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TWC Shooting the Messengers - Combat Mission: Battle For Normandy

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TWC Shooting the Messengers

By Michael Dorosh
British 1 - 0 - 1 SS
Rating: 7 (1)
Games Played: 2
SM: 6
Turns: 45
Type: Custom
First Side: British
Second Side: SS
Downloads: 229
Designed for play solo as either side, or H2H in either real time or turn-based play.

By the fourth day of Operation BLUECOAT, the Guards Armoured Division had penetrated the German front line and had split into two main battle groups. The Grenadiers battle group was driving south of Cathéolles. The hamlet of Drouet, standing before the main objective of Montchauvet, became the objective of both the Guards Armoured and the Hohenstaufen.

A despatch rider, SS-Sturmann Hermann Alber, along with a number of other messengers and headquarters staff, helped stiffen the defence of the remnants of a shattered Army regiment in Drouet. This screen of troops was pushed back towards the hamlet, and the arrival of the Hohenstaufen was enough to ensure that the day's fighting ended in a draw.

Map size: 700m x 700m

Force size: company

Game length: 45 (variable)

Terrain Type: rural, rolling farmland

Weather and environmental conditions: dry, overcast

AI plans included for both sides.
Player Voting Stats
Member Balance Enjoyment
Pioneer's ProfilePioneer Slightly Pro SS 5
Gaming Records
1st Side Player 2nd Side Player Result Score
SS H's Profile H vs. Pioneer Pioneer's Profile British SS Major Defeat 12 60
SS Pioneer's Profile Pioneer vs. H H's Profile British SS Tactical Victory 54 18