The Road to Manhay - The Matrix Games version of West Front
December 23, 1944 (Best played against human opponent). On December 19, German forces approached the crossroads at Baraque-de-Fraiture. A hodge-podge of American defenders, centered around the remnants of the 106th Infantry Division's 589th Field Artillery Battalion (led by Major Arthur C Parker), repulsed the German probe, and continued to hold the vital crossroads for another three days. By the morning of the 23rd, elements of the 2SS Panzer Division had arrived at the scene in force, and at 1600 hours, launched what was to be the final attack against what had already come to be known as "Parker's Crossroads"