52. LENT UNITS
52.1 WHEN LENDING PERMITTED
52.2 MECHANICS
52.3 EFFECTS
52.4 LENT ITALIANS
52.5 LENT SPANISH AND VICHY FRENCH
52.6 LENT NATIONALIST CHINESE
52.7 LENT COMMONWEALTH UNITS

52.1 WHEN LENDING PERMITTED:
52.11 RESTRICTIONS: Units may be lent only as set out in 52.4 to 52.7.

52.2 MECHANICS:
52.21 UNITS LENT WHEN REQUIRED: Units are lent during the player turn, as they are used.
52.22 RETURNING CONTROL TO LENDER: Lent units may be returned to the lender's control at any time during the player turn in which they are lent.
52.23 CLEAN SLATE AT THE START OF EACH PLAYER TURN: All lent units return to the lender's control at the start of its player turn.
52.24 EFFECTS OF CONQUEST: When Australia, Spain or Vichy France is conquered, lent Australian, Spanish and Vichy French units are removed from play in the same manner as units which are not lent.

52.3 EFFECTS:
52.31 CONTROL: The recipient controls lent units as if they were his own, paying for offensive operations in which they participate.
52.32 PARTICIPATION IN OFFENSIVES: Lent units may participate in full offensives of the alliance faction partner to which they are lent without the need to pay the normal BRP cost for the participating units (9.63).
52.33 HEX CONTROL: Hexes gained by lent units are controlled by the recipient.
52.34 REBUILDING LENT UNITS: Lent units which are eliminated return to the lender's force pool and the lending country must pay the BRP cost of their reconstruction.

52.4 LENT ITALIANS:
52.41 LENDING OF ITALIAN UNITS PROHIBITED: Italian units may not be lent to Germany.

52.5 LENT SPANISH AND VICHY FRENCH:
52.51 DIPLOMATIC RESULT REQUIRED: A diplomatic result for Spain or Vichy France of 5-6, 7, 8 or 9 allows Spain or Vichy France to lend ground units to Germany for use on the eastern front once Germany and Russia go to war, as follows:
A. "5-6" RESULT: One 2-3 infantry unit;
B. "7" RESULT: Two 2-3 infantry units;
C. "8" or "9" RESULT: Three 2-3 infantry units.
52.52 LENT UNITS NOT SUBJECT TO ADVERSE DM: Lent Spanish and Vichy French units are not subject to the normal -1 DM for minor infantry units fighting outside their home country.
52.53 EFFECT OF ELIMINATION: Lent Spanish and Vichy French units which are eliminated may be rebuilt at the rate of one unit per turn, at no BRP cost, but another diplomatic result for Spain or Vichy France is required before Spanish or Vichy French units may again be sent to the eastern front.
52.54 CHANGE IN DIPLOMATIC RESULT: If a subsequent diplomatic result decreases the number of lent Spanish or Vichy French units which may be used on the eastern front, all lent units affected by the change must redeploy back to their home country in their next player turn or be eliminated. These units may not attrition or conduct offensive operations in the interim.

52.6 LENT NATIONALIST CHINESE:
52.61 NATIONALIST CHINESE GROUND UNITS MAY NOT BE LENT: Nationalist Chinese ground units may not be lent. Starting in the second Allied player turn following the outbreak of war between Japan and Britain, Nationalist Chinese ground units may move and attack into the Southeast Asian Front unless the Chinese resistance level is -1 or less (80.31A).
52.62 FLYING TIGERS MAY BE LENT: Starting in the second Allied player turn following the outbreak of war between Japan and Britain, the Flying Tigers may be lent to the U.S. if they are based on the Southeast Asian front. If lent, the BRP cost for offensive operations by the Flying Tigers is paid for by the U.S.

52.7 LENT COMMONWEALTH UNITS:
52.71 AUSTRALIANS: Australian units may be lent to the United States once both countries are at war with Japan or if Britain surrendered in a previous game turn (59.52).
52.72 OTHER COMMONWEALTH UNITS: Canadian, South African and Indian units may be lent to the United States if Britain surrendered in a previous game turn (59.52).
52.73 There is no limit to the number or types of Canadian, South African, Australian and Indian units which may be lent once lending is permitted.