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0917_10: The Irish Guards Leading - PzC 10 Market Garden '44

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0917_10: The Irish Guards Leading

By Saunders & Blackie
British 12 - 3 - 15 Germany
Rating: 7.76 (29)
Games Played: 30
SM: 1
Turns: 15
Type: Stock
First Side: British
Second Side: Germany
Neerpelt Bridgehead, near the Dutch-Belgian border, Sept 17th 1944: Gen Horrocks said "Gentlemen, this is a story you'll tell our grandchildren". The quiet of the past week came to an end as the guns of XXX Corps opened fire from positions south of the bridgehead. At the same time, elements of the Guards Armoured Division moved up in columns to their start line pointing down the narrow highway to Valkenswaard. XXX Corps' job was to punch a hole in the line and then "drive like hell up the road, Col. Vandeleur and the Irish Guards leading." Speed was absolutely vital, for this plan called for the tanks to reach the 1st Airborne in Arnhem, 64 mile behind the lines, within 48 hours."! [Size medium]
Player Voting Stats
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wonderwall's Profilewonderwall Moderately Pro British 6
LBouton's ProfileLBouton Totally Pro British 3
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Blue 1's ProfileBlue 1 Well Balanced 10
Blue 1's ProfileBlue 1 Well Balanced 10
rpruitt
Lee WITTEN DEFAULTED ON THE 2ND TO LAST TURN AND i have not heard from after sending 3 reminders
rpruitt
Lee WITTEN DEFAULTED ON THE 2ND TO LAST TURN AND i have not heard from after sending 3 reminders
Steel God
Germans must fight a disciplined delaying action to win, and the Brits must push ahead recklessly
Steel God
Germans must fight a disciplined delaying action to win, while the Brits must push hard and take chances
Mr Grumpy
German player must make maximum use of the XXX Corps being fixed at night to achieve a result.
Andrea G
Private 1st Class
Andrea G Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:59 am
Executing a fighting withdrawal is one of the most difficult military task, this scenario is no exception.
Support6
Private 1st Class
Support6 Tue May 26, 2020 8:10 pm
Fun game reminds me of a bridge too far but I think it is really hard for the Germans to win.