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Pao-lien Temple - February 07, 1938 - February 11, 1938

Operations in Northern and Eastern Honan
Pacific Theater By: Nygaard - Last update: 01/14/2012
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x5 x6 x5 x6
first You play first    


Historical Background:
On February 7, 1938, a force of the Japanese 14th Division, 1st Corps moved south from Taming and took Nanloh. Meanwhile, under air cover and attached with 30 tanks and more than 10 heavy guns, the main strength of the 14th Division attacked the Chinese positions at Pao-lien Temple, north of Tangyin. The Chinese 53rd Corps and New 9th Division resisted strongly. By February 11, as the the Chinese were outflanked on both sides and their counter attacks had failed, they moved their forces south to the banks of the Chi river to continue resistance.

Briefing:
Japanese Player takes 5 command cards, you go first.
Chinese Player takes 5 command cards.

Conditions of Victory:
6 Medals
Pao-lien Temple and Tangyin are both Permanent victory locations for the Japanese player.
A Chinese infantry unit that exits between the two exit markers is worth a victory point for the Chinese player.

Special Rules:
- Imperial Japanese Army rules (Nations 3) are in effect.
- The Chinese unit guarding the rail road bridge is armed with Mortars (SWA 3)
- All rivers are Fordable (Terrain 41)
- The the effect of the Air Power card is reversed, i.e. the Japanese (Axis) player rolls 2 dice per hex, the Chinese (Allied) player rolls 1 die per hex.
- Air Rules are optional - if used give 1 Air Sortie to the Japanese Player and shuffle the other into the deck. The Chinese player use the Spitfire for this scenario.

Scenario Bibliography:
History of the Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945), pg. 232 + map 9-2

Warning:
Please note that this scenario was not approved by Richard Borg or Days of Wonder, so you have to check yourself about playability, potential gaming issues, etc.

Set-up Order
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