[Thailand] Pattani - December 08, 1941

Paringat airfield.
Pacific Theater By: jdrommel - Last update: 08/10/2013
Allied Player: Axis Player:
x5 x6 x6 x6
    first You play first

Historical Background:
To invade Malaya, the Japanese needed to use Thai airfields at Pattani and Singora. On the 08th of December 1941, Japanese infantry of the 5th Division landed at Pattani in spite of the rough seas and unsuitable landing zone. Thai 42nd Infantry Battalion opposed a strong resistance until midday, when the battalion was ordered to cease fire against Japanese troops.
The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn and you are in command. The rest is history.

Axis player [Japan] : 6 command cards, you move first.
Allied player [Thailand] : 5 command cards.

Conditions of Victory:
6 medals.
The airfield main hexagon is is a temporary medal objective for the Axis player.

Special Rules:
- Use "Japanese Imperial Army" rules (Nation 3).

Scenario Bibliography:
- Wikipedia - Japanese invasion of Thaïlande.

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.

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