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Task Force 1942 (DOS)

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Advertising Blurbs

MicroProse Entertainment Software Catalog (1992):
    The first in a new series of spectacular WW II Pacific War Simulations, Task Force 1942 is your chance to command a fleet of destroyers, cruisers, and battleships against enemy forces in the 1942-43 Solomons Campaign!

    Throughout your campaign, you'll issue commands to ships or entire units! You'll deliver devastating blows upon enemy battleships! You'll take control of crucial battle positions! And, through incredible special effects, you'll experience thrilling night combat, blinding explosions, burning and sinking ships, flares, and torpedo wakes. All bringing to life your battle for control of the Pacific Theater!

  • Command U.S. or Japanese forces!

  • More than 150 ships faithfully reproduced!

  • Take control of Gun Director or Torpedo Mount for more effective ship-to-ship combat!

  • Control actions of individual ships, groups of ships, or the whole task force!

    Contributed by MAT (71124) on Apr 15, 2001.

Unknown Source:
    Task Force 1942 Surface Naval Action In The South Pacific

    A Long Lance torpedo rips through the hull of your flagship. Huge columns of water from enemy gunfire surround your battleships. It's just another day in Task Force 1942, the first in a new series of spectacular World War II Pacific War simulations from Microprose.

    This is your chance to command a fleet of destroyers, cruisers, and battleships against aggressive enemy forces in the South Pacific.

    No detail has been overlooked in this painstakingly researched simulation. Your daily routine will include firing torpedoes into enemy vessels. Issuing commands to ships and convoys. And confronting enemy ships head-on in explosive night battles.

    Plus, to really boost your confidence, you'll experience frightening torpedo wakes and blinding explosions so realistic you'll need to change uniforms every time you play.

    Task Force 1942 from MicroProse. It's the only way to experience the thrills...and risks...of surface naval combat in World War II.

    Contributed by Raphael (1160) on Nov 09, 1999.