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afilter21 Jan 2012 3:36 p.m. PST

My latest project in my effort to document all my past scenarios.

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Enjoy!

KniazSuvorov Inactive Member21 Jan 2012 4:39 p.m. PST

One of my favourite battles! Far more equal than Tsushima, as the Russian Pacific Fleet was in good shape, and quite competitive in gunnery; if their shells had been better, Mikasa and Asahi might well have bought the farm. I hadn't realized that Adm. Dewa's armoured cruisers had attempted to engage Vitgeft's battleships. A gutsy move that also could've paid dividends, if proper coordination could've been accomplished. One more note on the battle: I believe the Russians were under the impression that the Japanese battleship Yashima was still afloat and in Togo's line; had they known of their 6-to-4 superiority, they may well have been more willing to go toe to toe.

Thanks for sharing.

Personal logo Texas Jack Supporting Member of TMP22 Jan 2012 4:34 a.m. PST

Great aar, as usual! What a pity for the Russians your son was not present on that day, things might have turned out a bit differently.
August 10 is one of my favorite battles as well, with a little bit better luck the Russians might well have made it past the Japanese. But, you never know…

Saginaw22 Jan 2012 8:23 a.m. PST

GREAT-looking game and pics, afilter! I'm assuming that the markers are Litko's? They certainly "pop-out" the action of the scenario!

Thank you very much for sharing! thumbs up

afilter22 Jan 2012 2:14 p.m. PST

Thanks guys….yes the markers are Litko. I have most of the readily availble ones as well as a few customs for my Naval Thunder games.

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