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TTKGW 5, Bullets and Bee's - Combat Mission: Battle For Normandy

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Combat Mission x2 Ladder

TTKGW 5, Bullets and Bee's

By The Teacher
Axis 3 - 2 - 2 US
Rating: 6.75 (8)
Games Played: 7
SM: 7
Turns: 90
Type: Custom
First Side: Axis
Second Side: US
Downloads: 603

A German Battalion advances into rough terrain to secure a strong walled village while an American Battalion advances into the same area in search of the enemy. HTH, PBEM, AI vrs either side.

Player Voting Stats
Member Balance Enjoyment
Tumatauenga's ProfileTumatauenga Well Balanced 4
Jpratt88's ProfileJpratt88 Well Balanced 8
ChappyCanuck's ProfileChappyCanuck Well Balanced 8
mirekm61's Profilemirekm61 Moderately Pro US 7
General Panic's ProfileGeneral Panic Totally Pro Axis 3
Gaming Records
1st Side Player 2nd Side Player Result Score
US Shorker's Profile Shorker vs. yarmaluk yarmaluk's Profile Axis Draw 42 42
Axis Panzer Lehr's Profile Panzer Lehr vs. Guardsman Guardsman's Profile US Axis Tactical Victory 63 21
Axis Baluka1974's Profile Baluka1974 vs. General Panic General Panic's Profile US Axis Total Victory 77 7
US ChappyCanuck's Profile ChappyCanuck vs. mirekm61 mirekm61's Profile Axis US Major Victory 70 14
Axis Jpratt88's Profile Jpratt88 vs. Mad Mike Mad Mike's Profile US Axis Total Victory 77 7
Staff Sergeant
Tumatauenga Mon Apr 28, 2014 7:44 am
Probably a lot like I suspect fighting in the bocage really was - repetitive and deadly with lots of attrition from mortars and hidden machine guns, best part was fighting over the flanks.
Master Sergeant
ChappyCanuck Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:26 am
An interesting array of force compositions. The Germans have the better quality soldiers, the better AFVs, and the largest mortars (120mm). The Americans have more soldiers and they are able to occupy and defend 5 of the 7 objectives early on....if they want to. The terrain is very interesting and provides lots of LOS challenges. Small bocage-enclosed fields litter the battlefield, and it is a challenge to try and outflank your opponent while they hold a bocage line. I really enjoyed this infantry-heavy battle and it had enough indirect firepower and AFVs to make it interesting.
mirekm61 Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:07 pm
It is difficult on the German side, it has less infantry and no possibility of destroying bocage. This is a key issue for the movement of tanks.
General Panic
Private 1st Class
General Panic Thu Jan 24, 2019 7:37 pm
Stuarts versus STuG's with 105mm guns? Seriously? Between the 'fausts and the German AFV, my little Stuarts were cannon fodder.
Rich, aka GeneralPanic
Private 1st Class
yarmaluk Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:45 pm
You've got a large map with objectives that are pretty spread out. The Allies start out with better position (church tower), the Axis with better armor (StuG and StuH vs Stuarts), although the ground conditions are wet so the Axis armor can't be driven just anywhere. The map has a lot of interesting tactical angles and lines of sight.

If you are playing Axis and you win the armor battle but your armor bogs, it becomes an infantry grind. Good luck!