Tarawa , 20 November 1943 , Pacific Campaign

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Re: Tarawa , 20 November 1943 , Pacific Campaign

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 26 Jul 2019 16:45

The U S Player Cover Fire on Level One Hill with Pack Howitzer, and Base of Fire with 8-1 Leader, 667 Squad x 3/HMG 6 -12
The Pack Howitzer has Special Ammo/Phosphorous/ WP # 8 on back of Counter, to fire into the Japanese Blockhouse Hex, Level One Hill, during U. S> Prep Fire
If Area To Hit/Placement of Phosphorous succeeds, any Fire from Japanese Blockhouse will have +3 Smoke Hindrance/Modifier to that Fire vs
U S Units.
1. The U S Player observes, there is a Gap in the Field of Fire between Blockhouse Pill Boxes, and Places Assault Group in Position to take advantage of this Gap.
2. Assault Group: M3 LT Stuart/ 9-1 Leader/ 667 Squad x 2/Flamethrower/DC
3. Setup Rules: AFV may Setup in Restrictive Terrain /Woods/Jungle Terrain , at no detriment/ and may fire from Hex, or move from Jungle Terrain
Hex during Move Phase, No Bog Checks or Extra MP required
4. Units at Level One Hill Hexes can See All Other Level One Hill Hexes, that are Open Ground, unless there is Terrain or Building Obstruction to Line of Sight
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Re: Tarawa , 20 November 1943 , Pacific Campaign

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 26 Jul 2019 16:48

Japanese Setup: The Japanese Player, could setup Blockhouse Pillboxes on any of the Level One Hill Hexes, using Hidden Placement to make it more difficult for the U S Player to find their locations
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Re: Tarawa , 20 November 1943 , Pacific Campaign

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 26 Jul 2019 16:51

The Japanese Player Places the Crew MMG of Counterattack Force , on the Level One Hill to provide Cover fire from Close Assault, while Infantry Elements Decoy Counters, setup South to prevent U S Force from Completely Surrounding Pill Boxes
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Re: Tarawa , 20 November 1943 , Pacific Campaign

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 26 Jul 2019 16:58

U S Player Prep Fire: Pack Howitzer To Hit using WP
Mortar Area Target Type Smoke To Hit # 7 /0-6 Hex Range
Smoke add + 2 to To Hit # /U S Player Must Roll 9 or Less to Hit
1. Pack Howitzer WP # 8
2. To Hit Dice Roll also indicates if Special Ammo is available to fire
3. To Hit Dice Roll 1+6 = 7 result/ WP Round Placed in Bunker Hex
4. Occupants INSIDE , Bunker are not affected , by WP NMC
5. Occupants fire From Bunker + 3 Smoke Hindrance Modifier to Fire From Bunker
6.Any Units Out side Bunker including U S Marine Infantry in WP Smoke must Take NMC
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Re: Tarawa , 20 November 1943 , Pacific Campaign

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 26 Jul 2019 17:00

Area Target Type Table # and Smoke #
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Re: Tarawa , 20 November 1943 , Pacific Campaign

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 26 Jul 2019 17:07

Turn One: U S Player Turn;'
1. After Prep Fire, U S Assault Group Moves from Jungle Hex into Postion
2. Stuart Cover Force
3. Infantry Group moves into Hex to Use Flamethrower on Bunker Indicated
4. Flamethrower is NOT Halved for Moving into Hex and Firing During Advance Fire Phase
5. Bunker Non Covered Arc TEM +7 Modifier is applied to Flamethrower attack Dice Roll,
6. Flamethrower would have to attack thru the Firing /Front Covered Arc of the Bunker, , for NO TEM for Flamethrower Attack
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Re: Tarawa , 20 November 1943 , Pacific Campaign

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 26 Jul 2019 17:15

Flamethrower 24 Fire Power Column/ attack Dice Roll of 6
1. add Bunker +7 TEM
2. Dice Roll + TEM = 13 on 24 Fire Power Column
3. 13 Line result of Pin Task Check vs Occupants of Pillbox
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4. Placed Demo Charge would to add + 7 if Placed thru Bunker NCA
5. To Place Demo Charge, Infantry Unit carrying the Demo Charge expends 2 MF to Place on Target
6. Placing Unit DOES not have to Enter Target Hex to Place Charge
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7. Unit would have to Enter Target Hex for SET DC, that requires Placing Unit to Enter Target Hex and Expend ALL MF during Move Phase to SET DC on
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Re: Tarawa , 20 November 1943 , Pacific Campaign

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 26 Jul 2019 17:16

13 Line on the 24 Fire Power Column Infantry Fire Table
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Re: Tarawa , 20 November 1943 , Pacific Campaign

