39000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 21 minutes
8th FG/35th FS with P-39D Airacobra (0 airborne, 8 on standby, 0 scrambling)
14 plane(s) not yet engaged, 1 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 10000 , scrambling fighters between 10000 and 35000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 20 minutes
8th FG/36th FS with P-39D Airacobra (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
3 plane(s) intercepting now.
3 plane(s) not yet engaged, 8 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 15000 and 35000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 29 minutes
18th FG/70th FS with P-38G Lightning (0 airborne, 4 on standby, 0 scrambling)
1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters between 39000 and 42000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 21 minutes
8th FG/80th FS with P-39D Airacobra (0 airborne, 4 on standby, 0 scrambling)
12 plane(s) not yet engaged, 3 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 15000 and 41000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 17 minutes
475th FG/431st FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
3 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 17000 and 42000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 29 minutes
475th FG/433rd FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 2 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters to 29000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 11 minutes
No.54 Sqn RAF with Spitfire Vc Trop (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
4 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 37000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 37000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 2 minutes
475th FG/432nd FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 2 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 18000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 42 minutes



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Morning Air attack on Tjilatjap , at 51,102

Weather in hex: Thunderstorms

Raid detected at 24 NM, estimated altitude 38,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes

Japanese aircraft
Ki-84a Frank x 32

Allied aircraft
Kittyhawk III x 2
Spitfire Vc Trop x 9
P-38F Lightning x 7
P-38G Lightning x 27
P-39D Airacobra x 45
P-40K Warhawk x 24
F4F-4 Wildcat x 12

Japanese aircraft losses
Ki-84a Frank: 7 destroyed

Allied aircraft losses
P-39D Airacobra: 2 destroyed
P-40K Warhawk: 1 destroyed
F4F-4 Wildcat: 1 destroyed

Aircraft Attacking:
17 x Ki-84a Frank sweeping at 34000 feet

CAP engaged:
VMF-124 with F4F-4 Wildcat (3 airborne, 4 on standby, 4 scrambling)
3 plane(s) intercepting now.
1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 32000 and 37000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 23 minutes
No.85 Sqn RAAF with Kittyhawk III (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) intercepting now.
Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters to 38000.
Raid is overhead
No.452 Sqn RAF with Spitfire Vc Trop (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) intercepting now.
3 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 37000 , scrambling fighters to 13000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 29 minutes
49th FG/7th FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 2 on standby, 0 scrambling)
4 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 13000 and 39000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 53 minutes
49th FG/8th FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 6 on standby, 0 scrambling)
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 15000 and 29000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 43 minutes
49th FG/9th FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 4 on standby, 0 scrambling)
1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 25000 , scrambling fighters to 29000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 19 minutes
18th FG/12th FS with P-38F Lightning (4 airborne, 2 on standby, 0 scrambling)
4 plane(s) intercepting now.
1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters between 35000 and 39000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 20 minutes
51st FG/16th FS with P-38G Lightning (0 airborne, 4 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 1 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters between 35000 and 44000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 28 minutes
51st FG/25th FS with P-38G Lightning (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
4 plane(s) intercepting now.
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 3 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters to 43000.
Raid is overhead
51st FG/26th FS with P-38G Lightning (2 airborne, 4 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) intercepting now.
2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters between 39000 and 40000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 36 minutes
8th FG/35th FS with P-39D Airacobra (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
10 plane(s) not yet engaged, 9 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 10000 , scrambling fighters between 13000 and 35000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 29 minutes
8th FG/36th FS with P-39D Airacobra (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 2 scrambling)
1 plane(s) intercepting now.
4 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 3 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 27000 and 42000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 30 minutes
18th FG/70th FS with P-38G Lightning (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
5 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters between 10650 and 15000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 21 minutes
8th FG/80th FS with P-39D Airacobra (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
1 plane(s) intercepting now.
6 plane(s) not yet engaged, 9 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 9000 and 41000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 28 minutes
475th FG/431st FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
3 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 42000 and 44000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 17 minutes
475th FG/433rd FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 12000 and 33000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 27 minutes
No.54 Sqn RAF with Spitfire Vc Trop (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
4 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 37000 , scrambling fighters to 15000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 15 minutes
475th FG/432nd FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 1 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 18000.
Raid is overhead



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Morning Air attack on Tjilatjap , at 51,102

Weather in hex: Thunderstorms

Raid detected at 197 NM, estimated altitude 45,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 58 minutes

Japanese aircraft
N1K1-J George x 3

Allied aircraft
Spitfire Vc Trop x 9
P-38F Lightning x 7
P-38G Lightning x 26
P-39D Airacobra x 34
P-40K Warhawk x 22
F4F-4 Wildcat x 9

