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Heroes of the Soviet Union #24 - MARS: Vaselki Tank Battles #13 - Operation MARS #1: Zhukov's Dream
Invasion of Germany #40 - Like a Dose of Salts Tank Battles #16 - Operation MARS #4: Grediakino I
Invasion of Germany #41 - Bourheim Blues Tank Battles #17 - Operation MARS #5: Grediakino II
Red Warriors #2 - The Chosen Tank Battles #18 - Operation MARS #6: Grediakino III
Red Warriors #3 - Unleashing the Red God Tank Battles #30 - Operation MARS #18: Molodoi Tud River Blues I: The Penetration
Red Warriors #4 - Across the Vazuza Tank Battles #35 - Operation MARS #23: Luchesa River Valley Blues I: Forward
South Africa's War #11 - Sit Jou Kop . . . Tank Battles #44 - Operation MARS #32: Volunteers
South Africa's War #12 - Driven by Germans West Wall #10 - Like a Dose of Salts
Siegfried Line #1 - Bourheim Blues Workers and Peasants #18 - Over the River
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Devastated
Invasion 1944 #19
(Attacker) Germany vs United States (Defender)
Formations Involved
Germany 3rd Fallschirmjager Division
United States 29th "'Blue and Grey" Infantry Division
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Scenario Rank: --- of 586
Parent Game Invasion 1944
Historicity Historical
Date 1944-07-11
Start Time 03:30
Turn Count 12
Visibility Day & Night
Counters 57
Net Morale 0
Net Initiative 2
Maps 1: 106
Layout Dimensions 43 x 28 cm
17 x 11 in
Play Bounty 203
AAR Bounty 220
Total Plays 0
Total AARs 0
Battle Types
Road Control
Urban Assault
Conditions
Off-board Artillery
Reinforcements
Scenario Requirements & Playability
Invasion 1944 maps + counters
Introduction

After a much-appreciated lull in the fighting recharged them, the 29'ers were ready to go. Assistant division commander Norman "Dutch" Cota had taught them new tactics that now would be put to the test, while his boss Charles H. Gerhardt allegedly set up a division-sponsored whorehouse for his men. All that remained was for the sun to rise and the air cover to arrive. Gerhardt was sure that success was within the 29th's grasp. Someone neglected to inform the Germans. Before the 29'ers could go, the Germans launched Stormtroop Operation Kersting at them.

Conclusion

Many Americans felt their positions had been scouted by a German medic under a flag of truce because the fallschirmjägers were able to infiltrate the American lines before their presence was detected. The Germans used the night, the freedom from Allied aerial disruption, and possibly medical skullduggery to great advantage in this spoiling attack. Lieutenant Werner Kersting's plan so disrupted the Americans that they were five and a half hours late in launching their own attack.


Display Relevant AFV Rules

AFV Rules Pertaining to this Scenario's Order of Battle
  • Vulnerable to results on the Assault Combat Chart (7.25, 7.63, ACC), and may be attacked by Anti-Tank fire (11.2, DFT). Anti-Tank fire only affects the individual unit fired upon (7.62, 11.0).

Display Order of Battle

Germany Order of Battle
Fallschirmjager
Luftwaffe
United States Order of Battle
Army
  • Motorized
  • Towed

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Reduce strength direct fire value be came 5-5 in Army at Dawn.

(plloyd1010 on 2015 Jul 31)
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