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Re: WitPAE- Battle Cry: Reap(J) vs Andy Mac (A)

Post: # 100893Post Jones
Mon Nov 15, 2021 12:40 pm

Three torpedoes into the Arizona just outside of San Francisco is a massive victory. Your West Coast sub work has been stellar this game!
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Re: WitPAE- Battle Cry: Reap(J) vs Andy Mac (A)

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Mon Nov 15, 2021 12:49 pm

Jones wrote:
Mon Nov 15, 2021 12:40 pm
Three torpedoes into the Arizona just outside of San Francisco is a massive victory. Your West Coast sub work has been stellar this game!
+1
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Re: WitPAE- Battle Cry: Reap(J) vs Andy Mac (A)

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Sun Nov 28, 2021 8:15 pm

17-19 January 1942

Battle of the Pacific:
Night Naval bombardment of Ambon at 76,109 - Coastal Guns Fire Back!

4 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.

Japanese Ships
BB Haruna
BB Kongo
CA Atago
CA Takao
DD Ayanami
DD Shikinami
DD Hibiki
DD Akatsuki
DD Arashio
DD Michishio
DD Oshio
DD Asashio

Allied ground losses:
63 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 4 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 12 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
Guns lost 4 (1 destroyed, 3 disabled)

Airbase hits 5
Airbase supply hits 1
Runway hits 18
Port hits 4
Submarine attack near San Clemente Island at 225,80

Japanese Ships
SS I-26

Allied Ships
xAK Era, Torpedo hits 1, heavy damage
ASW attack near San Francisco at 217,71

Japanese Ships
SS I-2

Allied Ships
AM Wollongong
xAP Rangitata
xAK Chios
xAK Koomilya
xAK Iron Baron
xAK Age
xAK Tambua
xAK Anhui
xAK Steel Worker
xAKL Mulubinda
xAKL James Cook
xAKL Caledon
xAKL Wawa

SS I-2 launches 4 torpedoes at AM Wollongong
I-2 diving deep ....
Submarine attack near Pamekasan at 58,106

Japanese Ships
SS I-158

Allied Ships
xAKL Morazan, Shell hits 9, heavy fires, heavy damage

xAKL Morazan is sighted by SS I-158
SS I-158 attacking xAKL Morazan on the surface
SS I-158 low on gun ammo, Okano V. breaks off surface engagement and submerges
The Air War:
Morning Air attack on Clark Field , at 79,76

Weather in hex: Light rain

Raid detected at 111 NM, estimated altitude 16,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 35 minutes

Japanese aircraft
Ki-21-IIa Sally x 27
Ki-48-Ib Lily x 25

No Japanese losses

Airbase hits 6
Airbase supply hits 1
Runway hits 24
China:
The endless war for China rages on.
Ground combat at 88,45 (near Kaifeng)

Japanese Deliberate attack

Attacking force 12144 troops, 102 guns, 42 vehicles, Assault Value = 443

Defending force 2170 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 78

Japanese adjusted assault: 451

Allied adjusted defense: 15

Japanese assault odds: 30 to 1

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

Japanese ground losses:
70 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 7 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled

Allied ground losses:
362 casualties reported
Squads: 39 destroyed, 2 disabled
Non Combat: 30 destroyed, 2 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Units retreated 2

Defeated Allied Units Retreating!

Assaulting units:
32nd Division

Defending units:
69th Chinese Corps
8th New Chinese Corps
The Philippines:
All quiet

Malaya:
All quiet

The Dutch East Indies:
Imperial forces come ashore at Namlea, Boela, Babo & Kendari.
Ground combat at Kendari (70,106)

Japanese Deliberate attack

Attacking force 2126 troops, 27 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 101

Defending force 857 troops, 10 guns, 4 vehicles, Assault Value = 25

Japanese adjusted assault: 69

Allied adjusted defense: 11

Japanese assault odds: 6 to 1 (fort level 2)

Japanese forces CAPTURE Kendari !!!

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

Allied ground losses:
275 casualties reported
Squads: 4 destroyed, 2 disabled
Non Combat: 16 destroyed, 1 disabled
Engineers: 4 destroyed, 0 disabled
Vehicles lost 3 (3 destroyed, 0 disabled)
Units retreated 2

Defeated Allied Units Retreating!

Assaulting units:
Sasebo 1st SNLF
Yokosuka 1st SNLF
24th JAAF AF Bn

Defending units:
Kendari Garrison Battalion
Kendari Base Force
The Dutch East Indies Cont’d:
Ambon: Imperial soldiers come ashore after their Battleships pound the base. A fierce daylong battle starts & finishes with the Allied forces being pushed into the jungle.
Amphibious Assault at Ambon (76,109)

TF 277 troops unloading over beach at Ambon, 76,109

Japanese ground losses:
25 casualties reported
Squads: 1 destroyed, 0 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled

17 troops of a IJA Motorized Squad accidentally lost during unload of 56th Recon Rgt
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Invasion Support action off Ambon (76,109)

9 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.

