Pacific Twilight


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Taking a side. Japanese vrs Allies

On the move.


Registered Players

(a list of which player is on what side is further down)

General SP
Tank Jockey
Von Bismark
Please note this is a complete list of players for Pacific Twilight

We encourage players to choose any side they like...
but if there are too many players on one side then the Referee reserves the right to move players to the other side in order to ballance the numbers. If there is a problem in choosing sides all players will be assigned a side by random lot
Once assigned players will remain on the side they begin the tournament with, SUCH ARE THE FORTUNES OF WAR!
There are no mirror battles so you can only gain information about a battle from playing it yourself or others who are also fighting on same battlefield.
The Allies
The Allied forces comprise The US Army, The United States Marines and the ANZACs (Australia New Zealand Army Corps).
Please note: In some Battles only certain forces will be available for example there were No ANZACs on Iwo Jima, if you wish to choose a ceratin force and its not available for that particular battle then you must choose units from one of the other forces that were there.
The Japanese
The Japanese are units from the Imperial Japanese Army and Navy.
Regimental Numbers
All Players will be given or they may choose regimental numbers which will corespond to actual units from the Pacific War. We encourage players to do some homework and choose a Regiment which they will feel proud to belong to as on both sides there were many fine soldiers who belonged to many fine regiments, Be proud to serve, dont just be any old number! Know who your brothers are!
Strenghts and Weaknesses
All battles will be fought with Realism on and Rarity off as well as well as True Troop on (but NOT Command and Control), this will give each force strenghts and weaknesses which can be used (or exploited by your opponent) in a battle.
The Allies
The Allies in the Pacific often had a strenght in Air and Artillery and as the war progressed also in numbers but this was often due to the outcome of other battles (sea or air) which reduced the strenght of Japanese Air and Artillery. But should the Japanese win at Gudalcanal then such strenghts may be reduced as the Allies find their Air and Artillery reduced in the same manner as the Japanese did.
Conversely the Allies were often not as resolute in battle as the Japanese who attacked often with suicideal fervor and who strenghtend by the code of Bushido were prepared for death. Allied units would break and run often in the face of strong resistance only to rally later and rejoin the battle.
The Japanese
The Japanese fought in the pacific often with equipment that was substandard to that which was used by their opponents. Often also hamperd by supply shortages (as the allies began to cut their supply lines) they fought with a lack of supplies as opposed to the heavy flow of supplies that the allies could often rely on.
But fortified by the code of Bushido and their excelent jungle fighting skills they often exacted a heavy toll from their opponents when well dug in and camoflaged. If there was one mark of the Japanese soldier it was a willingness to face death rather than be disgraced as a POW.
But should the history at Guadalcanal change then their supply problems may change, but as they advance they must face an opponent who is now on the defensive and applying the same methods of camoflage and defence as they did and maybe even as willing to sacrifice their lives in defence of their homelands.

Shame at being captured.

Joy at being free.

Here are the teams/sides as they stand.
All Japanese forces are part of the Imperial Japanese Army.
Vesku - 107th
Stonefire - 22nd
VonBismarck - 38th
Beppe42 - 49th
Tank Jockey - 225th
Hellman - 147th
General SP - 666th
Jadpanther - 2nd (USMC)
IwoJim - 7th (USMC)
Wigam - 3rd (New Zealand)
Yogi - 173rd (US Army)
Model - 161th (US Army)
Weasel - 2nd (Australia)