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Re: WitP:AE Reluctant Admiral - Jones(J) vs Aphro(A)

Post: # 94943Post Jones
Wed May 01, 2019 3:44 pm

Jan. 7, 1942

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AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Jan 07, 42
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Night Time Surface Combat, near Cam Ranh Bay at 65,72, Range 9,000 Yards
 
Japanese Ships
      DMS W-3
      DMS W-4
      SC Ch 7
      SC Ch 9
 
Allied Ships
      MTB 7
      MTB 8
      MTB 9
      MTB 10
      MTB 11
      MTB 12
      MTB 26
 
Improved night sighting under 75% moonlight
Maximum visibility in Overcast Conditions and 75% moonlight: 8,000 yards
Range closes to 8,000 yards...
CONTACT: Japanese lookouts spot Allied task force at 8,000 yards
CONTACT: Allied lookouts spot Japanese task force at 8,000 yards
Both TF attempt to withdraw!
Range increases to 12,000 yards...
Both Task Forces evade combat
 
 
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Day Time Surface Combat, near Cam Ranh Bay at 65,72, Range 17,000 Yards
 
Japanese Ships
      DMS W-3
      DMS W-4
      SC Ch 7
      SC Ch 9
 
Allied Ships
      MTB 7
      MTB 8
      MTB 9
      MTB 10
      MTB 11
      MTB 12
      MTB 26
 
Maximum visibility in Overcast Conditions: 11,000 yards
Range closes to 16,000 yards...
Range closes to 15,000 yards...
Range closes to 14,000 yards...
Range increases to 17,000 yards...
Range increases to 17,000 yards...
Both Task Forces evade combat
 
 
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Day Time Surface Combat, near Cam Ranh Bay at 64,73, Range 19,000 Yards
 
Japanese Ships
      CA Mogami
      DD Yakaze
      TB Kari
 
Allied Ships
      MTB 7, Shell hits 1, and is sunk
      MTB 8, Shell hits 1, and is sunk
      MTB 9, Shell hits 1, and is sunk
      MTB 10, Shell hits 1, and is sunk
      MTB 11, Shell hits 1, and is sunk
      MTB 12, Shell hits 2, and is sunk
      MTB 26, Shell hits 1, and is sunk
 
Maximum visibility in Overcast Conditions: 20,000 yards
Range closes to 23,000 yards...
Range closes to 21,000 yards...
Range closes to 19,000 yards...
CONTACT: Japanese lookouts spot Allied task force at 19,000 yards
CONTACT: Allied lookouts spot Japanese task force at 19,000 yards
MTB 8 sunk by CA Mogami at 19,000 yards
Range closes to 18,000 yards
MTB 26 sunk by CA Mogami at 18,000 yards
MTB 10 sunk by CA Mogami at 18,000 yards
MTB 9 sunk by CA Mogami at 18,000 yards
MTB 7 sunk by CA Mogami at 18,000 yards
Range closes to 15,000 yards
Range closes to 12,000 yards
TB Kari engages MTB 11 at 12,000 yards
Range closes to 9,000 yards
TB Kari engages MTB 12 at 9,000 yards
 orders Allied TF to disengage
Range increases to 10,000 yards
MTB 12 sunk by CA Mogami at 10,000 yards
MTB 11 sunk by TB Kari at 10,000 yards
Combat ends with last Allied ship sunk...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd Constabulary Regiment, at 79,89 (Cagayan)
 
Weather in hex: Thunderstorms
 
Raid spotted at 15 NM, estimated altitude 15,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      G4M1 Betty x 50
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      G4M1 Betty: 1 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      131 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 8 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 5 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      25 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
      25 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking 102nd PA Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking 103rd PA Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking 3rd Constabulary Regiment ...
Also attacking 102nd PA Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking 103rd PA Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking 3rd Constabulary Regiment ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Ambon , at 76,109 
 
Weather in hex: Severe storms
 
Raid spotted at 19 NM, estimated altitude 19,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      A6M2 Zero x 26
      G4M1 Betty x 16
 
No Japanese losses
 
Airbase hits 5
Airbase supply hits 3
Runway hits 5
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      16 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 15000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 100th Chinese Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Partial cloud
 
Raid spotted at 18 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      G3M2 Nell x 22
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied ground losses:
      7 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      22 x G3M2 Nell bombing from 8000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking 28th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 100th Chinese Corps ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Bataan , at 78,77 
 
Weather in hex: Thunderstorms
 
Raid spotted at 40 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 13 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-Ic Sally x 25
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 28
      Ki-27b Nate x 34
      Ki-36 Ida x 11
      Ki-51 Sonia x 3
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-21-IIa Sally: 2 damaged
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      25 x Ki-21-Ic Sally bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      28 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      11 x Ki-36 Ida bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 30 kg GP Bomb
       3 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Bataan , at 78,77 
 
Weather in hex: Thunderstorms
 
Raid spotted at 19 NM, estimated altitude 7,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-30 Ann x 25
      Ki-43-Ic Oscar x 15
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-30 Ann: 1 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      9 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      25 x Ki-30 Ann bombing from 6000 feet
               Port Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd ISF Base Force, at 50,77 , near Temuloh
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 19 NM, estimated altitude 8,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 7
      Ki-30 Ann x 21
      Ki-43-Ib Oscar x 15
      Ki-51 Sonia x 21
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-51 Sonia: 2 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      18 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      21 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
      21 x Ki-30 Ann bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       7 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd ISF Base Force, at 50,77 , near Temuloh
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 37
      Ki-43-Ib Oscar x 14
      Ki-43-Ic Oscar x 12
      Ki-48-Ib Lily x 29
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-21-IIa Sally: 3 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      26 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 2 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      27 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       5 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       5 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      29 x Ki-48-Ib Lily bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 100 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd ISF Base Force, at 50,77 , near Temuloh
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 13 NM, estimated altitude 13,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 3 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 20
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied ground losses:
      8 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      20 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 7th New Chinese Corps, at 87,45 , near Chengchow
 
Weather in hex: Heavy rain
 
Raid spotted at 5 NM, estimated altitude 10,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 1 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-Ic Sally x 16
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied ground losses:
      10 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      16 x Ki-21-Ic Sally bombing from 6000 feet * 
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd ISF Base Force, at 50,77 , near Temuloh
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 5 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 1 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 25
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-21-IIa Sally: 1 damaged
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      19 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       6 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 108th RN Base Force, at 67,87 , near Jesselton
 
Weather in hex: Heavy cloud
 
Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 8,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-32 Mary x 12
      Ki-51 Sonia x 21
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-32 Mary: 1 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      18 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      12 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
       9 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
      12 x Ki-32 Mary bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd ISF Base Force, at 50,77 , near Temuloh
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 8 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 2 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 23
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied ground losses:
      28 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 2 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      23 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Bataan , at 78,77 
 
Weather in hex: Thunderstorms
 
Raid spotted at 32 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 10 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-27b Nate x 8
      Ki-51 Sonia x 12
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-51 Sonia: 1 damaged
 
Port hits 1
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      12 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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ASW attack near Manado  at 75,99
 
Japanese Ships
      AMc Toroshima Maru
 
Allied Ships
      SS Sculpin
 
SS Sculpin is sighted by escort
Sculpin bottoming out ....
AMc Toroshima Maru fails to find sub, continues to search...
AMc Toroshima Maru fails to find sub, continues to search...
AMc Toroshima Maru fails to find sub, continues to search...
AMc Toroshima Maru fails to find sub, continues to search...
AMc Toroshima Maru fails to find sub, continues to search...
Escort abandons search for sub
 
 
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Amphibious Assault at Vanimo (93,117)
 
TF 244 troops unloading over beach at Vanimo, 93,117
 
 
 
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Amphibious Assault at Wewak (96,119)
 
TF 246 troops unloading over beach at Wewak, 96,119
 
 
 
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Ground combat at Cagayan (79,89)
 
Japanese Bombardment attack
 
Attacking force 4374 troops, 57 guns, 24 vehicles, Assault Value = 154
 
Defending force 7209 troops, 30 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 172
 
Allied ground losses:
      112 casualties reported
         Squads: 5 destroyed, 5 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Assaulting units:
    8th Tank Regiment
    33rd Infantry Regiment
    17th Medium Field Artillery Regiment
 
Defending units:
    2nd PA Infantry Regiment
    3rd Constabulary Regiment
    102nd PA Infantry Regiment
    103rd PA Infantry Regiment
    101st PA Infantry Regiment
    Agusan Constab Battalion
    Mindanao Force 
    Del Monte AAF Base Force
 
 
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Ground combat at Moulmein (55,55)
 
Japanese Bombardment attack
 
Attacking force 4407 troops, 70 guns, 10 vehicles, Assault Value = 178
 
Defending force 10112 troops, 53 guns, 8 vehicles, Assault Value = 288
 
Allied ground losses:
      23 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Assaulting units:
    112th Infantry Regiment
    55th Engineer Regiment
    55th Mountain Gun Regiment
    21st Medium Field Artillery Battalion
 
Defending units:
    1st Burma Division
    107th RAF Base Force
 
 
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Ground combat at Finschhafen (100,126)
 
Japanese Deliberate attack
 
Attacking force 510 troops, 3 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 16
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 9 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 9 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Finschhafen !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: leaders(-)
 
Assaulting units:
    II/66th Naval Guard Unit
 
 
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Ground combat at Tulagi (114,137)
 
Japanese Deliberate attack
 
Attacking force 1800 troops, 12 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 61
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 30 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 30 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Tulagi !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: leaders(-)
 
Assaulting units:
    53rd Naval Guard Unit
 
 
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Ground combat at Loewoek (71,101)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 25 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 3
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 4 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 4 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Loewoek !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(-)
 
Assaulting units:
    1st Para Assault/C Div /1
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Re: WitP:AE Reluctant Admiral - Jones(J) vs Aphro(A)

Post: # 94949Post aphrochine
Thu May 02, 2019 7:35 am

For being long out of fuel, those little british patrol boats made it a long way!!! I'm glad the Mogami was finally there to put an end to that drama.
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Re: WitP:AE Reluctant Admiral - Jones(J) vs Aphro(A)

Post: # 94952Post Jones
Thu May 02, 2019 9:06 am

Mogami got one additional daylight experience point out of the affair, and Kari got two. Let's call it win-win!
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Re: WitP:AE Reluctant Admiral - Jones(J) vs Aphro(A)

Post: # 94962Post Jones
Thu May 02, 2019 3:47 pm

Jan. 8, 1942

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AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Jan 08, 42
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Night Air attack on Singkawang , at 56,88 
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 16 NM, estimated altitude 10,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Allied aircraft
      139WH-3 x 3
 
Allied aircraft losses
      139WH-3: 1 damaged
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       3 x 139WH-3 bombing from 6000 feet * 
               Airfield Attack:  2 x 300 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Night Naval bombardment of Wenchow at 89,58
 
Japanese Ships
      BB Mutsu
      BB Nagato
      DD Isonami
      DD Akatsuki
 
Allied ground losses:
      336 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 7 disabled
         Non Combat: 7 destroyed, 19 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 3 disabled
 
Manpower hits 5
Fires 2541
Airbase hits 4
Airbase supply hits 2
Runway hits 19
Port hits 2
 
F1M2 Pete acting as spotter for BB Mutsu
BB Mutsu firing at Wenchow 
F1M2 Pete acting as spotter for BB Nagato
BB Nagato firing at 100th Chinese Corps
DD Isonami firing at 100th Chinese Corps
DD Akatsuki firing at Wenchow 
 
 
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Night Naval bombardment of Wenchow at 89,58
 
Japanese Ships
      BB Yamashiro
      BB Fuso
      DD Fumizuki
      DD Minazuki
 
Allied ground losses:
      315 casualties reported
         Squads: 2 destroyed, 3 disabled
         Non Combat: 3 destroyed, 22 disabled
         Engineers: 1 destroyed, 1 disabled
 
Manpower hits 2
Light Industry hits 2
Resources hits 1
Heavy Industry hits 1
Fires 6418
Airbase hits 4
Airbase supply hits 1
Runway hits 7
Port hits 1
 
E8N2 Dave acting as spotter for BB Yamashiro
BB Yamashiro firing at 28th Chinese Corps
BB Fuso firing at Wenchow 
DD Fumizuki firing at 28th Chinese Corps
DD Minazuki firing at Wenchow 
 
 
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Sub attack near Colombo  at 28,48
 
Japanese Ships
      SS I-162
 
Allied Ships
      xAKL Kwai Sang
      KV Aster
 
Captain of SS I-162 elects not to launch torpedoes at this target
KV Aster fails to find sub, continues to search...
KV Aster fails to find sub, continues to search...
KV Aster fails to find sub, continues to search...
KV Aster fails to find sub, continues to search...
KV Aster attacking submerged sub ....
KV Aster loses contact with SS I-162
Escort abandons search for sub
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 102nd PA Infantry Regiment, at 79,89 (Cagayan)
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 26 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 8 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      G4M1 Betty x 50
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      G4M1 Betty: 1 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      155 casualties reported
         Squads: 1 destroyed, 16 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 13 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
      Guns lost 1 (1 destroyed, 0 disabled)
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      25 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
      25 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking 103rd PA Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking 3rd Constabulary Regiment ...
Also attacking 102nd PA Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking 103rd PA Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking 3rd Constabulary Regiment ...
Also attacking 102nd PA Infantry Regiment ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Tarakan , at 67,91 
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 17 NM, estimated altitude 19,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      A6M2 Zero x 25
      G4M1 Betty x 17
 
No Japanese losses
 
Airbase hits 10
Airbase supply hits 4
Runway hits 29
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      14 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 15000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
       3 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 15000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  2 x 250 kg SAP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 28th Chinese Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Heavy rain
 
Raid spotted at 39 NM, estimated altitude 8,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 15 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      G3M2 Nell x 22
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      22 x G3M2 Nell bombing from 8000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 28th Chinese Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Heavy rain
 
Raid spotted at 38 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 14 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      G3M2 Nell x 36
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      36 x G3M2 Nell bombing from 7000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking 100th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 28th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 100th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 28th Chinese Corps ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 21st Chinese Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Heavy rain
 
Raid spotted at 15 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      B5N1 Kate x 25
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied ground losses:
      10 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      25 x B5N1 Kate bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking 28th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 21st Chinese Corps ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 21st Chinese Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Heavy rain
 
Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 7,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 7 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      D3A1 Val x 19
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       6 x D3A1 Val releasing from 3000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       4 x D3A1 Val releasing from 1000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       9 x D3A1 Val releasing from 2000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 100th Chinese Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Heavy rain
 
Raid spotted at 8 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 2 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      D3A1 Val x 3
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       3 x D3A1 Val releasing from 3000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Bataan , at 78,77 
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 19 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-Ic Sally x 25
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 28
      Ki-27b Nate x 42
      Ki-36 Ida x 11
      Ki-51 Sonia x 15
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-21-Ic Sally: 1 destroyed by flak
      Ki-21-IIa Sally: 2 damaged
      Ki-51 Sonia: 1 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      11 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Port hits 4
Port supply hits 1
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      24 x Ki-21-Ic Sally bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      28 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      15 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
      11 x Ki-36 Ida bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 30 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd ISF Base Force, at 50,77 , near Temuloh
 
Weather in hex: Light rain
 
Raid spotted at 16 NM, estimated altitude 15,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 4 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 38
      Ki-43-Ib Oscar x 30
      Ki-43-Ic Oscar x 12
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-21-IIa Sally: 3 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      6 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      25 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      13 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd ISF Base Force, at 50,77 , near Temuloh
 
Weather in hex: Light rain
 
Raid spotted at 15 NM, estimated altitude 10,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 10
      Ki-30 Ann x 4
      Ki-51 Sonia x 20
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-51 Sonia: 2 damaged
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      20 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
      10 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       4 x Ki-30 Ann bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Bataan , at 78,77 
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 23 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-30 Ann x 28
      Ki-43-Ic Oscar x 16
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-30 Ann: 3 damaged
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      28 x Ki-30 Ann bombing from 6000 feet
               Port Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd ISF Base Force, at 50,77 , near Temuloh
 
Weather in hex: Light rain
 
Raid spotted at 9 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 2 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-30 Ann x 16
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      16 x Ki-30 Ann bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd ISF Base Force, at 50,77 , near Temuloh
 
Weather in hex: Light rain
 
Raid spotted at 10 NM, estimated altitude 13,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 2 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 15
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      15 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on TF, near Tawau at 69,91
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 16 NM, estimated altitude 5,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      A6M2 Zero x 10
 
Allied aircraft
      139WH-3 x 3
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied aircraft losses
      139WH-3: 1 damaged
 
