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Scenario and AAR Silchar Bridge Imphal 14 April 1944

  Silchar Bridge Imphal 14/15 th April 1944 The History Officers and Men of 7/10th Baluch Regiment Burma 1945 General Yanagida of 33 Division before leaving Singgel “ordered Colonel Sasahara to send a raiding party to destroy the suspension bridge on the Silchar track at milestone 51 from Imphal (34 from Bishenpur). The Japanese believed this track could form an alternative supply route for the British when the Dimapur-Imphal road was cut. A party of six infantrymen, four sappers and seventeen Jiffs, commanded by Lieutenant Abe, set off across the hills on 28 March for this raid…. …While these moves were taking place the raiding party which Colonel Sasahara had dispatched from Singgel to cut the Silchar track was nearing its destination. However, while resting in a village about five miles south of its target, the bridge at milestone 51, it was surprised by a patrol of the 7/10th Baluch (two companies of whom were under command of 32 Brigade) and lost several men killed. Despi
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Scenario and AAR Clearing the Road to Bou Arada 11 January 1943

  Clearing the Road to Bou Arada   11 January 1943 The History On 11 January, a squadron of 2 Lothian & Border tanks was sent from Goubellat to clear the enemy from the area. Advancing on each side of the road, several of them got bogged down in thick mud created by torrential winter rain. 2LIR was ordered to protect the tanks while they were to be dug out of the mud. Two motor companies of 10 Rifle Brigade were involved and they headed south and then east to attack farms held by German units. They found the task impossible and were withdrawn after suffering five fatalities. Battle British are advancing and have first move. Heavy rain in recent days means that movement of road is in difficult terrain and vehicles can become bogged down if the leave the roads. The paratrooper of Herman Goering Jaeger Regiment are holding the farms to the East of the Bou Arada Road and preventing movement on the road. The  2 Lothian and Border Horse supported by 10 Rifle Regiment set out to cle

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Scenario and AAR El Aroussa -The Race to the Spot, 26 February 1943 Tunisia.

  Battle for "The Spot", El Aroussa, Tunisia 26th February 1943 The History Three days after the end of the battles at Kasserine the  Panzer Army Afrika opened Unternehmen OCHSENKOPF against the British First Army intended to drive back the allies and lift the threat to Tunis. On 26 February, as part of as part of Unternehmen OCHSENKOPF, Panzers Panzer Regiment 7 and Jaegers of 2 Jaeger Battalion Herman Goring (Kampfgruppe Kleeberg) broke through the Allied Lines in the Mahmoud Gap south west of Goubellat getting between 38 brigade and 11 brigade  and linked up with Hauptmann Schirmer's III./Fallschirmj√§ger Regiment 5.  The pushed southward toward El Arousa having cut the Medjez road the Kampfegruppe Kleeberg attempted to seize El Aroussa and cut the supply route to 38 Irish Brigade and 1 Parachute Regiment defending Bou Arada. 10 Panzers and a part of 2 Jager regiment where approaching the town from the north and threatened to overrun Y division HQ a situation the Brigad