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Kokoda Trail

Steven Lee gave me the first of what I hope is a series of scenarios based on the Kokoda Trail battles in New Guinea in 1942. Here are some photographs that he took of the setup and of a replay at the Fall In 2002 convention.
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The Battlefield
The Battlefield
This is a photo (looking from West to East) of the terrain used in the Assault on Gorari scenario.
Japanese Move Out
Japanese Move Out
The Japanese move up on the first turn.
The Australian Position
The Australian Position
The Australians start out in the Northern Defensive position and the entrenchments.
Hurrying towards the river
Hurrying towards the river
The Japanese forces reach the river and prepare their assault.
The Assault commences
The Assault commences
The Japanese cross the river and assault. Some of them get bogged down while trying to cross the defensive positions.
Another View of the Assault
Another View of the Assault
The attack on the defensive position from the another angle.
The Flank Attack
The Flank Attack
The two platoons of the Japanese third company move toward the defenses. The Australians managed to occupy them just before the flank attack arrived and a sharp fight ensued.

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