Japanese aircraft losses
N1K1-J George: 1 destroyed

No Allied losses

CAP engaged:
VMF-124 with F4F-4 Wildcat (4 airborne, 4 on standby, 0 scrambling)
4 plane(s) intercepting now.
1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 34000 and 37000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 47 minutes
No.452 Sqn RAF with Spitfire Vc Trop (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
3 plane(s) not yet engaged, 2 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 37000 , scrambling fighters to 35000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 14 minutes
49th FG/7th FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 2 scrambling)
3 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 29000 and 37000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 61 minutes
49th FG/8th FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
6 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 20000 and 36100.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 67 minutes
49th FG/9th FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
4 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 25000 , scrambling fighters to 22000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 69 minutes
18th FG/12th FS with P-38F Lightning (0 airborne, 2 on standby, 0 scrambling)
5 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters between 18000 and 39000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 40 minutes
51st FG/16th FS with P-38G Lightning (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 2 scrambling)
4 plane(s) intercepting now.
1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters between 35000 and 39000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 18 minutes
51st FG/25th FS with P-38G Lightning (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
4 plane(s) intercepting now.
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 2 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters to 37000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 68 minutes
51st FG/26th FS with P-38G Lightning (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) intercepting now.
6 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters between 15000 and 39000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 28 minutes
18th FG/70th FS with P-38G Lightning (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
5 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters between 15000 and 35000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 20 minutes
8th FG/80th FS with P-39D Airacobra (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 2 scrambling)
2 plane(s) intercepting now.
7 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 32100 and 36000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 60 minutes
475th FG/431st FS with P-40K Warhawk (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) intercepting now.
1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 23000 and 44000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 13 minutes
475th FG/433rd FS with P-40K Warhawk (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) intercepting now.
Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters to 33000.
Raid is overhead
No.54 Sqn RAF with Spitfire Vc Trop (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
4 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 37000
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 45 minutes
8th FG/35th FS with P-39D Airacobra (5 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
5 plane(s) intercepting now.
11 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 10000 , scrambling fighters between 29470 and 37000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 47 minutes
8th FG/36th FS with P-39D Airacobra (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 2 scrambling)
2 plane(s) intercepting now.
2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 18000 and 32100.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 58 minutes



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Morning Air attack on Tjilatjap , at 51,102

Weather in hex: Thunderstorms

Raid detected at 190 NM, estimated altitude 45,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 56 minutes

Japanese aircraft
N1K1-J George x 3

Allied aircraft
Spitfire Vc Trop x 8
P-38F Lightning x 7
P-38G Lightning x 25
P-39D Airacobra x 32
P-40K Warhawk x 22
F4F-4 Wildcat x 8

Japanese aircraft losses
N1K1-J George: 1 destroyed

Allied aircraft losses
P-39D Airacobra: 1 destroyed
F4F-4 Wildcat: 1 destroyed

CAP engaged:
VMF-124 with F4F-4 Wildcat (0 airborne, 4 on standby, 1 scrambling)
3 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 34000 and 42000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 28 minutes
No.452 Sqn RAF with Spitfire Vc Trop (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 3 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 37000 , scrambling fighters to 35000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 67 minutes
49th FG/7th FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 2 on standby, 2 scrambling)
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters to 29000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 67 minutes
49th FG/8th FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling)
2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 1 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 29000 and 30000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 56 minutes
49th FG/9th FS with P-40K Warhawk (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
4 plane(s) intercepting now.
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 1 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 25000 , scrambling fighters to 29000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 4 minutes
18th FG/12th FS with P-38F Lightning (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
6 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters between 22000 and 39000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 64 minutes
51st FG/16th FS with P-38G Lightning (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 3 scrambling)
4 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters between 28000 and 39000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 57 minutes
51st FG/25th FS with P-38G Lightning (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
3 plane(s) intercepting now.
1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters between 36650 and 40000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 66 minutes
51st FG/26th FS with P-38G Lightning (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
4 plane(s) intercepting now.
4 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 20 minutes
18th FG/70th FS with P-38G Lightning (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
4 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters to 35000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 65 minutes
8th FG/80th FS with P-39D Airacobra (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 6 scrambling)
1 plane(s) intercepting now.
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 3 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 32100.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 62 minutes
475th FG/431st FS with P-40K Warhawk (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) intercepting now.
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 1 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 44000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 22 minutes
475th FG/433rd FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 2 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters to 40000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 66 minutes
No.54 Sqn RAF with Spitfire Vc Trop (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling)
Group patrol altitude is 37000
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 13 minutes
8th FG/35th FS with P-39D Airacobra (5 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling)
5 plane(s) intercepting now.
1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 10000 , scrambling fighters between 32100 and 40000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 59 minutes
8th FG/36th FS with P-39D Airacobra (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 2 scrambling)
3 plane(s) intercepting now.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 32100.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 57 minutes



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Morning Air attack on Tjilatjap , at 51,102

Weather in hex: Thunderstorms

Raid detected at 200 NM, estimated altitude 34,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 49 minutes

Japanese aircraft
Ki-84a Frank x 3

Allied aircraft
Spitfire Vc Trop x 7
P-38F Lightning x 7
P-38G Lightning x 24
P-39D Airacobra x 27
P-40K Warhawk x 22
F4F-4 Wildcat x 6