Japanese Ships
xAK Tatutaki Maru, Shell hits 1, heavy fires
PB Naruto Maru #3
PB Sozan Maru
PB Tokotsu Maru
PB Eifuku Maru
xAP Hakusan Maru

Japanese ground losses:
19 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 3 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Vehicles lost 1 (1 destroyed, 0 disabled)
Ground combat at Ambon (76,109)

Japanese Deliberate attack

Attacking force 8064 troops, 58 guns, 243 vehicles, Assault Value = 310

Defending force 2156 troops, 24 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 65

Japanese adjusted assault: 143

Allied adjusted defense: 28

Japanese assault odds: 5 to 1 (fort level 2)

Japanese forces CAPTURE Ambon !!!

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

Japanese ground losses:
131 casualties reported
Squads: 1 destroyed, 6 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
Vehicles lost 3 (2 destroyed, 1 disabled)

Allied ground losses:
2608 casualties reported
Squads: 39 destroyed, 0 disabled
Non Combat: 159 destroyed, 0 disabled
Engineers: 9 destroyed, 0 disabled
Guns lost 35 (35 destroyed, 0 disabled)
Units destroyed 3

Assaulting units:
Yokosuka 2nd SNLF
6th Tank Regiment
2nd Tank Regiment
56th Recon Regiment
Yokosuka 4th SNLF
9th Base Force

Defending units:
Molukken Garrison Battalion
4th Coastal Gun Battalion
Ambon Base Force
North Pacific:
All quiet

Central Pacific:
All quiet

South Pacific:
Imperial soldiers come ashore at Namatanai.

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News
Malacca is occupied by the Japanese
Auki is occupied by the Japanese
Thousand Ships Bay is occupied by the Japanese
Repairs completed on CA Maya at Hong Kong, ship returned to service
xAK Tatutaki Maru sinks at sea
Japanese forces CAPTURE Boela !!!
Japanese forces CAPTURE Namlea !!!
Japanese forces CAPTURE Namatanai !!!
Japanese forces CAPTURE Kendari !!!
Balikpapan expands airfield to size 5
Fusan expands port to size 8

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The War Rages On.
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“Those who have long enjoyed the privileges we enjoy, forget in time that men have died to win them”, Franklin D Roosevelt
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Re: WitPAE- Battle Cry: Reap(J) vs Andy Mac (A)

Post: # 100946Post reap
Sun Nov 28, 2021 8:20 pm

20-22 January 1942

Battle of the Pacific:
ASW attack near Balikpapan at 64,97

Japanese Ships
DD Tokitsukaze
CL Nagara
DD Umikaze
DD Shiokaze
DD Inazuma
DD Ikazuchi
DD Suzukaze

Allied Ships
SS KXIV, hits 11, heavy damage

SS KXIV launches 4 torpedoes at DD Tokitsukaze
KXIV bottoming out ....
Night Time Surface Combat, near Balikpapan at 64,97, Range 10,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
CL Nagara, Shell hits 1
DD Yukikaze
DD Tokitsukaze
DD Yamakaze
DD Kawakaze
DD Umikaze
DD Suzukaze
DD Ikazuchi
DD Inazuma
DD Shiokaze

Allied Ships
DD Edsall
DD John D. Edwards
DD Paul Jones
DD Parrott
DD Vampire
DD Banckert, Shell hits 1
DD Van Nes, Shell hits 1

Reduced sighting due to 17% moonlight
Maximum visibility in Partly Cloudy Conditions and 17% moonlight: 11,000 yards
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Night Time Surface Combat, near Balikpapan at 64,97, Range 4,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
CL Nagara
DD Yukikaze
DD Tokitsukaze
DD Yamakaze
DD Kawakaze
DD Umikaze
DD Suzukaze
DD Ikazuchi
DD Inazuma, Shell hits 1
DD Shiokaze

Allied Ships
DD Witte de With, Shell hits 1
DD Piet Hein
DD Scout, Shell hits 2
DD Stronghold
DD Tenedos
DD Thanet
DD Encounter, Shell hits 2
ASW attack near Pamekasan at 58,105

Japanese Ships
SS I-122, hits 5

Allied Ships
DD Parrott
DD Paul Jones
DD John D. Edwards
DD Edsall
DD Van Nes
DD Banckert
DD Vampire
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ASW attack near Pamekasan at 58,105

Japanese Ships
SS I-122, hits 13, heavy damage

Allied Ships
DD Stronghold
DD Scout
DD Piet Hein
DD Witte de With
DD Encounter
DD Thanet
DD Tenedos
The Air War:
Morning Air attack on Clark Field , at 79,76

