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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 They found the task impossible and were withdrawn after suffering five fatalities.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

On the workbench WW2 German Infantry project Infantry Platoon in Camouflage

  . A mix of CP and AB models in a German rifle section  Mid war infantry section advancing in a mix of Marsh water camo smocks and splinter pattern zeltbahn  Sdkfz 250 with AB crew - an addition to my Reconaissance force  Panzer Grenedier - armoured patrol  The recon patrol with the dismounted  MG42 team in sustained fire mode  AB riflemen and a CP panzerfaust sutable for Fall of the Reich  The same with an AT mine being used as for attacking a T34. The option for Kursk CP models Panzerknackers with AT greande options for Kursk games  The Xan miniatures 80mm mortar and AB panzerknackers with panzerfausts from AB miniatures  A section in Sumpftarn camo attacking  The whole section with MG support all AB miniatures  In a slit trench the radio  operator and an NCO in camouflage smock all from CP models Heer range   Officer with MP40 and adjutant from CP models Heer range  The Platoon HQ with officers and NCO's many have Russian weapons  An addition to Recce support - Fusilier foot pa

AAR Out Gunned on the road to Thala

Scenario This was I Recce Screen scenario for battle group rules facing 800 points of British armour from Gore force against 800 points German panzers from the 10th Panzer division there were three objectives the valley just outside the farm, the road in the centre of the table marked by a desert well and one at the high point on the Ridge marked by destroyed gun.  British Force  Main Force  2 motor rifle platoons  1 platoon mounted in  light lorries 1 squadron of 3 Valantine III tanks  1 squadron 3 Crusader II tanks  Support  off table battery of 2 25 ponder guns  Reconnaissance 1 infantry foot patrol 1 sniper team 1 Recce HQ in Daimler Dingo 2 Daimler II AC  German Force  Main Force  1 Armoured Panzer Grenadier platoon mounted in Sdkfz251/captured M3 halftracks  1 platoons of 3 Panzer III kurtz tanks  1 platoon of 3 Panzer III lang tanks 1 Panzer IV F2 tank Support  1 Flakvierling on improvised truck 1 FHQ in Kfz 15 1 Sdkfz236 radio AC 1 Sdkfz 7 HT supply  Sdkfz250/3 an