Japanese aircraft losses
Ki-84a Frank: 1 destroyed

Allied aircraft losses
P-40K Warhawk: 1 destroyed

CAP engaged:
VMF-124 with F4F-4 Wildcat (0 airborne, 4 on standby, 1 scrambling)
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 34000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 65 minutes
No.452 Sqn RAF with Spitfire Vc Trop (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
1 plane(s) intercepting now.
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 2 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 37000 , scrambling fighters to 35000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 58 minutes
49th FG/7th FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 2 on standby, 2 scrambling)
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 1 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters to 29000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 64 minutes
49th FG/8th FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 6 scrambling)
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 1 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 29000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 66 minutes
49th FG/9th FS with P-40K Warhawk (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
4 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 25000 , scrambling fighters to 43000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 63 minutes
18th FG/12th FS with P-38F Lightning (1 airborne, 2 on standby, 4 scrambling)
1 plane(s) intercepting now.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters between 31000 and 32000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 62 minutes
51st FG/16th FS with P-38G Lightning (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 3 scrambling)
4 plane(s) intercepting now.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters between 28000 and 39000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 60 minutes
51st FG/25th FS with P-38G Lightning (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
1 plane(s) intercepting now.
2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 1 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters to 44000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 46 minutes
51st FG/26th FS with P-38G Lightning (6 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
6 plane(s) intercepting now.
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 2 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters to 44000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 58 minutes
18th FG/70th FS with P-38G Lightning (4 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
4 plane(s) intercepting now.
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 39000 , scrambling fighters to 35000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 51 minutes
8th FG/80th FS with P-39D Airacobra (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 6 scrambling)
1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 32000 and 45000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 68 minutes
475th FG/431st FS with P-40K Warhawk (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
2 plane(s) intercepting now.
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 1 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 41000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 10 minutes
475th FG/433rd FS with P-40K Warhawk (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
1 plane(s) intercepting now.
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters to 40000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 17 minutes
No.54 Sqn RAF with Spitfire Vc Trop (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 4 scrambling)
Group patrol altitude is 37000
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 23 minutes
8th FG/35th FS with P-39D Airacobra (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 11 scrambling)
3 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 10000 , scrambling fighters between 32100 and 45000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 67 minutes
8th FG/36th FS with P-39D Airacobra (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 2 scrambling)
2 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 32100 and 44000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 66 minutes[/I]

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/16/2014 1:48:02 PM   
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Southwest Pacific HQ: Operation "Bigfoot". - Empire went home.

I have noticed that after nigh butchery most Japan ships were docking at Batavia. Acting in revenge madness I set 36 Spits and 75 Bolts to sweep Batavia next day. They should be supported be 50 P-38 on LRCAP. Additional I move US carriers to strike at ships in area. Well as usually it did not went as planned. Firstly of all I set all my DB to Navy Search. :(

But this time my P-47 did not fail me. They arrive before strike package, and they did very well. Spitfires and P-38 scored 11 kills for 9 Spits and 7 P-38, next P-47 scored 61 Jap fighters without single lost.

Day toll is: 72 Jap, 32 Ally.

My carriers send several strikes with only TBF, but I cannot complain for result here.
They sunk 5 AK,AKL, and they put 3 torps into "hero of last night" BB Ise, 1 into Nagato, 1 into DD Arare and 2 torps and 8 500lbs bombs into BB Haruna.

Additionally APD Akikaze was hit by torpedo form SS Amberjack, near Balikpapan.

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Morning Air attack on TF, near Batavia at 49,98

Weather in hex: Thunderstorms

Raid detected at 69 NM, estimated altitude 8,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 32 minutes

Japanese aircraft
A6M2-N Rufe x 1
Ki-44-IIc Tojo x 1
Ki-84a Frank x 1

Allied aircraft
Martlet II x 28
Martlet IV x 16
F4F-4 Wildcat x 39
F6F-3 Hellcat x 117
TBF-1 Avenger x 117

Japanese aircraft losses
A6M2-N Rufe: 1 destroyed

Allied aircraft losses
TBF-1 Avenger: 11 damaged
TBF-1 Avenger: 1 destroyed by flak

Japanese Ships
DD Arare, Torpedo hits 1, on fire, heavy damage
AK Canberra Maru
BB Ise, Torpedo hits 3
BB Nagato, Torpedo hits 1
xAKL Kyokei Maru, Torpedo hits 3, and is sunk
BB Hiei
CA Aoba
DD Kazegumo
CA Furutaka
AK Kagu Maru, Torpedo hits 2, and is sunk
AK Sagami Maru
xAKL Rumeo Maru
CA Chikuma
xAKL Kiri Maru #5, Torpedo hits 1, and is sunk
AK Arima Maru, Torpedo hits 1, on fire
xAKL Kyoie Maru #3, Torpedo hits 1, and is sunk
xAKL Yatsushiro Maru
AK Hakkai Maru
xAK Norway Maru, Torpedo hits 3, and is sunk

