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Put to the Sword PTO (id:#59636)
Break Contact (Break Contact #1 ID:BC2)
See Also: Put To The Sword by Critical Hit
Designer: Break Contact 2006
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The push northward to Buka Island and its airfield was taken up by the largely untried Australian 11th Brigade soon after its arrival on Bouganville. The advance ground to a halt as the Japanese dug in. The Allies had grossly underestimated the size of the Japanese force on the island. To get things going again, a militia company was sent on a flanking movement across the Genga River with orders to interdict Japanese reinforcements. With no retreat path, the Aussies had to dig in and resist a series of bruising counterattacks.
Attacker: Japanese (Elements of 81st Regiment)
Defender: Australian (C Company, 31/51st Battalion)  
Turns: 4.5     Players: 2     OBA: None     Night: No
Bougainville, New Guinea 1945-01-29
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:11.0 D:7.5
AFVs: A:0 D:0
Guns: A:0
Type 89 Heavy Grenade-Launcher x 2
OML 2-in. Mortar x 2
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: PTO, LJ, Brush remains Brush. No buildings, hedges or walls. D: Level C Booby Trap.
Map Board(s): 47 40
Overlays: NONE
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worksp2018 Added a playing2020-01-05 14:04:58
RJenulis Added a playing2019-09-03 00:45:41
hoxson1 Modified the overview2018-07-12 18:29:31
hoxson1 Modified the misc. rules2018-07-12 18:26:30
hoxson1 Modified the overlays2018-07-12 18:25:53
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2018-06-09(D) nathan wegener vs Peter Wegener Australian winJaps maneuvered carefully to set up banzai in turn 4. Success achieved in AdvPh when Aussie MMG broke. Down to the last turn with 3 banzais. Aussie 9-1 and Squad got a KIA yahtzee on a squad and leader to keep them out of their hex and save the game.
2016-03-18(A) Dave Mareske vs Coleman Quill Japanese win
2016-03-18(A) Paul Works vs Brian Routh Australian win2016 March Madness ASL Tournament.
2014-12-21(D) Bill Brodie vs Steven Bond Japanese winVery desperate defence saw massive Japanese losses but aggressive attacks won the day for the Sons of Nippon in the last CC phase, great game.
2010-05-07(D) Allen Evenson vs Richard Jenulis Japanese winLost in final CC - Good PTO intro for me.
2009-05-05(D) David Ramsey vs Martin Barker Australian winPretty straight forward PTO - made simpler with no bamboo. Fairly static (and desperate!) defence for the Aussies.
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Estimated Play time: 2.1 hours
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Put to the Sword
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[A] Australian 10
[D] Japanese 11
Saturday 18 January 2020 08:19:33 PM  (c)dramsey 2020