Battle for "The Spot", El Aroussa, Tunisia 26th February 1943
|The area on a modern map. The town of El Aroussa lies off the map south and "Steamroller Farm off the map to the north.|
Historical-ish Forces - for Company Sized Battlegroup Game
British Forces from Y Division
970pts BR 60 +1d6 Officers 6 Scout 5
Delaying Force from 56 Reconnaissance squadron 1 Derbyshire YeomanryArmoured Car command in Daimler Dingo (Scout Artillery spotter)
German Forces from Kampfgruppe Kleeberg
976pts BR 71 Officers 5 Scouts 4
Aufklarungs force from 2 Jager battalion Herman Goering Division
Main force from Kampfegruppe Kleeberg
Forward Signals Unit - Medium Radio Truck
1 Platoon from II Co. 2 Jaeger Battalion Herman Goring
Objectives are placed on "The Spot" ridge, the road bridge over the stream and the NE ridgeline (see map). The German player has one objective which may be deployed anywhere outside of the main column and Aufklarung force deployment zone and not within 10 inches of another objective or the board edge.
The German Main column (Panzer Regiment 7) deploy in the German deployment area
The British Delaying force (Derbyshire Yeomanry) may deploy anywhere on the table outside the German deployment zone.
British Flanking force arrives after the delaying action from the British deployment zone (20" from SW table corner at a rate of 1d6 units per turn.