Aircraft Attacking:
18 x TBF-1 Avenger launching torpedoes at 200 feet
Naval Attack: 1 x 22.4in Mk 13 Torp.
18 x TBF-1 Avenger launching torpedoes at 200 feet
Naval Attack: 1 x 22.4in Mk 13 Torp.
18 x TBF-1 Avenger launching torpedoes at 200 feet
Naval Attack: 1 x 22.4in Mk 13 Torp.
18 x TBF-1 Avenger launching torpedoes at 200 feet
Naval Attack: 1 x 22.4in Mk 13 Torp.
18 x TBF-1 Avenger launching torpedoes at 200 feet
Naval Attack: 1 x 22.4in Mk 13 Torp.
4 x F6F-3 Hellcat sweeping at 15000 feet
8 x TBF-1 Avenger launching torpedoes at 200 feet
Naval Attack: 1 x 22.4in Mk 13 Torp.
17 x TBF-1 Avenger launching torpedoes at 200 feet
Naval Attack: 1 x 22.4in Mk 13 Torp.
11 x F6F-3 Hellcat sweeping at 15000 feet
4 x Martlet IV sweeping at 15000 feet
4 x Martlet IV sweeping at 15000 feet
4 x F6F-3 Hellcat sweeping at 15000 feet
4 x F6F-3 Hellcat sweeping at 15000 feet
4 x F4F-4 Wildcat sweeping at 15000 feet

CAP engaged:
958 Ku T-1 with A6M2-N Rufe (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters to 19000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 12 minutes
50th Sentai with Ki-84a Frank (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
1 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 22000
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 12 minutes
248th Sentai with Ki-44-IIc Tojo (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 1 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
Group patrol altitude is 12000 , scrambling fighters to 20000.
Time for all group planes to reach interception is 9 minutes



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Morning Air attack on TF, near Batavia at 50,96

Weather in hex: Light rain

Raid detected at 15 NM, estimated altitude 4,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 7 minutes

Allied aircraft
F4F-4 Wildcat x 15
F6F-3 Hellcat x 22
TBF-1 Avenger x 18

Allied aircraft losses
TBF-1 Avenger: 1 damaged

Japanese Ships
BB Haruna, Bomb hits 8

Aircraft Attacking:
18 x TBF-1 Avenger bombing from 3000 feet
Naval Attack: 2 x 500 lb SAP Bomb



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Afternoon Air attack on TF, near Batavia at 50,96

Weather in hex: Moderate rain

Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 3,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 9 minutes

Allied aircraft
F4F-4 Wildcat x 21
TBF-1 Avenger x 17

Allied aircraft losses
TBF-1 Avenger: 6 damaged
TBF-1 Avenger: 1 destroyed by flak

Japanese Ships
BB Haruna, Torpedo hits 2, on fire, heavy damage
CL Oi

Aircraft Attacking:
17 x TBF-1 Avenger launching torpedoes at 200 feet
Naval Attack: 1 x 22.4in Mk 13 Torp.[/I]

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/16/2014 2:06:32 PM   
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Ouch, ouch, ouch......that's Leyte Gulf bad for the Japanese.....

Mr. Kane scares me

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/16/2014 4:37:31 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: paullus99

Ouch, ouch, ouch......that's Leyte Gulf bad for the Japanese.....

Mr. Kane scares me

+1 I would certainly not be a challenge for him!

Love the way he composed his TFs - matching ship types and keeping them small enough to be manageable in battle.

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/16/2014 9:46:02 PM   
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Southwest Pacific HQ: Operation "Bigfoot". - Rule of P-47.


I-24 sacrifice itself to put one torpedo into CVE Suwannee. Carrier is not in risk, but still two hexes form port.

Over Batavia next hot day in the sky. 51 P-47 sweep Batavia and shoot down 22 N1K1 for 1 P-47. Two carriers strikes sunk Japanese convoy with
reinforcements.


Day toll is: 32 Jap, 30 Ally.


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Morning Air attack on TF, near Batavia at 49,98

Weather in hex: Heavy cloud

Raid detected at 48 NM, estimated altitude 15,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 17 minutes

Japanese aircraft
N1K1-J George x 24

Allied aircraft
F4F-4 Wildcat x 21
F6F-3 Hellcat x 92
SBD-5 Dauntless x 43
TBF-1 Avenger x 19

Japanese aircraft losses
N1K1-J George: 2 destroyed

Allied aircraft losses
F4F-4 Wildcat: 1 destroyed
F6F-3 Hellcat: 2 destroyed
SBD-5 Dauntless: 1 destroyed, 2 damaged
TBF-1 Avenger: 1 destroyed, 1 damaged

Japanese Ships
AK Sagami Maru, Bomb hits 1, on fire
xAKL Katsura Maru, Torpedo hits 1, and is sunk
xAP Haruna Maru, Bomb hits 9, heavy fires, heavy damage
xAKL Kensho Maru, Bomb hits 3, heavy fires, heavy damage
AK Canberra Maru, Bomb hits 5, heavy fires, heavy damage
xAP Kashima Maru, Bomb hits 4, on fire, heavy damage
xAKL Kidokawa Maru, Bomb hits 4, heavy fires, heavy damage
xAKL Kanjo Maru
xAKL Suzan Maru, Bomb hits 1, on fire
xAP Katori Maru, Bomb hits 6, heavy fires, heavy damage
AK Hakkai Maru, Bomb hits 4, heavy fires, heavy damage
xAKL Bizen Maru, Bomb hits 6, heavy fires, heavy damage
PB Kozan Maru, Bomb hits 1, heavy fires

Japanese ground losses:
309 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Non Combat: 10 destroyed, 19 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Guns lost 12 (3 destroyed, 9 disabled)
Vehicles lost 5 (2 destroyed, 3 disabled)

