First a rule question:
Can ANZAC unilaterally declare war on Japan, without involving Great Britain ?
( This would allow them to collect their national objectives, during the first turn, but still keep, England safe from Japanese aggression - given that the Japanese wanted to keep the United States out of the war)
Secondly more blatant Aussie cheerleading: ( from a Yank here but married to an Aussie)
I agree that ANZAC is a great addition to the game and performs well !
( My wife said she bought me the game when she noted that Ancef was an independent power)
While believing that the Aussies, by no stretch of the imagination, when the war of neuroma or were instrumental in it.
I do believe they were quite impressive.
If I’m not mistaken, the first time the axis was successfully, altered in the war came at Tobruk – which was largely an Australian effort
That same division, ( the seventh I believe) was instrumental in handing the Japanese their first land based failure along with Kakoda Trail.
For a very entertaining / extremely readable synopsis of both contains I recommend:
The Peter Fitzsimmons books:
Tobruk and Kokoda
( both of which incidentally contain quite a bit concerning Chety Wilmott)
as far as the first war is concerned – I recommend Gallopili – by Les Carolyn; The writing is even better and Fitzsimmons which is saying a lot!!
I’m reading in now and find it hard to put down!
( I Always tried to read some Aussie based military book around ANZAC day)