Japanese Ships
      xAK Yasukawa Maru
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       3 x 139WH-3 bombing from 1000 feet * 
               Naval Attack:  1 x 300 kg SAP Bomb
 
CAP engaged:
Kawai Det  with A6M2 Zero (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      (3 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.)
      3 plane(s) intercepting now.
      Group patrol altitude is 10000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 10000.
      Raid is overhead
Tainan Ku S-1 Det A with A6M2 Zero (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      3 plane(s) intercepting now.
      Group patrol altitude is 20000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 20000.
      Raid is overhead
Tainan Ku S-1 Det B with A6M2 Zero (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      2 plane(s) intercepting now.
      Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 15000.
      Raid is overhead
3rd Ku S-1 Det B with A6M2 Zero (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      2 plane(s) intercepting now.
      Group patrol altitude is 25000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 25000.
      Raid is overhead
 
 
 
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Afternoon Air attack on 3rd ISF Base Force, at 50,77 , near Temuloh
 
Weather in hex: Thunderstorms
 
Raid spotted at 16 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 4 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 17
      Ki-48-Ib Lily x 17
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      17 x Ki-48-Ib Lily bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 100 kg GP Bomb
      17 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Amphibious Assault at Ontong Java (115,131)
 
TF 225 troops unloading over beach at Ontong Java, 115,131
 
 
 
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Ground combat at Ontong Java (115,131)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 128 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 5
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 6 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 6 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Ontong Java !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(-)
 
Assaulting units:
    Maizuru 2nd SNLF
 
 
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Ground combat at Wewak (96,119)
 
Japanese Deliberate attack
 
Attacking force 510 troops, 3 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 16
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 5 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 5 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Wewak !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: leaders(-), fatigue(-)
 
Assaulting units:
    I/84th Naval Guard Unit
 
 
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Ground combat at Vanimo (93,117)
 
Japanese Deliberate attack
 
Attacking force 510 troops, 3 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 16
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 17 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 17 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Vanimo !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: leaders(+)
 
Assaulting units:
    II/84th Naval Guard Unit
 
 
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Ground combat at 67,87 (near Jesselton)
 
Japanese Deliberate attack
 
Attacking force 612 troops, 3 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 22
 
Defending force 337 troops, 2 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 1
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 4 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 4 
 
Japanese assault odds: 1 to 1 
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), leaders(+), leaders(-), experience(-)
 supply(-)
Attacker: leaders(-)
 
Allied ground losses:
      44 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 5 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Assaulting units:
    2nd Sasebo SNLF Coy 
 
Defending units:
    108th RN Base Force
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Re: WitP:AE Reluctant Admiral - Jones(J) vs Aphro(A)

Post: # 95066Post Jones
Wed May 08, 2019 2:39 pm

Jan. 9, 1942

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AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Jan 09, 42
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Sub attack near San Francisco  at 217,72
 
Japanese Ships
      SS I-7
 
Allied Ships
      DD Gilmer
 
SS I-7 launches 6 torpedoes
I-7 diving deep ....
DD Gilmer attacking submerged sub ....
DD Gilmer cannot establish contact with SS I-7
DD Gilmer cannot establish contact with SS I-7
DD Gilmer cannot establish contact with SS I-7
DD Gilmer fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Gilmer attacking submerged sub ....
DD Gilmer fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Gilmer fails to find sub, continues to search...
Escort abandons search for sub
 
 
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Pre-Invasion action off Wenchow (89,58)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
168 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      DD Yugiri
      DD Asagiri
      xAP Montevideo Maru
      DD Ushio
 
Japanese ground losses:
      80 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 4 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 6 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
DD Yugiri firing at 100th Chinese Corps
DD Asagiri firing at 100th Chinese Corps
DD Yugiri fired at enemy troops
DD Asagiri fired at enemy troops
Defensive Guns fire at approaching troops in landing craft at 6,000 yards
Defensive Guns fire at approaching troops in landing craft at 2,000 yards
 
 
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Amphibious Assault at Wenchow (89,58)
 
TF 32 troops unloading over beach at Wenchow, 89,58
 
Japanese ground losses:
      265 casualties reported
         Squads: 18 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
      Guns lost 1 (1 destroyed, 0 disabled)
 
17 troops of a IJA Inf Squad lost overboard during unload of 38th Div /1
17 troops of a IJA Inf Squad lost overboard during unload of 38th Div /2
17 troops of a IJA Inf Squad accidentally lost during unload of 38th Div /2
17 troops of a IJA Inf Squad lost overboard during unload of 38th Div /2
17 troops of a IJA Inf Squad accidentally lost during unload of 38th Div /3
17 troops of a IJA Inf Squad lost overboard during unload of 38th Div /3
17 troops of a IJA Inf Squad lost in surf during unload of 38th Div
17 troops of a IJA Inf Squad lost overboard during unload of 38th Div
37mm Type 01 AT Gun lost from landing craft during unload of 38th Div
17 troops of a IJA Inf Squad lost from landing craft during unload of 38th Div
17 troops of a IJA Inf Squad lost in surf during unload of 38th Div /5
17 troops of a IJA Inf Squad lost overboard during unload of 38th Div /5
17 troops of a IJA Inf Squad lost from landing craft during unload of 38th Div /5
17 troops of a IJA Inf Squad lost from landing craft during unload of 38th Div /5
 
 
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Pre-Invasion action off Tarakan (67,91) - Coastal Guns Fire Back!
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
74 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      CA Nachi
      CA Haguro
      CL Tatsuta, Shell hits 1
      CL Tenryu
      xAK Yasukawa Maru
      TB Hayabusa
      PB Nichi Maru #1
      PB Gamitsu Maru #1
      xAK Zyuyo Maru
      DD Hatsukaze
 
Japanese ground losses:
      12 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Allied ground losses:
      107 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 14 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Tarakan Defenses  firing at CA Nachi
CA Nachi firing at Tarakan Defenses 
CA Haguro firing at Tarakan Defenses 
Tarakan Defenses  firing at CA Haguro
Tarakan Defenses  firing at CL Tatsuta
CL Tatsuta firing at Tarakan Defenses 
CL Tenryu firing at Tarakan Defenses 
Tarakan Defenses  firing at CL Tenryu
75mm CD Gun Battery engaging xAK Yasukawa Maru at 13,000 yards
CA Nachi firing to suppress enemy battery at 13,000 yards
TB Hayabusa fired at enemy troops
PB Nichi Maru #1 fired at enemy troops
PB Gamitsu Maru #1 fired at enemy troops
Defensive Guns fire at approaching troops in landing craft at 5,000 yards
Defensive Guns fire at approaching troops in landing craft at 2,000 yards
 
 
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Amphibious Assault at Tarakan (67,91)
 
TF 186 troops unloading over beach at Tarakan, 67,91
 
Japanese ground losses:
      72 casualties reported
         Squads: 4 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
      Guns lost 2 (2 destroyed, 0 disabled)
 
20 troops of a IJA Hy Inf Sqd 41 lost overboard during unload of 16th Infantry Rgt
75mm T41 Rgt Gun dropped into water during unload of 16th Infantry Rgt
70mm T92 Bn Gun lost from landing craft during unload of 16th Infantry Rgt
20 troops of a IJA Hy Inf Sqd 41 lost overboard during unload of 16th Infantry Rgt /3
20 troops of a IJA Hy Inf Sqd 41 lost in surf during unload of 16th Infantry Rgt /4
15 Support troops lost from landing craft during unload of 16th Infantry Rgt /4
 
 
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Invasion Support action off Wenchow (89,58)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
95 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      DD Ushio
      DD Yugiri
      DD Asagiri
      xAP Montevideo Maru
      DD Murakumo
 
Japanese ground losses:
      76 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 11 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Allied ground losses:
      10 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
DD Ushio fired at enemy troops
DD Asagiri fired at enemy troops
Defensive Guns fire at approaching troops in landing craft at 1,000 yards
 
 
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Invasion Support action off Tarakan (67,91)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
9 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      xAK Yasukawa Maru, Shell hits 1,  on fire
      CL Tenryu
      CA Nachi
      xAK Macassar Maru, Shell hits 1
      CA Haguro
      xAK Teiryu Maru, Shell hits 1
      PB Nichi Maru #1
      PB Gamitsu Maru #1
      xAK Zyuyo Maru
 
Allied ground losses:
      38 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 5 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
120mm CD Gun Battery engaging xAK Yasukawa Maru at 5,000 yards
CA Nachi firing to suppress enemy battery at 5,000 yards
75mm CD Gun Battery engaging xAK Macassar Maru at 5,000 yards
CA Nachi firing to suppress enemy battery at 5,000 yards
CL Tenryu firing to suppress enemy battery at 5,000 yards
120mm CD Gun Battery engaging xAK Teiryu Maru at 5,000 yards
PB Nichi Maru #1 fired at enemy troops
PB Gamitsu Maru #1 fired at enemy troops
 
 
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ASW attack near Truk  at 111,109
 
Japanese Ships
      DD Amagiri
      DD Akebono
 
Allied Ships
      SS Pegase, hits 1
 
SS Pegase is located by DD Amagiri
DD Akebono fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Akebono attacking submerged sub ....
DD Akebono fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Akebono fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Akebono fails to find sub, continues to search...
Escort abandons search for sub
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Del Monte AAF Base Force, at 79,89 (Cagayan)
 
Weather in hex: Clear sky
 
Raid spotted at 22 NM, estimated altitude 16,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 7 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      G4M1 Betty x 50
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      G4M1 Betty: 1 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      280 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
         Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 30 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      25 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
      20 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg SAP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
       5 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking 103rd PA Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking Agusan Constab Battalion ...
Also attacking Del Monte AAF Base Force ...
Also attacking 103rd PA Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking Agusan Constab Battalion ...
Also attacking Del Monte AAF Base Force ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Tarakan , at 67,91 
 
Weather in hex: Heavy cloud
 
Raid spotted at 19 NM, estimated altitude 19,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      A6M2 Zero x 30
      G4M1 Betty x 16
 
No Japanese losses
 
Airbase hits 6
Airbase supply hits 5
Runway hits 26
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      16 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 15000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 108th RN Base Force, at 67,87 , near Jesselton
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 19 NM, estimated altitude 10,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-32 Mary x 3
      Ki-51 Sonia x 15
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied ground losses:
      9 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      12 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
       3 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
       3 x Ki-32 Mary bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 108th RN Base Force, at 67,87 , near Jesselton
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 19 NM, estimated altitude 8,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-51 Sonia x 6
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       6 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 108th RN Base Force, at 67,87 , near Jesselton
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 5 NM, estimated altitude 8,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 1 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-32 Mary x 9
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-32 Mary: 1 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      11 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       9 x Ki-32 Mary bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on TF, near Tarakan at 67,91
 
Weather in hex: Heavy cloud
 
Raid spotted at 15 NM, estimated altitude 6,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      A6M2 Zero x 5
 
Allied aircraft
      139WH-3 x 6
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied aircraft losses
      139WH-3: 2 damaged
 
Japanese Ships
      xAK Tosei Maru
      CA Nachi
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       6 x 139WH-3 bombing from 1000 feet * 
               Naval Attack:  1 x 300 kg SAP Bomb
 
CAP engaged:
Tainan Ku S-1 Det A with A6M2 Zero (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      3 plane(s) intercepting now.
      Group patrol altitude is 10000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 10000.
      Raid is overhead
Tainan Ku S-1 Det B with A6M2 Zero (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      2 plane(s) intercepting now.
      Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 15000.
      Raid is overhead
 
 
 
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Afternoon Air attack on Bataan , at 78,77 
 
Weather in hex: Heavy cloud
 
Raid spotted at 38 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 12 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-Ic Sally x 19
      Ki-27b Nate x 39
      Ki-36 Ida x 8
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied ground losses:
      9 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Port hits 2
Port fuel hits 5
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      19 x Ki-21-Ic Sally bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       8 x Ki-36 Ida bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 30 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Afternoon Air attack on Bataan , at 78,77 
 
Weather in hex: Heavy cloud
 
Raid spotted at 26 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 7 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 22
      Ki-51 Sonia x 12
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-21-IIa Sally: 1 destroyed by flak
      Ki-51 Sonia: 1 damaged
 
Port hits 2
Port fuel hits 2
Port supply hits 1
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      22 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      12 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Afternoon Air attack on Bataan , at 78,77 
 
Weather in hex: Heavy cloud
 
Raid spotted at 3 NM, estimated altitude 10,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 0 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-30 Ann x 23
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-30 Ann: 1 damaged
 
Port supply hits 1
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      23 x Ki-30 Ann bombing from 6000 feet
               Port Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Afternoon Air attack on TF, near Tarakan at 67,91
 
Weather in hex: Heavy rain
 
Raid spotted at 19 NM, estimated altitude 6,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 7 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      A6M2 Zero x 5
 
Allied aircraft
      139WH-3 x 3
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied aircraft losses
      139WH-3: 2 destroyed
 
Japanese Ships
      CA Haguro
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       3 x 139WH-3 bombing from 1000 feet * 
               Naval Attack:  1 x 300 kg SAP Bomb
 
CAP engaged:
Tainan Ku S-1 Det A with A6M2 Zero (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      3 plane(s) intercepting now.
      Group patrol altitude is 10000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 10000.
      Raid is overhead
Tainan Ku S-1 Det B with A6M2 Zero (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      2 plane(s) intercepting now.
      Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 15000.
      Raid is overhead
 
 
 
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Invasion Support action off Wenchow (89,58)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
91 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      xAP Montevideo Maru
      DD Murakumo
      DD Ushio
 
Japanese ground losses:
      76 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 11 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Defensive Guns fire at approaching troops in landing craft at 2,000 yards
 
 
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Invasion Support action off Tarakan (67,91)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
9 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      PB Nichi Maru #1
      PB Gamitsu Maru #1
      xAK Zyuyo Maru
 
Allied ground losses:
      9 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
PB Nichi Maru #1 fired at enemy troops
PB Gamitsu Maru #1 fired at enemy troops
 
 
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Ground combat at 86,47 (near Sinyang)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 1336 troops, 12 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 341
 
Defending force 4206 troops, 58 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 63
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 29 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 31 
 
Japanese assault odds: 1 to 2 
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: op mode(-), leaders(+), morale(-), experience(-)
Attacker: shock(+), morale(-)
 
Japanese ground losses:
      44 casualties reported
         Squads: 1 destroyed, 2 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Allied ground losses:
      24 casualties reported
         Squads: 1 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Assaulting units:
    13th Division
    18th RGC Temp. Division
 
Defending units:
    7th Chinese Corps
    84th Chinese Corps
    21st Group Army
 
 
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Ground combat at Tarakan (67,91)
 
Allied Bombardment attack
 
Attacking force 1721 troops, 27 guns, 7 vehicles, Assault Value = 51
 
Defending force 4581 troops, 62 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 125
 
Japanese ground losses:
      12 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Allied ground losses:
      10 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
 
Assaulting units:
    VII KNIL Battalion
    Tarakan Defenses 
    HQ TC Borneo 
    Tarakan MLD Base Force
 
Defending units:
    16th Infantry Regiment
    2nd Field Artillery Regiment
 
 
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Ground combat at Wenchow (89,58)
 
Allied Bombardment attack
 
Attacking force 18342 troops, 101 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 454
 
Defending force 28695 troops, 237 guns, 106 vehicles, Assault Value = 849
 
Assaulting units:
    100th Chinese Corps
    28th Chinese Corps
    21st Chinese Corps
    16th Construction Regiment
    25th Group Army
    3rd War Area 
    14th Chinese Base Force
 
Defending units:
    15th Division
    2nd Ind.Mixed Regiment
    8th Armored Car Co 
    38th Div /4
 
 
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Ground combat at Waigeo (82,106)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 25 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 3
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 2 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 2 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Waigeo !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(-)
 
Assaulting units:
    1st Para Assault/C Div /1
 
 
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Ground combat at Gebe (80,105)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 13 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 2
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 3 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 3 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Gebe !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(-)
 
Assaulting units:
    1st Para Assault/C Div /2
 
 
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Ground combat at Kofiau (80,106)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 25 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 3
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 4 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 4 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Kofiau !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(-)
 
Assaulting units:
    1st Para Assault/C Div /3
Tarakan invaded!
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Re: WitP:AE Reluctant Admiral - Jones(J) vs Aphro(A)

Post: # 95089Post Jones
Thu May 09, 2019 5:43 pm

Jan. 10, 1942

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AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Jan 10, 42
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Invasion Support action off Wenchow (89,58)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
95 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      xAP Montevideo Maru
      DD Murakumo
      DD Ushio
 
Japanese ground losses:
      72 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 8 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Defensive Guns fire at approaching troops in landing craft at 2,000 yards
 