Aircraft Attacking:
7 x SBD-5 Dauntless releasing from 4000'
Naval Attack: 1 x 1000 lb SAP Bomb
13 x F4F-4 Wildcat sweeping at 15000 feet
1 x TBF-1 Avenger launching torpedoes at 200 feet
Naval Attack: 1 x 22.4in Mk 13 Torp.
20 x F6F-3 Hellcat sweeping at 15000 feet
10 x SBD-5 Dauntless releasing from 4000'
Naval Attack: 1 x 1000 lb SAP Bomb
18 x TBF-1 Avenger bombing from 3000 feet
Naval Attack: 2 x 500 lb SAP Bomb
17 x F6F-3 Hellcat sweeping at 15000 feet
15 x F6F-3 Hellcat sweeping at 15000 feet
10 x F6F-3 Hellcat sweeping at 15000 feet
4 x SBD-5 Dauntless releasing from 3000'
Naval Attack: 1 x 1000 lb SAP Bomb
16 x SBD-5 Dauntless releasing from 3000'
Naval Attack: 1 x 1000 lb SAP Bomb
4 x SBD-5 Dauntless releasing from 2000'
Naval Attack: 1 x 1000 lb SAP Bomb


Heavy smoke from fires obscuring xAKL Kensho Maru
Heavy smoke from fires obscuring xAKL Kidokawa Maru
Heavy smoke from fires obscuring AK Canberra Maru
Heavy smoke from fires obscuring AK Hakkai Maru
Heavy smoke from fires obscuring xAP Haruna Maru
Heavy smoke from fires obscuring xAKL Bizen Maru
Heavy smoke from fires obscuring xAP Katori Maru
Heavy smoke from fires obscuring PB Kozan Maru


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Afternoon Air attack on TF, near Batavia at 49,98

Weather in hex: Thunderstorms

Raid detected at 64 NM, estimated altitude 20,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 23 minutes

Japanese aircraft
N1K1-J George x 37

Allied aircraft
F4F-4 Wildcat x 18
F6F-3 Hellcat x 84
SBD-5 Dauntless x 38
TBF-1 Avenger x 31

No Japanese losses

Allied aircraft losses
F4F-4 Wildcat: 2 destroyed
F6F-3 Hellcat: 5 destroyed
SBD-5 Dauntless: 2 damaged
TBF-1 Avenger: 3 damaged

Japanese Ships
AK Azumasan Maru, Bomb hits 3, heavy fires, heavy damage
xAKL Rumeo Maru
xAP Kashima Maru, Bomb hits 7, and is sunk
xAKL Yagi Maru, Bomb hits 4, heavy fires, heavy damage
xAKL Keizan Maru, Bomb hits 1, heavy fires
E Kyosai, Bomb hits 1, and is sunk
xAKL Jouban Maru
xAKL Yatsushiro Maru
AK Sagami Maru, Bomb hits 1, on fire, heavy damage
xAKL Haguro Maru, Bomb hits 1, heavy fires
xAKL Kanjo Maru, Bomb hits 2, heavy fires, heavy damage
xAKL Mogami Maru #7, Bomb hits 2, and is sunk

Japanese ground losses:
1149 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Non Combat: 57 destroyed, 62 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Guns lost 83 (69 destroyed, 14 disabled)
Vehicles lost 29 (25 destroyed, 4 disabled)

Aircraft Attacking:
11 x SBD-5 Dauntless releasing from 2000'
Naval Attack: 1 x 1000 lb SAP Bomb
16 x TBF-1 Avenger bombing from 3000 feet
Naval Attack: 2 x 500 lb GP Bomb
4 x SBD-5 Dauntless releasing from 4000'
Naval Attack: 1 x 1000 lb SAP Bomb
15 x TBF-1 Avenger bombing from 3000 feet
Naval Attack: 2 x 500 lb SAP Bomb
4 x SBD-5 Dauntless releasing from 3000'
Naval Attack: 1 x 1000 lb SAP Bomb
13 x SBD-5 Dauntless releasing from 2000'
Naval Attack: 1 x 1000 lb SAP Bomb
6 x SBD-5 Dauntless releasing from 3000'
Naval Attack: 1 x 1000 lb SAP Bomb


Heavy smoke from fires obscuring xAP Kashima Maru
Heavy smoke from fires obscuring AK Azumasan Maru
Heavy smoke from fires obscuring xAKL Keizan Maru
Heavy smoke from fires obscuring xAKL Haguro Maru
Heavy smoke from fires obscuring E Kyosai
Heavy smoke from fires obscuring xAKL Yagi Maru
Heavy smoke from fires obscuring xAKL Kanjo Maru
Massive explosion on xAKL Mogami Maru #7
Heavy smoke from fires obscuring xAKL Mogami Maru #7[/I]

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/16/2014 11:10:37 PM   
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Well done again!
Looks like those ships were carrying artillery or AA units.

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/18/2014 10:24:10 PM   
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Southwest Pacific HQ: Operation "Bigfoot". - P-47 Havoc

One more convoy unloaded. 600K Supplies and 340K fuel in place.
AF is now LVL 9. USAAF Bombers groups 11th, 7th, 5th, 43rd, 307th and 308th just landed on Java. 250 B-24 & B-17 in few days will be ready to start destroying Japanese Oil wells. P-47 are continuing cleaning sky, score is very nice 9:1. 126 enemy fighters, mostly N1K1 for 13 Bolts.

