Thursday, January 18, 2018
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Doolittle Raid

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Join us to commemorate the Doolittle Raid, which occurred on April 18, 1942.
 
Starting with the devastating attack at Pearl Harbor, Japan went on to rout US forces wherever they were engaged. To show that mainland Japan was not invincible and to help US morale at a time when progress in the war was bleak, Col. James Doolittle formulated a stealthy raid on Tokyo and other targets in Honshu using B-25's launched from the USS Hornet.
 

 

Welcome to This Day in WWII: the Doolittle Raid!
(We are using England terrain as substitute, as we
don't have Japan in AH3 yet.)
All are welcome to play.
Runs on April 18 in Special Events II arena at two times:
-- at 3 pm Eastern US time
-- at 10 pm Eastern US time
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Objective: Kill enemies and destroy objects at city
near v14 (which is Tokyo), at v14, and/or a16, but not
town at a16.
 
Event duration: 2 hours, but show up anytime during that
and play as much or as little as you want.
 
Unlimited lives.
 
Allies (Bishops):
-- B-25C (glass nose only).
-- Planes enabled at carriers (in sectors 14.15 and
14.16, c160 and c162).
-- Formations not enabled.
-- No radar, no sector counters.
-- a9 and a18 are bishop owned and represent China
for landing.
-- Auto ack turned way down.
 
Axis (Knights):
-- Ki-43 (at a13 and v17, no bombs).
-- Sector counters for planes above 500 ft.
-- No dot radar.
 
Points:
-- 1 point per kill of an enemy.
-- 0.5 points per object.
 
Side split = 2:1 allies:axis.
 
Arena Settings:
Terrain = bob40
ArenaFlags = 13358
ChangeCountryTime = 0
ExitWhileMoving = 508
FlightModeFlags = 5120 (auto calibrate --
no formations)
FuelBurnRateMult = 2.0
GroundAutoLethality[Armored] = 0.15
GroundAutoLethality[Hard] = 0.15
GroundAutoLethality[Soft] = 0.15
RadarMode[Bishops] = 48 (disable friendly counters,
disable enemy counters)
RadarMode[Knights] = 144 (counters above radar,
disable friendly counters)
RadarMode[Rooks] = 48
ResetAirfieldCnt = 1
ResetTotalFieldCnt = 1
SectorCounterAlt = 500
StratFlags = 1
 
Object Settings:
Bomb Hgr, Down Time = 1
Ftr Hgr, Down Time = 1
veh hgr, down time = 1
bunk ammo, down time = 5
bunk barr, down time = 5
bunk fuel, down time = 5
Disable bombs on fighters and have glass nose
only on B-25C.

 
Map of the battle area:
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