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War in the East is fan-proposed DLC for Battlefield one based on the various actions in the Far East and Pacific Ocean during the First World War, including the Siege of Tsingtao, the Australian invasion of German New Guinea, and the Battle of Penang.

DescriptionEdit

The First World War is often seen as a European war, however, it was a truly global conflict, with battles taking place in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, with the battles in East Asia and the Pacific are some of the least well known. The War in the East DLC takes you to these far flung, forgotten battles. Land in Tsingtao with the Imperial Japanese Army, experience the naval clash in the Strait of Malacca, fire the first American shots of the war, and join the Japanese intervention against the Soviets in Siberia.

WeaponsEdit

Note: Some weapons references events of Second World War- this is not unprecidented- canon BF1 skins also reference post-WWI events.

Arisaka Type 38 RifleEdit

Type 38 rifle
  • Magazine: 5
  • Variants: Marksman, Carbine, Infantry
  • Muzzle Velocity: 762 m/s
  • Class: Scout
  • Skins: Guadalcanal (Green camo), Tsingtao (engraved), Last Ditch (battered), Banzai (silver), Yamato (gold)

Standard Japanese bolt-action rifle for both WWI and WWII, first issued in 1905. In-game, it has a "sweet spot" of 35-70 meters, making it more effective close ranges.

Murata RifleEdit

Murata gun
  • Magazine: 1 (8 for Magazine)
  • Muzzle Velocity: 435 m/s
  • Variants: Infantry, Sniper, Magazine
  • Class: Scout
  • Skins: Port Arthur (Green Camo), Tsushima (silver), Meiji Restoration (gold)

The first military rifle designed and manufactured in Japan by General Murata Tsuneyoshi, originally a single shot weapon in 11mm but later converted to tube magazine feed in 8mm. The weapon would see use in the First Sino-Japanese War, the Boxer Rebellion, the Russo-Japanese War, and World War I, though by the time of the Russo-Japanese War, the weapon was for reserve use only. In-game, the Infantry and Sniper variants perform similarly to the Martini-Henry, but the Magazine variant has a tube magazine with similar damage and reload to the Lebel 1886.

Lee Navy RifleEdit

Winchester Model 1895 Lee
  • Magazine: 5
  • Muzzle Velocity: 779 m/s
  • Class: Scout
  • Variants: Infantry, Carbine, Marksman
  • Skins: Cuzco Wells (Engraved), Juramentado (Green camo), USS Maine (silver), Dewey (gold)

The Lee Navy was a straight-pull bolt-action rifle used by the US Navy in the late 19th century, including the Spanish-American and Phillipine-American War. The weapon was designed by James Parris Lee, the same man who designed the famous British Lee-Enfield. While it was replaced by the M1903 Springfield in frontline US service, it was still in some ships arsenals until the 1920s. In game, the weapon performs similarly to the Gewehr M95.

Colt Single-Action ArmyEdit

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  • Magazine: 6
  • Muzzle Velocity: 779 m/s
  • Class: All
  • Skins: Patton (identical to Patton's real-life custom sidearm), Crazy Horse (Native American engravings, feather tassel on grip), Gunslinger (silver), The Peacemaker (gold)

The Colt Single Action Army, famously known as the "Peacemaker" was a revolver used in the late 19th century, made famous in the "Wild West" period. Some even saw use even into the Phillipine-American War and Mexican Revolution of the early 20th century. While outdated and not in common use by WWI, at least one such weapon was one of several sidearms owned by famed General George S. Patton, who fought as a captain in the Tank Corps in WWI.

Nambu Type A PistolEdit

800px-Type A Model 1902 Grandpa Nambu
  • Magazine: 8
  • Muzzle Velocity: 290 m/s
  • Class: All
  • Skins: The Grandpa (engraved), Iwo Jima (gray), Nambu (silver), Rising Sun (Gold)

Japanese semi-automatic pistol designed by Kijiro Nambu, first manufactured in 1902. In-game, the weapon has low stopping power and high rate of fire, and is most comparable to the Colt 1903 in performance.

Nambu Type 26 PistolEdit

800px-Japan Type 26 9mm pistol
  • Magazine: 6
  • Muzzle Velocity: 229 m/s
  • Class: Support
  • Skins: Koishikawa (Engraved), Siam (Silver),

Japanese-designed double-action revolver used in both World Wars, firing a 9mm cartridge. In-game, the weapon is similar in performance to the Auto Revolver, but with a slightly lower damage and faster firing.

