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101 Battle of Bastnach

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General McAulliffe´s 101st Airborne is up against general von Manteuffel`s 5th Panzer Army at the Belgian town of Bastogne (Bastnach).
The german commander initiallay asked the american commander McAluiffe to surrender due to the german being supperior in force, but the only answer he got was: "Nuts".

 

  American German
Division 1

6 Squad Bases
- 8 Regular Infantry
- 2 Elite Infantry
- 2 Officer
- 4 Mortar Crew
- 2 Machine Gun Crew

8 Sherman Tank
2 M3A1 Half Track
1 GMC CCKW 353 Truck

2x Medic
1x AntiTank

6 Squad Bases
- 12 Regular Infantry
- 2 Elite Infantry
- 2 Officer
- 2 Mortar Crew
- 2 Machine Gun Crew

4 Panzer IV Tank
3 Opel Blitz Truck

1x Medic
1x AntiTank
1x Engineer

Division 2

6 Squad Bases
- 9 Regular Infantry
- 8 Elite Infantry
- 3 Officer
- 2 Machine Gun Crew

3 GMC CCKW 353 Truck

1x Flamethrower
1x AntiTank
2x Engineer

6 Squad Bases
- 9 Regular Infantry
- 4 Elite Infantry
- 3 Officer
- 4 Machine Gun Crew

2 Tiger I
2 SdKfz 251 Half Track
1 Opel Blitz Truck

1x Medic
2x AntiTank
1x Engineer

Strategy Decks American Air Support 1
Artillery 2
Supply 1
Command 1
Ground Support 1
Morale 1
Starting Strategy Cards 3 3
Operations Cards 012 Massive Confusion
014 No surrender
006 Merciless Assault
009 Tank Ace
007 Lay Razor Wire
Deployment Zone Division 1: Anywhere on map 10B.
Division 2: Anywhere on map 5A.
Division 1: Anywhere on map 6B.
Division 2: Anywhere on map 2B.
Starting Initiative dice Initiative Token dice
Objective Control both victory markers at the end of round nine.
Rounds 9
Actions per turn 3 3
Reinforcements - -
Special Rules Up to four Shermans can be replaced by M10 Tank Destroyers.  
Weather Bad weather made use of trucks impossible prior to engegement, therefore truck movement is not allowed until round two.

 

Tags: American Army, German Army, Complexity: Medium, Rounds, Boards, Year: 1944

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