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Bloody Tired ETO (id:#62987)
(Dispatches from the Bunker #44 ID:DBOT3)
Designer: Tom Morin
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The slow progress being made by the 1st Gordons in clearing Rees was concerning to 30 Corps H.Q., and as a result the 153rd Brigade commander ordered the 5th Black Watch to assist by clearing the portion of Rees north of the station road. The 5th Black Watch commander, Colonel Bradford, requested a delay to allow his men some rest before tackling a difficult night attack, as they had been in action for over 24 hours, but this request was denied. As a result the 5th Black Watch kicked off their attack during the night of the 24th, and in spite of “bitter fighting, street by street, house by house”, by 0020 hours had pushed as far as the station area. By 0140 hours the tired men of the 5th Black Watch found themselves held up by a tough German resistance in the area of the Rail Station and Post Office. First light at 0534 hours saw the attack by C Company of 5th Black Watch, supported by Sherman tanks and Wasps, making little progress against a determined enemy, who had turned the Rail Station into a strongpoint. The Germans fiercely defended the area around the Rail Station and Post Office with fire from machineguns, snipers and hand-held anti-tank weapons, firing on the British from the upper floors of the buildings.
Attacker: British (51st Highland Division, 5th Black Watch, Staffordshire Yeomanry)
Defender: German (Fallschirmjager-Division 8, Sicherungs-Bataillon 1073)  
Turns: 5.5     Players: 2     OBA: None     Night: No
Rees, Germany 1945-03-25
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:14.5 D:12.0
AFVs: A:6
Sherman III DD(a) x 3
Carrier A x 2
Wasp x 1

Guns: A:0
OML 2-in. Mortar x 1
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: Buildings P5 and R7 are Fanatic Strongpoints (OT8); all Locations of these buildings are Fortified.
Map Board(s): Rees
Overlays: NONE
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sdedier Added a playing2018-08-12 21:40:27
Majordomo Rated the scenario2018-04-28 03:23:59
hoxson1 Modified the overview2018-01-17 13:39:04
hoxson1 Modified the turn count2018-01-17 13:34:32
hoxson1 Uploaded the Board image2018-01-17 13:34:02
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2018-08-03(D) Stephen dedier vs Bartlett, Gary British winI finally got to play a game against Gary as an extra at Spreading Blaze. He really took me to the woodshed on this one. The Shermans smoked my positions thoroughly letting him run up on me with superior firepower. I tried to mount a stand but there was just too much Canadian firepower with the two fronts and too much skill on Gary's part. Still had a great time and loved hanging at the tournament.
2017-06-19(A) Chuck Dye vs patrick palma German winBritish failed in the final assault on building R7
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British Carrier in shattered Rees
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Estimated Play time: 4.7 hours
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Tuesday 16 October 2018 09:54:04 AM  (c)dramsey 2018