Type 3 Heavy Machine Gun (Mounted)Edit

450px-Type 3 Taisho 14 heavy machine gun
  • Rate of fire: 450 RPM
  • Muzzle Velocity: 740 m/s

Japanese heavy machine gun designed by Kijiro Nambu in 1914, based of the French Hotchkiss machine gun. The weapon was used in both World Wars. In-game, the Type 3 replaces the Vickers in gun positions in maps featuring the Japanese.

KatanaEdit

  • Skins: Shiroyama (blood-stained), Meiji (gold fittings with Imperial crysanthemum crest), The Shogun (gold fittings with Tokugawa crest), Bushido (gold fittings with Rising Sun image on grip), Onoda (similar to WWII-era shin gunto)
1024px-Antique Japanese katana

Traditional Japanese sword, while the Japanese military officially adopted the Kyu-Gunto, some officers of samurai ancestry owned katana that had been passed down for centuries. In game damage model comparable to the Cavalry Saber.

Kyu-GuntoEdit

  • Skins: Togo, Yamamoto, Restoration
Japanese army sabre

Japanese standard officer's sword until 1934, also known as a Murata-to after General Murata, designer of both the sword and the Murata rifle. The sword is similar in design to contemporary Western cavalry sabers.

TantoEdit

800px-Aikuchi tanto

Traditional Japanese dagger, sometimes owned by officers of samurai ancestry.

MapsEdit

TsingtaoEdit

  • Faction 1: German Empire
  • Faction 2: Japanese Empire
  • Vehicles: Torpedo Boats, Destroyers, Aircraft
  • Behemoth: Dreadnought
  • Conquest Capture Points: Tsingtao Harbor, German Consulate, Fort Bismarck, Kaiserstuhl, Litsuner Heights

Based on the 1914 Siege of Tsingtao, the map consists of the city of Tsingtao and the harbor, as well as a German fortress in the hills. Conquest capture points include the fortress, the central square of the city, the docks, and two coastal artillery batteries, one near each side's spawn point.

PenangEdit

  • Faction 1: French Republic
  • Faction 2: German Empire
  • Vehicles: Torpedo Boats, Destroyers, Aircraft
  • Behemoth: Dreadnought
  • Conquest Capture Points: Wharf, Wreck of the Zemchug, Fort Cornwallis, Hotel, Cable Station, Fuel Tanks

Based on the 1914 Battle of Penang, a naval engagement in which the German cruiser SMS Emden destroyed two Allied warships. Considerable license is taken in terms of size of the battle in order to make it a playable map. The map is consists of the port of George Town and the Strait of Malacca, with conquest capture points at various points in the town.

SingaporeEdit

  • Faction 1: British Empire
  • Faction 2: Mutineers
  • Vehicles: Infantry Only

Based on the 1915 Singapore Mutiny. The map consists of the Keppel Harbor area of Singapore, including the harbor front itself, as well as narrow streets and alleyway.

Bita PakaEdit

  • Faction 1: ANZAC
  • Faction 2: German Empire
  • Vehicles: Infantry only

Based on the 1914 Battle of Bita Paka in German New Guinea. The map consists of dense jungle with a radio station, road running through the jungle, and a few other structures acting as conquest points.

CormoranEdit

  • Faction 1: United States of America
  • Faction 2: German Empire
  • Vehicles: Infantry only

(Very) loosely based on the scuttling of the SMS Cormoran, a German commerce raider interned in Guam since 1915, which the crew scuttled when the US entered the war, in spite of US attempts to stop them. Map consists of the port facilities at Apra Harbor and the interior of the Cormoran. Some of the guns on the Cormoran, as well as on shore, are usable.

Siberian InterventionEdit

  • Faction 1: Japanese Empire
  • Faction 2: Red Army
  • Vehicles: Cavalry, Armored Cars, Tanks, Aircraft
  • Behemoth: Armored Train or Mendeleev Tank (From BF1: Red Rising)

A map based on the Japanese Siberian Invention, based on the Japanese fighting against Bolshevik attacks on Vladivostok. The map consists of snow-covered forested terrain, including two villages, one near each sides spawn point.

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