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 26 Jul 2019 17:17

Placed DC attacks on 30 Fire Power Column

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Re: Tarawa , 20 November 1943 , Pacific Campaign

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 27 Jul 2019 18:56

Searching /Hidden Fortifications:
1. If Opposing force sets up Hidden Fortifications
2. Firing on Suspected Hex or Hexes is one Method
a. Fire into Hex , is Halved /Area FIre
3.Friendly Units entering Hex does not cause loss of Hidden Status
4. Searching:
a. During Move Phase, Search Teams move up to Hex or Hexes to be Searched
b. Opposing Hidden Units, may Defensive First Fire as Search Units move Up
The Hidden Units would then lose Hidden Status once they Fire/Concealment/Hidden Loss Activity
c. Otherwise, if no hostile defensive fire happens, at end of Search Player Move Phase
each Search Team Makes Search dr
the dr, is the # of Hexes , in 6 Hex Radius around Searching Unit that MAY NOT be Searched at the End of Move Phase
d. Searched Hexes that contain hidden Unit/Fortifications /in searched Hex must be Placed on Board, exact contents of Pillbox
remain unknown unless they Fire From inside the Pillbox, the pillbox player then has to show the Units that Fired, any other
units in Pillbox that did not Fire remain unknown
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Re: Tarawa , 20 November 1943 , Pacific Campaign

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 01 Aug 2019 16:56

Turn One: U S Player: The Japanese Units to South, covering the Bunkers cannot be ignored
1. Prep Fire w/4 667 Squads on Concealed Japanese Stack in Jungle Terrain
a. 667 Squad Fire Power halved vs Concealed Stack 24 Fire Power halved 12 Fire Power Column
b. Jungle Terrain +2 TEM
c. U S 667 Squad 12 Fire Power Attack Dice Roll 3+3 =6 TEM +2 / Total 8
d. 12 Fire Power Column /8 Line result 1 Morale Check
e. Concealed Japanese Stack must now be shown as real or dummy stack
f. Concealed Japanese Stack , is a Dummy Stack/ Drawing off some of Heavy U S Fire Power that could have been directed at Bunkers
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Re: Tarawa , 20 November 1943 , Pacific Campaign

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 01 Aug 2019 16:59

U S 667 Squads with no Leader/ 3+3 Dice Roll result in Cowering
Cowering reduces the Fire Power Column to Next Lowest Column
The 12 Column to the 8 Fire Power Column

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Re: Tarawa , 20 November 1943 , Pacific Campaign

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 01 Aug 2019 17:07

Turn One : U S Prep FIre
1. U S 8-1 Leader/667 Squad x 2/HMG stacked Beneath Pack Howitzer
Fires on Bunker/ +5 TEM
2.U S Fire Power 18/Leader -1
3. Leader Direction Lowers Bunker TEM to +4
4. 18 Fire Power Attack Dice Roll 4 +2 =6 /TEM +4 Total 10
5. 10 Line/18 Fire Power Column /Normal Morale Check
6. Bunker Japanese 10-1 Leader/ 2 Crews/MMG/Type 92 70* Gun
7. Leader Raises Morale Level by One/Crew Morale Level 8 is w/Leader 9
8. Leadership Modifier -1 on Morale Check Dice Roll
9.Leader, and MMG Crew Pass Morale Check
10 Type 92 Gun Fails Morale Check and takes Step Loss
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Re: Tarawa , 20 November 1943 , Pacific Campaign

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 01 Aug 2019 17:11

Turn One: US Prep FIre
1. Pack Howitzer Prep Fire Vs Bunker
2. Infantry Target Type To HIt # 8
3. Bunker TEM + 5
4. To Hit Dice Roll 6+1 =7 plus Bunker +5 TEM Total 12 /result Miss
5. -1 Acquisition Counter Placed on Pack Howitzer
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Re: Tarawa , 20 November 1943 , Pacific Campaign

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 01 Aug 2019 17:16

Turn One: US Prep Fire
1. M 3 LT Stuart Fires On Bunker/Infantry Target Type To Hit # 8
2. Bow/Coaxial MG 8 Fire Power/ Bunker TEM +5
a. Dice Roll 9 +5 Result No Effect/ 8 Fire Power Column
3. M3 Main Gun Prep Fire
a. Buttoned Up +1
b. Bunker TEM +5
4. To Hit Dice Roll 1+ 4=5 plus Buttoned Up and Bunker TEM Total 11 /Result Miss
a. -1 acquisition Counter M3 LT
b. Maintain ROF and May Fire Again
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