Lexi was torpedoed by Jap sub. It still can stay in action, 15 system & 21 flood damage. Spidery is sending all subs he still has. My escort ships already sunk over 15 Japs subs for beginning operation.

Spidery send all he still have to bombard my units on others side island. I suffer 400 man total loss and at morning my TBF scored one torpedo on Hiei.
It seems that it was the last Japanese BB action ready :)

South Pacific HQ: Operation "Tiny steps".

2nd Marine Division reached Kavieng. 1st and tanks are 2 days delayed.

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/20/2014 2:15:40 PM   
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Southwest Pacific HQ: Operation "Bigfoot" - Rest day.

Quiet day. P-47 did not meet any CAP over Batavia. Recon suggest only 20 Japanese fighters left on AF.
Time to start working on south Java's corner. I-8 make attempt to launches torpedoes at Sara. Destroyers Clark and Phelps scored 4 hits on sub. Report suggest I-8 was heavily damaged and on fire.


South Pacific HQ: Operation "Tiny steps" - Kavieng.

Cruisers Honolulu, Boise, Phoenix, Nashville and destroyers Chevalier, Saufley, Waller intercepted at night 5 Japanese light cruisers escorted by 6 destroyers.
All US destroyers were sank by enemy long lances, on other hand US cruises did very well, Probably sinking 2 CL and damaging all others enemy warships.

60 B-24 bombed ground forces defending Kavieng.



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Night Time Surface Combat, near Kavieng at 106,122, Range 7,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
CL Oyodo, Shell hits 33, heavy fires, heavy damage
CL Agano, Shell hits 2, on fire
CL Naka, Shell hits 4, on fire
CL Natori, Shell hits 15, heavy fires, heavy damage
CL Kinu, Shell hits 4, heavy fires
DD Niizuki, Shell hits 2
DD Takanami, Shell hits 1
DD Isokaze
DD Minegumo, Shell hits 2, heavy fires
DD Kisaragi
DD Nagatsuki, Shell hits 1, on fire

Allied Ships
CL Honolulu, Shell hits 1, on fire
CL Boise, Shell hits 1
CL Phoenix, Shell hits 1
CL Nashville, Shell hits 18, on fire
DD Chevalier, Torpedo hits 1, and is sunk
DD Saufley, Shell hits 19, Torpedo hits 1, and is sunk
DD Waller, Shell hits 2, Torpedo hits 1, and is sunk

