Friday, September 12, 2014

US 7th Armoured Division vs Heer Armoured in Dust Up

A massive armoured column is to tempting a target for Rudel to ignore!

Game 1 of Operation Cobra (1650 LW) was against Matt and the mission was Dust Up.  Matt was playing a mixed German armoured force against my US 7th Armoured Division.  His list looked like this:

Heer Armored Company
HQ Panther
2 x Panther platoon
3 x StuGs
3 x Whirblwinds
3 x Panzer IV Hs
Infantry platoon with PaK 40 and 15cm gun
Stuka Rudel

US 7th AD
OC in E8
2IC in Jumbo
4 x Shermans (2 x E8, Jumbo and M4A1)
4 x Shermans (2 x E8, Jumbo and M4A1)
4 x Stuarts
Armoured Mortar platoon
Recon platoon with 1 section
3 x Preists

Set Up
Objectives are bottom centre, the white near the centre of the table, by the craters 3/4 of the way up and finally in the woods top centre