alecrespi replied the topic: 012 - Somme (Mametz Wood) - 7-10 July 1916
Played yesterday night with a friend of mine.
I played British placing my bomber on left flank.
My friend placed 2 bomber in german right flank (facing mine) and the other one on german left side.
Brits tried to advance mainly on right side (more units and more cards) while Germans pushed on the other side.
The last turn British units were really near victory taking advantage of "Break through" rule, but Germans wins gaining their last 2 VP (1 for killing a unit and 1 for "Brit race against time" rule).
Really tense and enjoyable. Final Result:
Germans: 7 VP
British: 5 VP
There were many words that you could not stand to hear and finally only the names of places had dignity. Abstract words such as glory, honor, courage, or hallow were obscene. ~~~ American novelist and WW1 veteran Ernest Hemingway, in 'A Farewell to Arms', 1929 ~~~