 
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Invasion Support action off Tarakan (67,91)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
7 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      xAK Meiyo Maru
      CL Tenryu
      CA Haguro
      CA Nachi
      PB Nichi Maru #1
      PB Gamitsu Maru #1
      xAK Zyuyo Maru
 
Allied ground losses:
      7 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
CL Tenryu firing to suppress enemy battery at 7,000 yards
CA Haguro firing to suppress enemy battery at 7,000 yards
120mm CD Gun Battery engaging xAK Meiyo Maru at 7,000 yards
CA Nachi firing to suppress enemy battery at 7,000 yards
PB Nichi Maru #1 fired at enemy troops
PB Gamitsu Maru #1 fired at enemy troops
 
 
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Night Air attack on Singkawang , at 56,88 
 
Weather in hex: Heavy rain
 
Raid spotted at 37 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 14 minutes
 
Allied aircraft
      139WH-3 x 3
 
Allied aircraft losses
      139WH-3: 1 damaged
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       3 x 139WH-3 bombing from 6000 feet * 
               Airfield Attack:  2 x 300 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Night Naval bombardment of Wenchow at 89,58
 
Japanese Ships
      BB Mutsu
      BB Nagato
      DD Isonami
      DD Akatsuki
 
Allied ground losses:
      267 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 5 disabled
         Non Combat: 6 destroyed, 24 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 3 disabled
 
Light Industry hits 1
Fires 197
Airbase hits 5
Airbase supply hits 1
Runway hits 10
Port hits 2
 
BB Mutsu firing at 28th Chinese Corps
BB Nagato firing at Wenchow 
DD Isonami firing at Wenchow 
DD Akatsuki firing at 100th Chinese Corps
 
 
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Night Naval bombardment of Wenchow at 89,58
 
Japanese Ships
      BB Yamashiro
      BB Fuso
      DD Fumizuki
      DD Minazuki
 
Allied ground losses:
      290 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 4 disabled
         Non Combat: 14 destroyed, 22 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 3 disabled
 
Light Industry hits 1
Resources hits 1
Manpower hits 2
Fires 1726
Airbase hits 1
Airbase supply hits 1
Runway hits 8
Port fuel hits 1
 
BB Yamashiro firing at 21st Chinese Corps
BB Fuso firing at Wenchow 
DD Fumizuki firing at 100th Chinese Corps
DD Minazuki firing at Wenchow 
 
 
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Amphibious Assault at Lae (99,126)
 
TF 98 troops unloading over beach at Lae, 99,126
 
Japanese ground losses:
      16 casualties reported
         Squads: 1 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
17 troops of a SNLF Inf Squad 41 lost from landing craft during unload of II/66th Nav Gd
 
 
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Amphibious Assault at Shortland (110,132)
 
TF 225 troops unloading over beach at Shortland, 110,132
 
 
 
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Amphibious Assault at Dagua (95,119)
 
TF 246 troops unloading over beach at Dagua, 95,119
 
 
 
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Invasion Support action off Wenchow (89,58)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
29 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      xAP Montevideo Maru
      DD Murakumo
 
75mm Field Gun battery firing at xAP Montevideo Maru
75mm Field Gun battery firing at xAP Montevideo Maru
 
 
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Submarine attack near Suva  at 132,161
 
Japanese Ships
      SS I-2
 
Allied Ships
      xAP Santa Barbara
 
xAP Santa Barbara is sighted by SS I-2
SS I-2 launches 2 torpedoes at xAP Santa Barbara
 
 
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Sub attack near Peleliu  at 89,98
 
Japanese Ships
      PB Takunan Maru #8
      xAKL Raizan Maru
      xAKL Bichu Maru
      xAKL Nichiryo Maru
      xAKL Kidokawa Maru
      xAKL Heiwa Maru
      PB Shuko Maru #5
 
Allied Ships
      SS Spearfish
 
SS Spearfish launches 2 torpedoes at PB Takunan Maru #8
Spearfish diving deep ....
PB Shuko Maru #5 fails to find sub, continues to search...
PB Shuko Maru #5 fails to find sub, continues to search...
PB Shuko Maru #5 fails to find sub, continues to search...
PB Shuko Maru #5 fails to find sub, continues to search...
PB Shuko Maru #5 fails to find sub, continues to search...
Escort abandons search for sub
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd Constabulary Regiment, at 79,89 (Cagayan)
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 35 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 12 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      G4M1 Betty x 50
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      G4M1 Betty: 1 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      88 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 14 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 7 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      25 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
      25 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking 2nd PA Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking 102nd PA Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking 3rd Constabulary Regiment ...
Also attacking 2nd PA Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking 102nd PA Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking 3rd Constabulary Regiment ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 100th Chinese Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Light rain
 
Raid spotted at 19 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 7 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      G3M2 Nell x 21
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      G3M2 Nell: 1 damaged
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      21 x G3M2 Nell bombing from 8000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking 28th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 100th Chinese Corps ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 100th Chinese Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Light rain
 
Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 7 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      G3M2 Nell x 32
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied ground losses:
      41 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 5 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      32 x G3M2 Nell bombing from 7000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking 28th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 100th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 28th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 100th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 28th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 100th Chinese Corps ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 28th Chinese Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Light rain
 
Raid spotted at 26 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 10 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      B5N1 Kate x 27
      D3A1 Val x 20
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied ground losses:
      8 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      27 x B5N1 Kate bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      12 x D3A1 Val releasing from 2000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       5 x D3A1 Val releasing from 3000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       3 x D3A1 Val releasing from 1000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking 100th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 28th Chinese Corps ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 21st Chinese Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Light rain
 
Raid spotted at 5 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 1 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      D3A1 Val x 3
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       3 x D3A1 Val releasing from 2000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Bataan , at 78,77 
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 40 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 13 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-Ic Sally x 24
      Ki-36 Ida x 3
      Ki-51 Sonia x 3
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-21-Ic Sally: 1 damaged
      Ki-36 Ida: 1 destroyed by flak
 
Port hits 2
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      24 x Ki-21-Ic Sally bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       3 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
       3 x Ki-36 Ida bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 30 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd ISF Base Force, at 50,77 , near Temuloh
 
Weather in hex: Partial cloud
 
Raid spotted at 19 NM, estimated altitude 16,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 23
      Ki-43-Ib Oscar x 15
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-21-IIa Sally: 3 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      6 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      23 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd ISF Base Force, at 50,77 , near Temuloh
 
Weather in hex: Partial cloud
 
Raid spotted at 17 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 54
      Ki-30 Ann x 4
      Ki-43-Ic Oscar x 12
      Ki-48-Ib Lily x 24
      Ki-51 Sonia x 21
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-51 Sonia: 2 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      6 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      21 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
      21 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      24 x Ki-48-Ib Lily bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 100 kg GP Bomb
      27 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       4 x Ki-30 Ann bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       6 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Bataan , at 78,77 
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 37 NM, estimated altitude 13,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 10 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 27
      Ki-27b Nate x 3
      Ki-30 Ann x 22
      Ki-36 Ida x 8
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-30 Ann: 1 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      6 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Port hits 3
Port fuel hits 2
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      27 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      22 x Ki-30 Ann bombing from 6000 feet
               Port Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       8 x Ki-36 Ida bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 30 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Bataan , at 78,77 
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 24 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-27b Nate x 30
      Ki-30 Ann x 6
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-30 Ann: 1 damaged
 
Port hits 1
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       6 x Ki-30 Ann bombing from 6000 feet
               Port Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd ISF Base Force, at 50,77 , near Temuloh
 
Weather in hex: Partial cloud
 
Raid spotted at 14 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 4 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 14
      Ki-30 Ann x 16
      Ki-43-Ib Oscar x 15
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      16 x Ki-30 Ann bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      14 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Bataan , at 78,77 
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 36 NM, estimated altitude 13,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 12 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-27b Nate x 8
      Ki-51 Sonia x 12
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-51 Sonia: 1 damaged
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      12 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on TF, near Tarakan at 67,91
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 10 NM, estimated altitude 6,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 3 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      A6M2 Zero x 5
 
Allied aircraft
      139WH-3 x 3
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied aircraft losses
      139WH-3: 2 destroyed
 
Japanese Ships
      xAK Shinwa Maru
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       3 x 139WH-3 bombing from 1000 feet * 
               Naval Attack:  1 x 300 kg SAP Bomb
 
CAP engaged:
Tainan Ku S-1 Det A with A6M2 Zero (3 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      3 plane(s) intercepting now.
      Group patrol altitude is 10000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 10000.
      Raid is overhead
Tainan Ku S-1 Det B with A6M2 Zero (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      2 plane(s) intercepting now.
      Group patrol altitude is 15000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 15000.
      Raid is overhead
 
 
 
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ASW attack near Peleliu  at 89,98
 
Japanese Ships
      PB Takunan Maru #8
      xAKL Raizan Maru
      xAKL Bichu Maru
      xAKL Nichiryo Maru
      xAKL Kidokawa Maru
      xAKL Heiwa Maru
      PB Shuko Maru #5
 
Allied Ships
      SS Spearfish
 
SS Spearfish is sighted by escort
Spearfish diving deep ....
PB Shuko Maru #5 fails to find sub, continues to search...
PB Shuko Maru #5 fails to find sub, continues to search...
PB Shuko Maru #5 fails to find sub, continues to search...
PB Shuko Maru #5 fails to find sub, continues to search...
PB Shuko Maru #5 fails to find sub, continues to search...
Escort abandons search for sub
 
 
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Invasion Support action off Tarakan (67,91)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
9 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      xAK Meiyo Maru
      CL Tenryu
      CA Nachi
      xAK Nittai Maru, Shell hits 1
      xAK Zyuyo Maru
 
Allied ground losses:
      7 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
CL Tenryu firing to suppress enemy battery at 5,000 yards
CA Nachi firing to suppress enemy battery at 5,000 yards
120mm CD Gun Battery engaging xAK Nittai Maru at 5,000 yards
CA Nachi firing to suppress enemy battery at 5,000 yards
 
 
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Pre-Invasion action off Ambon (76,109) - Coastal Guns Fire Back!
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
127 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      BB Hyuga, Shell hits 2
      BB Ise, Shell hits 1
      CA Ashigara
      CL Natori, Shell hits 1,  on fire
      CL Otonase, Shell hits 1
      DD Kisaragi
      DD Isokaze, Shell hits 1,  on fire
      DD Makigumo
      xAP Tsingtao Maru
      DD Tokitsukaze
 
Japanese ground losses:
      58 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 9 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Allied ground losses:
      100 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 12 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
      Guns lost 7 (2 destroyed, 5 disabled)
 
Amboina Defenses  firing at BB Hyuga
BB Hyuga firing at Amboina Defenses 
BB Ise firing at Amboina Defenses 
Amboina Defenses  firing at BB Ise
CA Ashigara firing at Amboina Defenses 
Amboina Defenses  firing at CA Ashigara
CL Natori firing at Amboina Defenses 
Amboina Defenses  firing at CL Natori
CL Otonase firing at Amboina Defenses 
Amboina Defenses  firing at CL Otonase
Amboina Defenses  firing at DD Kisaragi
DD Kisaragi firing at Amboina Defenses 
Amboina Defenses  firing at DD Isokaze
DD Isokaze firing at Amboina Defenses 
DD Makigumo firing at Amboina Defenses 
Amboina Defenses  firing at DD Makigumo
DD Kisaragi fired at enemy troops
DD Makigumo fired at enemy troops
Defensive Guns fire at approaching troops in landing craft at 4,000 yards
Defensive Guns fire at approaching troops in landing craft at 1,000 yards
 
 
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Amphibious Assault at Ambon (76,109)
 
TF 374 troops unloading over beach at Ambon, 76,109
 
Japanese ground losses:
      46 casualties reported
         Squads: 3 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 10 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
      Guns lost 1 (1 destroyed, 0 disabled)
 
17 troops of a SNLF Inf Squad 41 lost in surf during unload of 1st Kure Assault Div /1
17 troops of a SNLF Inf Squad 41 lost overboard during unload of 1st Kure Assault Div /2
75mm T41 Rgt Gun accidentally lost during unload of 1st Kure Assault Div
15 Support troops lost overboard during unload of 1st Kure Assault Div
15 Support troops lost overboard during unload of 1st Kure Assault Div
17 troops of a SNLF Inf Squad 41 accidentally lost during unload of 1st Kure Assault Div /4
15 Support troops lost overboard during unload of 1st Kure Assault Div /4
15 Support troops lost overboard during unload of 1st Kure Assault Div /4
15 Support troops lost overboard during unload of 1st Kure Assault Div /4
15 Support troops lost overboard during unload of 1st Kure Assault Div /4
15 Support troops lost from landing craft during unload of 1st Ind Engr Rgt
15 Support troops lost from landing craft during unload of 2nd Engr Rgt /2
 
 
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Ground combat at 86,47 (near Sinyang)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 11575 troops, 102 guns, 4 vehicles, Assault Value = 339
 
Defending force 4199 troops, 58 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 62
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 556 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 27 
 
Japanese assault odds: 20 to 1 
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: leaders(-), fatigue(-), morale(-), experience(-)
Attacker: shock(+)
 
Japanese ground losses:
      226 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 24 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
 
Allied ground losses:
      1352 casualties reported
         Squads: 98 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 47 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 2 destroyed, 5 disabled
      Guns lost 8 (7 destroyed, 1 disabled)
      Units retreated 1
 
Defeated Allied Units Retreating!
 
Assaulting units:
    13th Division
    18th RGC Temp. Division
 
Defending units:
    7th Chinese Corps
    84th Chinese Corps
    21st Group Army
 
 
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Ground combat at Wenchow (89,58)
 
Japanese Deliberate attack
 
Attacking force 29505 troops, 237 guns, 106 vehicles, Assault Value = 857
 
Defending force 22454 troops, 101 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 446
 
Japanese engineers reduce fortifications to 2
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 767 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 346 
 
Japanese assault odds: 2 to 1 (fort level 2) 
 
Japanese Assault reduces fortifications to 2
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), forts(+), disruption(-), experience(-)
Attacker: 
 
Japanese ground losses:
      902 casualties reported
         Squads: 1 destroyed, 109 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 9 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 7 disabled
 
Allied ground losses:
      851 casualties reported
         Squads: 9 destroyed, 99 disabled
         Non Combat: 6 destroyed, 20 disabled
         Engineers: 1 destroyed, 4 disabled
 
Assaulting units:
    15th Division
    8th Armored Car Co 
    38th Division
    2nd Ind.Mixed Regiment
 
Defending units:
    28th Chinese Corps
    21st Chinese Corps
    100th Chinese Corps
    3rd War Area 
    25th Group Army
    16th Construction Regiment
    14th Chinese Base Force
 
 
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Ground combat at 91,32 (near Paotow)
 
Japanese Deliberate attack
 
Attacking force 4744 troops, 68 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 120
 
Defending force 10279 troops, 86 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 264
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 33 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 133 
 
Japanese assault odds: 1 to 4 
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), experience(-)
Attacker: supply(-)
 
Japanese ground losses:
      686 casualties reported
         Squads: 14 destroyed, 41 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 4 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
      Guns lost 5 (1 destroyed, 4 disabled)
 
Allied ground losses:
      49 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 9 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Assaulting units:
    5th Mongol Cavalry Division
    11th Indpt Infantry Regiment
    11th Field Artillery Regiment
 
Defending units:
    11th Chinese Corps
    81st Chinese Corps
 
 
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Ground combat at Malacca (49,81)
 
Japanese Deliberate attack
 
Attacking force 1040 troops, 2 guns, 69 vehicles, Assault Value = 134
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 27 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 27 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Malacca !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: 
 
Assaulting units:
    1st Tank Regiment
    5th Recon Regiment
    6th Tank Regiment
 
 
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Ground combat at Moulmein (55,55)
 
Japanese Deliberate attack
 
Attacking force 4399 troops, 70 guns, 10 vehicles, Assault Value = 178
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 30 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 30 to 1 (fort level 1) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Moulmein !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: 
 
Assaulting units:
    112th Infantry Regiment
    55th Engineer Regiment
    55th Mountain Gun Regiment
    21st Medium Field Artillery Battalion
 
 
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Ground combat at Tarakan (67,91)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 4571 troops, 62 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 124
 
Defending force 2846 troops, 43 guns, 7 vehicles, Assault Value = 50
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 81 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 82 
 
Japanese assault odds: 1 to 2 (fort level 1) 
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), disruption(-), fatigue(-), experience(-)
Attacker: shock(+)
 
Japanese ground losses:
      256 casualties reported
         Squads: 1 destroyed, 17 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Allied ground losses:
      78 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 6 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
 
Assaulting units:
    16th Infantry Regiment
    2nd Field Artillery Regiment
 
Defending units:
    VII KNIL Battalion
    Tarakan Defenses 
    HQ TC Borneo 
    Tarakan MLD Base Force
 
