From: Winnipeg, MB
ORIGINAL: Cap Mandrake
New & Improved Sumatra: This is a pretty big air assault. They did not like our lads on Siboroet.
We had 80 troops at Siboroet but 112 of them were casualties. Maybe wounded AND captured?
Ground combat at Siberoet (42,85)
Japanese Shock attack
Attacking force 433 troops, 3 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 23
Defending force 80 troops, 2 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 6
Japanese adjusted assault: 17
Allied adjusted defense: 5
Japanese assault odds: 3 to 1 (fort level 0)
Japanese forces CAPTURE Siberoet !!!
Defender: terrain(+), leaders(+), preparation(-)
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(-)
Allied ground losses:
112 casualties reported
Squads: 10 destroyed, 0 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Engineers: 2 destroyed, 0 disabled
Guns lost 2 (2 destroyed, 0 disabled)
Units destroyed 1
3rd Raiding Rgt /1
111th LRP Bde /8
When I see these kinds of over-statements of casualties, I figure the AI is counting squads and calculating how many men would be in that number of squads. It does not know that the squads were under-manned already.
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