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Ostfront - Imperial Japanese Armed Forces and Pacific Scenarios

This book covers the vehicles and forces of the Imperial Japanese Armed Forces in WW2.

From the humble machinegun nest to the ubiquitous Type 97 Chi-Ha, from the Type 2 Ka-Mi amphibious tank to the 75mm Man-Portable Mountain Howitzer. Every unit a Japanese commander could want is covered, allowing for a wide range of forces to be built.

Also included are 6 brand new Pacific Scenarios, from jungle crawls in dense terrain, to beach landings and banzai charges, these scenarios will give your games a very Pacific Theater feel, and allow you to approximate battles like capturing the air strip at Guadalcanal, or the amphibious landings at Peleliu under heavy fire, or the uphill jungle slog of Okinawa.

The Imperial Japanese Armed Forces covers the 3 main periods of the war; early, mid and late, and covers the evolution of the units over that time. It covers artillery, air support and defense, various light vehicles, 3 types of infantry, and the many tanks and self-propelled guns available to the Imperial Japanese Armed Forces during the war.

This Book has a detailed description of each unit, describing their abilities and special rules, as well as quick reference tables at the back, covering the various weapons and units available at a glance, and perfect for building army lists from, or for checking stats during play.

This book is made to be played with the Ostfront Rule Set, also available here on Wargame Vault:


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File Last Updated:
December 12, 2016
This title was added to our catalog on September 04, 2016.