 
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Ground combat at Shortland (110,132)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 128 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 5
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 3 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 3 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Shortland !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(-)
 
Assaulting units:
    Maizuru 2nd SNLF
 
 
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Ground combat at 67,87 (near Jesselton)
 
Japanese Deliberate attack
 
Attacking force 612 troops, 3 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 22
 
Defending force 281 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 1
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 6 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 6 to 1 
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), leaders(+), leaders(-), experience(-)
 supply(-)
Attacker: leaders(-)
 
Allied ground losses:
      62 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 6 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Assaulting units:
    2nd Sasebo SNLF Coy 
 
Defending units:
    108th RN Base Force
 
 
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Ground combat at Tarakan (67,91)
 
Allied Bombardment attack
 
Attacking force 1639 troops, 27 guns, 7 vehicles, Assault Value = 42
 
Defending force 4389 troops, 62 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 106
 
Assaulting units:
    VII KNIL Battalion
    HQ TC Borneo 
    Tarakan Defenses 
    Tarakan MLD Base Force
 
Defending units:
    16th Infantry Regiment
    2nd Field Artillery Regiment
 
 
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Ground combat at Ambon (76,109)
 
Allied Bombardment attack
 
Attacking force 2273 troops, 32 guns, 4 vehicles, Assault Value = 61
 
Defending force 6522 troops, 98 guns, 18 vehicles, Assault Value = 249
 
Japanese ground losses:
      9 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
 
Assaulting units:
    Molukken KNIL Cdo 
    Molukken Mil'ie Cdo 
    Laha ML Base Force
    Amboina Defenses 
    AP-VLG-IV Sup Afd 
 
Defending units:
    2nd Engineer Regiment
    1st Ind Engineer Regiment
    1st Kure Assault Div /3
 
 
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Ground combat at Wenchow (89,58)
 
Allied Bombardment attack
 
Attacking force 17551 troops, 101 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 361
 
Defending force 28696 troops, 237 guns, 106 vehicles, Assault Value = 772
 
Assaulting units:
    21st Chinese Corps
    28th Chinese Corps
    100th Chinese Corps
    25th Group Army
    3rd War Area 
    16th Construction Regiment
    14th Chinese Base Force
 
Defending units:
    38th Division
    15th Division
    8th Armored Car Co 
    2nd Ind.Mixed Regiment
Heavy fighting reported around the outskirts of Wenchow.
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Re: WitP:AE Reluctant Admiral - Jones(J) vs Aphro(A)

Post: # 95116Post Jones
Fri May 10, 2019 6:14 pm

Jan. 11, 1942

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AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Jan 11, 42
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Invasion Support action off Ambon (76,109) - Coastal Guns Fire Back!
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
31 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      BB Hyuga, Shell hits 1
      BB Ise
      CA Ashigara
      CL Natori,  on fire
      CL Otonase
      DD Kisaragi
      DD Makigumo
      xAK Kagu Maru, Shell hits 3
      xAP Tsingtao Maru
      DD Tokitsukaze
 
Japanese ground losses:
      46 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 4 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Amboina Defenses  firing at BB Hyuga
BB Hyuga firing at Amboina Defenses 
CA Ashigara firing at Amboina Defenses 
CL Natori firing at Amboina Defenses 
Amboina Defenses  firing at DD Kisaragi
180mm CD Gun Battery engaging xAK Kagu Maru at 10,000 yards
BB Ise firing to suppress enemy battery at 10,000 yards
Defensive Guns fire at approaching troops in landing craft at 1,000 yards
 
 
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ASW attack near Peleliu  at 89,98
 
Japanese Ships
      DD Kuroshio
      DD Uranami
 
Allied Ships
      SS Spearfish
 
SS Spearfish is located by DD Kuroshio
DD Uranami fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Uranami fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Uranami fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Uranami fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Uranami fails to find sub, continues to search...
Escort abandons search for sub
 
 
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Amphibious Assault at Sarmi (91,114)
 
TF 244 troops unloading over beach at Sarmi, 91,114
 
Japanese ground losses:
      24 casualties reported
         Squads: 1 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
17 troops of a SNLF Inf Squad 41 lost overboard during unload of II/84th Nav Gd
 
 
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Invasion Support action off Ambon (76,109)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
23 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      xAP Tsingtao Maru
      DD Tokitsukaze
      DD Kisaragi
 
Japanese ground losses:
      34 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 3 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Defensive Guns fire at approaching troops in landing craft at 1,000 yards
 
 
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Invasion Support action off Tarakan (67,91)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
7 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      xAK Yasukawa Maru
      CL Tenryu
      CA Nachi
      DD Hatsukaze
      xAK Shinwa Maru
      xAK Tosei Maru
 
Allied ground losses:
      Guns lost 1 (1 destroyed, 0 disabled)
 
CL Tenryu firing to suppress enemy battery at 8,000 yards
CA Nachi firing to suppress enemy battery at 8,000 yards
DD Hatsukaze firing to suppress enemy battery at 8,000 yards
CA Nachi firing to suppress enemy battery at 8,000 yards
DD Hatsukaze firing to suppress enemy battery at 8,000 yards
CA Nachi firing to suppress enemy battery at 8,000 yards
75mm CD Gun Battery engaging xAK Yasukawa Maru at 8,000 yards
CA Nachi firing to suppress enemy battery at 8,000 yards
DD Hatsukaze firing to suppress enemy battery at 8,000 yards
DD Hatsukaze firing to suppress enemy battery at 8,000 yards
CA Nachi firing to suppress enemy battery at 8,000 yards
 
 
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Invasion Support action off Ambon (76,109)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
25 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      xAP Dairen Maru, Shell hits 1
      CL Otonase
      BB Ise
      xAK Sydney Maru, Shell hits 2
      BB Hyuga
      xAP Tsingtao Maru
      CA Ashigara
 
150mm CD Gun Battery engaging xAP Dairen Maru at 6,000 yards
BB Ise firing to suppress enemy battery at 6,000 yards
180mm CD Gun Battery engaging xAK Sydney Maru at 6,000 yards
BB Hyuga firing to suppress enemy battery at 6,000 yards
150mm CD Gun Battery engaging xAK Sydney Maru at 6,000 yards
BB Ise firing to suppress enemy battery at 6,000 yards
180mm CD Gun battery firing at xAP Tsingtao Maru
75mm/L30 M1911 battery firing at xAP Tsingtao Maru
 
 
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TF 366 encounters mine field at Luganville (120,150)
 
Allied Ships
      AM Bunbury
 
3 mines cleared
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Johore Bahru , at 50,83 
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 45 NM, estimated altitude 20,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 14 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      A6M2 Zero x 21
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      21 x A6M2 Zero sweeping at 18000 feet * 
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Johore Bahru , at 50,83 
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 28 NM, estimated altitude 23,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 7 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-44-Ia Tojo x 11
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      11 x Ki-44-Ia Tojo sweeping at 20000 feet
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Tarakan Defenses , at 67,91 (Tarakan)
 
Weather in hex: Partial cloud
 
Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 7 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      A6M2 Zero x 3
      G4M1 Betty x 14
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied ground losses:
      10 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      14 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking Tarakan MLD Base Force ...
Also attacking Tarakan Defenses  ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on VII KNIL Battalion, at 67,91 (Tarakan)
 
Weather in hex: Partial cloud
 
Raid spotted at 8 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 3 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      A6M2 Zero x 6
      B5N1 Kate x 11
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      B5N1 Kate: 5 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      8 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      11 x B5N1 Kate bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking Tarakan Defenses  ...
Also attacking VII KNIL Battalion ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd ISF Base Force, at 50,77 , near Temuloh
 
Weather in hex: Light cloud
 
Raid spotted at 18 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 23
      Ki-43-Ic Oscar x 34
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-21-IIa Sally: 4 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      7 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      23 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd ISF Base Force, at 50,77 , near Temuloh
 
Weather in hex: Light cloud
 
Raid spotted at 16 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 4 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-30 Ann x 19
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      19 x Ki-30 Ann bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd ISF Base Force, at 50,77 , near Temuloh
 
Weather in hex: Light cloud
 
Raid spotted at 15 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-51 Sonia x 22
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-51 Sonia: 2 damaged
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      22 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Johore Bahru , at 50,83 
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 23 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 58
      Ki-48-Ib Lily x 6
 
Allied aircraft
      no flights
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-21-IIa Sally: 1 damaged
 
Allied aircraft losses
      Buffalo I: 23 damaged
      Buffalo I: 2 destroyed on ground
      Hudson I: 1 destroyed on ground
      Blenheim IF: 8 damaged
      Blenheim IF: 1 destroyed on ground
      Catalina I: 1 destroyed on ground
 
Allied ground losses:
      34 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 4 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Airbase hits 12
Airbase supply hits 5
Runway hits 30
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      25 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 10000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      28 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 10000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       5 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 10000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       6 x Ki-48-Ib Lily bombing from 10000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 100 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Johore Bahru , at 50,83 
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 38 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 10 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 19
      Ki-43-Ib Oscar x 30
 
Allied aircraft
      no flights
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied aircraft losses
      Blenheim IF: 2 damaged
      Blenheim IF: 1 destroyed on ground
      Buffalo I: 13 damaged
      Buffalo I: 1 destroyed on ground
      Hudson I: 1 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      8 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Airbase hits 2
Runway hits 10
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      19 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 10000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 108th RN Base Force, at 67,87 , near Jesselton
 
Weather in hex: Heavy cloud
 
Raid spotted at 18 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-32 Mary x 3
      Ki-51 Sonia x 11
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied ground losses:
      23 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      11 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
       3 x Ki-32 Mary bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 108th RN Base Force, at 67,87 , near Jesselton
 
Weather in hex: Heavy cloud
 
Raid spotted at 15 NM, estimated altitude 6,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-51 Sonia x 9
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       9 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Johore Bahru , at 50,83 
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 25 NM, estimated altitude 15,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 7 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-48-Ib Lily x 23
 
Allied aircraft
      no flights
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-48-Ib Lily: 1 damaged
 
Allied aircraft losses
      Hurricane IIb Trop: 5 damaged
      Hurricane IIb Trop: 1 destroyed on ground
 
Airbase hits 3
Runway hits 6
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      23 x Ki-48-Ib Lily bombing from 10000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 100 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 108th RN Base Force, at 67,87 , near Jesselton
 
Weather in hex: Heavy cloud
 
Raid spotted at 14 NM, estimated altitude 8,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-32 Mary x 9
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-32 Mary: 1 damaged
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       9 x Ki-32 Mary bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Afternoon Air attack on Agusan Constab Battalion, at 79,89 (Cagayan)
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 19 NM, estimated altitude 15,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      G4M1 Betty x 20
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      G4M1 Betty: 1 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      51 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 5 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 3 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      20 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Afternoon Air attack on Agusan Constab Battalion, at 79,89 (Cagayan)
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 10 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 3 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      G4M1 Betty x 20
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied ground losses:
      92 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 4 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 7 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      20 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Afternoon Air attack on 100th Chinese Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Severe storms
 
Raid spotted at 39 NM, estimated altitude 8,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 16 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      B5N1 Kate x 23
      D3A1 Val x 20
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      23 x B5N1 Kate bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       4 x D3A1 Val releasing from 1000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       6 x D3A1 Val releasing from 2000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      10 x D3A1 Val releasing from 3000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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ASW attack near Manado  at 75,99
 
Allied Ships
      SS Sculpin
 
SS Sculpin is sighted by escort
Sculpin bottoming out ....
Sub escapes detection
 
 
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Ground combat at Cagayan (79,89)
 
Japanese Deliberate attack
 
Attacking force 7527 troops, 71 guns, 95 vehicles, Assault Value = 284
 
Defending force 6588 troops, 29 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 134
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 189 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 49 
 
Japanese assault odds: 3 to 1 (fort level 1) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Cagayan !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), leaders(+), morale(-), experience(-)
Attacker: 
 
Japanese ground losses:
      253 casualties reported
         Squads: 1 destroyed, 25 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 4 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Allied ground losses:
      3511 casualties reported
         Squads: 140 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 92 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 7 destroyed, 0 disabled
      Guns lost 11 (9 destroyed, 2 disabled)
      Units retreated 7
      Units destroyed 1
 
Defeated Allied Units Retreating!
 
Assaulting units:
    8th Tank Regiment
    II./4th Infantry Battalion
    2nd Tank Regiment
    33rd Infantry Regiment
    III./4th Infantry Battalion
    17th Medium Field Artillery Regiment
 
Defending units:
    101st PA Infantry Regiment
    103rd PA Infantry Regiment
    2nd PA Infantry Regiment
    3rd Constabulary Regiment
    102nd PA Infantry Regiment
    Agusan Constab Battalion
    Mindanao Force 
    Del Monte AAF Base Force
 
 
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Ground combat at 86,47 (near Sinyang)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 11414 troops, 102 guns, 4 vehicles, Assault Value = 321
 
Defending force 1240 troops, 12 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 2
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 496 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 3 
 
Japanese assault odds: 165 to 1 
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: morale(-), experience(-), supply(-)
Attacker: shock(+)
 
Japanese ground losses:
      11 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Allied ground losses:
      553 casualties reported
         Squads: 25 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 49 destroyed, 2 disabled
         Engineers: 2 destroyed, 0 disabled
      Guns lost 7 (7 destroyed, 0 disabled)
      Units retreated 2
 
Defeated Allied Units Retreating!
 
Assaulting units:
    13th Division
    18th RGC Temp. Division
 
Defending units:
    7th Chinese Corps
    21st Group Army
 
 
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Ground combat at 92,36 (near Kweisui)
 
Japanese Deliberate attack
 
Attacking force 14747 troops, 98 guns, 42 vehicles, Assault Value = 387
 
Defending force 5354 troops, 43 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 149
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 298 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 23 
 
Japanese assault odds: 12 to 1 
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), leaders(-), experience(-), supply(-)
Attacker: 
 
Japanese ground losses:
      146 casualties reported
         Squads: 1 destroyed, 16 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Allied ground losses:
      2582 casualties reported
         Squads: 86 destroyed, 43 disabled
         Non Combat: 68 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 2 destroyed, 2 disabled
      Guns lost 13 (4 destroyed, 9 disabled)
      Units retreated 1
 
Defeated Allied Units Retreating!
 
Assaulting units:
    13th Indpt Infantry Regiment
    2nd Ching An Tui Brigade
    12th Indpt Infantry Regiment
    9th Ind.Mixed Brigade
    26th Recon Regiment
 
Defending units:
    3rd Prov Chinese Corps
 
 
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Ground combat at 50,79 (near Kuantan)
 
Japanese Deliberate attack
 
Attacking force 4770 troops, 42 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 136
 
Defending force 322 troops, 8 guns, 11 vehicles, Assault Value = 4
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 131 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 3 
 
Japanese assault odds: 43 to 1 
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), op mode(-), leaders(-), fatigue(-), morale(-)
 experience(-), supply(-)
Attacker: leaders(+)
 
Allied ground losses:
      195 casualties reported
         Squads: 12 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 13 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
      Guns lost 2 (1 destroyed, 1 disabled)
      Vehicles lost 2 (2 destroyed, 0 disabled)
      Units retreated 2
 
Defeated Allied Units Retreating!
 
Assaulting units:
    144th Infantry Regiment
 
Defending units:
    1st Mysore Battalion
    3rd HK&S Light AA Regiment
 
 
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Ground combat at Tarakan (67,91)
 
Japanese Bombardment attack
 
Attacking force 450 troops, 38 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 108
 
Defending force 2771 troops, 42 guns, 7 vehicles, Assault Value = 42
 
Assaulting units:
    16th Infantry Regiment
    2nd Field Artillery Regiment
 
Defending units:
    VII KNIL Battalion
    Tarakan Defenses 
    HQ TC Borneo 
    Tarakan MLD Base Force
 
 
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Ground combat at Ambon (76,109)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 8080 troops, 98 guns, 18 vehicles, Assault Value = 249
 
Defending force 2879 troops, 48 guns, 4 vehicles, Assault Value = 61
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 180 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 28 
 
Japanese assault odds: 6 to 1 (fort level 1) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Ambon !!!
 
