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Medebach - Combat Mission: Afrika Korps

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By Kingfish
Germany 1 - 0 - 0 US
Rating: 5 (2)
Games Played: 1
SM: 4
Turns: 55
Type: Custom
First Side: Germany
Second Side: US
ollowing the crossing of the Rhine river in March both the US 1st and 9th armies sped rapidly eastward past scattered and demoralized resistance, and deep into Germany. On April 1st lead units of these two met at Lippstadt, enclosing the German Army Group B in a giant pocket. Inside were elements of 21 divisions, and over 400,000 German soldiers. On Hitler's orders these remnants were to defend their positions to the last man.

But not all the units received the orders...

Just south of Paderborn is the small crossroads village of Medebach. Captured by a detchament of the US 104th infantry early on, its residents hoped that the this occupation would be short-lived, and that the war would pass them by as the front line moved east. But they were wrong.

On April 1st, German units were spotted approaching the village from the northwest. These were the lead elements of Kampfgruppe Paffrath, whose soldiers did not know of Hitler's stand fast order, and were looking for a way out of the pocket.
Player Voting Stats
Member Balance Enjoyment
keif149's Profilekeif149 Moderately Pro Germany 5
antilope's Profileantilope Moderately Pro Germany 5
Gaming Records
1st Side Player 2nd Side Player Result Score
US keif149's Profile keif149 vs. antilope antilope's Profile Germany US Major Loss 8 36