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Airborne Samurai PTO (id:#56341)
Avalon Hill (AH:ASL Annual `95 Winter ID:A 85)
Designer: Unknown
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The Battle of Manado at Manado (also spelled Menado) on the Minahasa peninsula on the northern part of the island of Celebes (now known as Sulawesi), from 11–13 January 1942 was an attempt to open a passage to attack Australia through the eastern part of Dutch East Indies. The 1st Yokosuka SNLF was a paratrooper unit under Commander Toyoaki Horiuchi. The troops flew about 380 miles from Davao, Philippines and jumped over Langoan to capture the airfield. It consisted of 334 men, organized into two rifle companies. The 1st Company attacked Langoan while the 2nd Company captured the seaplane base at Kakas.
Attacker: Japanese (Yokosuka 1 SNLF)
Defender: Dutch (8th East Indies Colonial Infantry Company)  
Turns: 7.5     Players: 2     OBA: None     Night: No
Near Menado (Manado), Celebes 1942-01-11
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:14.0 D:16.0
AFVs: A:0 D:0
Guns: A:0
Type 89 Heavy Grenade-Launcher x 3
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: PTO, LJ. A: Paradrop and Air Support
Map Board(s): 35 38
Overlays: NONE
Errata (source)
Game length is 7½ turns. Also, delete the first sentence of SSR 3.MMP
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hoxson1 Modified the overlays2018-06-04 13:01:57
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hoxson1 Modified the location2018-01-11 14:46:13
hoxson1 Uploaded an Image2018-01-11 14:44:29
Last Played:
2011-06-05(D) Lars Nordström vs Andreas Carlsson Japanese win
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IJN paratoopers in action at Celebes airfield battle
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Estimated Play time: 5.2 hours
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ROAR Data:
Airborne Samurai [Confirmed]
[A] Japanese 10
[D] Dutch 27
Sunday 18 August 2019 01:39:05 AM  (c)dramsey 2019