Allied aircraft
      no flights
 
Allied aircraft losses
      139WH-3: 1 destroyed
      B-339D: 1 destroyed
      Do-24K-1: 1 destroyed
      PBY-5 Catalina: 2 destroyed
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), preparation(-), fatigue(-), experience(-)
Attacker: shock(+)
 
Japanese ground losses:
      439 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 16 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 27 disabled
 
Allied ground losses:
      2102 casualties reported
         Squads: 74 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 197 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 2 destroyed, 0 disabled
      Guns lost 33 (33 destroyed, 0 disabled)
      Vehicles lost 5 (5 destroyed, 0 disabled)
      Units destroyed 5
 
Assaulting units:
    1st Ind Engineer Regiment
    2nd Engineer Regiment
    1st Kure Assault Division
 
Defending units:
    Molukken KNIL Cdo 
    Molukken Mil'ie Cdo 
    Laha ML Base Force
    Amboina Defenses 
    AP-VLG-IV Sup Afd 
 
 
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Ground combat at Lae (99,126)
 
Japanese Deliberate attack
 
Attacking force 510 troops, 3 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 16
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 17 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 17 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Lae !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: 
 
Assaulting units:
    II/66th Naval Guard Unit
 
 
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Ground combat at 67,87 (near Jesselton)
 
Japanese Deliberate attack
 
Attacking force 612 troops, 3 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 22
 
Defending force 204 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 1
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 20 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 20 to 1 
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), leaders(-), fatigue(-), experience(-)
 supply(-)
Attacker: 
 
Allied ground losses:
      10 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Assaulting units:
    2nd Sasebo SNLF Coy 
 
Defending units:
    108th RN Base Force
 
 
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Ground combat at Tarakan (67,91)
 
Allied Bombardment attack
 
Attacking force 1616 troops, 26 guns, 7 vehicles, Assault Value = 42
 
Defending force 4434 troops, 64 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 108
 
Assaulting units:
    VII KNIL Battalion
    HQ TC Borneo 
    Tarakan Defenses 
    Tarakan MLD Base Force
 
Defending units:
    16th Infantry Regiment
    2nd Field Artillery Regiment
 
 
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Ground combat at Sansapor (83,107)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 25 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 3
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 4 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 4 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Sansapor !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(-)
 
Assaulting units:
    1st Para Assault/C Div /1
 
 
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Ground combat at Misool (80,108)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 25 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 3
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 4 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 4 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Misool !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(+), leaders(-)
 
Assaulting units:
    1st Para Assault/C Div /2
 
 
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Ground combat at Noemfoor (86,110)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 25 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 3
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 4 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 4 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Noemfoor !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(-)
 
Assaulting units:
    1st Para Assault/C Div /3
Ambon falls to the Japanese Navy!
"Cry 'Havoc,' and let slip the dogs of war" - William Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar"

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Re: WitP:AE Reluctant Admiral - Jones(J) vs Aphro(A)

Post: # 95117Post Jones
Fri May 10, 2019 6:15 pm

Jan. 12, 1942

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AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Jan 12, 42
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Night Naval bombardment of Wenchow at 89,58
 
Japanese Ships
      BB Mutsu
      BB Nagato
      DD Isonami
      DD Akatsuki
 
Allied ground losses:
      569 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Non Combat: 7 destroyed, 27 disabled
         Engineers: 2 destroyed, 2 disabled
 
Resources hits 2
Manpower hits 4
Heavy Industry hits 2
Fires 7455
Airbase hits 3
Runway hits 16
Port hits 4
Port fuel hits 2
 
BB Mutsu firing at Wenchow 
BB Nagato firing at Wenchow 
DD Isonami firing at 100th Chinese Corps
DD Akatsuki firing at 100th Chinese Corps
 
 
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Night Naval bombardment of Wenchow at 89,58
 
Japanese Ships
      BB Yamashiro
      BB Fuso
      DD Fumizuki
      DD Minazuki
 
Allied Ships
      xAK Fatshan, Shell hits 2,  heavy fires,  heavy damage
 
Allied ground losses:
      271 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 5 disabled
         Non Combat: 3 destroyed, 13 disabled
         Engineers: 3 destroyed, 1 disabled
 
Heavy Industry hits 1
Manpower hits 3
Resources hits 1
Fires 10741
Airbase hits 2
Runway hits 6
Port hits 5
Port fuel hits 1
 
E8N2 Dave acting as spotter for BB Yamashiro
BB Yamashiro firing at 28th Chinese Corps
BB Fuso firing at Wenchow 
DD Fumizuki firing at Wenchow 
DD Minazuki firing at Wenchow 
 
 
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ASW attack near Namlea  at 76,107
 
Japanese Ships
      SC Ch 11
 
Allied Ships
      SS KXII, hits 1
 
SS KXII is sighted by escort
KXII diving deep ....
SC Ch 11 attacking submerged sub ....
SC Ch 11 fails to find sub, continues to search...
SC Ch 11 fails to find sub, continues to search...
SC Ch 11 fails to find sub, continues to search...
SC Ch 11 fails to find sub, continues to search...
Escort abandons search for sub
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 103rd PA Infantry Regiment, at 79,90 , near Cagayan
 
Weather in hex: Light rain
 
Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 7 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      G4M1 Betty x 45
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      G4M1 Betty: 1 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      47 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 3 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      21 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
      24 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking 2nd PA Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking 3rd Constabulary Regiment ...
Also attacking 102nd PA Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking 103rd PA Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking 2nd PA Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking 3rd Constabulary Regiment ...
Also attacking 103rd PA Infantry Regiment ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Tarakan Defenses , at 67,91 (Tarakan)
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 8 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      B5N1 Kate x 11
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      B5N1 Kate: 3 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      24 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      11 x B5N1 Kate bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking VII KNIL Battalion ...
Also attacking Tarakan Defenses  ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 100th Chinese Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Heavy rain
 
Raid spotted at 33 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 12 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      G3M2 Nell x 21
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      G3M2 Nell: 1 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      9 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      21 x G3M2 Nell bombing from 8000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking 28th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 100th Chinese Corps ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Bataan , at 78,77 
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 38 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 12 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-Ic Sally x 22
      Ki-27b Nate x 3
      Ki-36 Ida x 11
      Ki-51 Sonia x 15
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-51 Sonia: 2 damaged
 
Runway hits 6
Port hits 1
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      22 x Ki-21-Ic Sally bombing from 9000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      15 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
      11 x Ki-36 Ida bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 30 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Bataan , at 78,77 
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 27
      Ki-27b Nate x 30
 
No Japanese losses
 
Port hits 1
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      27 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Manila Bay Defenses , at 78,77 (Bataan)
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 18 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-27b Nate x 8
      Ki-30 Ann x 28
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-30 Ann: 3 damaged
      Ki-30 Ann: 1 destroyed by flak
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      27 x Ki-30 Ann bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking Asiatic Fleet  ...
Also attacking Manila Bay Defenses  ...
Also attacking Asiatic Fleet  ...
Also attacking Manila Bay Defenses  ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd ISF Base Force, at 50,77 , near Temuloh
 
Weather in hex: Heavy rain
 
Raid spotted at 18 NM, estimated altitude 6,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-44-Ia Tojo x 4
      Ki-51 Sonia x 22
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-51 Sonia: 2 damaged
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      22 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd ISF Base Force, at 50,77 , near Temuloh
 
Weather in hex: Heavy rain
 
Raid spotted at 14 NM, estimated altitude 10,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 4 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 5
      Ki-30 Ann x 19
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      19 x Ki-30 Ann bombing from 8000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       5 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 8000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd ISF Base Force, at 50,77 , near Temuloh
 
Weather in hex: Heavy rain
 
Raid spotted at 16 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 4 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 20
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied ground losses:
      17 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 2 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      20 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 8000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 108th RN Base Force, at 67,87 , near Jesselton
 
Weather in hex: Heavy cloud
 
Raid spotted at 14 NM, estimated altitude 8,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 4 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-32 Mary x 3
      Ki-51 Sonia x 15
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      12 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
       3 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
       3 x Ki-32 Mary bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 108th RN Base Force, at 67,87 , near Jesselton
 
Weather in hex: Heavy cloud
 
Raid spotted at 10 NM, estimated altitude 8,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 3 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-51 Sonia x 6
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       6 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd ISF Base Force, at 50,77 , near Temuloh
 
Weather in hex: Heavy rain
 
Raid spotted at 18 NM, estimated altitude 13,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-48-Ib Lily x 28
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      28 x Ki-48-Ib Lily bombing from 8000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 100 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 108th RN Base Force, at 67,87 , near Jesselton
 
Weather in hex: Heavy cloud
 
Raid spotted at 6 NM, estimated altitude 8,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 1 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-32 Mary x 9
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-32 Mary: 1 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      18 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       9 x Ki-32 Mary bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Johore Bahru , at 50,83 
 
Weather in hex: Heavy rain
 
Raid spotted at 12 NM, estimated altitude 19,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 3 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      A6M2 Zero x 21
 
Allied aircraft
      Blenheim IF x 5
      Buffalo I x 19
      Hurricane IIb Trop x 4
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      A6M2 Zero: 3 destroyed
 
Allied aircraft losses
      Buffalo I: 5 destroyed
 
CAP engaged:
No.21 Sqn RAAF with Buffalo I (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 17000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 17000.
      Time for all group planes to reach interception is 1 minutes
No.27 Sqn RAF with Blenheim IF (0 airborne, 4 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 13000 
      Time for all group planes to reach interception is 44 minutes
No.232 (P) Sqn RAF with Hurricane IIb Trop (1 airborne, 3 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      4 plane(s) intercepting now.
      Group patrol altitude is 17000 
      Raid is overhead
No.243 Sqn RAF with Buffalo I (0 airborne, 4 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      4 plane(s) intercepting now.
      0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 2 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
      Group patrol altitude is 7000 
      Raid is overhead
No.453 Sqn RAF  with Buffalo I (0 airborne, 5 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      5 plane(s) intercepting now.
      0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 2 out of immediate contact.
      Group patrol altitude is 12000 
      Time for all group planes to reach interception is 40 minutes
No.488 Sqn RAF with Buffalo I (0 airborne, 4 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 7000 
      Time for all group planes to reach interception is 1 minutes
 
 
 
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Afternoon Air attack on 3rd ISF Base Force, at 50,77 , near Temuloh
 
Weather in hex: Severe storms
 
Raid spotted at 15 NM, estimated altitude 10,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 4 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 23
      Ki-43-Ib Oscar x 30
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      23 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 8000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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ASW attack near Manado  at 75,99
 
Japanese Ships
      PB Edo Maru
 
Allied Ships
      SS Sculpin
 
SS Sculpin is sighted by escort
Sculpin bottoming out ....
PB Edo Maru fails to find sub, continues to search...
PB Edo Maru fails to find sub, continues to search...
PB Edo Maru fails to find sub, continues to search...
PB Edo Maru fails to find sub, continues to search...
PB Edo Maru fails to find sub, continues to search...
Escort abandons search for sub
 
 
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Ground combat at Wenchow (89,58)
 
Japanese Deliberate attack
 
Attacking force 29078 troops, 238 guns, 106 vehicles, Assault Value = 804
 
Defending force 21133 troops, 101 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 362
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 911 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 547 
 
Japanese assault odds: 1 to 1 (fort level 2) 
 
Japanese Assault reduces fortifications to 1
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), disruption(-), preparation(-), experience(-)
Attacker: 
 
Japanese ground losses:
      902 casualties reported
         Squads: 2 destroyed, 104 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 9 disabled
         Engineers: 1 destroyed, 4 disabled
 
Allied ground losses:
      614 casualties reported
         Squads: 4 destroyed, 64 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 16 disabled
         Engineers: 2 destroyed, 4 disabled
      Units destroyed 1
 
Assaulting units:
    15th Division
    8th Armored Car Co 
    38th Division
    2nd Ind.Mixed Regiment
 
Defending units:
    21st Chinese Corps
    28th Chinese Corps
    100th Chinese Corps
    16th Construction Regiment
    3rd War Area 
    25th Group Army
    14th Chinese Base Force
 
 
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Ground combat at 88,57 (near Wenchow)
 
Japanese Bombardment attack
 
Attacking force 12202 troops, 104 guns, 56 vehicles, Assault Value = 493
 
Defending force 19464 troops, 129 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 522
 
Assaulting units:
    17th Division
    12th Ind.Mixed Brigade
    13th Army
 
Defending units:
    50th Chinese Corps
    49th Chinese Corps
    88th Chinese Corps
    10th Group Army
    23rd Group Army
 
 
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Ground combat at 89,57 (near Wenchow)
 
Japanese Bombardment attack
 
Attacking force 12545 troops, 102 guns, 4 vehicles, Assault Value = 389
 
Defending force 18373 troops, 64 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 542
 
Assaulting units:
    116th Division
 
Defending units:
    86th Chinese/A Corps
    70th Chinese Corps
    86th Chinese/B Corps
    32nd Group Army
 
 
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Ground combat at 56,54 (near Moulmein)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 4279 troops, 60 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 128
 
Defending force 756 troops, 8 guns, 1 vehicles, Assault Value = 7
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 89 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 89 to 1 
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), fatigue(-), morale(-), experience(-), supply(-)
Attacker: shock(+)
 
Allied ground losses:
      836 casualties reported
         Squads: 4 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 25 destroyed, 6 disabled
         Engineers: 6 destroyed, 0 disabled
      Guns lost 6 (6 destroyed, 0 disabled)
      Vehicles lost 1 (1 destroyed, 0 disabled)
      Units retreated 1
 
Defeated Allied Units Retreating!
 
Assaulting units:
    112th Infantry Regiment
    55th Mountain Gun Regiment
 
Defending units:
    107th RAF Base Force
 
 
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Ground combat at Tarakan (67,91)
 
Japanese Bombardment attack
 
Attacking force 450 troops, 38 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 119
 
Defending force 2733 troops, 42 guns, 7 vehicles, Assault Value = 44
 
Allied ground losses:
      19 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 1 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Assaulting units:
    16th Infantry Regiment
    2nd Field Artillery Regiment
 
Defending units:
    VII KNIL Battalion
    HQ TC Borneo 
    Tarakan Defenses 
    Tarakan MLD Base Force
 
 
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Ground combat at Dagua (95,119)
 
Japanese Deliberate attack
 
Attacking force 510 troops, 3 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 16
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 9 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 9 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Dagua !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: leaders(-)
 
Assaulting units:
    I/84th Naval Guard Unit
 
 
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Ground combat at Sarmi (91,114)
 
Japanese Deliberate attack
 
Attacking force 510 troops, 3 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 16
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 17 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 17 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Sarmi !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: 
 
Assaulting units:
    II/84th Naval Guard Unit
 
 
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Ground combat at 52,65 (near Chumphon)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 2342 troops, 14 guns, 10 vehicles, Assault Value = 194
 
Defending force 247 troops, 3 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 1
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 26 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 26 to 1 
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), op mode(-), leaders(+), leaders(-), fatigue(-)
 morale(-), experience(-), supply(-)
Attacker: shock(+), morale(-)
 
Allied ground losses:
      139 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 17 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
      Guns lost 3 (3 destroyed, 0 disabled)
      Units destroyed 1
 
Assaulting units:
    6th RTA Division
    RTA Cavalry Division
 
Defending units:
    208th RAF Adv Base Force
 
 
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Ground combat at Tarakan (67,91)
 
Allied Bombardment attack
 
Attacking force 1571 troops, 26 guns, 7 vehicles, Assault Value = 43
 
Defending force 4536 troops, 64 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 119
 
Assaulting units:
    VII KNIL Battalion
    Tarakan Defenses 
    HQ TC Borneo 
    Tarakan MLD Base Force
 
Defending units:
    16th Infantry Regiment
    2nd Field Artillery Regiment
 
 
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3rd ISF Base Force Wiped Out at Temuloh by attrition!!!
The battle for Wenchow continues with heavy fighting in the streets.
"Cry 'Havoc,' and let slip the dogs of war" - William Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar"

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Re: WitP:AE Reluctant Admiral - Jones(J) vs Aphro(A)

Post: # 95157Post Jones
Mon May 13, 2019 5:16 pm

Jan. 13, 1942

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AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Jan 13, 42
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ASW attack near Gebe  at 80,104
 
Japanese Ships
      DD Umikaze
      DD Matsukaze
      DD Nagatsuki
 
Allied Ships
      SS S-41, hits 2
 
SS S-41 launches 4 torpedoes at DD Umikaze
DD Matsukaze fails to find sub and abandons search
DD Nagatsuki fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Nagatsuki fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Nagatsuki attacking submerged sub ....
DD Nagatsuki fails to find sub, continues to search...
Escort abandons search for sub
 
 
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Night Naval bombardment of Wenchow at 89,58
 
Japanese Ships
      BB Yamashiro
      BB Fuso
      BB Mutsu
      BB Nagato
 
Allied ground losses:
      774 casualties reported
         Squads: 1 destroyed, 12 disabled
         Non Combat: 20 destroyed, 19 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
 
Manpower hits 3
Fires 4789
Airbase hits 2
Airbase supply hits 4
Runway hits 6
Port hits 3
Port fuel hits 2
 
