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#16_10: Bridgehead over the Our River_Alt - PzC 05 Bulge '44

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#16_10: Bridgehead over the Our River_Alt

By Saunders/Blackie, Edited by VM
Axis 0 - 1 - 9 Allies
Rating: 8.24 (7)
Games Played: 10
SM: 1
Turns: 12
Type: Stock
First Side: Axis
Second Side: Allies
Our River, 35km east of Bastogne, Dec 16th, 1944: The bridgehead over the Our River represented more than a small corner of German soil under occupation. It represented a possible jump-off point for a later US drive into Germany and, therefore, the positions occupied at this boundary between the 106th and the 28th Division reflected where the last Allied offensive had stalled. Also the ground was not that favorable for defense. But the thinking was, that as nothing ever happened in the Ardennes, why give the ground up. Facing the Americans was 58th Corps made up of the 116th (Greyhound) Panzer Division, a unit with a long and distinguished record on the battlefield, and the 580th Volksgrenadiers, a unit fresh from occupation duties in Denmark, that was in action for its first time, and minus one of its regiments. Their task was to capture the bridges on the Our River and push onward to St. Vith. [Size, small] Editor's notes: This scenario was altered to allow German and SS panzer and panzer grenadier division as well as corps and army level pioneers to breakdown into companies. This allows more flexibility but still restricts other lower quality axis divisions.
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The German attack starts out very strong and runs out of gas, towards the end.