[Thailand] Chumphon - December 08, 1941

The Juvenile soldiers of Chumphon.
Pacific Theater By: jdrommel - Last update: 03/23/2015
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x6 x5 x5 x5
    first You play first

Historical Background:
The Japanese 15th Army, under the command of General Iida had to cross Thailand to attack Burma. On the 08th of December 1941, 1st battalion of 143rd Japanese Infantry Regiment landed on the beach of Chumphon from two transport ships. The Japanese soldiers were quickly pinned down by the heavy resistance of the Thais. Thai troops were composed of the 38th Infantry battalion, the 58th training unit (Juvenile soldiers) and some police units. The battle ended in the afternoon when the Thais received the order to cease fire.
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:
5 medals.
The bridge "vers Chumphon" is a temporary medal objective for the Axis player.

Special Rules:
- Use "Japanese Imperial Army" rules (Nation 3).
- Use "Depleted Units" (Troops 22) for the two Police units.
- "Air Power" card is removed before beginning the game.

Scenario Bibliography:
- Wikipedia - Japanese invasion of Thailand.

Remember, see the "Juvenile Soldier Monument " at Chumphon.

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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