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Operation: Flash Fire-Firestorm Storyline 2006 to Present
« on: July 12, 2015, 01:28:30 PM »
Operation: Flash Fire-Firestorm Storyline (2006 - Present)

This thread is a summary of all the events, stories, and outcomes of the Operation: Flash Fire/Operation: Firestorm airsoft event series, Michigan's longest perpetual airsoft event series. The Flash Fire/Firestorm series is unique in the fact that actions during event will determine what happens in future games including; the storyline itself, belligerents, fictional geopolitics, and gameplay missions.

* Event actions include: Missions successfully completed/failed, weather during the event, gameplay causality rates, zones of control, loss of commanding officers, etc.

Operation: Flash Fire ~ October 15th, 2006

- US satellites monitoring regions and the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) of North Korea observe multiple long range missile launches from unidentified sites (suspected underground facilities or mobile launch platforms) outside Pyongyang and other unspecified areas. South Korean Air Force jets are scrambled to destroy launch sites in a retaliatory strike.

- US and ROK patriot missile batteries intercept the majority of inbound missiles, one missile carrying suspected Sarin nerve agent detonates near southern Pusan. Non military personnel including government officials are ordered to evacuate.

- All diplomatic staff from the South Korean embassy in Pyongyang are forcefully expelled without reason.

- Korean People's Army infantry assault numerous checkpoints and bunkers along the DMZ. Several are outposts and facilities along the boarder are suspected to be overrun.

- South Korean and United States infantry supported by light aircraft are scrambled to repel advancing KPA ground forces. One U.S. jet is reported to have been downed by anti-aircraft fire.

Event Outcome: Coalition Victory. Advancing North Korean forces are repelled.

Operation: Flash Fire II ~ October 13th, 2007

- Rescued American scientists reveal details of North Korean biological and chemical weapons programs including; biological and chemical weapons agents, testing facilities, and forced human experimentation.

- Numerous DMZ bunkers and nearby radar stations have reported being the target of highly coordinated suicide bombers; car bombs suspected.

- North Korean forces are suspected to have moved potentially weaponized Smallpox into a region 25 kilometers from Panmunjom.

- Large numbers of North Korean infantry continue to assault already overwhelmed and previously assaulted border checkpoints.

Event Outcome: Coalition Victory. North Korean biological agents captured.

Operation: Flash Fire III ~ October 13th, 2008

- North Korean frontline temporarily collapses due to casualties suffered and a lack of supplies. American and South Korean forces surround and capture weakened enemy troops.

- Retreating North Korean infantry begin using 'scorched earth' tactics. Bridges are crippled, roadways and railroads are made impassible, and electric, water, internet, and cellular infrastructure are destroyed.

- South Korean and American troops advance beyond the previously established DMZ border and encounter heavy resistance. Further pushes are halted due to a limited amounts of ammunition and difficultly of resupply missions.

- Intelligence revealed by captured North Korean infantry reveal that North Korean targets include United States naval bases outside of Seoul and countless South Korean bases and airfields.

- Additional stores of potentially weaponized biological agents are reported to be near allied coalition positions.

Event Outcome: Battlefield Stalemate; 3:1 coalition causality rate, North Korean forces succeed in relocating biological agents.

Operation: Flash Fire; Codename: Deep Snow ~ December 6th, 2008

- United States airborne troops are dropped in mountainous eastern regions of North Korea, in an attempt to focus North Korean attention into alternative areas.

- Extremely well equipped KPA mountain warfare troops pin American forces down outside Pujon. Resistance is thought to be extremely heavy.

- American attempts to resupply airborne troops fail due to heavy amounts of anti-aircraft fire. Supplies are accidentally dropped beyond American held positions.

- North Korean forces have been viewed advancing towards American supply drops.

Event Outcome: Coalition Victory. Harsh climatic conditions cause high levels of causalities for all belligerents.

Operation: Backdraft ~ May 9th, 2009

- Six party peace with all parties including North Korea have broken down. Democratic People's Republic of Korea's representative to the six party peace talks walks out.

- United States and South Korean forces using drones and spy satellites report continued North Korean troop movements near the former border.

- Thermal imaging report large convoys of infantry and assault vehicles moving closer to American and South Korean postilions.

- Emergency sessions of the United States are cancelled. People's Republic of China refuses to attend.

- NATO Coalition forces are suspected of coordinating future assaults against North Korean positions in fear of future assaults and possible biological or chemical weapons deployment.

Event Outcome: Coalition victory. Global relations between China, South Korea, and the United States begin to breakdown.

Operation: Flash Fire IV ~ October 13th, 2009

- Allied coalition troops suffer unacceptable levels of causalities and are forced to withdraw. Temperatures plummet to -10 degrees F in certain areas.

- Coalition observers report large numbers of North Korean infantry including vehicle launch platforms moving near the DMZ. All available reserve American and South Korean forces are rerouted.

- Unusually heavy levels of snowfall and extremely cold temperatures cause problems for allied coalition forces, overall advance slows. North Korean troops use harsh weather conditons to their advantage and execute a large assault on coalition positions. Allied troops maintain strategic pockets of control, however compromising breaches across coalition lines are made.

- 95% of available allied coalition troops are moved towards weaken positions. Isolated pockets of South Korean and American forces risk being captured or destroyed.

Event Outcome: Battlefield Stalemate. Coalition troops suffer extremely high levels of causalities but hold all assaulted positions.

Operation: Flash Fire V ~ October 16th, 2010

- Allied coalition positions suffer up to 65% casualty rates. United States 10th Mountain troops arrive as replacements. Temperatures plummet to -20 F.