Weather in hex: Moderate rain

Raid detected at 118 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 34 minutes

Japanese aircraft
Ki-21-IIa Sally x 28

No Japanese losses

Airbase hits 1
Runway hits 9
Afternoon Air attack on TF, near Soerabaja at 56,104

Weather in hex: Severe storms

Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 7 minutes

Japanese aircraft
G3M2 Nell x 36

Japanese aircraft losses
G3M2 Nell: 1 destroyed by flak

Allied Ships
CA Houston
DD Parrott
CL Marblehead
DD Edsall
DD Van Nes

Aircraft Attacking:
34 x G3M2 Nell launching torpedoes at 200 feet
Naval Attack: 1 x 18in Type 91 Torpedo
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Afternoon Air attack on TF, near Soerabaja at 56,104

Weather in hex: Severe storms

Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 4,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 7 minutes

Japanese aircraft
G4M1 Betty x 12

No Japanese losses

Allied Ships
xAKL Benkoelen, Torpedo hits 2, and is sunk
xAKL Boelongan, Torpedo hits 1, and is sunk

Aircraft Attacking:
12 x G4M1 Betty launching torpedoes at 200 feet
Naval Attack: 1 x 18in Type 91 Torpedo
China:
Another battle & another KMT defeat.
Ground combat at 88,46 (near Kaifeng)

Japanese Deliberate attack

Attacking force 15077 troops, 140 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 352

Defending force 4474 troops, 32 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 143

Japanese adjusted assault: 230

Allied adjusted defense: 65

Japanese assault odds: 3 to 1

Combat modifiers
Defender: experience(-)
Attacker:

Japanese ground losses:
383 casualties reported
Squads: 1 destroyed, 29 disabled
Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 1 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 6 disabled

Allied ground losses:
2103 casualties reported
Squads: 78 destroyed, 20 disabled
Non Combat: 19 destroyed, 0 disabled
Engineers: 3 destroyed, 0 disabled
Guns lost 4 (2 destroyed, 2 disabled)
Units retreated 2

Defeated Allied Units Retreating!

Assaulting units:
116th Division
13th Ind.Mixed Brigade

Defending units:
85th Chinese Corps
7th New Chinese Corps
The Philippines:
The siege of Clark Field begins.
Ground combat at Clark Field (79,76)

Japanese Bombardment attack

Attacking force 1695 troops, 144 guns, 93 vehicles, Assault Value = 963

Defending force 64287 troops, 1020 guns, 848 vehicles, Assault Value = 2215

Japanese ground losses:
Guns lost 7 (4 destroyed, 3 disabled)

Allied ground losses:
35 casualties reported
Squads: 2 destroyed, 1 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Malaya:
All quiet

The Dutch East Indies:
Imperial Paratroopers land at Madjene. Imperial forces continue our advance with landings at Gorontalo, Misool & Obi.

North Pacific:
All quiet

Central Pacific:
All quiet

South Pacific:
Imperial soldiers land at Buna.

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News
Russell Islands is occupied by the Japanese
Buna is occupied by the Japanese
Mersing is occupied by the Japanese
Repairs completed on AKE Kinjosan Maru at Hiroshima/Kure, ship returned to service
Repairs completed on AKE Yoneyama Maru at Nagasaki/Sasebo, ship returned to service
ACM Seisho Maru lays defensive minefield at Hong Kong
Japanese forces CAPTURE Babo !!!
Japanese forces CAPTURE Madjene !!!
Babeldaob expands airfield to size 4

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The War Rages On.
_____________________________________________________________
“Those who have long enjoyed the privileges we enjoy, forget in time that men have died to win them”, Franklin D Roosevelt
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"Veni, vidi, vici"
"I came, I saw, I conquered", Julius Caesar

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Re: WitPAE- Battle Cry: Reap(J) vs Andy Mac (A)

Post: # 100947Post reap
Sun Nov 28, 2021 8:25 pm

Jones wrote:
Mon Nov 15, 2021 12:40 pm
Three torpedoes into the Arizona just outside of San Francisco is a massive victory. Your West Coast sub work has been stellar this game!
setloz wrote:
Mon Nov 15, 2021 12:49 pm
Jones wrote:
Mon Nov 15, 2021 12:40 pm
Three torpedoes into the Arizona just outside of San Francisco is a massive victory. Your West Coast sub work has been stellar this game!
+1
Thx guys!! Sorry our turn rate has been a lil slow. Guess Andy has been busy in RL.
:D
“Those who have long enjoyed the privileges we enjoy, forget in time that men have died to win them”, Franklin D Roosevelt
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"Veni, vidi, vici"
"I came, I saw, I conquered", Julius Caesar

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