Fighting over the control of a bridge somewhere in France.
French Partizans destroyed the German company holding the bridge and awaited the approaching British force.
The Bridge must be intact and held.
German re-inforcements are on the way with orders to destroy the bridge and stop any attempted Allied crossing of the river.
British Force consisted of.
1 x Bttn of Infantry with A/T supports in halftracks and carriers.
Mg Support Company.
2 x Medium tank squadrons, (Firefly and 2 Cromwells) & Firefly HQ.
1 x Bridging tank.
1 x Field artillery battery with Sherman OP, ( 2 x Sextons)
1 x Groups of Partizans.
German force consisted of.
1 x Armoured Infantry Bttn (Hanomags)
2 x Engineers Companies.
PzIV tank squardron (3)
2 x Stugs.
1 x Panther (HQ)
1 x Artillery battery (2 x 105mm) with OP in Staff car.
1 x Pak 40 A/T.
In a very hard fought game, by nightfall, the bridge was intact and still in British hands.
The German engineers having failed to destroy the bridge.
Well done Glenn, a deserved victory after all went wrong at the start, lol.
A few pics of the game....
|The victorious Partizans advance over the bridge to occupy the|
buildings in the village.
|The quiet village before the German assault.|
|German tanks moving into the village.|
|Quiet country silence is broken with the rumbling of tracks.|
|A lone brave partizan damages a Stug as he is gunned down.|
|Cromwells attempt the first crossing and are stopped.|
|The British HQ Firefly goes up in Flames.|
|Carnage on the bridge.|
|Firefight at the bridge|
|The British flanking force race into the village after|
Crossing the river
|The British mow down the German engineers and|
take the bridge.
|British forces link up and secure the bridge objective.|
|The Flanking river crossing.|
|German artillery pound the advancing Brits, but it's|