- North Korean Special Warfare troops arrive at frontline positions and begin deploying tactical chemical weapons; modified Sarin nerve agent is suspected.

- KPA armor supported by special warfare infantry assault coalition positions, several key American held positions including ammunition stores are captured.

- Seasonal changes including rising temperatures and reduced levels of snowfall cause large problems for South Korean forces including KPA landmines on frequently traveled roads.

- American positions already weakened by continual harassment and chemical weapons attacks are lost, evacuations are hampered due to road conditions and poorly planned evacuation protocols.

Event Outcome: Socialist Forces Victory. People's Republic of China enters conflict supporting North Korea.

Operation: Firestorm ~ October 15th, 2011

- Two divisions of Chinese infantry, supported by aircraft and long range artillery overrun allied coalition positions. North Korean forces are reported to be harassing and abducting civilians.

- Remaining South Korean and American troops retreat towards Seoul in an attempt to defend the city, including several key military bases and airfields.

- South Korean infantry come under heavy levels of artillery fire as Chinese and North Korean forces assault established positions outside Yeoncheon (62 km north of Seoul).

- American and South Korean aircraft halt advancing Chinese forces, along with further ground assaults by South Korean infantry succeed in pushing back communist coalition forces.

- ROK observers and drones report observing Chinese and North Korean troops digging trenches along other areas of the DMZ controlled by allied coalition forces.

Event Outcome: Socialist Forces Victory.

Operation: Firestorm II ~ October 13th, 2012

- Allied coalition positions are overwhelmed by unexpectedly large amounts of infantry. Initial reports estimate over 500,000 infantry have been mobilized along with unknown amounts of aircraft and armor.

- Chinese troops conduct a naval assault on American positions including a successful seaside landing on Jung-gu island near Incheon. The international airport is quickly overrun and secured by Chinese naval mines.

- Two divisions of PLA mechanized infantry supported by armor began an advance towards Seoul. Forward operating bases ahead of the advance are overrun and quickly captured.

- Batteries of North Korean artillery barrage South Korean and American forces near Dobong-gu. Large amounts of civilian and commercial property is destroyed. Civilian evacuations are hampered due to fires and fleeing civilians.

- Surviving allied coalition troops retreat towards Seoul under heavy levels of bombardment.

Event Outcome: Battlefield Stalemate.

Operation: Firestorm III ~ October 12th, 2013

- American and South Korean forces rout advancing communist mechanized infantry despite large amounts of dead and wounded.

- South Korean marines engage dug-in Chinese positions north of Munsan. Sustained levels of North Korean artillery fire repel South Korean marines.

- ROK Marines report that North Korean and Chinese troops are using civilians as human shields to cover their advance.

- Chinese and North Korean forces breach South Korean border positions north of Kumhwa, South Korean and American attack helicopters and aircraft stall communist advance.

Event Outcome: Major Socialist Forces Victory.

Operation: Firestorm IV ~ October 18th, 2014

- Key allied coalitions positions outside of Kumhwa are overrun and captured by Chinese and North Korean troops. Main and secondary routes out of the city hamper the evacuation of civilians and remaining government personnel.

- Chinese troops paradrop northwest of Kumhwa and land unnoticed by newly arrived and ill-trained South Korean forces. Remaining Republic of Korea infantry abandon the city and suffer crippling casualities while retreating from extremely high levels of small arms fire.

- Civilians fleeing Kumhwa allege widespread looting, murder, torture, rape, abduction, and mass executions by communist forces. North Korean and Chinese flags are reported flying in the city.

Event Outcome: Battlefield Stalemate.

Operation: Firestorm V ~ October 17th, 2015

- Coalition forces succeed in locating and capturing significant amounts of weaponized biological materials en-route to Pyongyang.

- American forces repel advancing Chinese and North Korean troops causing a temporary collapse of socialist frontline positions.

- South Korean infantry supported by U.S. troops succeed in capturing multiple villages from under-manned Chinese infantry.

- North Korean and Chinese forces begin using guerrilla tactics and suicide bombs to harass American troops.

Event Outcome: Coalition Victory.

Operation: Firestorm VI ~ November 12th, 2016

- South Korean and American troops are pushed out of Chuncheon, shortly after capturing the city by an estimated 50,000 Chinese infantry and socialist air support that was already dug in on the northern side of the DMZ.

- 500 US Army troops are reported missing during the evacution from Chuncheon by poor infrastructure conditions and fleeing civilians.

- Allied coalition aborts it's assault of Sariwon due to "unacceptably high levels of casualities". Coalition forces advanced 4 km into the city before being repelled by the KPA I Corp supported by the Red Guards Militia.

- During the allied retreat from Sariwon, the 105th Armored Divison hidden on the eastern side of the city shells  retreating coalition troops.

Event Outcome: Communist Forces Victory.

Operation: Firestorm VII ~ October 22nd, 2017

- South Korean and American forces succeed in seizing Chuncheon from Chinese infantry. U.S. 8th Army completes its mission by pushing PLA infantry out of the city and into scattered pockets.

- UNICEF aid workers successfully and Doctor's Without Borders personnel successfully treat and evacuate civilians out of the Chuncheon area.

- Coalition forces maintain control of Incheon, repelling all North Korean attacks. Multiple artillery barrages cause dozens of causalities. Artillery batteries destroyed by South Korean air support.

- Sariwon continues to be occupied by North Korean infantry and local militias. Multiple elements of the KPA I Corp and dozens of local militias (Red Guards Militia) are dug in around the city.

Event Outcome: Allied Coalition Victory.

Operation: Firestorm VIII ~ October 13th, 2018

Event Outcome: Undecided.

* This thread will be periodically updated to reflect event outcomes, story-line progression, general information, or side story events.
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