E8N2 Dave acting as spotter for BB Yamashiro
BB Yamashiro firing at Wenchow 
F1M2 Pete acting as spotter for BB Fuso
BB Fuso firing at 100th Chinese Corps
BB Mutsu firing at Wenchow 
BB Nagato firing at Wenchow 
 
 
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Pre-Invasion action off Wenchow (89,58)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
27 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      DD Fumizuki
      DD Isonami
      DD Akatsuki
 
Allied ground losses:
      9 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
DD Fumizuki firing at 100th Chinese Corps
DD Isonami firing at 100th Chinese Corps
DD Akatsuki firing at 100th Chinese Corps
DD Fumizuki fired at enemy troops
DD Akatsuki fired at enemy troops
 
 
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Amphibious Assault at Wenchow (89,58)
 
TF 312 troops unloading over beach at Wenchow, 89,58
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Johore Bahru , at 50,83 
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 34 NM, estimated altitude 22,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 11 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      A6M2 Zero x 13
 
Allied aircraft
      Blenheim IF x 2
      Buffalo I x 7
      Hurricane IIb Trop x 4
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied aircraft losses
      Blenheim IF: 1 destroyed
      Buffalo I: 3 destroyed
      Hurricane IIb Trop: 1 destroyed
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       7 x A6M2 Zero sweeping at 20000 feet
 
CAP engaged:
No.21 Sqn RAAF with Buffalo I (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 17000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 17000.
      Time for all group planes to reach interception is 31 minutes
No.27 Sqn RAF with Blenheim IF (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 2 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
      Group patrol altitude is 13000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 13000.
      Time for all group planes to reach interception is 5 minutes
No.232 (P) Sqn RAF with Hurricane IIb Trop (0 airborne, 3 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      3 plane(s) intercepting now.
      0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact.
      Group patrol altitude is 17000 
      Time for all group planes to reach interception is 33 minutes
No.453 Sqn RAF  with Buffalo I (0 airborne, 3 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      3 plane(s) intercepting now.
      0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 1 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
      Group patrol altitude is 12000 
      Time for all group planes to reach interception is 3 minutes
No.488 Sqn RAF with Buffalo I (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact.
      Group patrol altitude is 7000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 7000.
      Time for all group planes to reach interception is 33 minutes
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Johore Bahru , at 50,83 
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 33 NM, estimated altitude 26,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 11 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-43-Ic Oscar x 22
 
Allied aircraft
      Buffalo I x 1
 
No Japanese losses
 
No Allied losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      22 x Ki-43-Ic Oscar sweeping at 22000 feet
 
CAP engaged:
No.21 Sqn RAAF with Buffalo I (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 17000 , scrambling fighters to 17990.
      Time for all group planes to reach interception is 28 minutes
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Johore Bahru , at 50,83 
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 13 NM, estimated altitude 21,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 4 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-43-Ic Oscar x 12
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      12 x Ki-43-Ic Oscar sweeping at 20000 feet
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Johore Bahru , at 50,83 
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 44 NM, estimated altitude 23,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 15 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-43-Ic Oscar x 12
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      12 x Ki-43-Ic Oscar sweeping at 17000 feet
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Tarakan Defenses , at 67,91 (Tarakan)
 
Weather in hex: Partial cloud
 
Raid spotted at 18 NM, estimated altitude 15,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      G4M1 Betty x 15
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied ground losses:
      27 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 2 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      15 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking VII KNIL Battalion ...
Also attacking Tarakan Defenses  ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 100th Chinese Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Heavy cloud
 
Raid spotted at 17 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      G3M2 Nell x 20
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      G3M2 Nell: 1 damaged
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      20 x G3M2 Nell bombing from 8000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking 21st Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 100th Chinese Corps ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 28th Chinese Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Heavy cloud
 
Raid spotted at 33 NM, estimated altitude 8,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 13 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      B5N1 Kate x 26
      D3A1 Val x 20
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied ground losses:
      9 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      26 x B5N1 Kate bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       5 x D3A1 Val releasing from 3000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       5 x D3A1 Val releasing from 1000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      10 x D3A1 Val releasing from 2000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 21st Chinese Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Heavy cloud
 
Raid spotted at 13 NM, estimated altitude 16,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 4 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      D3A1 Val x 3
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       3 x D3A1 Val releasing from 1000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Johore Bahru , at 50,83 
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 17 NM, estimated altitude 16,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-43-Ib Oscar x 29
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      29 x Ki-43-Ib Oscar sweeping at 13000 feet
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Ambon , at 76,109 
 
Weather in hex: Light cloud
 
Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Allied aircraft
      B-17D Fortress x 23
 
Allied aircraft losses
      B-17D Fortress: 1 damaged
 
Japanese Ships
      xAK Sydney Maru, Bomb hits 2,  heavy fires,  heavy damage
      xAK Kagu Maru, Bomb hits 1,  heavy fires,  heavy damage
 
Port hits 10
Port supply hits 5
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       6 x B-17D Fortress bombing from 6000 feet * 
               Port Attack:  4 x 500 lb GP Bomb
       5 x B-17D Fortress bombing from 6000 feet * 
               Port Attack:  4 x 500 lb GP Bomb
       6 x B-17D Fortress bombing from 6000 feet * 
               Port Attack:  4 x 500 lb GP Bomb
       6 x B-17D Fortress bombing from 6000 feet * 
               Port Attack:  4 x 500 lb GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Johore Bahru , at 50,83 
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 13 NM, estimated altitude 28,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 4 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-43-Ib Oscar x 30
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      30 x Ki-43-Ib Oscar sweeping at 26000 feet
 
 
 
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Afternoon Air attack on Darwin , at 76,124 
 
Weather in hex: Heavy rain
 
Raid spotted at 36 NM, estimated altitude 13,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 13 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      A6M2 Zero x 37
      B5N2 Kate x 56
      D3A1 Val x 30
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      B5N2 Kate: 1 damaged
      D3A1 Val: 2 damaged
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      13 x D3A1 Val bombing from 8000 feet
               Port Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      21 x B5N2 Kate bombing from 10000 feet
               Port Attack:  1 x 800 kg AP Bomb
      17 x D3A1 Val bombing from 8000 feet
               Port Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      23 x B5N2 Kate bombing from 10000 feet
               Port Attack:  1 x 800 kg AP Bomb
      12 x B5N2 Kate bombing from 10000 feet
               Port Attack:  2 x 250 kg SAP Bomb
 
 
 
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Afternoon Air attack on Bataan , at 78,77 
 
Weather in hex: Heavy cloud
 
Raid spotted at 39 NM, estimated altitude 13,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 13 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-Ic Sally x 18
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 21
      Ki-27b Nate x 8
      Ki-51 Sonia x 12
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-51 Sonia: 2 damaged
      Ki-51 Sonia: 1 destroyed by flak
 
Airbase hits 7
Airbase supply hits 1
Runway hits 9
Port hits 2
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      18 x Ki-21-Ic Sally bombing from 9000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      21 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      11 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Afternoon Air attack on Manila Bay Defenses , at 78,77 (Bataan)
 
Weather in hex: Heavy cloud
 
Raid spotted at 31 NM, estimated altitude 7,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 8 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-27b Nate x 30
      Ki-30 Ann x 21
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-30 Ann: 2 damaged
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      21 x Ki-30 Ann bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Afternoon Air attack on 108th RN Base Force, at 67,87 , near Jesselton
 
Weather in hex: Light cloud
 
Raid spotted at 2 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 0 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-51 Sonia x 9
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied ground losses:
      9 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       9 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Afternoon Air attack on 108th RN Base Force, at 67,87 , near Jesselton
 
Weather in hex: Light cloud
 
Raid spotted at 12 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 3 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-32 Mary x 9
      Ki-51 Sonia x 6
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-32 Mary: 1 damaged
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       6 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
       9 x Ki-32 Mary bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Afternoon Air attack on Bataan , at 78,77 
 
Weather in hex: Heavy cloud
 
Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 13,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 9 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-27b Nate x 3
      Ki-36 Ida x 8
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       8 x Ki-36 Ida bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 30 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Ground combat at Wenchow (89,58)
 
Japanese Deliberate attack
 
Attacking force 28308 troops, 238 guns, 106 vehicles, Assault Value = 723
 
Defending force 22892 troops, 113 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 389
 
Japanese engineers reduce fortifications to 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 406 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1336 
 
Japanese assault odds: 1 to 3 (fort level 0) 
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), disruption(-), experience(-)
Attacker: 
 
Japanese ground losses:
      1010 casualties reported
         Squads: 2 destroyed, 78 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 12 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 12 disabled
      Guns lost 8 (2 destroyed, 6 disabled)
      Vehicles lost 11 (1 destroyed, 10 disabled)
 
Allied ground losses:
      564 casualties reported
         Squads: 5 destroyed, 22 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 24 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
 
Assaulting units:
    15th Division
    38th Division
    8th Armored Car Co 
    2nd Ind.Mixed Regiment
 
Defending units:
    28th Chinese Corps
    21st Chinese Corps
    100th Chinese Corps
    86th Chinese/C Corps
    3rd War Area 
    25th Group Army
    14th Chinese Base Force
 
 
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Ground combat at 88,57 (near Wenchow)
 
Japanese Bombardment attack
 
Attacking force 12253 troops, 104 guns, 56 vehicles, Assault Value = 500
 
Defending force 19487 troops, 129 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 523
 
Allied ground losses:
      9 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
 
Assaulting units:
    17th Division
    12th Ind.Mixed Brigade
    13th Army
 
Defending units:
    50th Chinese Corps
    49th Chinese Corps
    88th Chinese Corps
    10th Group Army
    23rd Group Army
 
 
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Ground combat at 89,57 (near Wenchow)
 
Japanese Bombardment attack
 
Attacking force 12577 troops, 102 guns, 4 vehicles, Assault Value = 389
 
Defending force 18416 troops, 64 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 546
 
Assaulting units:
    116th Division
 
Defending units:
    70th Chinese Corps
    86th Chinese/A Corps
    86th Chinese/B Corps
    32nd Group Army
 
 
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Ground combat at 67,87 (near Jesselton)
 
Japanese Deliberate attack
 
Attacking force 612 troops, 3 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 22
 
Defending force 165 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 1
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 21 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 21 to 1 
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), leaders(-), experience(-), supply(-)
Attacker: 
 
Allied ground losses:
      46 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 2 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Assaulting units:
    2nd Sasebo SNLF Coy 
 
Defending units:
    108th RN Base Force
 
 
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Ground combat at Tarakan (67,91)
 
Allied Bombardment attack
 
Attacking force 1548 troops, 26 guns, 7 vehicles, Assault Value = 43
 
Defending force 4556 troops, 64 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 121
 
Allied ground losses:
      9 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Assaulting units:
    VII KNIL Battalion
    HQ TC Borneo 
    Tarakan Defenses 
    Tarakan MLD Base Force
 
Defending units:
    16th Infantry Regiment
    2nd Field Artillery Regiment
 
 
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Ground combat at Namlea (76,108)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 25 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 3
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 2 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 2 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Namlea !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(-)
 
Assaulting units:
    1st Para Assault/C Div /1
 
 
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Ground combat at Bara (74,107)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 25 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 3
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 4 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 4 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Bara !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(-)
 
Assaulting units:
    1st Para Assault/C Div /2
 
 
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Ground combat at Obi (77,106)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 25 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 3
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 4 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 4 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Obi !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(-)
 
Assaulting units:
    1st Para Assault/C Div /3
The IJA has penetrated the Wenchow city centre, but the casualties on both sides are starting to weigh.
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Re: WitP:AE Reluctant Admiral - Jones(J) vs Aphro(A)

Post: # 95167Post aphrochine
Tue May 14, 2019 8:38 am

Dont forget the effective air campaign the IJAF and IJNAF are waging against the Allied air forces around Singapore. I was hoping you wouldnt notice my fighters piled up where they where, but you found them and forced me to fight. :?

IJN Carrier Division strikes Darwin!!

USAAF bombers launch a successful attack against IJN ships anchored at Ambon after the IJ occupies the base!!


...there is action all over the place, despite the paced and calculated operations orchestrated by the Japanese commander.
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Re: WitP:AE Reluctant Admiral - Jones(J) vs Aphro(A)

Post: # 95175Post Jones
Tue May 14, 2019 11:46 am

Jan. 14, 1942

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AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Jan 14, 42
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Pre-Invasion action off Wenchow (89,58)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
31 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      E Yanagi
      E Karii
 
Allied ground losses:
      8 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
E Yanagi fired at enemy troops
E Karii fired at enemy troops
 
 
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Amphibious Assault at Wenchow (89,58)
 
TF 312 troops unloading over beach at Wenchow, 89,58
 
 
 
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TF 42 encounters mine field at Ambon (76,109)
 
Japanese Ships
      AMc Toroshima Maru
 
17 mines cleared
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Singapore , at 50,84 
 
Weather in hex: Partial cloud
 
Raid detected at 38 NM, estimated altitude 26,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 12 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      A6M2 Zero x 20
 
Allied aircraft
      Blenheim IF x 2
      Buffalo I x 4
      Hurricane IIb Trop x 2
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied aircraft losses
      Blenheim IF: 1 destroyed
      Buffalo I: 1 destroyed
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      18 x A6M2 Zero sweeping at 23000 feet
 
CAP engaged:
No.21 Sqn RAAF with Buffalo I (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      (3 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.)
      1 plane(s) intercepting now.
      0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 2 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
      Group patrol altitude is 17000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 17000.
      Time for all group planes to reach interception is 1 minutes
No.27 Sqn RAF with Blenheim IF (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      (2 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.)
      2 plane(s) intercepting now.
      Group patrol altitude is 13000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 13000.
      Raid is overhead
No.232 (P) Sqn RAF with Hurricane IIb Trop (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      (2 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.)
      0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 2 out of immediate contact.
      Group patrol altitude is 17000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 17000.
      Time for all group planes to reach interception is 34 minutes
No.453 Sqn RAF  with Buffalo I (1 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      (1 plane(s) diverted to support CAP in hex.)
      1 plane(s) intercepting now.
      Group patrol altitude is 12000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 12000.
      Raid is overhead
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Johore Bahru , at 50,83 
 
Weather in hex: Severe storms
 
Raid spotted at 32 NM, estimated altitude 27,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 10 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-43-Ic Oscar x 16
 
Allied aircraft
      Buffalo I x 2
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied aircraft losses
      Buffalo I: 1 destroyed
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      14 x Ki-43-Ic Oscar sweeping at 22000 feet
 
CAP engaged:
No.453 Sqn RAF  with Buffalo I (0 airborne, 2 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      2 plane(s) intercepting now.
      Group patrol altitude is 12000 
      Raid is overhead
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd Constabulary Regiment, at 79,90 , near Cagayan
 
Weather in hex: Clear sky
 
Raid spotted at 13 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 4 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      D3A1 Val x 8
      G4M1 Betty x 45
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      D3A1 Val: 3 damaged
      G4M1 Betty: 1 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      63 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 5 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 3 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      15 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg SAP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
      24 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
       4 x D3A1 Val releasing from 3000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       6 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
       4 x D3A1 Val releasing from 1000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking Agusan Constab Battalion ...
Also attacking 103rd PA Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking 2nd PA Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking 101st PA Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking 3rd Constabulary Regiment ...
Also attacking Agusan Constab Battalion ...
Also attacking 103rd PA Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking 2nd PA Infantry Regiment ...
Also attacking 3rd Constabulary Regiment ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Tarakan Defenses , at 67,91 (Tarakan)
 
Weather in hex: Heavy rain
 
Raid spotted at 15 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      G4M1 Betty x 12
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      10 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
       2 x G4M1 Betty bombing from 10000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg SAP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on VII KNIL Battalion, at 67,91 (Tarakan)
 
Weather in hex: Heavy rain
 
Raid spotted at 13 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      B5N1 Kate x 11
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      B5N1 Kate: 3 damaged
      B5N1 Kate: 1 destroyed by flak
 
Allied ground losses:
      31 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 4 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      10 x B5N1 Kate bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking Tarakan MLD Base Force ...
Also attacking VII KNIL Battalion ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Johore Bahru , at 50,83 
 
Weather in hex: Severe storms
 
Raid spotted at 19 NM, estimated altitude 26,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-43-Ic Oscar x 4
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       4 x Ki-43-Ic Oscar sweeping at 22000 feet
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Bataan , at 78,77 
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 38 NM, estimated altitude 12,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 12 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-Ic Sally x 22
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 26
      Ki-27b Nate x 33
      Ki-36 Ida x 11
      Ki-51 Sonia x 15
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-21-Ic Sally: 1 damaged
      Ki-21-IIa Sally: 1 damaged
      Ki-51 Sonia: 1 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      10 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Airbase hits 3
Airbase supply hits 4
Runway hits 5
Port hits 6
Port fuel hits 5
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      22 x Ki-21-Ic Sally bombing from 9000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      26 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      15 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
      11 x Ki-36 Ida bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 30 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Singapore , at 50,84 
 