Improved night sighting under 71% moonlight
Maximum visibility in Overcast Conditions and 71% moonlight: 8,000 yards
Range closes to 23,000 yards...
Range closes to 17,000 yards...
Range closes to 11,000 yards...
Range closes to 7,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 7,000 yards
Allies open fire on surprised Japanese ships at 7,000 yards
CL Nashville fires at CL Kinu at 7,000 yards
CL Nashville fires at CL Natori at 7,000 yards
CL Boise fires at CL Naka at 7,000 yards
CL Honolulu fires at CL Agano at 7,000 yards
CL Nashville fires at CL Oyodo at 7,000 yards
DD Chevalier launches Torpedoes at DD Nagatsuki at 7,000 yards
DD Chevalier fires at DD Minegumo at 7,000 yards
DD Chevalier fires at DD Takanami at 7,000 yards
Range closes to 2,000 yards
CL Kinu engages CL Nashville at 2,000 yards
CL Phoenix engages CL Natori at 2,000 yards
CL Naka engages CL Nashville at 2,000 yards
CL Honolulu engages CL Oyodo at 2,000 yards
DD Waller engages DD Minegumo at 2,000 yards
DD Saufley engages DD Minegumo at 2,000 yards
DD Chevalier sunk by DD Nagatsuki at 2,000 yards
DD Saufley sunk by DD Minegumo at 2,000 yards
DD Isokaze engages DD Waller at 2,000 yards
DD Waller engages DD Takanami at 2,000 yards
DD Niizuki engages DD Waller at 2,000 yards
Range increases to 3,000 yards
CL Oyodo engages CL Nashville at 3,000 yards
CL Natori engages CL Nashville at 3,000 yards
CL Naka engages CL Nashville at 3,000 yards
CL Agano engages CL Nashville at 3,000 yards
CL Oyodo engages CL Nashville at 3,000 yards
DD Minegumo engages DD Waller at 3,000 yards
DD Waller engages DD Isokaze at 3,000 yards
DD Waller sunk by DD Niizuki at 3,000 yards
Range increases to 6,000 yards
CL Kinu engages CL Nashville at 6,000 yards
CL Boise engages CL Natori at 6,000 yards
CL Oyodo engages CL Boise at 6,000 yards
CL Oyodo engages CL Honolulu at 6,000 yards
CL Boise engages DD Kisaragi at 6,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Minegumo at 6,000 yards
Range increases to 7,000 yards
CL Kinu engages CL Nashville at 7,000 yards
CL Natori engages CL Nashville at 7,000 yards
CL Oyodo engages CL Boise at 7,000 yards
CL Honolulu engages CL Agano at 7,000 yards
CL Oyodo engages CL Nashville at 7,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Nagatsuki at 7,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Minegumo at 7,000 yards
DD Isokaze engages CL Boise at 7,000 yards
Range increases to 10,000 yards
CL Nashville engages CL Kinu at 10,000 yards
CL Phoenix engages CL Oyodo at 10,000 yards
CL Nashville engages CL Naka at 10,000 yards
CL Oyodo engages CL Honolulu at 10,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Kisaragi at 10,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Minegumo at 10,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Isokaze at 10,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Takanami at 10,000 yards
DD Niizuki engages CL Nashville at 10,000 yards
Range closes to 9,000 yards
CL Nashville engages CL Kinu at 9,000 yards
CL Nashville engages CL Natori at 9,000 yards
CL Boise engages CL Oyodo at 9,000 yards
CL Agano engages CL Nashville at 9,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Kisaragi at 9,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Minegumo at 9,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Isokaze at 9,000 yards
DD Takanami engages CL Nashville at 9,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Niizuki at 9,000 yards
CL Nashville engages CL Kinu at 9,000 yards
CL Oyodo engages CL Phoenix at 9,000 yards
CL Honolulu engages CL Agano at 9,000 yards
CL Phoenix engages DD Kisaragi at 9,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Takanami at 9,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Niizuki at 9,000 yards
CL Kinu engages CL Boise at 9,000 yards
CL Oyodo engages CL Phoenix at 9,000 yards
CL Naka engages CL Nashville at 9,000 yards
CL Agano engages CL Nashville at 9,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Minegumo at 9,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Isokaze at 9,000 yards
CL Kinu engages CL Nashville at 9,000 yards
CL Nashville engages CL Natori at 9,000 yards
CL Nashville engages CL Naka at 9,000 yards
CL Nashville engages CL Agano at 9,000 yards
CL Honolulu engages DD Kisaragi at 9,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Isokaze at 9,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Niizuki at 9,000 yards
CL Kinu engages CL Nashville at 9,000 yards
CL Phoenix engages CL Natori at 9,000 yards
CL Boise engages CL Naka at 9,000 yards
CL Oyodo engages CL Honolulu at 9,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Isokaze at 9,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Niizuki at 9,000 yards
Range increases to 10,000 yards
CL Nashville engages CL Kinu at 10,000 yards
CL Oyodo engages CL Phoenix at 10,000 yards
CL Nashville engages CL Naka at 10,000 yards
CL Honolulu engages CL Oyodo at 10,000 yards
CL Oyodo engages CL Phoenix at 10,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Nagatsuki at 10,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Kisaragi at 10,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Isokaze at 10,000 yards
Range closes to 7,000 yards
CL Oyodo engages CL Phoenix at 7,000 yards
CL Nashville engages CL Naka at 7,000 yards
CL Oyodo engages CL Honolulu at 7,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Nagatsuki at 7,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Isokaze at 7,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Takanami at 7,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Niizuki at 7,000 yards
Range increases to 8,000 yards
CL Kinu engages CL Nashville at 8,000 yards
CL Natori engages CL Nashville at 8,000 yards
CL Oyodo engages CL Boise at 8,000 yards
CL Nashville engages CL Agano at 8,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Nagatsuki at 8,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Takanami at 8,000 yards
CL Nashville engages CL Kinu at 8,000 yards
CL Phoenix engages CL Natori at 8,000 yards
CL Boise engages CL Oyodo at 8,000 yards
CL Agano engages CL Honolulu at 8,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Kisaragi at 8,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Isokaze at 8,000 yards
Range increases to 10,000 yards
CL Kinu engages CL Nashville at 10,000 yards
CL Nashville engages CL Natori at 10,000 yards
CL Boise engages CL Naka at 10,000 yards
CL Agano engages CL Nashville at 10,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Nagatsuki at 10,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Kisaragi at 10,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Isokaze at 10,000 yards
Range closes to 8,000 yards
CL Kinu engages CL Nashville at 8,000 yards
CL Nashville engages CL Natori at 8,000 yards
CL Boise engages CL Oyodo at 8,000 yards
CL Agano engages CL Nashville at 8,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Isokaze at 8,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Takanami at 8,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Niizuki at 8,000 yards
Range increases to 10,000 yards
CL Nashville engages CL Oyodo at 10,000 yards
CL Natori engages CL Phoenix at 10,000 yards
CL Naka engages CL Nashville at 10,000 yards
CL Honolulu engages CL Oyodo at 10,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Nagatsuki at 10,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Kisaragi at 10,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Isokaze at 10,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Niizuki at 10,000 yards
Range closes to 8,000 yards
CL Phoenix engages CL Oyodo at 8,000 yards
CL Naka engages CL Nashville at 8,000 yards
CL Agano engages CL Nashville at 8,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Nagatsuki at 8,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Kisaragi at 8,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Minegumo at 8,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Isokaze at 8,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Takanami at 8,000 yards
Range increases to 11,000 yards
CL Oyodo engages CL Nashville at 11,000 yards
CL Boise engages CL Naka at 11,000 yards
CL Oyodo engages CL Honolulu at 11,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Nagatsuki at 11,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Kisaragi at 11,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Takanami at 11,000 yards
CL Nashville engages DD Niizuki at 11,000 yards
Task forces break off...[/I]

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/21/2014 11:41:56 AM   
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Southwest Pacific HQ: Operation "Bigfoot" - Beginning of the end.

