[Burma 1945] Battle of Leindaw - March 10, 1945 - March 12, 1945

Operation Extended Capital - Japanese approach of Meiktila.
Pacific Theater By: jdrommel - Last update: 06/06/2019
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x5 x6 x6 x6
    first You play first

Historical Background:
Japanese troops were approaching Meiktila from the north, 214th and 56th Infantry Regiments were less than 10 km of the city, near the village of Leindaw. The commander of the 17th Indian Division sent a force formed by tanks from the 5th (Probyn's) Horse and infantry to clear the area. During the two days of the battle, Allied troops were under heavy artillery fire. On the 12th of March in the evening, the area was under control and Japanese had lost several 105mm and 75mm guns.
The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn and you are in command. The rest is history.

Axis player [Japan] : 5 command cards.
Allied player [United Kingdom/India] : 6 command cards, you move first.

Conditions of Victory:
6 medals.

Special Rules:
- Use "Japanese Imperial Army" rules (Nations 3).
- Use "BCF Command" rules (Nations 5).
- Use "Air Strikes" rules (Action 3) to the Allied player.

Scenario Bibliography:
- Meiktila 1945 - Osprey Publishing.

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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