Weather in hex: Partial cloud
 
Raid detected at 39 NM, estimated altitude 16,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 11 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 58
      Ki-43-Ib Oscar x 57
      Ki-43-Ic Oscar x 24
      Ki-48-Ib Lily x 29
 
Allied aircraft
      no flights
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-21-IIa Sally: 8 damaged
      Ki-48-Ib Lily: 1 destroyed by flak
 
Allied aircraft losses
      Blenheim I: 1 damaged
      Blenheim IV: 5 damaged
      Blenheim IV: 2 destroyed on ground
 
Allied ground losses:
      31 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 3 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Airbase hits 4
Airbase supply hits 2
Runway hits 30
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      27 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 15000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      21 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 15000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      29 x Ki-48-Ib Lily bombing from 15000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 100 kg GP Bomb
       5 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 15000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       5 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 15000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Manila Bay Defenses , at 78,77 (Bataan)
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-27b Nate x 8
      Ki-30 Ann x 25
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-30 Ann: 2 damaged
      Ki-30 Ann: 1 destroyed by flak
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      25 x Ki-30 Ann bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking Asiatic Fleet  ...
Also attacking Manila Bay Defenses  ...
Also attacking Asiatic Fleet  ...
Also attacking Manila Bay Defenses  ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 1st Mysore Battalion, at 51,80 , near Kuantan
 
Weather in hex: Light rain
 
Raid spotted at 19 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-27b Nate x 21
      Ki-51 Sonia x 21
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-51 Sonia: 1 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      8 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      21 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking 3rd HK&S Light AA Regiment ...
Also attacking 1st Mysore Battalion ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd HK&S Light AA Regiment, at 51,80 , near Kuantan
 
Weather in hex: Light rain
 
Raid spotted at 14 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 4 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-30 Ann x 24
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      24 x Ki-30 Ann bombing from 8000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Johore Bahru , at 50,83 
 
Weather in hex: Severe storms
 
Raid spotted at 19 NM, estimated altitude 23,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-44-Ia Tojo x 11
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      11 x Ki-44-Ia Tojo sweeping at 20000 feet
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Singapore , at 50,84 
 
Weather in hex: Partial cloud
 
Raid detected at 38 NM, estimated altitude 17,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 10 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 69
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-21-IIa Sally: 6 damaged
 
Airbase hits 3
Airbase supply hits 3
Runway hits 9
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      20 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 15000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      20 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 15000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      29 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 15000 feet * 
               Airfield Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 108th RN Base Force, at 67,87 , near Jesselton
 
Weather in hex: Severe storms
 
Raid spotted at 18 NM, estimated altitude 10,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-32 Mary x 3
      Ki-51 Sonia x 15
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-51 Sonia: 1 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      7 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      12 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
       3 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
       3 x Ki-32 Mary bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 108th RN Base Force, at 67,87 , near Jesselton
 
Weather in hex: Severe storms
 
Raid spotted at 5 NM, estimated altitude 8,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 1 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-51 Sonia x 6
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       6 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 108th RN Base Force, at 67,87 , near Jesselton
 
Weather in hex: Severe storms
 
Raid spotted at 18 NM, estimated altitude 10,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-32 Mary x 9
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-32 Mary: 1 damaged
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       9 x Ki-32 Mary bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Ambon , at 76,109 
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 18 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 4 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      A6M2 Zero x 2
 
Allied aircraft
      B-17D Fortress x 20
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied aircraft losses
      B-17D Fortress: 4 damaged
 
Airbase hits 3
Airbase supply hits 6
Runway hits 31
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       6 x B-17D Fortress bombing from 6000 feet * 
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 500 lb GP Bomb
       5 x B-17D Fortress bombing from 6000 feet * 
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 500 lb GP Bomb
       4 x B-17D Fortress bombing from 6000 feet * 
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 500 lb GP Bomb
       5 x B-17D Fortress bombing from 6000 feet * 
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 500 lb GP Bomb
 
CAP engaged:
3rd Ku S-1 Det B with A6M2 Zero (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      2 plane(s) intercepting now.
      Group patrol altitude is 10000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 10000.
      Raid is overhead
 
 
 
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Pre-Invasion action off Wenchow (89,58)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
34 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      DD Ushio
      xAP Mizuho Maru
 
Allied ground losses:
      7 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
DD Ushio firing at 100th Chinese Corps
DD Ushio fired at enemy troops
 
 
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Amphibious Assault at Wenchow (89,58)
 
TF 210 troops unloading over beach at Wenchow, 89,58
 
 
 
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Ground combat at Nanyang (85,45)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 12152 troops, 98 guns, 36 vehicles, Assault Value = 403
 
Defending force 3646 troops, 40 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 99
 
Japanese engineers reduce fortifications to 2
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 614 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 32 
 
Japanese assault odds: 19 to 1 (fort level 2) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Nanyang !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: forts(+), op mode(-), preparation(-), morale(-)
 experience(-)
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(+)
 
Japanese ground losses:
      257 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 38 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 3 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 4 disabled
 
Allied ground losses:
      1071 casualties reported
         Squads: 40 destroyed, 10 disabled
         Non Combat: 36 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 12 destroyed, 0 disabled
      Guns lost 11 (6 destroyed, 5 disabled)
      Units retreated 2
 
Defeated Allied Units Retreating!
 
Assaulting units:
    32nd Division
 
Defending units:
    84th Chinese Corps
    7th New Chinese Corps
 
 
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Ground combat at 67,87 (near Jesselton)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 612 troops, 3 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 22
 
Defending force 120 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 1
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 20 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 20 to 1 
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), leaders(-), supply(-)
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(-)
 
Allied ground losses:
      40 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 6 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Assaulting units:
    2nd Sasebo SNLF Coy 
 
Defending units:
    108th RN Base Force
 
 
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Ground combat at 55,62 (near Bangkok)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 4684 troops, 26 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 217
 
Defending force 192 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 5
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 152 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 152 to 1 
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), op mode(-), morale(-), experience(-), supply(-)
Attacker: shock(+)
 
Allied ground losses:
      148 casualties reported
         Squads: 5 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 8 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
      Units destroyed 2
 
Assaulting units:
    I./143rd Infantry Battalion
    1st RTA Division
 
Defending units:
    Tenasserim BAF Battalion
    6th Burma Rifles Battalion
 
 
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Ground combat at Tarakan (67,91)
 
Allied Bombardment attack
 
Attacking force 1524 troops, 26 guns, 7 vehicles, Assault Value = 44
 
Defending force 4608 troops, 64 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 126
 
Allied ground losses:
      7 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Assaulting units:
    VII KNIL Battalion
    Tarakan Defenses 
    HQ TC Borneo 
    Tarakan MLD Base Force
 
Defending units:
    16th Infantry Regiment
    2nd Field Artillery Regiment
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Re: WitP:AE Reluctant Admiral - Jones(J) vs Aphro(A)

Post: # 95178Post Jones
Tue May 14, 2019 12:43 pm

aphrochine wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 8:38 am
...there is action all over the place...
Yup.
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Re: WitP:AE Reluctant Admiral - Jones(J) vs Aphro(A)

Post: # 95192Post Jones
Wed May 15, 2019 6:08 pm

Jan. 15, 1942

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AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Jan 15, 42
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Invasion Support action off Wenchow (89,58)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
16 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      xAK Kamoi Maru
      xAP Mizuho Maru
      DD Ushio
 
Allied ground losses:
      8 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
xAK Kamoi Maru firing at 100th Chinese Corps
xAK Kamoi Maru fired at enemy troops
xAP Mizuho Maru fired at enemy troops
DD Ushio fired at enemy troops
xAK Kamoi Maru fired at enemy troops
 
 
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TF 42 encounters mine field at Ambon (76,109)
 
Japanese Ships
      AMc Toroshima Maru
 
20 mines cleared
 
 
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TF 42 encounters mine field at Ambon (76,109)
 
Japanese Ships
      AMc Toroshima Maru
 
15 mines cleared
 
 
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ASW attack near Morotai  at 82,103
 
Japanese Ships
      CL Sendai
      DD Arashi
 
Allied Ships
      SS Swordfish, hits 1
 
SS Swordfish launches 4 torpedoes at CL Sendai
Swordfish diving deep ....
DD Arashi fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Arashi attacking submerged sub ....
DD Arashi fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Arashi attacking submerged sub ....
DD Arashi fails to find sub, continues to search...
Escort abandons search for sub
 
 
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ASW attack near Gebe  at 81,104
 
Japanese Ships
      DD Arashi
 
Allied Ships
      SS Shark
 
SS Shark is sighted by escort
DD Arashi fails to find sub, continues to search...
Escort abandons search for sub
 
 
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Night Naval bombardment of Wenchow at 89,58
 
Japanese Ships
      BB Yamashiro
      BB Fuso
      BB Mutsu
      BB Nagato
      DD Minazuki
      DD Isonami
      E Yanagi
      E Karii
 
Allied ground losses:
      843 casualties reported
         Squads: 18 destroyed, 6 disabled
         Non Combat: 23 destroyed, 28 disabled
         Engineers: 1 destroyed, 1 disabled
 
Manpower hits 6
Resources hits 2
Light Industry hits 1
Heavy Industry hits 2
Fires 2206
Airbase hits 4
Airbase supply hits 3
Runway hits 26
Port hits 6
Port fuel hits 1
 
E8N2 Dave acting as spotter for BB Yamashiro
BB Yamashiro firing at 50th Chinese Corps
F1M2 Pete acting as spotter for BB Fuso
BB Fuso firing at Wenchow 
BB Mutsu firing at Wenchow 
BB Nagato firing at Wenchow 
DD Minazuki firing at Wenchow 
DD Isonami firing at Wenchow 
E Yanagi firing at 50th Chinese Corps
E Karii firing at Wenchow 
 
 
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Sub attack near Tarakan  at 67,91
 
Japanese Ships
      xAK Zyuyo Maru
      PB Gamitsu Maru #1
 
Allied Ships
      SS KXIII
 
SS KXIII launches 2 torpedoes at xAK Zyuyo Maru
KXIII bottoming out ....
PB Gamitsu Maru #1 fails to find sub, continues to search...
PB Gamitsu Maru #1 fails to find sub, continues to search...
PB Gamitsu Maru #1 fails to find sub, continues to search...
PB Gamitsu Maru #1 fails to find sub, continues to search...
PB Gamitsu Maru #1 fails to find sub, continues to search...
Escort abandons search for sub
 
 
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Pre-Invasion action off Tarakan (67,91)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
46 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      xAK Macassar Maru, Shell hits 1,  on fire
      PB Gamitsu Maru #1
      xAK Zyuyo Maru
 
Japanese ground losses:
      68 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
         Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 4 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
120mm CD Gun Battery engaging xAK Macassar Maru at 8,000 yards
PB Gamitsu Maru #1 fired at enemy troops
Defensive Guns fire at approaching troops in landing craft at 5,000 yards
Defensive Guns fire at approaching troops in landing craft at 2,000 yards
 
 
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Amphibious Assault at Tarakan (67,91)
 
TF 13 troops unloading over beach at Tarakan, 67,91
 
Japanese ground losses:
      18 casualties reported
         Squads: 1 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
17 troops of a SNLF Inf Squad 41 lost from landing craft during unload of 15th Nav Gd
15 Support troops lost in surf during unload of 15th Nav Gd /2
 
 
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Amphibious Assault at Emirau Island (105,121)
 
TF 98 troops unloading over beach at Emirau Island, 105,121
 
15 Support troops lost from landing craft during unload of I/66th Nav Gd
 
 
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Invasion Support action off Tarakan (67,91)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
16 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      PB Gamitsu Maru #1
      xAK Zyuyo Maru, Shell hits 1
 
PB Gamitsu Maru #1 fired at enemy troops
120mm CD Gun battery firing at xAK Zyuyo Maru
 
 
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Invasion Support action off Wenchow (89,58)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
14 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      xAK Kamoi Maru
      xAP Mizuho Maru
      DD Ushio
 
Allied ground losses:
      8 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
xAK Kamoi Maru fired at enemy troops
xAP Mizuho Maru fired at enemy troops
DD Ushio fired at enemy troops
 
 
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Sub attack near Lahaina  at 185,106
 
Japanese Ships
      SS I-23
 
Allied Ships
      DD Monaghan
      DD MacDonough
 
SS I-23 launches 6 torpedoes at DD Monaghan
I-23 diving deep ....
DD MacDonough fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD MacDonough attacking submerged sub ....
SS I-23 eludes DD MacDonough by diving deep
DD MacDonough fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD MacDonough fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD MacDonough attacking submerged sub ....
DD MacDonough cannot establish contact with SS I-23
DD MacDonough is out of ASW ammo
DD MacDonough is out of ASW ammo
Escort abandons search for sub
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 100th Chinese Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 19 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 7 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      G3M2 Nell x 21
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      G3M2 Nell: 1 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      8 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      21 x G3M2 Nell bombing from 8000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 100th Chinese Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 7 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      G3M2 Nell x 31
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied ground losses:
      7 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      31 x G3M2 Nell bombing from 7000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking 28th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 100th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 28th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 100th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 28th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 100th Chinese Corps ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 86th Chinese/C Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 23 NM, estimated altitude 10,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 9 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      B5N1 Kate x 24
      D3A1 Val x 20
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied ground losses:
      16 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      24 x B5N1 Kate bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      12 x D3A1 Val releasing from 1000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       1 x D3A1 Val releasing from 2000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       7 x D3A1 Val releasing from 3000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking 50th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 86th Chinese/C Corps ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 21st Chinese Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 13,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 7 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      D3A1 Val x 3
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied ground losses:
      7 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       3 x D3A1 Val releasing from 2000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Bataan , at 78,77 
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 22 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 7 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-Ic Sally x 22
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 5
      Ki-27b Nate x 3
      Ki-36 Ida x 11
      Ki-51 Sonia x 15
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-21-Ic Sally: 3 damaged
      Ki-51 Sonia: 2 damaged
 
Airbase hits 1
Runway hits 6
Port fuel hits 1
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      22 x Ki-21-Ic Sally bombing from 9000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      15 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
      11 x Ki-36 Ida bombing from 9000 feet
               Port Attack:  4 x 30 kg GP Bomb
       5 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 9000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Bataan , at 78,77 
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 38 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 10 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 21
      Ki-27b Nate x 30
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-21-IIa Sally: 1 damaged
 
Airbase supply hits 1
Runway hits 9
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      21 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 9000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Asiatic Fleet , at 78,77 (Bataan)
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 36 NM, estimated altitude 8,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 10 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-27b Nate x 8
      Ki-30 Ann x 24
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-30 Ann: 1 damaged
      Ki-30 Ann: 1 destroyed by flak
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      23 x Ki-30 Ann bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking Manila Bay Defenses  ...
Also attacking Asiatic Fleet  ...
Also attacking Manila Bay Defenses  ...
Also attacking Asiatic Fleet  ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 3rd HK&S Light AA Regiment, at 51,80 , near Kuantan
 
Weather in hex: Severe storms
 
Raid spotted at 17 NM, estimated altitude 7,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-27b Nate x 13
      Ki-51 Sonia x 18
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-51 Sonia: 1 damaged
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      18 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking 1st Mysore Battalion ...
Also attacking 3rd HK&S Light AA Regiment ...
Also attacking 1st Mysore Battalion ...
Also attacking 3rd HK&S Light AA Regiment ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Johore Bahru , at 50,83 
 
Weather in hex: Heavy rain
 
Raid spotted at 34 NM, estimated altitude 23,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 9 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-44-Ia Tojo x 11
 
Allied aircraft
      Buffalo I x 4
      Hurricane IIb Trop x 1
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied aircraft losses
      Buffalo I: 2 destroyed
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      10 x Ki-44-Ia Tojo sweeping at 20000 feet
 