80 B-24 bombed at night Balikpapan, result 3 B-24 down, 2 enemy fighters down and 74 oil centers destroyed.

Big sweep over Soerabaja. 34th FG (P-47) and fighters from Sara, Lexi and Big E fly mission over city. 113 Franks, 16 Gorges, 7 Oscars shot down for 13 Thunderbolts and 6 Hellcats. At this rate he should give up air control over Java in week or two.


South Pacific HQ: Operation "Tiny steps" - Kavieng.

Usually bomb drops all over area.

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/21/2014 8:56:11 PM   
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Crikey! That massive surface action off Tjilitap must have truly been the mother of all combat replays. The whole kitchen sink thrown in and batted away!

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/21/2014 11:00:36 PM   
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Certainly better than them getting sunk at arms' reach by carrier aircraft......better that they go down fighting...

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/22/2014 4:25:03 PM   
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Hummmmm, keep this up and the IJN will be down to throwing rocks from row boats by September.

Given the exchanges in Java, I have to revise my war end date from Summer 44 to February 44. Like others have noted, I don't think I've ever seen such an all in surface engagement(s)since I joined the Forum.

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/22/2014 5:00:38 PM   
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Always educational reading Mr. Kane's reports. Enough detail to tickle the imagination with "wow, how could I assemble this".

Please keep us updated. The quote below appropriately describes the results shown:

[edit for clarity]

< Message edited by DanSez -- 10/23/2014 12:33:25 AM >


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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/22/2014 6:48:37 PM   
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12-13 Aug 1943

Southwest Pacific HQ: Operation "Bigfoot"

Bad weather grounded 5th USAAF bombers for 2 days.

Yorktown, Essex and Hornet Hellcats together with 51st FG sweep Soerabaja again. Japanese pilots in N1K1 were did not sell they life cheaply this time. Both sides lost ~30 planes.

South Pacific HQ: Operation "Tiny steps" - Kavieng.

SS Steelhead introduced US "working" torpedoes to CL "Kinu" scoring one hit. Cruiser was already damaged and I am assuming it will sunk soon.

And usually bombing all over area.



Central Pacific HQ: Operation "Shortcut" is came to start.

Empty transports and Taskforce 141(2 CV, 4 CVL) left PH and are sailing to Tarawa to pickup invasion force and next assault Kusaie Island.




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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/23/2014 10:51:02 AM   
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14 Aug 1943

Southwest Pacific HQ: Operation "Bigfoot" - Java

Oil centers destroyed total count: 118

Night raid of 5th USAAF bombers at Palembang ended with 44 oils center destroyed and 13 fighters(Ki-43-IV, Ki-44-a) shot down.

Java's rail lines cut in half. I think now most of troops already are in North part of island. Two US divisions will secure north flank. All others just turn back to south. Main target: Shipyard. ;)

South Pacific HQ: Operation "Tiny steps" - Kavieng.

And usually bombing all over area.



Central Pacific HQ: Operation "Shortcut" - Kusaie Island

Sailing ....

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RE: Road to Tokyo. MrKane(A) vs Spidery(J) - 10/24/2014 1:05:26 PM   
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Southwest Pacific HQ: Operation "Bigfoot" - Java

Oil centers destroyed total count: 118

5th USAAF bombers refuse to fly 3rd night in raw :(

Carriers raided Djokjakarta, AF is close now.
More troops landed on Java, I need make some more space for all of them. Port and AF are extended to maximum, no more work for my engineers.


South Pacific HQ: Operation "Tiny steps" - Kavieng caputred.

Operation "Tiny steps" comes to end. 1st & 2nd Marine has captured Kaviend, main target for operation.


And usually bombing all over area.



Central Pacific HQ: Operation "Shortcut" - Kusaie Island

Sailing ....


Ground combat at Kavieng (106,122)

Allied Deliberate attack

Attacking force 35026 troops, 625 guns, 273 vehicles, Assault Value = 1047

Defending force 3800 troops, 57 guns, 53 vehicles, Assault Value = 61

Allied adjusted assault: 391

Japanese adjusted defense: 17

Allied assault odds: 23 to 1 (fort level 3)

Allied forces CAPTURE Kavieng !!!

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

Japanese ground losses:
1426 casualties reported
Squads: 33 destroyed, 26 disabled
Non Combat: 47 destroyed, 67 disabled
Engineers: 1 destroyed, 0 disabled
Guns lost 42 (40 destroyed, 2 disabled)
Vehicles lost 49 (49 destroyed, 0 disabled)

Allied ground losses:
262 casualties reported
Squads: 3 destroyed, 35 disabled
Non Combat: 2 destroyed, 4 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled

Assaulting units:
147th(Sep) Infantry Regiment
1st Marine Division
2nd Marine Division
5th Marine Defense Battalion
7th Marine Defense Battalion
8th Marine Defense Battalion

Defending units:
Maizuru 2nd SNLF
Yokosuka 5th SNLF
24th Infantry Rgt /1
7th Ind.Hvy.Art. Battalion
9th RF Gun Battalion
11th Air Defense AA Battalion
55th JNAF AF Unit /1
7th Naval Const Bn /1[/I]

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