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Kohima: Operation C 1944
Published by: Critical Hit
Published date: 2019-09-01
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The battle of Kohima was the northern action of the Japanese U Go offensive, the southern part being fought around the Imphal plain. Whilst the battle of Imphal pitched Commonwealth and Japanese Corps against one another Kohima was a far more intimate affair fought over a small ridge only a few hundred yards in length and breadth, initially defended, by no more than fifteen hundred commonwealth troops who successfully held off the fifteen thousand men of Japanese 31st Division.

The battle was fought in two phases, first the garrison was surrounded and besieged by the Japanese (4th to 19th April 1944); then the Commonwealth forces recaptured the ground lost on the ridge in May 1944.

The battle was called the “Stalingrad of the Burma war” by a prominent Indian nationalist politician. Whilst the battle did not resemble Stalingrad in scale it effectively did to the Japanese army in Burma what Stalingrad did to the Germans in Russia; the Japanese army broke itself against the resolute defenders of Kohima and Imphal, was subjected to a fierce counter attack and then retreated in disarray back into Burma.


Color Folio
Two Counter Sheets w/280 Counters
One Counter Sheet w/88 Counters
Six 18.5” x 12.5” Color Cardstock Map Boards
15 Scenarios
2 ASL Chapter Pages


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KH#1: GPTKohima, IndiaCBIJapaneseBritish4 hrs0%
KH#2: Jail HillKohima, IndiaCBIJapaneseBritish8.2 hrs0%
KH#3: Hit Back, HardKohima, IndiaCBIBritishJapanese6.5 hrs0%
KH#4: The Devil in the DetailKohima, IndiaCBIJapaneseBritish19.6 hrs0%
KH#5: Anyone For Tennis?Kohima, IndiaCBIJapaneseBritish9.4 hrs0%
KH#6: Black 13thKohima, IndiaCBIJapaneseBritish18.7 hrs0%
KH#7: Breaking PointKohima, IndiaCBIBritishJapanese12.2 hrs0%
KH#8: Garrison HillKohima, IndiaCBIJapaneseBritish36.6 hrs0%
KH#9: To The Road Of BonesKohima, IndiaCBIBritishJapanese6.1 hrs0%
KH#10: Go Directly To JailKohima, IndiaCBIBritishJapanese8 hrs0%
KH#11: Hospital CaseKohima, IndiaCBIJapaneseBritish14.2 hrs0%
KH#12: Last GaspKohima, IndiaCBIJapaneseBritish30.6 hrs17%
KH#13: Utmost SavageryKohima, IndiaCBIBritishJapanese10.7 hrs83%
KH#14: Fatal DistractionKohima, IndiaCBIBritishJapanese9.4 hrs0%
KH#15: White Tigers, Black CatsKohima, IndiaCBIBritishJapanese7.3 hrs0%

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Thursday 05 December 2019 10:50:41 PM  (c)dramsey 2019