CAP engaged:
No.232 (P) Sqn RAF with Hurricane IIb Trop (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 17000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 17000.
      Time for all group planes to reach interception is 3 minutes
No.243 Sqn RAF with Buffalo I (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 2 being recalled, 0 out of immediate contact.
      Group patrol altitude is 7000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 7000.
      Time for all group planes to reach interception is 3 minutes
No.453 Sqn RAF  with Buffalo I (0 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      0 plane(s) not yet engaged, 0 being recalled, 1 out of immediate contact.
      Group patrol altitude is 12000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 12000.
      Time for all group planes to reach interception is 40 minutes
No.488 Sqn RAF with Buffalo I (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 7000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 7000.
      Time for all group planes to reach interception is 5 minutes
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 108th RN Base Force, at 67,87 , near Jesselton
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 18 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-32 Mary x 12
      Ki-51 Sonia x 15
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-32 Mary: 1 damaged
      Ki-51 Sonia: 1 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      8 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 1 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      12 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
       3 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
      12 x Ki-32 Mary bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 108th RN Base Force, at 67,87 , near Jesselton
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 12 NM, estimated altitude 8,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 3 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-51 Sonia x 6
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       6 x Ki-51 Sonia bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  4 x 50 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Afternoon Air attack on Johore Bahru , at 50,83 
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid spotted at 29 NM, estimated altitude 25,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 9 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-43-Ic Oscar x 16
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      16 x Ki-43-Ic Oscar sweeping at 22000 feet
 
 
 
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Afternoon Air attack on 3rd HK&S Light AA Regiment, at 51,80 , near Kuantan
 
Weather in hex: Partial cloud
 
Raid spotted at 19 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-30 Ann x 15
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      15 x Ki-30 Ann bombing from 8000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Afternoon Air attack on Singapore , at 50,84 
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid detected at 39 NM, estimated altitude 19,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 12 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-43-Ic Oscar x 24
      Ki-48-Ib Lily x 16
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-48-Ib Lily: 3 damaged
      Ki-48-Ib Lily: 1 destroyed by flak
 
Allied ground losses:
      9 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Runway hits 2
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      16 x Ki-48-Ib Lily bombing from 15000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 100 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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ASW attack near Ambon  at 76,109
 
Japanese Ships
      DD Arashi
 
Allied Ships
      SS O21
 
SS O21 is sighted by escort
DD Arashi fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Arashi fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Arashi fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Arashi fails to find sub, continues to search...
Escort abandons search for sub
 
 
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Invasion Support action off Tarakan (67,91)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
14 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      PB Gamitsu Maru #1
      xAK Zyuyo Maru, Shell hits 1
 
PB Gamitsu Maru #1 fired at enemy troops
120mm CD Gun battery firing at xAK Zyuyo Maru
40mm Bofors AA Gun battery firing at xAK Zyuyo Maru
 
 
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Ground combat at Tarakan (67,91)
 
Japanese Bombardment attack
 
Attacking force 450 troops, 38 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 184
 
Defending force 2656 troops, 42 guns, 7 vehicles, Assault Value = 44
 
Assaulting units:
    16th Infantry Regiment
    15th Naval Guard Unit
    2nd Field Artillery Regiment
 
Defending units:
    VII KNIL Battalion
    HQ TC Borneo 
    Tarakan Defenses 
    Tarakan MLD Base Force
 
 
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Ground combat at Emirau Island (105,121)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 495 troops, 3 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 16
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 28 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 28 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Emirau Island !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(+)
 
Assaulting units:
    I/66th Naval Guard Unit
 
 
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Ground combat at 67,87 (near Jesselton)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 612 troops, 3 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 22
 
Defending force 63 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 1
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 18 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 18 to 1 
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), leaders(-), fatigue(-), experience(-)
 supply(-)
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(-)
 
Allied ground losses:
      21 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 2 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Assaulting units:
    2nd Sasebo SNLF Coy 
 
Defending units:
    108th RN Base Force
 
 
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Ground combat at Tarakan (67,91)
 
Allied Bombardment attack
 
Attacking force 1517 troops, 26 guns, 7 vehicles, Assault Value = 44
 
Defending force 6352 troops, 76 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 184
 
Assaulting units:
    VII KNIL Battalion
    HQ TC Borneo 
    Tarakan Defenses 
    Tarakan MLD Base Force
 
Defending units:
    16th Infantry Regiment
    15th Naval Guard Unit
    2nd Field Artillery Regiment
 
 
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Ground combat at Kaimana (83,113)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 25 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 3
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 4 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 4 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Kaimana !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(+), leaders(-)
 
Assaulting units:
    1st Para Assault/C Div /1
 
 
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Ground combat at Biak (87,110)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 25 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 3
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 4 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 4 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Biak !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(-)
 
Assaulting units:
    1st Para Assault/C Div /3
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Re: WitP:AE Reluctant Admiral - Jones(J) vs Aphro(A)

Post: # 95193Post Jones
Wed May 15, 2019 6:09 pm

Jan. 16, 1942

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AFTER ACTION REPORTS FOR Jan 16, 42
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Invasion Support action off Wenchow (89,58)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
18 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      xAK Kamoi Maru
      xAP Mizuho Maru
      DD Ushio
 
xAK Kamoi Maru fired at enemy troops
xAP Mizuho Maru fired at enemy troops
DD Ushio fired at enemy troops
 
 
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Sub attack near Namlea  at 76,107
 
Japanese Ships
      xAK Turusima Maru, Torpedo hits 2,  on fire,  heavy damage
      PC PB-55
 
Allied Ships
      SS KXII
 
SS KXII launches 2 torpedoes at xAK Turusima Maru
PC PB-55 fails to find sub, continues to search...
PC PB-55 fails to find sub, continues to search...
PC PB-55 fails to find sub, continues to search...
PC PB-55 fails to find sub, continues to search...
PC PB-55 fails to find sub, continues to search...
Escort abandons search for sub
 
 
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ASW attack near Gebe  at 81,104
 
Japanese Ships
      DD Arashi
 
Allied Ships
      SS Shark
 
SS Shark is sighted by escort
Shark diving deep ....
DD Arashi fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Arashi fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Arashi fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Arashi fails to find sub, continues to search...
DD Arashi fails to find sub, continues to search...
Escort abandons search for sub
 
 
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Sub attack near Ambon  at 76,109
 
Japanese Ships
      AMc Toroshima Maru
 
Allied Ships
      SS O21
 
SS O21 launches 2 torpedoes
O21 bottoming out ....
AMc Toroshima Maru fails to find sub, continues to search...
AMc Toroshima Maru fails to find sub, continues to search...
AMc Toroshima Maru fails to find sub, continues to search...
AMc Toroshima Maru fails to find sub, continues to search...
AMc Toroshima Maru fails to find sub, continues to search...
Escort abandons search for sub
 
 
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Invasion Support action off Wenchow (89,58)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
16 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      xAP Mizuho Maru
      DD Ushio
 
xAP Mizuho Maru fired at enemy troops
DD Ushio fired at enemy troops
 
 
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Amphibious Assault at Long Island (100,124)
 
TF 246 troops unloading over beach at Long Island, 100,124
 
Japanese ground losses:
      18 casualties reported
         Squads: 1 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
17 troops of a SNLF Inf Squad 41 accidentally lost during unload of I/84th Nav Gd
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Johore Bahru , at 50,83 
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 42 NM, estimated altitude 27,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 14 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-43-Ic Oscar x 16
 
Allied aircraft
      Buffalo I x 5
      Hurricane IIb Trop x 1
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied aircraft losses
      Buffalo I: 1 destroyed
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      12 x Ki-43-Ic Oscar sweeping at 22000 feet
 
CAP engaged:
No.232 (P) Sqn RAF with Hurricane IIb Trop (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 17000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 17000.
      Time for all group planes to reach interception is 6 minutes
No.243 Sqn RAF with Buffalo I (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 7000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 7000.
      Time for all group planes to reach interception is 4 minutes
No.453 Sqn RAF  with Buffalo I (1 airborne, 2 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      3 plane(s) intercepting now.
      Group patrol altitude is 12000 
      Raid is overhead
No.488 Sqn RAF with Buffalo I (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 7000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 7000.
      Time for all group planes to reach interception is 3 minutes
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Singapore , at 50,84 
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid detected at 39 NM, estimated altitude 25,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 12 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      A6M2 Zero x 4
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       4 x A6M2 Zero sweeping at 23000 feet
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 100th Chinese Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Heavy rain
 
Raid spotted at 20 NM, estimated altitude 11,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 7 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      G3M2 Nell x 21
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      G3M2 Nell: 1 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      39 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      21 x G3M2 Nell bombing from 8000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking 21st Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 100th Chinese Corps ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 100th Chinese Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Heavy rain
 
Raid spotted at 39 NM, estimated altitude 10,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 15 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      G3M2 Nell x 26
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied ground losses:
      25 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      26 x G3M2 Nell bombing from 7000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb,  4 x 60 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking 50th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 100th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 50th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 100th Chinese Corps ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 86th Chinese/C Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Heavy rain
 
Raid spotted at 27 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 11 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      B5N1 Kate x 24
      D3A1 Val x 20
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied ground losses:
      41 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 4 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      24 x B5N1 Kate bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       5 x D3A1 Val releasing from 1000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
       5 x D3A1 Val releasing from 3000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      10 x D3A1 Val releasing from 2000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
Also attacking 100th Chinese Corps ...
Also attacking 86th Chinese/C Corps ...
 
 
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Morning Air attack on 28th Chinese Corps, at 89,58 (Wenchow)
 
Weather in hex: Heavy rain
 
Raid spotted at 13 NM, estimated altitude 14,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 4 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      D3A1 Val x 3
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied ground losses:
      8 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       3 x D3A1 Val releasing from 2000'
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Johore Bahru , at 50,83 
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 17 NM, estimated altitude 28,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-43-Ic Oscar x 4
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       4 x Ki-43-Ic Oscar sweeping at 22000 feet
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Johore Bahru , at 50,83 
 
Weather in hex: Moderate rain
 
Raid spotted at 24 NM, estimated altitude 24,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-44-Ia Tojo x 11
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      11 x Ki-44-Ia Tojo sweeping at 20000 feet
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Singapore , at 50,84 
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid detected at 40 NM, estimated altitude 21,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 11 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 41
      Ki-43-Ib Oscar x 28
      Ki-43-Ic Oscar x 20
 
Allied aircraft
      no flights
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-21-IIa Sally: 5 damaged
 
Allied aircraft losses
      Blenheim I: 1 damaged
      Hudson I: 2 damaged
 
Airbase hits 9
Runway hits 12
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      20 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 15000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      21 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 15000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Singapore , at 50,84 
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid detected at 38 NM, estimated altitude 15,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 10 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 41
      Ki-43-Ib Oscar x 29
      Ki-48-Ib Lily x 20
 
Allied aircraft
      no flights
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-21-IIa Sally: 4 damaged
 
Allied aircraft losses
      Hudson I: 1 destroyed on ground
 
Allied ground losses:
      11 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Airbase hits 3
Runway hits 22
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      14 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 15000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
      20 x Ki-48-Ib Lily bombing from 15000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 100 kg GP Bomb
      27 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 15000 feet * 
               Airfield Attack:  2 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Morning Air attack on Singapore , at 50,84 
 
Weather in hex: Overcast
 
Raid detected at 20 NM, estimated altitude 26,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 6 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      A6M2 Zero x 15
 
No Japanese losses
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      15 x A6M2 Zero sweeping at 23000 feet
 
 
 
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Afternoon Air attack on TF, near Singapore at 50,84
 
Weather in hex: Clear sky
 
Raid detected at 37 NM, estimated altitude 13,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 14 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      A6M2 Zero x 10
      G3M2 Nell x 9
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied Ships
      HDML P 10, Torpedo hits 1, and is sunk
      HDML 1062
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       9 x G3M2 Nell launching torpedoes at 200 feet
               Naval Attack:  1 x 45cm Type 91 Torp
 
 
 
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Afternoon Air attack on Singapore , at 50,84 
 
Weather in hex: Clear sky
 
Raid detected at 38 NM, estimated altitude 18,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 10 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      Ki-21-IIa Sally x 13
      Ki-43-Ib Oscar x 21
      Ki-43-Ic Oscar x 17
 
Allied aircraft
      no flights
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-21-IIa Sally: 2 damaged
 
Allied aircraft losses
      Blenheim IV: 3 damaged
 
Runway hits 4
 
Aircraft Attacking:
      13 x Ki-21-IIa Sally bombing from 15000 feet
               Airfield Attack:  4 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Afternoon Air attack on VII KNIL Battalion, at 67,91 (Tarakan)
 
Weather in hex: Heavy cloud
 
Raid spotted at 16 NM, estimated altitude 8,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 5 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      A6M2 Zero x 2
      Ki-32 Mary x 9
 
Japanese aircraft losses
      Ki-32 Mary: 2 damaged
 
Allied ground losses:
      10 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 1 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Aircraft Attacking:
       9 x Ki-32 Mary bombing from 6000 feet
               Ground Attack:  1 x 250 kg GP Bomb
 
 
 
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Afternoon Air attack on 16th Infantry Regiment, at 67,91 (Tarakan)
 
Weather in hex: Heavy cloud
 
Raid spotted at 8 NM, estimated altitude 5,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 3 minutes
 
Japanese aircraft
      A6M2 Zero x 2
 
Allied aircraft
      139WH-3 x 2
 
No Japanese losses
 
Allied aircraft losses
      139WH-3: 1 destroyed
 
CAP engaged:
Tainan Ku S-1 Det A with A6M2 Zero (2 airborne, 0 on standby, 0 scrambling)
      2 plane(s) intercepting now.
      Group patrol altitude is 10000 , scrambling fighters between 0 and 10000.
      Raid is overhead
 
 
 
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Invasion Support action off Wenchow (89,58)
Defensive Guns engage approaching landing force
 
20 Coastal gun shots fired in defense.
 
Japanese Ships
      DD Ushio
      xAP Mizuho Maru
 
DD Ushio fired at enemy troops
 
 
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Ground combat at 79,90 (near Cagayan)
 
Japanese Deliberate attack
 
Attacking force 768 troops, 0 guns, 142 vehicles, Assault Value = 80
 
Defending force 3943 troops, 22 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 87
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 39 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 34 
 
Japanese assault odds: 1 to 1 
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), morale(-), experience(-), supply(-)
Attacker: fatigue(-)
 
Allied ground losses:
      576 casualties reported
         Squads: 21 destroyed, 64 disabled
         Non Combat: 17 destroyed, 7 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
      Guns lost 8 (5 destroyed, 3 disabled)
 
Assaulting units:
    8th Tank Regiment
    2nd Tank Regiment
 
Defending units:
    3rd Constabulary Regiment
    101st PA Infantry Regiment
    103rd PA Infantry Regiment
    2nd PA Infantry Regiment
    102nd PA Infantry Regiment
    Agusan Constab Battalion
    Del Monte AAF Base Force
 
 
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Ground combat at Tarakan (67,91)
 
Japanese Deliberate attack
 
Attacking force 6358 troops, 76 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 183
 
Defending force 2664 troops, 42 guns, 7 vehicles, Assault Value = 44
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 54 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 67 
 
Japanese assault odds: 1 to 2 (fort level 1) 
 
Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), leaders(+), experience(-)
Attacker: fatigue(-)
 
Japanese ground losses:
      292 casualties reported
         Squads: 2 destroyed, 16 disabled
         Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
 
Allied ground losses:
      123 casualties reported
         Squads: 0 destroyed, 4 disabled
         Non Combat: 2 destroyed, 8 disabled
         Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
      Vehicles lost 1 (1 destroyed, 0 disabled)
 
Assaulting units:
    16th Infantry Regiment
    15th Naval Guard Unit
    2nd Field Artillery Regiment
 
Defending units:
    VII KNIL Battalion
    Tarakan Defenses 
    HQ TC Borneo 
    Tarakan MLD Base Force
 
 
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Ground combat at Tarakan (67,91)
 
Allied Bombardment attack
 
Attacking force 1437 troops, 26 guns, 6 vehicles, Assault Value = 37
 
Defending force 6152 troops, 76 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 160
 
Assaulting units:
    VII KNIL Battalion
    HQ TC Borneo 
    Tarakan Defenses 
    Tarakan MLD Base Force
 
Defending units:
    16th Infantry Regiment
    15th Naval Guard Unit
    2nd Field Artillery Regiment
 
 
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Ground combat at Sangi (77,97)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 25 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 3
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 2 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 2 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Sangi !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(-)
 
Assaulting units:
    1st Para Assault/C Div /2
 
 
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Ground combat at Gasmata (103,127)
 
Japanese Shock attack
 
Attacking force 288 troops, 4 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 21
 
Defending force 0 troops, 0 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 0
 
Japanese adjusted assault: 18 
 
Allied adjusted defense: 1 
 
Japanese assault odds: 18 to 1 (fort level 0) 
 
Japanese forces CAPTURE Gasmata !!!
 
Combat modifiers
Attacker: shock(+), leaders(-)
 
Assaulting units:
    1st Para Assault/B Div /1
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Re: WitP:AE Reluctant Admiral - Jones(J) vs Aphro(A)

Post: # 95208Post aphrochine
Thu May 16, 2019 7:49 am

....and for the first time in weeks a Submarine managed to sink something.
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