Archive for the ‘Western Europe WW2’ Category

No Retreat – Rachamps, Belgium   Leave a comment

Continuing with the Bastogne Campaign on the 4th Turn my club fought three missions; Rchamps, Bizroy, and Noville over the weekend.  This battle matched my US Tank Company against Veit’s (Sounds like Fight in English) Panzer Grenadiers from the 2nd Panzer Division.


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AAR – Hasty Attack at Lollange   Leave a comment

Turn 3 or Week 3 of the Bastogne Campaign Continues.  This week I juggled between Longvilly and Lollange.  I picked Lollange because it has an interesting story with Company G from the 110th Infantry Regiment.


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No Retreat: Clervaux   Leave a comment

The WWPD Firestorm Campaign for Bastonge continues this week with the Battle for Clervaux.


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WWPD Bastogne Campaign: Cafe Schinker   Leave a comment



Borrowed from the scenario for Cafe Schinker:

Situation: Situation: The 39th Fusilier Regiment is the southern prong of the 26th Volksgrenadier Division’s push towards Bastogne. Fusiliers have crossed the Our River in the early morning hours of December 16th, 1944. Their immediate objective is the town of Café Schinker. The town is defended by “L” Company of the 110th Infantry Regiment of the 28th Infantry Division. The US must try to hold on tow the town, while the German Grenadiers must quickly break this position to clear the way for the Panzers pf the Panzer Lehr Division when they start crossing assault bridges being erected across the Our River.

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Market Garden Battle Day   1 comment


This year the gaming club selected two battlefield scenarios to run for Market Garden.

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Nijmegen Project   2 comments

With the 72 year anniversary for Market Garden this year, our gaming club decided to go with two battles Hell’s Highway and Nijmegen Bridge.  I was tasked with the pleasure of designing and setting up the Nijmegen table.  My  son and drove across the bridge in 2015 and the picture shown is looking south over the River Waal.


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WWPD Operation Overlord: Battle for St. Lo   Leave a comment

We have had a marathon gaming session this week.  1 game Friday and two games on Saturday.  Only one more day left for the WWPD campaign

BattleStLo (1)

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WWPD Operation Overlord: Le Desert 3rd Armored vs. Das Reich   Leave a comment

My son, Andrew,  was itching for a tank battle after the last three were majority infantry.  The 3rd Armor did encounter the 2nd SS “Das Reich” at Le Desert during the Normandy Campaign.

Le Desert (1)

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WWPD Operation Overlord: Fighting Withdrawal at St. Pierre Eglise   Leave a comment

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Situation Report:

Elements of the 4th ID and 24th Cavalry Squadron are performing a reconnaissance in force in the area of St. Pierre Eglise as part of the drive on Cherbourg.

Kampfgruppe Rohrbach is providing a defensive screen for the remnants of the 709th Infanterie Division.

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WWPD Operation Overlord: Utah Beach   Leave a comment

My son, Andrew, and I spent the evening on July 4th running our second WWPD Overlord game.  This time around the US 4th Infantry would be attacking the 709th Infantry Division on the French coast.  The first game involved the 101st Airborne assaulting the village of Sainte Marie DuMont.

Utah Beach (1)

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